Category Archives for Libraries/Info Sci

Thoughts and selected news updates on the Library Science/Information Science field(s)

Spring Webinars on Usability Testing & WordPress

Monday, February 22nd 2016

I’m excited to announce two free webinars I’m doing this spring with ASERL – one in March, and one in April. Registration (again: free!) is open for both. Recordings will be available afterward. (And I know March 11th isn’t technically … Continue reading

22. February 2016 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Presentations | Leave a comment

Library Technology Essentials Webinar

Wednesday, September 9th 2015

Tomorrow afternoon I’ll be doing a webinar with some of my co-authors in the Library Technology Essentials series. I’ve got 6 minutes and 40 seconds to talk about why I love WordPress and what’s covered in my book, Pecha Kucha … Continue reading

09. September 2015 by Chad Haefele
Categories: General, Libraries/Info Sci, Links, Presentations | Leave a comment

Win a copy of WordPress for Libraries

Tuesday, August 25th 2015

My book, WordPress for Libraries, is available now! I’m giving away a copy to celebrate. To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment here or tweet me (@HiddenPeanuts) with #WPLib. In your entry, tell me your email … Continue reading

25. August 2015 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HP Updates, Libraries/Info Sci, Publications | 3 comments

Assess Your Website with Free Usability Testing Tools

Thursday, August 6th 2015

Back in April I did a webinar for NCLA’s Technology and Trends roundtable: “Assess Your Website with Free Usability Testing Tools” I didn’t get around to posting it at the time, but the recording is freely available! I covered how … Continue reading

06. August 2015 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Libraries/Info Sci | Leave a comment

Amazon Echo: The Case for Voice Commands

Monday, July 27th 2015

Windows 10 is almost upon us, just over a day away as I write. Among other new features, I’ve seen article after article talking about the integration of voice controls into Win10. Has their time finally arrived? For a long, … Continue reading

27. July 2015 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Ramblings, Reviews, Tech | 1 comment

Your Content Management Strategy Can Save Lives

Thursday, July 23rd 2015

My headline is an exaggeration, but only a slight one. Bear with me: Last night at about 11PM there were two armed robberies on campus in quick succession. (Nobody was hurt, thankfully!) UNC has an elaborate campus alert system called … Continue reading

23. July 2015 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, Tech, UNC | Leave a comment

My Book: WordPress for Libraries

Friday, July 17th 2015

I’m extremely excited to point out that in a little under a month my book will be available! WordPress for Libraries is written to be an introductory guide to WordPress that assumes no prior knowledge. If you’ve ever wanted to … Continue reading

17. July 2015 by Chad Haefele
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10 Years Later: What 2004 Predicted For The Internet Of 2014

Monday, December 8th 2014

This blog turns 10 later this month. I’m no longer nearly as prolific a writer as I was back then, but I’m still kind of amazed that I’ve kept at it this long. Among other things since then: I got … Continue reading

08. December 2014 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HP Updates, Libraries/Info Sci, Ramblings, Tech | Leave a comment

From Exposition to Resolution: Looking at User Experience as a Narrative Arc

Thursday, November 20th 2014

The nice people at Optimal Workshop asked me to write a guest post over at their blog. It’s all about mapping the narrative arc onto a user’s journey through a website, an area I’ve been turning over in my head … Continue reading

20. November 2014 by Chad Haefele
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ALA 2014: My Session is Available Online

Friday, September 19th 2014

Earlier this summer I gave a talk with Emily King at ALA 2014 in Las Vegas: Focusing on the Big Picture: Re-Imagining the Library Website. The session was recorded, and the audio and slides are now available online to conference … Continue reading

19. September 2014 by Chad Haefele
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