This post is a summary of a presentation given at the 2015 ILAGO Summit in Hood River, Oregon. DP.LA and Europeana.eu have become my go-to tools for primary source materials. Metadata harvesters (this is the fancy name for the kind of tool that dp.la and europeana.eu are) are amazingly useful, fun to explore, and rely […]
I just got back from the 2009 OLNW conference. I love this event. The people and content are always strong and the focus on technology in libraries makes it a very focused single-day event. This time, I did not present on games and learning in libraries and it was a nice change of pace. My […]
My article on Portal and learning from game design has been published in the most recent issue of Reference Services Review. This was the paper I presented at the LOEX of the West 2008 conference and my first real attempt to connect the structures of video games and teaching or learning. It is available to […]
The fine folks from the Lita Forum asked me a few questions on video after my presentation. I’m grateful that they managed to edit out much of my incoherence. I held it together quite well during the session, but afterward … well, not so much. I’m in the second half, if you care to look.
My colleagues Serin, Carole and I had our presentation to ACRL 2009 accepted. I’m pretty excited, especially seeing as how national conferences are a real crap-shoot (gaming reference) and there are a LOT of quality ideas that don’t get the chance to be voiced at these. Well, we got lucky this time. Here is what […]