Archive for January, 2009

Catchy title? – I enjoyed this session. * I’m in a bit of a rush to get some of this down before going camping for a week, but wanted to get down a few of my notes on another keynote from Information Online 2009 – ‘Libraries as happiness engines”. I’ve been thinking a bit about […]

Keynote for Information Online 2009 – Anticipating the future of libraries: understanding trends and staying relevant in the digital age – Andy Hines, futurist, adjunct professor of Future Studies at University of Houston. 22 January 2009. Emerging challenges 1.    Values 2.    Demography 3.    Lifestyle 4.    Technology 5.    Work 6.    Education ‘addicted to growth, debt, consumption’ […]

I’m in Sydney this week to go to Information Online 2009. I though I would have a go at live blogging some of the speakers. I am starting with the first keynote:  Sherman Young. The only things worrying me are: keeping up and dealing with my pretty crappy typing skills. Should be fun! Click Here



Why post when there is not much to say? More for me than you I guess. After all the end of year excitement and Christmas and tearing around and events and over eating and over drinking and with being back at work – things can look a little dull in January. January has been a […]