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Bibliotech show #26 for Monday April 15, 2013

Social Media in Libraries

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Troy A. Swanson

Topics: Dr. Troy A. Swanson, Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Department Chair at Moraine Valley Community College, talks about social media issues at libraries and ┬ádiscusses his new book titled “Managing Social Media in Libraries: Finding Collaboration, Coordination and Focus”. Other topics include social networking culture and ebooks, are libraries doing social media well?, libraries as loosely coupled systems and more.

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Bibliotech show #25 for Monday January 28, 2013

Ebooks on your Pop-Tarts

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Topics: 2012 retrospective special: the rise of Overdrive and Kobo, growth of 3M Cloud Library, devices of the year, ebooks and print books can coexist [infographic], and San Antonio’s Bookless Library.

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Bibliotech show #24 for Monday September 17, 2012

Blown Away by TechCentral

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Felton Thomas, Jr.

Topics: Felton Thomas Jr, Executive Director and CEO of the Cleveland Public Library (CPL), talks about CPL’s TechCentral, a new $1 million digital technology center, the Tech ToyBox, CPL’s MyCloud service, 3D Printing and more.

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Bibliotech show #23 for Monday August 27, 2012

Running from the Bestsellers

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Eli Neiburger

Topics: Eli Neiburger, Associate Director for IT & Production at Ann Arbor District Library, talks about the famous “we are screwed” statement/presentation, ebooks, gaming at libraries, technology playtime, future tech trends and more.

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Bibliotech show #22 for Monday June 11, 2012

Just Because

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Helene Blowers

Topics: Helene Blowers, Author, Blogger and Director of Digital Strategy for Columbus Metropolitan Library, discusses Learning 2.0: 23 Things, digital divide issues, technology playtime, technology planning and more.

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Bibliotech show #21 for Monday June 4, 2012

Make it Happen

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Jessamyn West

Topics: Jessamyn West, Vermont librarian, technologist and blogger at librarian.net, talks about digital divide issues, technological challenges at small town rural libraries, open web, and more.

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Bibliotech show #20 for Monday April 23, 2012

The Amazing LibraryBox

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Jason Griffey

Topics: Jason Griffey, Associate Professor and Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, talks about the open source LibraryBox device project, ebooks, the digital divide, future tech trends and more.

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Bibliotech show #19 for Monday April 2, 2012

Transliterize This!

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Bobbi Newman

Topics: Bobbi Newman, Consultant-Speaker-Trainer and Author at <a href=”http://librarianbyday.net”>Librarian by Day</a>, talks about transliteracy and its applications in librarianship, should libraries pull out of current ebook deals and more.

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Bibliotech show #18 for Monday March 12, 2012

The Wizard is In!

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: David Rothman

Topics: David Rothman, author-journalist-blogger and founder of TeleRead.com and Librarycity.org, talks about ebooks, why Overdrive should sell itself to a library consortia, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) initiative, surviving Amazon’s surge and more.

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Bibliotech show #17 for Monday February 27, 2012

Be Kind, Please Rewind

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Lisa Carlucci Thomas

Topics: Lisa Carlucci Thomas, librarian-writer-speaker and Director of design think do, a library technology and creative services firm, talks about mobile library services and social platforms and the impact of mobile technologies on libraries.

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Bibliotech show #16 for Monday February 13, 2012

Looking for Lights

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Sue Polanka

Topics: Sue Polanka, Head of Reference and Instruction at Wright State University Libraries and Editor/Blogger of the No Shelf Required book series/blog, talks about ebooks and their future in our libraries. Other topics include streaming of econtent, Amazon’s meteoric rise and more.

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Bibliotech show #15 for Monday January 30, 2012

Library Automation for the Rest of Us

Hosts: Kayhan B. and Erin Anderson

Guests: Marshall Breeding

Topics: Marshall Breeding, renowned expert on library automation and Director for Innovative Technologies and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, TN, discusses key issues in library automation systems, and why they are so vital to the proper functioning of a library. Other topics include upcoming technology trends, ebooks and more.

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Bibliotech show #14 for Monday January 16, 2012

Writing Recipes from Planet Akron

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Stephen Abram

Topics: Stephen Abram, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Markets for Gale Cengage Learning, discusses general library technology topics including research databases and crowd sourcing, ebooks, library innovation, websites, transliteracy, and more.

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Bibliotech show #13 for Monday January 9, 2012

Show Me the Money!

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Michael Porter

Topics: Michael Porter (a.k.a. Libraryman), CEO of Library Renewal, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding new econtent solutions for libraries, discusses why a project like Library Renewal is so important to the future survival of libraries, and why funding it is so vital. Other topics include the failure of academia, Amazon’s rise and more.

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Bibliotech show #12 for Monday December 19, 2011

Transliterize Me!

Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams

Guests: Buffy J. Hamilton

Topics: Buffy J. Hamilton, high school librarian and teacher at “The Unquiet Library” in Canton, Georgia and creator of The Unquiet Librarian blog, discusses what is the Unquiet Library, technology play time for staff and clients, transliteracy, Kindles and Nooks at the library and more.

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