Design

Content & digitization panel symposium free!!!

Event Type: Webinar Date: 8/25/2010Start Time: 2:00 PM End Time: 4:00 PM Description: WebJunction is hosting a two-hour symposium that will feature four presentations on current trends and practical approaches to library digitization and preservation projects. Our guest panelists will address: Designing a digital preservation system using a framework that includes all stakeholders, from library administrators to archivists to IT workers to vendors. The difference ...

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Training programs for library staff

Couple of training programs that came across my desk today (also, don’t forget webjunction and Lyrasis for training…) Many of my presentations and training resources are located at http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/ For those attending GOLD/GALILEO friday, see you there… ONLINE LIBRARY ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM Rutgers University is accepting applications for its Fall 2010 program for paraprofessional at academic and research libraries. The Online Library Assistant Training Program ...

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Some of things I’ve taught over the years

Interesting how my interests have progressed over the years. (and these are just the ones I can remember and just to note this is an alphabetic title list). Heh, the word web sure does appear alot 😉 Many of these are available via http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/ You can always email me for more info. 😉 ..and guess what? I’m guest lecturing on digital identity, social networking, personal ...

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Emerging Technologies Group thoughts

So, here are the kinds of things were are talking about and exploring in the Emerging Technologies Group for the Libraries. We now have a newly formed Social Media Group in addition to the Home Page Redesign Group and the Mobile Development Group, so the EMT Group is more of a thinktank group. We assist the other groups and try to look to trends in ...

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Free mobile/smart device summit

With the proliferation of smart devices (smartphones, tablet devices), local governments are developing applications that make government services and information more accessible and government more responsive to the public. PTI is hosting this half-day, web-based Virtual Summit on Apps for Local Government that will look at the opportunities that mobile apps can provide, as well as explore the policy and management implications of creating and ...

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my art (couple of graphic designs)

Long story, but here goes the short version. Every year the Libraries does a fun staff appreciation week called ASSET. This year our theme is sort of art and music related. So, these were my entries into the “band memorabilia” contest. Zen (handprinted, handpainted) is a real tshirt and it’s based off of my painting, the zen of cats. This one was actually used in ...

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Reasons I unfollowed you in twitter — I don’t really care if you are a mayor in 4square

Well, this isn’t the post I was going to write, but I wandered over to twitter karma, which made me think a little about who I follow and who I don’t in twitter 😉 I use twitter to share my blog, push status updates to facebook, linkedin, and googlebuzz, as well as connect/network with others. I am not in a contest to see how many ...

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Learning in an open access world (free conference)

from apple & maclearning.org — sounds interesting! http://edseminars.apple.com/event/2610—-Learning in an open-access world. Join colleagues from across the country in exploring how open access is transforming learning in higher education. Apple and MacLearning.org invite you to AcademiX 2010 for a look at open access, the new teaching methods that are evolving with it, and the Apple technologies that help make it all simple. Six 20-minute talks ...

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Developing mobile, scrolling horizontally, undergrads usage of wikipedia (links, links)

Just a couple of various links from various places: how to build mobile versions of existing sites, including links to some mobile site building tools: http://designshack.co.uk/articles/css/quick-tips-for-creating-a-mobile-optimized-site How undergraduates use wikipedia:http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2830/2476 scrolling horizontally!https://xd.adobe.com/#/articles/article/530direct link to the horizontally scrolled page:http://www.thinkingforaliving.org/

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