Computers in Libraries

Against all odds, I made it to DC for the 2009 Computers in Libraries meeting. I hope to do some posts about the sessions I attend. Wish me luck with my good intentions! And if […]

Cover It Live – live blogging made easy is a pretty nifty (& free) tool to let’s you provide live commentary from an event.  (Live blogging. blogcasting?) You type your notes into a browser based interface and your commentary is streamed out […]

A Dozen Back to School Uses for Big Huge Labs Trading Card Generator

In a class last week, someone suggested using the the free trading cards generator at as a ‘get to know you’ sort of exercise at the beginning of the school year.  That got me […]

Social Software Showcase 2008 – ALA

Not heading to Anaheim for ALA? That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on everything. LITA’s BIGWIG Social Software Showcase web page already has a number of videos and screencasts of presentations posted to […]

Computers in Libraries 2008

I’m in Arlington, Virginia this week for the 2008 Computers in Libraries conference. I had really good intentions of  blogging about the sessions I’d been too.  But at the end of the day, I’ve just […]

CIL Gaming night

Jenny Levine and Aaron Schmidt put on a great night of gaming at the Computers in Libraries 2008 conference. What a great way to start the conference. There were wii’s and ddr and guitar hero […]

PLA talk on Web 2.0

Michael Stephens, John Blyberg and Jen Maney gave a terrific presentation at PLA last week:   The Cutting Edge: The Latest Information on Web 2.0.  I wasn’t there, but I watched and listened to the […]

LibraryCamp – Upstate NY March 4-5

Registration is now open for the first library unconference in upstate NY, being held in Syracuse on March 4-5. March 4 – Unconference on the Future of Libraries March 5 – Collection Development Conference So […]

“It’s ok to be beta.” – Joyce Valenza workshop

“It’s ok to be beta. You’re not going to be perfect out of the box. Try it anyway.” Wise and encouraging words from a presentation this morning by Joyce Valenza. Joyce was in Saratoga Springs, […]