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[aif] Re-imagining public libraries

David Weinberger

I’m at an early Sunday morning (7:45am) session on re-imagining libraries with John Palfrey of the DPLA , Brian Bannon (Commissioner of the Chicago Public Library), and Tessie Guillermo ( Zero Divide ). My seat-mate tells me that many of the people here are from the local library and its board.The audience is overwhelmingly female. NOTE: Live-blogging. SM: Libraries are being more used even though people can download books. All at the library.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract The growth and development of learning analytics has placed a range of new capacities into the hands of educational institutions. The ethics of learning analytics will therefore need to be developed on criteria specific to education.

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[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

I’m at The 13th annual International Conference of University Libraries (Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias) at the Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. NOTE: Live-blogging. Her topic: “Reinventing the Library: Technology as a Catalyst.” Innovate differentiated services suiting our culture’s needs. Mariel’s group is building online scheduling of meeting with libraries.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Even worse, I like bookstores better than I like libraries because I like to write in my books as I read and dog-ear pages and in general, rough them up a bit as I read them. Any analytical thinking from reading helps keep the mind agile and open to discovery of the answers sought.

[2b2k] Jon Orwant of Google Books

David Weinberger

He’s giving a talk to Harvard’s librarians about his perspective on how libraries might change, a topic he says puts him out on a limb. Title of his talk: “Deriving the library from first principles.&# NOTE: Live-blogging. Foot traffic to libraries is going down. Library budgets are being squeezed. We used to use the library to search for books and talk about them at home. What is the mission of libraries, he asks.

LibraryLab funded project librapalooza

David Weinberger

The Harvard Library Lab , which issues grants for library innovation at the University, is holding a forum in which all the projects get 5 mins to introduce themselves. NOTE: Live-blogging. They’re working on ways to spatially search information in the Harvard Library system. Bobbi Fox: Library Application Collaboration Development Tools and Resources: How we can better coordinate library innovation at Harvard. and the Watson Library at the Met).

Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

online library - cooperation & entertainment - comouter conference, social netwirks, iTines - external web 2.0 toos, blogs, skype - exotic applications - 2nd life, Twitter - not used much for learning - high acceptance by traditional studnets just a few, eg.

Unsettling books

Doc Searls

Studying stuff is a lot of what I do, whether I’m looking out the window of an airplaine , asking a question at a meeting, browsing through the Web and correspondence, or digging through books and journals in libraries. Most of my library work, however, isn’t in library buildings. Much of that compromise — still ongoing — is around protecting both libraries and copyright holders. He also blogs here. I’m a born researcher.

[2b2k][eim]Digital curation

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. He points to the opportunities presented by aggregated Big Data: the effects on social science, on libraries, etc. The same concerns apply to business decisions based on data analytics. Library, talks about the new emphasis on digital curation and preservation. ” So, what are research libraries doing with this information? The Association of Research Libraries has a jobs announcements database.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 12, 2012 Care and Preservation of Audiovisual Collections , organized by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 2, 2011 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture: The Effects of Global Learning – Teaching the World about the World, Rome, Italy. link] January 20-24, 2012 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, Texas, USA. Clayton R.

Micah Sifry: Why the Net’s effect on politics has disappointed us

David Weinberger

It’s also posted at the MIT Center for Civic Media blog , from whom I have stolen this html-ized version. 2) How advocacy orgs have also adapted to mass connectivity and mass participation, largely by using Big Data, analytics, A/B testing, etc.,

February 2014: Creation Spaces

Jay Cross

Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning . ‘Post Type: Blog post. as an Organizational Culture Change Agent . Linked Data for Libraries: And we’re off! The Best Blog Posts of January 2014 JANE HART | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

www.online-educa.com December 1-3, 2010 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy. link] January 7-12, 2011 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, San Diego, California, USA. analytics/ February 27-March 1, 2011 BrainStorm 12.0:

[bigdata] Ensuring Future Access to History

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Brewster founded the Internet Archive , a non-profit library. For about $1,200, you could store all of the text in the Library of Congress. “We can build the Library of Alexandria,&# he concludes, “but it might be problematic.&#. Most archivists work in small cultural, public institutions. Visual analytics can help.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 12:53 pm under communities of practice , learning Here is the third in a series of guest blogs I did for Darren Sidnick, reblogged here with his blessing!) So let’s just end this blog post at the edge of the cliff.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 12:53 pm under communities of practice , learning Here is the third in a series of guest blogs I did for Darren Sidnick, reblogged here with his blessing!) So let’s just end this blog post at the edge of the cliff.

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 12:53 pm under communities of practice , learning Here is the third in a series of guest blogs I did for Darren Sidnick, reblogged here with his blessing!) So let’s just end this blog post at the edge of the cliff.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 12:53 pm under communities of practice , learning Here is the third in a series of guest blogs I did for Darren Sidnick, reblogged here with his blessing!) So let’s just end this blog post at the edge of the cliff.

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.]

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.]

Full Circle Associates " Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.]

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.]