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VALA2010 Current Session 14 – Online Communities

Privacy concerns in social networks and online communities – Amirhossein Mohtaswebi – Extol Corp Malaysia and Parnian Borazjani – Univerity Technology Malaysia – presented by Bart Rutherford. Degrees of trust: with social networks you lose control over 2nd degree onwards, when you have 130 friends in the first degree and those friends have 130 friends …

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VALA2010 Current Session 13 – Web/Library 2.0

The first presentation for this session was my paper, presented with my co-author Paul Mercieca. Our presentation Evaluating Web 2.0: user experiences with public library blogs is available at Slideshare. The impact and benefits of Learning 2.0 programs in Australian Libraries: Michael Stephens – Dominican University, Richard Sayers – CAVAL and Warren Cheetham – City …

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Fireside Chat with Roy Tennant – VALA2010 Day 3 Plenary

Roy Tennant was joined by Bart Rutherford, Heather Crosby, Carol Tenopir, Teula Morgan, Jane Burke and Ingrid Mason to discuss the future of published content. Implications of ebooks and other online content for libraries? Continuation of process at libraries,which are becoming more digitised, The main difference is that our books are not coming to us …

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Top Trends Panel – VALA2010 Day 2 Afternoon

Top Trends Panel – Tom Tague, Roy Tennant, ? ,Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun – moderated by Anne Beaumont. Anne began with an example to start the conversation. It started with a photo, with information provided by the library, which conflicted with what a user offered, who dated it between 1870 and 1876, due to …

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Marshall Breeding – VALA2010 Day 2 Morning Plenary

Marshall Breeding – Vanderbilt University Libraries – Blending evolution with revolution: a new cycle of library automation spins on Library Technology Guides (website) is where Marshall puts all the information he gathers as he does his research. It shows whats going on in the field of library automation.  Check out the chart on the Australian …

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VALA 2010 – Concurrent Session 2 – Physical and Virtual Access

Linda Burridge and I were the first presenters in this session. Our presentation – From Mess to CMS: the transformation of a library website, which is available on SlideShare. Rachel Chidlow -Aging gracefully?: Reviewing and enhancing Information Commons services at the University of Auckland Started with an introductory video about their Information Commons. Technological changes …

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VALA 2010 L-Plate Series

Here are my notes from the L-Plate series at VALA 2010 conference.  I am just cutting and pasting from what I took at the time, so I apologise for spelling and grammar, no time to do anything else at this stage. Hope you get something out of it. I got plenty. Open Source Software – …

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Bring out your dead: the role of book in post Web 2.0 world – Sherman Young – Macquarie University

Author of the book – The book is dead: long live the book. History of the world in 3.5 slides. In the beginning was the book and it was good. It was the basis for the modern world. Then came the falll (this is the half slide). The conflict came in the form of electronic …

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