Posts tagged Libraries
Eli Neiburger’s Keynote for NEKLS Tech & Innovation Day 2012.
If many people in the community have access in their pocket or home, that changes things in our libraries.
The web didn’t kill print.
1900- 10 hrs/week consuming media
2010- 80 hrs/week consuming media
1940- peak of reading — TV killed print, not Internet.
Internet didn’t even change the slope in 2000 when it took off.
Massive shift in content being created and viewed online.
But, this is similar to Gutenberg’s time, when scholars declared scholarship was over.
More information is being produced than anyone can More >
I jumped off a cliff last month and did something way outside my comfort zone: I gave an ignite talk (5 mins, 20 slides designed ahead of time, and auto-advanced every 15 seconds) at the Digital Media and Learning Conference in San Francisco. The talk was titled, “Learning from Birth to the Grave @ Your Library”, and I spoke of all the wonderful ways lifelong learning is on full display in Kansas libraries and in a couple of other locations. I hope you enjoy the talks. All the other ignite talks can be seen at DML’s More >
Hi blog. It’s been awhile. I wonder if anyone still reads you….
DML2012 was. incredible, and had me wishing more librarians had been present.
With the increased focus in some part of our profession on the potentials of maker spaces (read David Lankes’ latest encounters with the Fayetteville Library Fab Lab), media labs, and community spaces for learning, DML2012 was the conference where those situations were on center stage. More librarians needed to be there to join in the More >
My dear friend and colleague Buffy Hamilton gave a talk on Enchantment and Libraries at ISTE 2011 and the video is finally online! All librarians need to see this talk. It gets to the heart of our mission, regardless of our library size, type, location, or community served. May it challenge and move you as much as those who have seen it and heard it have been moved and challenged already.
In her blog post, Buffy also provides a link to her enchantment slidedeck and a quick overview video of Guy Kawasaki’s “Enchantment” book.