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LITA Lightning Talks

Saturday, June 28, 2014
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Las Vegas Convention Center


In this series of ten 5-minute presentations, LITA provides you with updates from your colleagues about how they're using new technology in their libraries & organizations.

Speakers, Institutions & Titles:

  1. Jim Tobias, Inclusive Technologies | Raising the Floor Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure
  2. Andy Horbal, University of Maryland The 8-Second Video Essay: A Technique for Teaching Multimedia Production Skills
  3. Laura Costello, Teachers College, Columbia University Roomer: Hot Gossip About the Future of Study Room Reservations
  4. David Drexler, Fresno State Map Warping 101
  5. Tabatha Farney, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Improving Content Creators Access to Usage Statistics in LibGuides
  6. Susan M. Ryan, Stetson University Library Collaborate and Innovate: 3D Printing in Academic Libraries
  7. Coral Sheldon-Hess, University of Alaska Anchorage How UX Thinking Changes Organizations
  8. Samantha Helmick, Burlington Public Library Library Hackathons: An Innovative Approach to Digital Instruction
  9. Jason Simon, Fitchburg State University Building your own ERMS
  10. Ernesto Hernandez Jr., Nevada State College Google Glass in the Academic Library