Congratulations to Vancouver for winning the bid to host Access 2011! The conference will be held from October
5-8 19-22 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. Your Access 2011 host committee is made up of members from a number of institutions:
- Burnaby Public Library
- Emily Carr University of Art + Design
- Kwantlen Polytechnic University
- Richmond Public Library
- Simon Fraser University
- University of British Columbia
- Vancouver Community College
Watch this space for more info on Access 2011 as it becomes available. And see you in Vancouver in October 2011!
Hi everyone – since Amanda and I were the guest editors for the recent Feliciter issue (vol. 56 no. 5), and since the CLA allows all authors to repost their articles (Creative Commons licenses FTW!), here’s a collection of the featured articles for the issue.
Theme: Emerging technologies in libraries
Emerging technology as an enabler (guest editorial) – Amy Buckland & Amanda Etches-Johnson
A user experience primer – Cecily Walker
Building communities with large group methods and social media – Ryan Deschamps
Using a local chat server in your library – John Fink
Libraries evolve to stay connected: Building the YourLibrary iPad app – Rob Zylstra & Stephanie Thero
Livres numériques: le papier est la meilleure platforme – Patrick M. Lozeau
Thanks to everyone involved – especially the awesome folk at the CLA head office!
- a new application of existing technology
- user design / usability testing
- anything mobile
- open source
- something really new
- geo-tagging, geo-blogging, anything geo
- semantic web
- digital collections
- teaching and learning
- ebooks and libraries
If you made it to Access 2009 in PEI, we fully expect to see you in Winnipeg this October. And if you missed Access 2009, do yourself a favour and come this year!
We’ve got official word on Access 2010!
When: October 13-16, 2010
Where: Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg Manitoba
Who: Hosted by the University of Manitoba
See you in Winnipeg in 2010!