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American Libraries Live Tackles Tablets and Mobile Tech

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on November 7, 2013 - 10:22am

On the next episode of American Libraries Live, our expert panel will be discussing tablets and mobile technology and how its impacting the library world. While a lot of the conversation will focus on devices, one of the overlooked aspects of this topic is connectivity and bandwidth. The rise of mobile technology in libraries has created new issues in these areas and new needs for institutions that strive to be as mobile-friendly as possible. Read More »


Archive of the 2013 ALA Annual Tech Wrapup

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on July 8, 2013 - 2:07pm

The 2013 ALA TechSource Annual Tech Wrap-up was a huge success. We had great presentations from our panel, and great participation from our audience.

If you missed the event, or want to experience it again, you can view the video archive of the event here.

Again, the URL for the archive is: https://alapublishing.webex.com/alapublishing/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=7121462&rKey=26bee31eb0956537


Sue Polanka and Jamie LaRue Discuss the Next Episode of American Libraries Live

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on April 16, 2013 - 8:54am

We are very excited about our upcoming episode The Present and Future of E-Books, which is going to take place next Thursday, April 18th at 2pm Eastern. I had a chance to talk briefly with our moderator Sue Polanka and panelist Jamie LaRue about what they plan on discussing.

Please be sure to tune in next Thursday! You can pre-register at http://goo.gl/WjrDP. Pre-registration is not required. If you can't attend live, the event will be recorded and available at www.americanlibrarieslive.org shortly after it concludes.


Archive of the 2013 ALA Midwinter Tech Wrapup

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on February 8, 2013 - 10:14am

UPDATE: Initially we put an incorrect link in for the recording. This has now been fixed and we apologize for the inconvenience.

The 2012 ALA TechSource Midwinter Tech Wrap-up was a huge success. We had great presentations from our panel, and great participation from our audience.

If you missed the event, or want to experience it again, you can view the video archive of the event here. Read More »


Register Now for the FREE ALA Midwinter Tech Wrapup

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on February 4, 2013 - 3:24pm

Please join us this Friday for the ALA 2013 Midwinter Tech Wrapup--a look back at the 2013 ALA Midwinter meeting from a library technology perspective. Our panel of experts will analyze and discuss what they learned and what trends stood out at the conference. Whether or not you were at Midwinter, join us for this webinar that will offer an excellent summary and enlightening discussion of the featured technology and trends.

Don't miss this free 60-minute event with: Read More »


Archive of Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Services--Carnegie Library

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on January 7, 2013 - 10:39am

We just wrapped up the final part of our new webinar series Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Service. Today, we heard from Corey Wittig, LeeAnn Anna and Emily Fear from the Carnegie Public Library in Pittsburgh, who gave us a fantastic presentation. If you didn't have a chance to attend in person, the archive is at: https://alapublishing.webex.com/alapublishing/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=6222412&rKey=0950be42f1d57e55 .

The slides and biblipgraphy are posted below!


Archive of Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Services--Detroit Public Library

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on December 3, 2012 - 11:41am
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We just wrapped up the first part of our new webinar series Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Service. Today, we heard from Steve Teeri, Linda Curvey-Brown and Jeff Sturges from the Detroit Public Library, who gave us a fantastic presentation. If you didn't have a chance to attend in person, the archive is at: https://alapublishing.webex.com/alapublishing/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=6109092&rKey=e32662d11a294b28 . Read More »


Archive of American Libraries Live, Episode 1 Now Available!

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on November 26, 2012 - 10:31am
In case you missed out, the archive of Episode 1, Library 2017, Tech At Warp Speed, the archive is now available. Host Jason Griffey led a fantastic discussion with panelists Rebecca Miller, Marshall Breeding and Nina McHale. We want to extend a special thanks to our live audience, our panel and the staff at the Northwestern University Library. Check out the video below!

Archive of Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Services--Cleveland Public Library

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on November 19, 2012 - 11:27am
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We just wrapped up the first part of our new webinar series Makerspaces: A New Wave of Library Service. Today, we heard from Felton Thomas, CJ Lynce, and Olivia Hoge from the Cleveland Public Library, who gave us a fantastic presentation. If you didn't have a chance to attend in person, the archive is at: https://alapublishing.webex.com/alapublishing/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=6059922&rKey=e747b66f2d99c920 .

If you want to register for the two remaining free webinars, you can do so at http://goo.gl/oZYUR. Read More »


Jason Griffey and I Chat About the First Episode of American Libraries Live

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on October 31, 2012 - 8:36am

We're really excited about the upcoming premier episode of AL Live, Library 2017: Tech at Warp Speed. Jason Griffey is set to moderate the discussion with a panel of librarians and library industry experts. I had a chance to chat a bit with Jason about AL Live in general and the upcoming episode specifically. Check it out:

The episode will air on Friday, November 16th at 2pm Eastern. All you have to do to participate is come to this page at that time. We'll look forward to seeing you there!