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LITACamp09 Keynote: Joan Frye Williams

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

“You guys have been doing information hookups. Don’t you feel cheap?” –Joan Frye Williams LITA Camp gets off to a good start with a introductory keynote for library futurist Joan Frye Williams. Technology always runs the risk of being alienating, and social media hopefully provides the opportunity to address this issue. But because this stuff […]

LITACamp09: Lightning Talk on Twitter

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

I was given the privilege of giving a lightning talk on Twitter at LitaCamp. It gave me a great opportunity to repurpose a few slides from the presentation I gave to my coworkers last week: These slides have seen a lot of mileage – my co-worker also used them for a public class. Twitter gets […]

Adventures in Unconfrencing – LITACamp 2009

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

“This is an unconference. We can do whatever we want.” –Mark Beatty So I’ve traveled deep into the belly of the beast (the OCLC conference center in Dublin, OH) for the inaugural LITA unconfrence. Working under the theme of “The Everywhere Library,” we’ve assembled to share what we know and (hopefully) push the state of […]

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