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Me in the Chicago Tribune!

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I’m quoted in the August 12, 2007, Chicago Tribune, originally uploaded by The Shifted Librarian.
Training for the Poor Moves into Computer Age
I’m quoted in an article in the [...]

What Does GLLS2007 Stand for?

And if you can see this, then you’re seeing the new version of TSL on WordPress. Please leave a comment if you encounter any problems with RSS feed or the site itself. The URL for the feed should be the same, so hopefully this has been a transparent migration for you. Thanks!
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Tab Piles

Browser tabs are the digital equivalent of paper piles on desks.
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Online Gaming Is More Popular than Facebook and YouTube

Gaming Remains the Most Popular Online Entertainment Activity
“Playing games is still a more popular online activity in the U.S. than watching short video clips or visiting social networking websites, according to Casual Gaming Market Update, a new report from Parks Associates. Thirty-four percent of U.S. adult Internet users play online games on a weekly basis, [...]

Peace Train

I don’t know who filmed this, but Michael Porter has posted unauthorized video from the big inaugural party at Annual. Be sure to move all liquids and sharp objectives at least three feet away before pressing play.

funny, jib jab, michael gorman, spit take, user generated content, video

Beloit List for Librarians

This year’s Beloit College Mindset List (for the class of 2011) came out yesterday. I love these lists because they point out to me how much things have changed since I was a teenager. I think of myself as being somewhere around the age of 24, even though I’m well more than a decade past [...]

Google Gears Had Me at Hello

During the last two years, pretty much every aspect of my life has changed, with things only now just starting to settle down. For the first time during that window, I took a month off (August) and am not doing any travel or presentations for work. Instead, I’ve spent a small portion of this [...]

Maybe This Is Where Library Ebook Programs Are Going Wrong

CafeScribe Gives Ebook Readers Musty Smell of the Real Thing
“…ebook content provider CafeScribe is going pretty low-tech to give your laptop screen the same scent as a textbook: the company is shipping “musty-smelling” scratch-and-sniff stickers with every ebook order. The promotion comes in response to a survey showing that 43 percent of students identified smell [...]

Blurring Blog Boundaries

In some of my presentations this year, I’ve been talking about how the blog has become its own type of platform that you can embed almost anything in - audio (podcasts), video, screencasts/slideshows, pictures, maps, forms, chat, text messages, and more. A library could offer a dynamic, multimedia-based website primarily through a blog these days, [...]