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Virtual Participation on a Shoestring - LITA Rocks the House!

My original intention was to write about LITA's Top Technology Trends Round Table at the recent ALA Midwinter meeting in Denver (I'm on the committee) and our integration of technologies. I intended to make the session available to remote viewers and engage our in-person audience, then I went to...

Best in Show(case)

The adage, of course, is that a picture is worth a thousand words. What picture could sum up the best of ALA 2008 for me? After combing through the more than 1,400 photos I took at sessions, on the exhibit floor and inside and outside the hotels and convention center in Anaheim, one moment stood out for me: the BIGWIG Social Software Showcase. You'll notice I'm even in this photo, which means...

Where Librarians Are Made?

What sort of technology would you expect to find in a library school?  University of Kentucky, Lexington.


Newly renovated study space in the library at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.

Introducing TechShots: The Bigger Picture

As I lay awake last night waiting for my two-year-old daughter's fever to climb down from its 103.1 peak, I contemplated which photo I should use to introduce myself to TechSource readers. I'd shot some self-portraits in my library, some in my back yard, and some in my house. I've chosen this one to remind us all that--at least for me--the most important purpose and benefit of technology is...