Books, Conferences

Behind the Locked Door, part three – #ALA12 and beyond

When you're on a "locked door" committee, you don't get a lot of time to experience an ALA conference. Why? Because from 1:30-5:30 on Saturday and Sunday you're in your locked room, with your committee, talking about the nominated books. That's if you're lucky! Some committees meet all day. Prior to the conference, we read… Continue reading Behind the Locked Door, part three – #ALA12 and beyond

Links, School Libraries, Techno Geekiness

Remember the Link

Here are a few links I loved over the past few weeks.  They're worth checking out: Google Graveyard, Meet Microsoft’s Morgue http://t.co/DIqBnXg5 (very interesting look at what both companies have tried & given up on) iPads more fragile than expected and other lessons from first year of Zeeland high schools' iPad program http://t.co/IPI5YdOL What happens… Continue reading Remember the Link

Conferences, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

Thoughts from #ALA12 – the tools

Having had a few days to decompress and re-revisit my notes, here are the tools I'll be playing with/exploring over the summer: ReadCube Mendeley Muse FreeMind I'll also be musing over these: Jason Scott’s Archive Team MITH (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities) Salman Rushdie’s Digital Life Personal Digital Archiving Conference Feel free to add any… Continue reading Thoughts from #ALA12 – the tools