2013 LITA Forum: Creation, Collaboration, Community Community
Slides from the Lightning Talks (Saturday, November 9, 2:00 PM)
1. Bohyun Kim -- Building a Faculty Publications Database
Presentation slides: http://www.slideshare.net/bohyunkim/building-a-faculty-publications-database
This lightning talk will discuss the process of building a new faculty publications database with Twitter Bootstrap, MySQL and PHP quickly with the minimum effort, the background of the decision to move the faculty publications list from Refworks to a custom web application, challenges in migrating the, and other alternatives for faculty publications database.
2. Eric Phetteplace -- Browser Automation for Libraries
Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/autobrowser
Selenium is a browser automation framework which allows you to automate common actions like opening a URL, filling out a form, and clicking elements. In this talk, I'll go over a few sensible uses for libraries, including collecting database usage statistics and testing websites.
3. Lee Burchfield -- Treehouse at Louisville Free Public Library
Presentation slides: https://t.co/pMwQ9DQrLM
LFPL has partnered with Treehouse (www.teamtreehouse.com) to make their web design and app development training available to LFPL patrons at no cost to the patron. The lightning talk will review how the service is configured and talk about the planning that went into going live with the service.
4. Emily Morton-Owen -- What is a Data Warehouse and Why Would I Want One?
Presentation slides: http://connect.ala.org/files/dw%20lightning.pptx
5. Rosalyn Metz -- Gender and Library Technology
A review of a gender survey done on the code4lib list about a year ago and some discussion about issues that it uncovered.
6. Leah Root -- Library Hours: Let's Build a Simple Widget
Presentation slides: http://connect.ala.org/files/Library%20Hours-LightningTalk-LeahRoot-SUNY-Geneseo.pdf
Script to combine library hours across languages and platforms
7. Stacy Konkiel -- How We Implemented Altmetric.com in our DSpace Institutional Repository
Presentation slides: Coming Soon
I'm going to briefly cover Altmetric.com's free services for IRs, and how Indiana University is testing deployment of the service in our DSpace IR.
8. Kyle Felker -- Designing Library Games: Where The Rubber Meets The Road
Presentation slides: None used
In August of this year, we launched Library Quest, an experiment in gamifying our library using a mobile app. It's over two months in and I've already learned a lot. This is a mix of lessons, musings, and cautions about becoming a library game designer.
utilizing-technology-in-information-literacy-instruction-to-create-and-engage-the-classroom-community-lita-2013-d6h1kzwiylllby Anita Slack on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 07:22 am
Sorry -- for someone who talks about user-centricity, I gave my presentation a pretty useless filename.
Here's the Powerpoint file: http://connect.ala.org/node/213993
And here's the Web Plan I talked about: http://connect.ala.org/node/213992
I made a Storify of the tweets (that I saw, after the talk), to help give some context to the slides and capture some of the discussion from the end of the session: http://sfy.co/pIMk