YALSA’s Teens and Technology Interest Group sponsored a Pecha Kucha 20x20 session on programming and other technology issues for teen services.
Pecha Kucha is a short-format talk. Each speaker prepares a slide show of 20 images, which each show for 20 seconds before advancing automatically, for a total presentation time of just under 7 minutes.
Even though he wrote The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry), Siva Vaidhyanathan has plenty of good to say about the company. “Google has actually treated us very well,” he said during his Auditorium Speaker Series speech. “Google does a good job with what they offer and they do it for free….
LearnRT’s “TEDx, Boot Camps, and Unconferences: Innovative and Low-Cost Staff Development Events” offered insights on using nontraditional methods to help library staff gain knowledge and insight to better perform their jobs.
Money is one of the factors that can hamper green construction efforts. “Too often people think sustainability is only for the rich,” said Tim Duggan, landscape architect for the Make it Right Foundation, in the LLAMA President’s Program, “Community Beyond Housing.” But finances can also turn skeptics into enthusiasts.
After “10 Reasons Why the Internet is No Substitute for a Library,” a 2001 article in American Libraries, received some unwelcome attention two weeks ago, we sought your feedback to help create an updated version.