89: Meredith Farkas

Steve chats with Meredith Farkas, faculty librarian at Portland Community College in Oregon, who blogs at Information Wants to Be Free.

Read the transcript.


Meredith Farkas is a faculty librarian at Portland Community College and a lecturer at San Jose State University’s iSchool. She is the author of the book “Social Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication and Community Online” (Information Today, 2007) and writes the monthly column “Technology in Practice” for American Libraries. Meredith was honored in 2009 with the LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology, and in 2014 with the ACRL Instruction Section Innovation Award.


Information Wants to Be Free (blog)
Technology in Practice (American Libraries column)
“Reputation is Everything”
“The Next Librarian of Congress?”
Social Software in Libraries (book)

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