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Konrath’s Big Score

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

During my DLS Day presentation, I singled out JA Konrath as an author we should pay very close attention as we examine the new business of digital distribution models. And wouldn’t you know it, he went and did something attention-worthy that same morning. Shaken, the latest chapter in the ongoing saga of Chicago Police detective […]

Plan C: Tech Trends Beyond Social Networking and Web 2.0

Monday, May 17th, 2010

I gave a presentation this morning at the Dupage Library System as part of their “Libraries @ The Tipping Point” system-wide training day. While I think the future’s going to look more similar to the present than we might initially think, it’s fun to speculate on how the tech we currently use will evolve in […]

CIL Notes: Next-Gen Digital Reference Tools

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Reference 2.0 is mobile, digital, and social. We need to maximize the combination of these. –Joe Murphy Breakneck tour of the state of digital reference. I’m a little overwhelmed by Madeline Kriescher (implementation strategies), Joe Murphy (futurecasting), and Jan Johansson’s (data and visualization) state of the industry. The whole thing leaves me with a lot […]

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