Episode 53: Becky Spratford

Steve chats with Becky Spratford, author of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror, at the Illinois Library Association annual conference.

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Becky Spratford [MLIS] has been a Readers’ Advisor for patrons ages 13 and up for over 14 years at the Berwyn [IL] Public Library. She has taught at the graduate level and trains librarians all over the world. Becky runs two popular and critically acclaimed blogs, RA for All (raforall.blogspot.com) and RA for All: Horror (raforallhorror.blogspot.com) and writes content for EBSCO’s NoveList database. She is the author, mostly recently, of The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror (ALA Editions, 2012) and is a proud member of the Horror Writers Association.

SHOW NOTES

 

Expect More 4

 Fourth chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE.

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David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience) and Nerd Absurd (for the non-librarian audience). You can also buy the complete audiobook on Amazon and elsewhere.

Listen to David’s previous appearance on the show discussing Expect More.

Expect More serialization episodes will be released every other week for the next few months. Regular interview episodes will continue to be released monthly through the end of the year, interspersed with the serialization.

R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

 

Amazon Affiliate. If you click from here to Amazon and buy something, a percentage of your purchase price comes back to help the show’s production.

Expect More 3

 Third chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE.

StereoFish

David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience) and Nerd Absurd (for the non-librarian audience). You can also buy the complete audiobook on Amazon and elsewhere.

Listen to David’s previous appearance on the show discussing Expect More.

Expect More serialization episodes will be released every other week for the next few months. Regular interview episodes will continue to be released monthly through the end of the year, interspersed with the serialization.

R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

 

Amazon Affiliate. If you click from here to Amazon and buy something, a percentage of your purchase price comes back to help the show’s production.

Episode 52: Lost in the Stacks

Steve chats with Charlie Bennett and Ameet Doshi, the creators and hosts of Lost in the Stacks, the research library rock’n’roll radio show on Georgia Tech’s WREK.

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You can listen and learn more about Lost in the Stacks here.

Charlie Bennett was born in New York, raised in Virginia, and moved to Atlanta to study at the Georgia Institute of Technology. After earning degrees in Economics and Science, Technology, and Culture (STAC), he stayed with the school and became an academic librarian at the Georgia Tech Library. He co-hosts the “one-and-only research-library rock’n’roll radio show” called “Lost in the Stacks” on WREK in Atlanta, and produces the irreverent podcast “Consilience With Pete and Charlie” about the intersection of science and the humanities.

Ameet Doshi is head of the User Experience Department and also serves as the subject librarian for Economics at Georgia Tech Library. Ameet earned his MLS from the University of Tennessee and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. He began his professional career in a library residency program at the College of DuPage in Illinois. Ameet co-hosts the Research Library Rock n’ Roll radio show “Lost in the Stacks” with Charlie Bennett which broadcasts online on WREK.org and over the Atlanta airwaves each Friday at noon on WREK 91.1 FM.

Expect More 2

Second chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE.

StereoFish

David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book Expect More (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience) and Nerd Absurd (for the non-librarian audience). You can also buy the complete audiobook on Amazon and elsewhere.

Listen to David’s previous appearance on the show discussing Expect More.

Expect More serialization episodes will be released every other week for the next few months. Regular interview episodes will continue to be released monthly through the end of the year, interspersed with the serialization.

R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

 

Amazon Affiliate. If you click from here to Amazon and buy something, a percentage of your purchase price comes back to help the show’s production.

Expect More 1

First chapter of the serialization of David Lankes’s EXPECT MORE.

StereoFish

David Lankes decided recently to record an audio version of his book EXPECT MORE (more info here) and chose two podcasts to serialize it: Circulating Ideas (for the librarian audience) and Nerd Absurd (for the non-librarian audience). It will also soon be available as a single package on Audible. This episode features a chat with David about how EXPECT MORE is his experimental book.

Listen to David’s previous appearance on the show discussing EXPECT MORE.

EXPECT MORE serialization episodes will be released every other week for the next few months. Regular interview episodes will continue to be released monthly through the end of the year, interspersed with the serialization.

R. David Lankes is a professor and Dean’s Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and director of the Information Institute of Syracuse. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. Lankes is a passionate advocate for librarians and their essential role in today’s society.

Episode 51: Elizabeth Keathley

Steve chats with Elizabeth Keathley, author of Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos.

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Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley is the author of the recently published Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos. As a board member of the DAM Foundation, she has chaired both the Human Resources and Education committees. One of the original UPS DAM team members for seven years, Elizabeth worked with her team to win the 2010 DAMMY award for best preservation, storage, or archives solution. Previous to her work at UPS, Elizabeth worked as a Preservation Field Services officer for the Southeastern Library Network, helping libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions meet preservation and access challenges by writing and teaching. She has written, taught, and been generally loud at conferences related to the arrangement, description, preservation and access of information for twelve years. Elizabeth has a MS in Archives Management from Simmons College, Boston, and has published in such periodicals as Journal of Digital Media Management. Her ongoing exploration of digital asset management and its relationship to user needs can be followed at her homepage for Atlanta Metadata Authority, where she provides services related to the staffing, training, metadata modeling, and asset migrations for corporations acclimating to the labor intensive and detail-oriented nature of digital asset management.