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Why Convenience Boosts Student Campus Life

Edsurge

Raised on quick responses from smartphones, social media, instant messaging and immediate-access entertainment sites, today’s students live in an on-demand world. With just one click, students can access the school's academic calendar, library or any one of dozens of other sites. Raised on quick responses from smartphones, social media, instant messaging and immediate-access entertainment sites, today’s students live in an on-demand world.

How to Integrate Online Professional Development Into Your School’s PD Culture

Edsurge

Instruction is modeled in PD sessions that are broadcast live, then archived into a library for future viewing. Access to technology like 3D printers, robotics kits or other digital tools can also be communicated, along with the PD resources needed to get educators up and running. Communicating that there is online PD available through emails and social media is an important step in launching a program.

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Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Emerging Technology," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Register for the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - Plus, Some Accepted Sessions Are Online!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Emerging Technology," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). We invite all library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators to participate in this event. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.019 mini-conference, "Emerging Technology," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). We invite all library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators to register now to participate in this event. Please also join this Library 2.0 She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

By 2020, autonomous software agents outside of human control will participate in five percent of all economic transactions. By 2020, smart agents will facilitate 40 percent of mobile interactions, and the postapp era will begin to dominate. Dealing with increasingly complex and intelligent software may demand new staff skills in information units, including IT and libraries. How will computing change over the next few years?

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

I’ve long been interested in the push for automation and AI in education – certainly, talk of “robots coming for our jobs” is not new, and predictions by technologists about the impending arrival of artificial intelligence are now sixty some odd years old – that is, for decades, we’ve heard people tell us that we’re just a decade or so away from AI being able to do any job a human can. The creation of the library.)

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Again and again, the media told stories — wildly popular stories , apparently — about how technology industry executives refuse to allow their own children to use the very products they were selling to the rest of us. Siegler: “ The End of the Library.”