Category Archive: Online conference

Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 — What about it?

My final and shortest list for the conference:Check out the Australian Development Gateway and link to it.Talk to managers about information security.Investigate tablet PCs and roving reference.Be seriously involved in our new intranet, its development etc.Investigate using a wiki for our Information Services Manual, our Local History Pathfinder and other information, both internal and public.Check …

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Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 – Session 4

The last sessions were the hardest,with everyone tired etc, but I still got something out of it before I raced out to catch my plane home. Travis Harvey and Hans Zerr from NetReturn spoke on the “Australian Development Gateway” the Australian Government and AusAid initiative to provide a knowledge sharing website for aid workers in …

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Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 – Session 2

I was getting tired by now at the conference, like I am now with these writeups, so the notes are getting briefer – hang in there with me now! Shauna Hicks from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV) spoke on “Archives in the 2st century”. In the new PROV reading room, each desk has …

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Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 – Session 1

I know, its been weeks now since the conference, but sometimes that’s the way it goes. Joanne Lustig from Outsell presented the keynote on the last day – “Library Futures: users, technology and you”. 2007 is the time of experiential content, situational format (not just text or media), contextual information (not just access), whatever, wherever, …

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Feb 05

Information Online 2007 – Day 2 — What about it?

Here’s my list from day 2 – shorter, but probably because there were only 3 sessions. Look at reorganising my library’s database list by subjectUpdate my resumeChase up the Corporate Library proposalUse del.icio.us to bookmark sites worth keeping for the future (already happening)Check out the Online Conference blogClaim my ALIA CPD points for the conferenceCheck …

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Jan 31

Information Online 2007 – Day 2 Session 2

Kate Wilson and Chelsea Harper then reported on their study of the Blog and Wiki landscape in Australia as of June 2006. Limited literature available on this topic, so most of their info came from a study run from Apr – Jun 06. Blogs and wikis are being used for reference database/manuals, public resource guides, …

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Jan 31

Information Online 2007 – Day 2 Session 1

Wow, yesterday was exhausting, and today was as interesting, if not as new. Diana Oblinger from EDUCAUSE spoke on the trends that teens are showing us now, which will ultimately become societal changes (as they always do). Today’s learners are connected, both individually and as groups, via both technology and personally. They are action- oriented, …

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Jan 30

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 – What about it?

So, having written 4 lengthy posts on the content of day 1, I realised that I hadn’t written anything much about what I got out of it. So here goes. I want a USB stick with an MP3 player and FM tuner in the same piece of hardware.I need to look up the e-government strategy …

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Jan 30

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 – Fourth Session

Neil Infield from the British Library gave the late afternoon keynote on the new Business and IP Centre. This innovative program is changing how BL serves their customers and is drawing in people who have never used BL before. Inspired by the Science, Industry and Business Library at New York Public Library, it came after …

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Jan 30

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 – Third Session

Dr R David Lankes from the Information Institute of Syracuse delivered the afternoon keynote on the Changing face of service. We are integrated library services – youth, cataloguing, reference, preservation, IT, instruction etc. We don’t necessarily fit together well, but we know we are a profession. Service is more than reference and far from the …

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