Category: Online 2007

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 …

Continue reading

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 Second Session

Katrina Hughes shared the results of a worldwide survey of hardcopy versus electronic resources in libraries. She had 1653 responses, including 639 from Australia and 544 from the USA – the rest came from 55 different countries. The results were similar for all locations (Oz, US and world). To sum up briefly: – libraries are …

Continue reading

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 First session.

Well here I am in Sydney attending one of Australia’s premier library conferences, the Information Online conference 2007. It was a big day today, with 3 keynotes as well as other sessions. I will do my best to summarise here, what I have taken in lots of written notes. And to save everyone eye strain, …

Continue reading

Blog filled week!

I will be flying to Sydney on Monday for the Online conference, courtesy of my Ramsay Reid scholarship. For my paper at the Computers in Libraries conference I will be discussing Libraries building Communities and Web 2.0 initiatives in Australia and where best to find them but the Online conference. I will be blogging the …

Continue reading