2007

Library Delivery 2.0: Delivering Library Materials in the Age of NetFlix

Library Philosophy and Practice, LPP Special Issue on Libraries and Google

Article discussing how Netflix and similar services are shaping expectations about product delivery, which in turn are driving libraries to rethink how items are delivered to their customers. Library Delivery 2.0 refers to the idea of delivering library materials into the user's hands in a way that is personalized, convenient and fast. Written November, 2006.

2007

Privacy Issues: RFID, Patron Holds, RSS Feeds, Personalized Reading Lists, Etc.

Lori Ayre and Mary Minow discuss the intersection of library services and technology issues in this 55 minute podcast.

Slides (PDF) and Handout (PDF)

2006

Introduction to RFID

Presentation to the North Bay Linux User's Group, Sebastopol, CA.

2006

RFID: Time To Jump Yet?

(slides)
Mini-demo at California Library Association 2006 Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

2006

Fulfillment: The Future of Library Delivery

(slides)
Mini-demo at California Library Association 2006 Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

2006

Library Delivery 2.0

Presentation at Moving Mountains: Exploring Library Courier Services Symposium, Denver, CO.

2006

Resource Sharing & Library Delivery Services

Report identifying six trends affecting library delivery services.

2006

Using Webcasting for Public Programs

(slides) Presentation at Better Together: Creating Partnerships for Community Learning Conference, Cerritos, CA. April 10, 2006

2006

RFID in Context - Libraries Won't be Walmarts

Co-presented with Alan Bern (Berkeley Public Library), Marilyn Sheck (Seattle Public Library), and Margaret Hazel (Eugene Public Library). Program was sponsered by the Intellectual Freedom Committee. The point of the session was to explain how the RFID technology used in libraries is different from what is used by Walmart and other supply-chain applications.  

Slides are no longer available.