There has been some great information sharing on Twitter this week via the #internetlibrarian hashtag. Download the Internet Librarian 2014 Tweet Archive here.
Twitter was (a little ironically) very active this morning during Josh Hanagarne’s keynote: “Is Technology Changing Our Brains?”
Ken Haycock, Research Professor at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and Senior Partner, Ken Haycock & Associates, kicked off the closing panel and set the stage by listing some of the challenges that libraries face today: The future is not what it used to be. City managers and university presidents are […]
A brief review of wearable technology products, companies, and conferences
Representatives from three libraries described how they have created makerspaces for their communities. Some of the things they have done were to host Maker Faires, create badges to recognize achievements, and establish collaboration between libraries and makerspaces.
Two systems for virtual interaction with rare books are described.
This is a description of Cleveland Public Library’s TechCentral service, its makerspace, and some of the projects that have been created.
Technology is changing our brains. How will we react to that? Our memory is changing in response to technology. One result is Internet addiction. What might this mean for libraries? A library exists to be a symbol of unasked questions and to make people free to ask them.