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Download the CIL 2015 Program in iCal Format

calendarThe full program for Computers in Libraries 2015 is now available as a downloadable ICS file that you can import into most calendar programs and organizers.

The calendar includes the full program of tracked sessions as well as the workshops, keynotes, breaks, and evening events.

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Get the Computers in Libraries 2015 Program!

CIL 2015 ProgramLibraries are all about communities, about bringing people and resources together for learning, growing and entertainment; basically synching up for success!

Computers in Libraries 2015 continues a long tradition of looking at emerging technologies, hearing from bleeding edge practitioners, and sharing case studies of innovative libraries, and insights from information industry leaders and watchers.

Our programming is practical so participants can apply what they learn at the conference directly within their communities. Join us this April in DC and celebrate 30 years of library success!

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Download the Internet Librarian 2014 Tweet Archive

There has been some great information sharing on Twitter this week via the #internetlibrarian hashtag.

Download the Internet Librarian 2014 Tweet Archive here.

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The archive is a zipped file containing the archive in three formats:  Microsoft Excel, Open Office/Libre Office, and as a tab delimited text file.

The single most retweeted item was:

The (non-sponsored) Tweet flagged as a favorite by the most people was:

Wednesday’s Keynote: A Reading List

Throughout this morning’s keynote several reading suggestions came out.

Emily J. Hurst (@hurstej) did a great job of tweeting out the reading recommendations.

Here are those Tweets:

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Tweets from Josh Hanagarne’s Keynote

Twitter was (a little ironically) very active this morning during  Josh Hanagarne’s keynote: “Is Technology Changing Our Brains?”

“For nearly 20 years I had read between 200 and 300 pages a day. There was nothing I’d choose over reading. Nothing. In 2008 I enrolled in a distance program to earn my MLS degree. I spent more time online that year than probably in all my other years combined. When I finished my degree, I found that my reading—pleasure reading—felt more difficult. I couldn’t focus. It felt like more work. As I began to read books like Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains—I realized that it WAS more work than it used to be.” – -Josh Hanagarne, discussing how our brains have changed with the Internet

Some of the Tweets

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Tweets from Tuesday’s Keynote

Twitter was very active this morning during  Nina Simon’s keynote address.  Nina is Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

From the Program:

Hear this engaging story about an organization with no money which in 2 years transformed into a community-driven gathering place. Recent risk-taking activities included kids with sledgehammers, pocket museums in bathrooms, fun with flamethrowers, collaboration with homeless people, and a redefinition of its mission as primarily about community development. Grab many insights and ideas for sparking huge increases in attendance, community relevance, and financial success, as well as an incredible amount of visitor co-created magic!