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ALA 2008: Social Software Showcase

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008

I got more out of the BIGWIG Social Software Showcase than any other session at ALA this year. Regular sessions at ALA have to be planned so far in advance (often a year) that they are very rarely about cutting … Continue reading

02. July 2008 by Chad Haefele
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ALA 2008: Distance Learning Panel

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008

My presentation is online here: http://www.hiddenpeanuts.com/ALA08.ppt It may not mean much without my accompanying narration, but I wanted to put it up anyway. The panel went well! We had some great speakers and the audience was really engaged and asking … Continue reading

02. July 2008 by Chad Haefele
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Speaking in Anaheim

Wednesday, June 25th 2008

Things have been quiet on the site lately, but I wanted to point out that I’ll be speaking on a panel at ALA’s annual conference in Anaheim this weekend: If We Don’t Call it Distance Learning, Does it Exist? 8:00 … Continue reading

25. June 2008 by Chad Haefele
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E-Info Global Symposium 2007

Wednesday, October 10th 2007

One thing I’m really bummed about missing at UAH once I leave is this December’s second annual E-Info Global Symposium. Last year we had great feedback from everyone who attended. This year Stephen Abram has generously agreed to be program … Continue reading

10. October 2007 by Chad Haefele
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Changes: Chapel Hill-Bound!

Wednesday, September 26th 2007

Starting November 5th, I’ll have a new job – “Reference Librarian for Emerging Technologies” at UNC Chapel Hill – Davis Library! The full position description is online here for now. The decision to leave UAH was a hard one, and … Continue reading

26. September 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci, UAH, UNC | 7 comments

UAH Library LAN Party – Done!

Friday, August 31st 2007

That went really well! I lost count of the number of positive comments we had from students, including “This is the best campus event I’ve ever been to!” Of course, there are some things that I’d do differently next time, … Continue reading

31. August 2007 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Gaming, Libraries/Info Sci, Tech, UAH | 5 comments

UAH Library LAN Party (update) – 8/30/07 from 5pm-midnight

Monday, August 27th 2007

I’ve forgotten to post an update about this until now – oops! Our inaugural LAN party at the library is coming together very nicely for this thursday night! Note that the time has changed slightly. On the PC side we’ll … Continue reading

27. August 2007 by Chad Haefele
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UAH Library LAN Party – 8/30/07 from 3-11pm

Wednesday, July 25th 2007

We’re still in the early planning phases, but on August 30th we’ll be holding our first LAN party at work! It’s part of our “fall frolic” series of events. The party will sort of be two separate events – an … Continue reading

25. July 2007 by Chad Haefele
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E-Info Global 2007

Thursday, June 21st 2007

I am very, very pleased to point out that the website for the E-Info Global Symposium 2007 is live! http://eInfoGlobal.uah.edu/ Last year’s inaugural symposium went amazingly well, and this year promises to be even better – Stephen Abram is our … Continue reading

21. June 2007 by Chad Haefele
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Decline of the Reference Desk

Tuesday, May 1st 2007

I meant to comment about this back when the article first appeared, but let it slip a bit. The Chronicle recently published an article called “Are Reference Desks Dying Out?” Even with my limited experience working the desk (a bit … Continue reading

01. May 2007 by Chad Haefele
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