Category Archives: Academic Technology Planning

Data Sharing

What should libraries know about data sharing trends and what should we be doing differently to adapt along with this evolving landscape? The march toward open science and data sharing continues – Oct 1, 2014 is the date after which the … Continue reading

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Some afternoon sessions (ALA 2014)

Lots of walking between south and north halls on Saturday afternoon . . . Libraries in the Course Mgmt System: Best Practices and New Directions The presenters started projects in order to get beyond the reactive, one-by-one approach of asking … Continue reading

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Ivies Plus Meeting at Yale

My first visit to Yale University was Friday, Oct 19, for the Ivies Plus Meeting of librarians.  Quite a lot of beautiful stone buildings and a fair amount of scaffolding and reno work going on to maintain those beautiful buildings! … Continue reading

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Receivership, or Irrelevance, or Radicalization – J. Neal

From the 2012 NFAIS conference in Philadelphia. This session’s description: What do librarians consider to be the “new normal?” What technologies have had the most impact on their organization and how have they responded? What new staff skills are required, … Continue reading

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Collaboration Tools

Everyone’s clamoring for collaboration tools – it’s a wild, wild west with collaboration happening across boundaries, across institutions. Tools and boundary-crossing will only increase.  So, the moderator posed 2 questions: How can IT support all the diversity teachers want and … Continue reading

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