Had the pleasure of presenting a program at PLA 2014 with Anne Slaughter and Brodie Austin. Please enjoy our slidedeck.
Yesterday, I drove down to Springfield with friends Toby Greenwalt and Leah White to give a three-hour presentation to Illinois library directors participating in SPLMI (Small Public Library Management Institute). We were asked to speak about technology in libraries, so we created the slide deck to end all slide decks. The presentation was jam-packed with … Continue reading Three Hours is Really Not a lot of Time
Great day at the first-ever Chicagoland Library Unconference, full of networking and talking shop with a lot of bright, dedicated people who seriously care about making libraries better. We were lucky to have a photographer taking shots throughout the day, and those will be uploaded to our flickr page soon, but I wanted to share a camera … Continue reading The Art of the Unconference
Here are my slides from a presentation I gave at the ILA 2011 Conference. I was asked to talk about the future of reference, so my approach was to provide my perspective of where we find ourselves today and talk about several opportunities for reference librarians moving forward. If you weren’t at the presentation, these … Continue reading Reference 2021
I was fortunate enough to present at two programs this afternoon for the 2011 ALA Annual Conference. Here’s the full description of the first program, “From Grocery Stores to Kitchens: Empowering Users to Get Creative with Digital Media.” It’s time for libraries to stop functioning like grocery stores where people simply come to get stuff … Continue reading From Grocery Store to Kitchen