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  1. Nobody Puts the User in a Corner


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    So you want your library's Web presence to be more user-focused? Your users will love you, but convincing your coworkers might not be as easy. James Dalton, the scrappy bouncer played by Patrick…

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    • Holistic UX: Harness Your Library's Data Fetish to Solve the Right Problems


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      Libraries have jumped on the User Experience bandwagon of late, rethinking our tools and services with a new focus on patron needs. But we still see things differently than our patrons. Where we see…

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      • Websites are for People


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        Library websites are notoriously hard to use. Librarians and library staff spend much of their time training our patrons to use our online tools, instead of helping to develop deeper skills. While…

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        • TLN Technology Forum: Good for Whom? Putting Technology in the Service of People


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          Keynote address at The Library Network's Technology Forum on October 4, 2013 at the Bloomfield Township Public Library. As libraries evolve, technological solutions for many of the problems…

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          • Good for Whom? Putting Technology in the Service of People


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            As libraries evolve, technological solutions for many of the problems librarians face on a daily basis become more and more enticing. While many of the technological wonders do make our work lives…

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            • summon hires


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            • The Library with a Thousand Databases: Web Scale Discovery and the Hero's Journey


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              In his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell laid out a narrative pattern he saw across myths, stories, and religious rituals that he called The Hero's Journey. The hero moved…

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              • Your Library Website Stinks and it's Your Fault


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                This is a talk about library websites, but it's really a talk about people. It's a talk about our library patrons, a talk about us, what's wrong with the way we're doing things,…

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                • Infopeople Responsive Web Design Week 3 Screencast


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                • Infopeople Responsive Web Design Week 2 Screencast


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                  Converting your existing site to a fixed and then fluid grid using free software.

                • Infopeople Responsive Web Design Week 4 Screencast


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                  A how-to for testing and improving performance on your websites.

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