#LTC2017 Report Back

Despite the recent snowstorm in the northeast, I was lucky enough to attend and present at the annual Library Technology Conference, held at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. The conference highlights practical applications of technology in libraries. It seems that a majority of attendees come from academic libraries, but there was  good mix of public, special, and school librarians in attendance.  Continue reading #LTC2017 Report Back

Designing for Digital 2016 Report Back #d4d16

I recently attended the Designing for Digital Conference in Austin, Texas this week. The conference focuses on providing librarians with access to usability professionals.  Themes revolve around user experience, with presentations and longer workshops. I had the opportunity to conduct a workshop on usability testing specifically for library websites. Continue reading Designing for Digital 2016 Report Back #d4d16

Why code4lib National is My Favorite Conference

Lastweek, I attended my second code4Lib national conference in Philadelphia. I’ve attended a previous code4Lib after winning a diversity scholarship in 2015 (Raleigh, NC). After attending ACRL, ALA Midwinter, LITA Forum and ALA Annual, I have to say that code4Lib is one of my favorite conferences to attend. Continue reading Why code4lib National is My Favorite Conference

ALA Video Roundtable Notable Documentaries of 2015

I had the opportunity to attend ALA Midwinter as a member of the ALA VRT Notables Committee, we voted on the most notable documentaries of the last year. Here is the list.  Besides the great films on the Notables list, I also highly recommend the following docs of 2015: Continue reading ALA Video Roundtable Notable Documentaries of 2015

CUNY IT Conference Presentation 2015

Photo by Robin Davis
Photo by Robin Davis

  

  I presented at the CUNY IT Conference this past Thursday, December 3rd. My presentation examined the history of the Ursula C. Schwerin’s library’s website. I discussed our migration from our shared server to City Tech’s own CIS (Computer Information Services) based server to our final migration to the cloud. I also discussed the use of responsive design and usability test to enhance the website. Continue reading CUNY IT Conference Presentation 2015