Rockin’ Battle Decks
Internet Librarian 2009
HOST: Janie Hermann, Princeton Public Library
MUSICIANS: Richard Geiger, Information & News Consultant, & Tim DeWolf, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
PRESENTERS: Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library; Amy Buckland, McGill University; Nancy Dowd, State Library of New Jersey; Michael Porter, WebJunction; Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission
JUDGES & SLIDE CREATORS: Sarah Houghton-Jan, San Jose Public Library; Aaron Schmidt, DCPL; Amanda Etches-Johnson, McMaster University; Jeff Wisniewski, University of Pittsburgh; Rebecca Jones, Dysart & Jones Associates; Stephen Abram, SirsiDynix; Richard Hulser, Library Consultant
An evening of fun and music featuring the first-ever “Battle Decks Spectacular!” Also known as “PowerPoint Karaoke,” the willing participants make a coherent presentation based on hand-selected, seemingly unrelated slides that they see for the first time live on stage. After a fantastic musical interlude, the participants face judgment, with the winner to be determined based on overall awesomeness.