Category Archives: Leading with Technology

Zotero Workshop

At UNBSJ we run a workshop series for faculty and staff . This week I’ll be doing a workshop on Zotero. Several years ago I attended the Zotero Evangelists training on the University of Washington campus, and have been a quiet … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance: LibQual Results after a Move to a Commons

I recently attended  The 7th Annual Canadian Learning Commons Conference, June 9-11, 2014, Hosted by Bishop’s University at the Delta Hotel Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec.  It was an excellent conference, the first time I had attended. Excellent keynote speakers, and it was delightful … Continue reading

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Update from an Apple event

I recently attended an Apple event in Halifax. So I confess I was disappointed that they didn’t hand out new iPads, but the information was good! The most important thing I learned was not really what the event was about, … Continue reading

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Drupal for Library Subject Hubs

We’ve been working on getting subject hubs ready for about a year. Many months on the back burner and convincing people it was the right platform for the job. The work to create the environment and the content isn’t that … Continue reading

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Addressing the Gap in Smartphone Use – The Smartphone Pilot Project at the University of Manitoba Libraries

I’ve submitted this to Information Technology division of IFLA’s newsletter, but here’s a preview . . . In the Winter of 2009 I was asked to do a presentation about smartphones and libraries for a “Mobile Learning” symposium at the … Continue reading

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Summon Implementation at University of Manitoba

My colleague at the University of Manitoba has inspired me to tweet about the Summon implementation at the University of Manitoba Libraries. Tania Gottshalk is tweeting about  Electronic Health Records. At the University of Manitoba Libraries we are just in … Continue reading

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Mobile Library Circulation App

Inspired by the the red laser app, could we create a mobile self-checkout with an iPhone app? Blogged with the Flock Browser With red laser you hold up your iPhone to a barcode (say you’re shopping for an expresso maker … Continue reading

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