Category Archives: Session Descriptions

Mobile Audio

Speaker: James Mason, University of Toronto Libraries Convenor: Lesa Balch James Mason is currently the Technical Services Librarian for the Faculty of Music at the  University of Toronto. Previously, James has worked as a Librarian at the Banff Centre for … Continue reading

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Experiences with Mobile Services

Speakers: Graham McCarthy, Sally Wilson: Ryerson University Library and Archives Convener: Mita Williams Graham McCarthy is the Innovative Technologies Librarian at Ryerson University located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  He has been at Ryerson for 3 years, but as a librarian … Continue reading

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Thundertalks : QR Codes

Sally Wilson, Ryerson University and Archives Sally Wilson is the Web Services Librarian at Ryerson University in Toronto, a role that affords her the opportunity to explore emerging technologies and their relationship to libraries.  She received her MLS from the … Continue reading

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Thundertalk : Designing for Mobile

Amanda Etches-Johnson is the User Experience Librarian at McMaster University Library, a role that requires her to explore, evaluate, and implement emerging technologies and UX best practices to ensure the best possible online experience for the library’s users. She is … Continue reading

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Thunder Talk: Reference From the Street

Brandon Weigel is entering his second year on the path to librarianship, and enjoying it immensely.  His more unusual course projects include Street Reference; the On-Demand Book Service, bringing reading material and community publishing to the far north; and writing … Continue reading

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Thunder Talk: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality Fiacre O’Duinn, Hamilton Public Library Augmented reality is a mobile technology whose goal is to add information and meaning to a real object or space. This presentation will give an overview of the technology, the challenges it presents, … Continue reading

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GPS

speakers: David Sharp, Carleton University Library & MJ Suhonos, TPL convener: Thomas Brenndorfer Among web and library technology circles, there is often a tacit belief that new technology must be inherently good, and conversely, the only way to build useful … Continue reading

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