114: David Weinberger

Steve chats with David Weinberger, a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and a former co-director of Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab.

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From the earliest days of the Web, David Weinberger, Ph.D., has been a pioneering thought-leader about the Internet’s effect on our lives, our businesses, and most of all on our ideas. He has contributed in a remarkably wide range of fields, from marketing to libraries to politics to journalism, and more. And he has contributed in a remarkably wide range of ways, as the author of books that have made a difference; a writer for journals from Wired, Scientific American, and Harvard Business Review to TV Guide; an acclaimed keynote speaker around the world; a strategic marketing VP and consultant; a teacher; an Internet advisor to presidential campaigns; an early social networking entrepreneur; the co-director of a groundbreaking library innovation lab; a researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, at the Harvard Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy and at the US State Department as a Franklin Fellow; and always a passionate advocate for an open Internet. Dr. Weinberger’s doctorate is in philosophy from the University of Toronto.

SHOW NOTES:

David’s website
Digital Public Library of America
Harvard Library Innovation Lab
perma.cc
Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Jason Griffey | Jason’s previous appearances on Circ Ideas

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113: William Badke

Guest host Troy Swanson chats with William B. Badke, Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University, Canada, about fake news.

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William B. Badke is Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University, Canada, with responsibility for information resources and research training at the Associated Canadian Theological Schools. He is author of numerous articles and the widely used textbook, Research Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information Fog, 4th ed. William also writes as an information literacy columnist for a trade magazine. He has taught research processes for 25 years.

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Troy A. Swanson is Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Department Chair at Moraine Valley Community College. Troy is the author or editor of several books and articles including co-editor of Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information which received the Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award from ARCL’s Instruction Section.

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112: Steve O’Connor

Steve chats with Steve O’Connor, editor of Library Management and the author of Library Management in Disruptive Times.

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Steve O’Connor is a seasoned international speaker, workshop presenter, editor, writer, consultant and, of course, librarian.  He wrote the book on scenario planning for libraries and other organizations (Imagining Your Library’s Future Chandos which is now also being published in the Chinese language by the National Library of China). His latest book is titled Library Management in Disruptive Times (published by Facet). He is a long standing journal editor (Library Management), the author of over 70 articles and a frequent presenter at international library and information management conferences. Most recently, he has been working on a feasibility study for advanced leadership at Charles Sturt University where he is an Adjunct Professor. Steve’s passion is to foster creative and dynamic imaginative communities that deliver positive and measureable results for their Library’s customers. Understanding that there are many paths to the Future is crucial for choosing well and to dealing, in an engaged fashion, with change management.

SHOW NOTES:

Information Exponentials
Library Management in Disruptive Times
Library Management (journal)

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