Top Tech Trends - 2014 Annual

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Program Date & Time


Trends by Panelists

  • Moderator: Nadaleen F. Tempelman-Kluit
  • Jason Griffey
    • Open hardware
  • Ranti Junus
    • Data and digital assets management
  • Bohyun Kim
    • Bio-hackerspace & the DIYbio movement
  • David Lee King
    • Mobile First Philosophy
  • Roger Schonfeld
    • Anticipatory discovery for current awareness of new publications
  • Ken Varnum
    • Personally-tuned discovery system
  • Mita Williams
    • One-click install server software: new realms

Panelists Bios

  • Nadaleen F. Tempelman-Kluit (Moderator) is the Head of User Experience (UX) at New York University's Bobst Library. She employs a variety of methods when advocating for the user, and has written a number of articles about how users interact with research materials. She chairs LITA's Top Technology Trends Committee, is a member of the Hathi Trust UX Advisory Committee and is currently leading a practicum with Pratt UX library students. She can be found on twitter @nadaleen, and at
  • Jason Griffey is an Associate Professor and Librarian at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, as well as a consultant and speaker for libraries around the world. He has written extensively on topics such as the future of technology and libraries, personal electronics in the library, privacy, copyright, and intellectual property. He can be stalked obsessively at and is in charge of LibraryBox project,
  • Ranti Junus is a Systems Librarian for Electronic Resources at Michigan State University Libraries. Her interests include usability & accessibility (especially for persons with disabilities), open source, technology & society, knowledge management, data management, linked data and semantic web.
  • Bohyun Kim is the Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems at University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. She is a 2011 ALA Emerging Leader sponsored by LITA, the founding editor and the blogger of the ACRL TechConnect blog , the past chair of LITA Mobile Computing IG and the current co-chair of LITA UX IG. She writes on her professional blog, Library Hat and can be reached at @bohyunkim on Twitter.
  • David Lee King is the Digital Services Director at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, where he plans, implements, and experiments with emerging technology trends. He speaks internationally about emerging trends, website management, digital experience, and social media, and has been published in many library-related journals. David blogs at
  • Roger Schonfeld is the Program Director for Libraries, Users, and Scholarly Practices at Ithaka S+R. Roger has served on the NSF Blue Ribbon Task Force for Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access and NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative. Earlier, he was a research associate at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, where he worked on projects related to college athletics and scholarly communication.
  • Ken Varnum is the Web Systems Manager at the University of Michigan Library, where he manages the library web site and development of new features and functionality. A frequent speaker and author, Ken speaks and writes on the Drupal content management and site redesign to discovery interfaces and systems. He blogs at and can be found on Twitter at @varnum.
  • Mita Williams is the User Experience Librarian at the Leddy Library at University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She is a founding member and Director of Hackforge, a community-minded hackerspace located in the Windsor Public Library and the lead of the Open Data Windsor Essex group. She has a blog called New Jack Librarian and goes by copystar in most online environments.

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