Look Ma, I’m on YouTube

The recording of my short talk from Access 2012, New Mean to New Ends, is finally online.

I’m amused by the list of related videos YouTube pulls in on the right side of you visit the actual video page. I don’t know if they’re customized for me, but I see half other Access talks […]

Milestone

Hunt Library opens its doors to the public today. This is our “soft launch,” as opposed to next month’s Grand Opening. I found myself wide awake at 3:00 AM for no good reason and there’s no going back to sleep now. I don’t want to overstate my role in getting Hunt to this point, […]

New Means to New Ends

Here are the visuals for my recent Access presentation. When they post video at accessconference.ca, I’ll link to it.

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I’d like to have a longer post about the topics addressed in my talk, but I’m close to working every waking moment right now, trying to keep my […]

Hunt Library in the News

Here’s a local news clip about the Hunt Library, which will open in 2013. Great job by my department head, Maurice York. The mock shushing and mention of the Dewey Decimal System by the anchorpeople was amusingly appalling.

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Living on the bleeding edge

So some recent marketing-type materials carried the tagline “Everything you can imagine . . . and more!” I’ll self-impose a gag rule and let you draw your own opinion about the quality (or utter lack thereof) of that line.  Today, a comment from a vendor, who had just been briefed on the tech at […]