ALA TechSource Blog

By Tom Peters | The ALA Annual Conference in DC, which just ended, was another energizing, informative event.  In a forthcoming post I will summarize the more substantial sessions and issues that came to my attention.  However, in the spirit of the adage, "Life's uncertain; eat dessert first," I would like to share with you the most fun I had at ALA in DC.

Read more | 06/28/2007 - 23:48

By Karen G. Schneider | (If you're at ALA Annual Conference while you're reading this, the RDA Update Forum is Saturday, June 23, 4:00-5:30 at WCC 206.)

Read more | 06/21/2007 - 22:30

By Michelle Boule | This is the second part of a series and long in coming. Apologies are in order, and I hope I will be forgiven. In the previous segment, I discussed the Five Weeks to a Social Library project and why offering free online education was important. Today, I want to highlight a few of the tools that can make creating a free or cheap online education portal possible.

Read more | 06/06/2007 - 10:57

By Michael Stephens | Greetings from my blogging hiatus while I finish my dissertation. Amidst statistics and coding data, I have librarian bloggers on the brain. So much so, I just wanted to post a quick shout-out to the ever-growing populace of the Biblioblogosphere and those who find inspiration there.

Read more | 06/04/2007 - 23:53

By Tom Peters | A hush has fallen over the music industry.  It may be the hush of anticipation prior to the birth of an heir who will lead the kingdom to a new golden age, or it may be the calm before the onslaught of the perfect storm. 

Read more | 05/20/2007 - 05:32

By Karen G. Schneider | This book is dangerous. Everything is Miscellaneous takes all the precious ideas we are taught as librarians and throws them out the window.

Read more | 05/03/2007 - 14:36

By Michael Stephens | On Thursday, April 19th the Dominican GSLIS community came together for our annual Lazerow Lecture.

Read more | 04/30/2007 - 21:48

By Michelle Boule | A post from the field of Computers In Libraries 2007.

Read more | 04/23/2007 - 09:07

By Tom Peters | Librarians got game.  ALA TechSource, in collaboration with the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), is proud to annouce that the first annual Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium will be held on July 22-24, 2007 at the

Read more | 04/11/2007 - 22:05

By Michael Stephens | I have blogs and bloggers on the brain. I'm constantly pondering the tools, the folks that write content for them, and where we might go next. The fact that the biblioblogger is the topic of my dissertation at the University of North Texas is probably the number one reason, and that's okay by me. Many folks said "write about and study something you love...it will be easier."So into my blogger's POV in the last few days come some wonderful, fascinating and disturbing bits. For example:

Read more | 03/31/2007 - 21:44