Archive for the tag "presentations"
Editor’s Note: Here at ACRLog we are always open to guest posts from academic librarians who want to share a story about an interesting or innovative project at their library. I was attending the Texas Library Association conference when I came upon just such a project at the poster sessions. I had to know what [...]
I’ve found myself with less time than usual for blogging lately as I’ve been busy working on the poster I’m presenting with colleagues at the upcoming ACRL National Conference. In the handful of years since I’ve been a librarian I’ve been to many smaller conferences and symposia in and around New York City (where I [...]
Even Lightning Gets More Time I like lightning talks. I have given four of them now. It’s a challenge to come up with a sensible presentation that still manages a good learning experience while hopefully entertaining the crowd. All have been in the 5 minute range. That’s precious little time to say anything of much [...]
Scenes from a Conference â€“ Part 1 Speaker: I hate PowerPoint. Thatâ€™s why Iâ€™m using Prezi for my presentation today. Who (asks audience) uses Prezi? (a few hands go up). Speaker: Yeah! (fist pump) Prezi is so cool. Speakerâ€™s first slide: Two bullet points. Speaker proceeds to talk over first slide for five minutes with [...]
Cooperation or Duplication Here’s an interesting project from a few libraries out west that have decided to cooperatively build a library of video instructional tutorials. So far the tutorials cover the usual things, such as popular vs. scholarly journals, why you need to cite sources, and how to develop search terms. The Cooperative Library Instruction [...]