Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #27 - What's wrong with cool?

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #27 is now available for download. Here's a direct link to the mp3.

You can subscribe to the show via the podcast feed (now available at the iTunes Music Store): http://recordings.talkshoe.com/rss38665.xml

I'll be out of town next Wednesday, but would be happy to have someone else host the show next week. Feel free to drop me a line, if you're interested. If I don't identify a guest host, we'll take next week off.

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Connie Crosby, Leisure Girl
Ryan Deschamps, Halifax Public Library

Links to the show topics:

1. ‘Google Generation’ is a myth, says new research (JISC)
The "Google generation" not so hot at Googling, after all (ars technica)

2. Our Public Libraries Are Being Turned Into Video Game Arcades (NewsByUs)
Response from Jenny Levine (Library Stuff)

3. Library 2.0 Debased (blyberg.net)

4. The Transparent Library: Coping with Anonymity (Library Journal)

5. "People Don't Read Anymore" (Joe Wikert's Publishing 2020 Blog)

6. With so much info on phone, why huge library? (The Enquirer)

Submission we didn't get to:

Facebook - the holiday romance (The Ed Techie)

3 comments:

Connie said...

Discussion on gaming in the library continues over at the LibraryStuff blog--
http://www.librarystuff.net/2008/01/22/more-on-video-games/

Connie said...

Just read the new title you have given me in your show notes. *Too* funny!!

Steven said...

I'll tell ya what's wrong with cool....at CIL. ;-)