Archive for the 'Innovation' Category

Reflections on Video Bootcamp

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

It’s been two years since the launch of my library’s Digital Media Lab. What was once a storage room is now an active space for patrons to edit video, create music, design artwork, and archive their old media. We’ve settled into a good routine, using a mixture of experienced volunteers and Computer Lab staff to […]

Heralds of Change: Comic Books, Libraries and Innovation

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Here are my slides from my talk at C2e2. I had a fun time putting it together, and incorporating more of my geek obsessions together. Which is probably the point – libraries need to function as these great melting pots of ideas, bringing people and ideas together in new and exciting ways. If you attended, […]

Just call me Tenzing Norbook, I guess.

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Omniscient marketing guru Seth Godin turned his eye toward the eternal question of how libraries should remain relevant in the digital age: They can’t survive as community-funded repositories for books that individuals don’t want to own (or for reference books we can’t afford to own.) More librarians are telling me (unhappily) that the number one […]

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