10 takeaways from vala2010

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My ten thoughts from the VALA2010 conference.


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2. One search to rule them all http://www.flickr.com/photos/61498637 3. Interface complexity

  • More they have to think about the interfaceless time to think about the content/resources

R Dugmore 2010 4. Student users are transient, adaptable 5. Index is dead, long live full text http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachel_s/427453093/ 6. Academics value library resources, not the space 7. Exploit [social media] to become more vivid nodes in peoples networks [to]help them solve problems, make decisions & enrich their lives. http://cheezburger.com/View.aspx?aid=3204550400 8. Librarians: too fond of forming committees to open doors http://www.flickr.com/photos/klearchos/1042703663/ 9. Open source is the new black http://icanhascheezburger.com/2009/03/22/funny-pictures-fashun-basic/ 10. Unitec Library: does stuff and doesnt tell anyone about it http://myfirstfail.com/2010/01/17/funny-baby-photos-i-told-you-already-no-more-rice-cereal / 11. Library of the future

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