That’s not Maurice you hear at the start of the episode.

That’s not even Joseph Fink.  (A little something for you Welcome to Night Vale fans.)

It’s actually Kate (@librarian_kate) filling in for Maurice this week while he’s off doing something more fun.   Kate and Jill (@jill_hw) talk about e-books, since Jill happened to be at an event on the subject this week, the implications of e-books in training, conferencing, and then come up with a really great idea that you’ll only know about if you listen to the recording (which is right over here).

Next episode is on 16 May, where we may not come up with Really Great Ideas, but you’ll have a good time and you don’t have to worry about angering the Glow Cloud or The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home.

Have a good week and stay out of the dog park. :)

 

 

Most of the hour was a wrap-up of the Computers in Libraries (CIL) conference, which then led to a conversation about Chattanooga.  As always happens, others topics sneaked into the conversation.  With Maurice Coleman, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Kate kosturski, and Paul Signorelli.  The episode can downloaded here.

In the episode, the group discussed e-diverse lending and other fun stuff.  With Maurice Coleman, Mary Pelton, Andrea Snyder, and Melissa.  The episode can downloaded here.

As promised here is the link to the LearnRT @alalearning program Submission page for ALA annual 2014.

This page the LearnRT Programming links page has descriptions of all of the programs and links to the proposal form.

If you have something to contribute in all of the programs please SUBMIT TO ALL OF THEM.  NO limit on how many proposals you want to submit. You got Ideas, we WANT IDEAS.

Deadline is April 13th or so.

contact baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com if you  have any questions or need further information.

In this episode, Maurice (@BaldGeekInMD), Mary (@Equibrary), Melissa (@merenner) and Diane talk about training, the Public Library Association (PLA) and other stuff.   We also welcomed the new folks. The episode can downloaded here.

The show was a discussion of the future of libraries and library staffing with Maurice Coleman, Laura Botts and Jill Hurst-Wahl.  The episode can be downloaded here

T is for Training 133: Getting Pizza To Show Up

The Feb. 7 show was on: Big Talk from Small Libraries, How to run your own virtual conference and how to pick presentations.  The episode can be downloaded here.

T is for Training 134: Don’t Be In The Box

The Feb. 21 show was a discussion of “Personal Learning Networks and Personal Learning Environments” with Maurice Coleman, Kate Kosturski, Andrea Snyder, Jules Shore and Jill Hurst-Wahl.  The episode can be downloaded here.

The first show of 2014 included Maurice C., Angela P., Jill H-W, Paul S,, Michael S., Andrea S., Liz O., and Jules S.  The conversation started with MOOCs and ended on BYOD.  The episode can be downloaded here.

The next show will be on February 7 at 2 p.m. ET.

In episode 131, Maurice speaks with Kate K. (@LibrarianKate), Andrea S. (@alsnyder02), and Liz O. (@Lizo18).  Given the holidays, we can only guess how the episode got the name “high maintenance family”.

The episode can be downloaded here.

In 2014, the first T is for Training will be on Jan. 10.  As always, they will occur every two weeks throughout the year, except when the show date conflicts with a conference or a holiday.

Host Note:  This show took place on December 13th and was the last show of 2013.   Thanks for listening all year and to a better 2014!

In episode 130, Maurice and the crew talked harassment/behavior policy at conferences, the Caped Crusader (#SFbatkid), learning, all sorts of other bright shiny objects, and about what libraries ARE and why people don’t know it.

The episode can be downloaded here.

Note that due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next T is for Training will be on Dec. 13.

 

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