Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 2015 v 25 no 4

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President’s Message

Welcome to mid-semester.   I hope the New Year has been well for all. I am sure your campus is buzzing. From the listserv, there seems to have been many tenure track librarian position recruitments this term. That is some…

2015 Deans’ and Directors’ and Dept Chairs Spring Meeting

2015 — CCL Deans’ and Directors’ Spring Meeting/Workshop Library and Learning Resources Deans, Directors, Head Librarians, Coordinators & Department Chairs are invited. Thursday-Friday, April 9 – 10, 2015 Sheraton Grand Hotel 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA Register at: http://cclccc.org/workshops/2015-april-Directors/signup.html  

Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts

Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts This OCLC Collective Insight Series event took place at San Francisco Public Library on February 10, 2015 and was co-hosted by SF Public Library, The Northern California Technical Processes Group and OCLC  …

2015 ASCCC Accreditation Institute Report

2015 ASCCC Accreditation Institute Report – Pearl Ly,  Marin Library Director   The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) held its Accreditation Institute designed to address faculty and local senate needs on February 20-21, 2015 in San Mateo, CA.…

CCL SAN FRANCISCO / EAST BAY REGIONAL MEETING REPORT

CCL’s  San Francisco/East Bay Region met at Laney College on Friday, March 13, 2015.  Representatives from five colleges attended:  Karen Saginor, City College of San Francisco (CCSF); Daniel Kiely, Diablo Valley College (DVC); Evelyn Lord, Laney College; Tina Inzerilla, Las…

Inclusive Information Access: Assistive Technology in Action

Inclusive Information Access: Assistive Technology in Action Wednesday February 18th 2015 Webinar presented by techsoup.org : the place for nonprofits and libraries… “Does your library technology accommodate users with disabilities? From public access technology to online resources, libraries must be…

Online Education Initiative (OEI) Town Hall

Online Education Initiative (OEI) Town Hall and Campus Technology (CT) Forum in Long Beach April 8-9   OEI and Campus Technology Events invite you to attend the OEI Town Hall and Campus Technology Forum, April 8-9, in Long Beach, California —…

Santa Monica College Corsair Sails Into the Digital Age

Santa Monica College Corsair Sails Into the Digital Age By Steve Hunt, Systems Librarian, SMC   Santa Monica College’s student newspaper, the Corsair, has been digitized and is now available online through the California Digital Newspaper Collection at UC Riverside…

Libraries and the Internet of Things

Libraries and the Internet of Things:  cover story from OCLC Next Space issue 24 “The simplest definition of the Internet of Things (IoT) might be: real-world objects connected to the Internet, sending and receiving data. But beyond that, there is…

Ebooks in 2015: Trends and Forecasts Part 1 & 2

Ebooks in 2015: Trends and Forecasts Part 1 by Nancy K. Herther Posted as a NewsBreak at Information Today Inc. On January 13, 2015 “In 2014, two library systems—Toronto Public Library and King County Library System in Washington—experienced more than…

C&RL News Feb. 2015 Three Articles on Maker Spaces

  The February 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries News included three articles focused for librarians interested in figuring out how to add a “maker space” activity into the academic library environment.   Megan Lotts       Implementing a culture…

“On Information Privilege”

“On Information Privilege” posted by Char Booth on her blog: info-mationional: on technology, media literacy, and librarians who t-c-b. The concept of information privilege situates information literacy in a sociocultural context of justice and access. Information as the media and…

“Top 10 EMERGING Technologies of 2015”

“Top 10 EMERGING Technologies of 2015” by Bernard Meyerson, Scientific American, March 4, 2015   Technology is the source of the most significant changes we have confronted in the modern world.  This annual list from the World Economic Forum (WEF)…