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    • Remarks made by Tom Peters during the ALA TechSource Webinar Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    • Info Tech: Not Just a Tool!
      • Hammer (simple tool)
      • Web 2.0 (pretty complex, actually)
    • Portable eReading
      • Google Editions (didn’t exhibit at ALA)
        • Contractual agreement with the Am. Booksellers Assoc.
      • Apple iPad (didn’t exhibit at ALA)
      • OverDrive
        • Adding more mobile apps
        • Adding content
        • Simplifying the circ process
        • Certifying devices as library-model-friendly
      • Blio (Baker & Taylor, Kurzweil, and Nat. Fed. of the Blind)
        • End-user service may launch this month (they better hurry)
        • Library-lending module sometime in 2011 (built by B&T)
    • Gotta Respect Tech Staying Power
      • Overhead Projector
      • Playaway audio book
    • Accessible IT
      • Special Design
      • Mainstream Design
    • Exploring New Revenue Rivulets
      • OverDrive’s LibraryBIN (Buy It Now)
        • When readers purchase an ebook or digital audio book, a portion of the proceeds go to a library of their choice.
        • http://www.librarybin.net
      • GiveByCell
        • Enables mobile phone users to make donations to a participating library.
        • http://www.givebycell.com
    • Whither Privacy?
      • Are libraries taking the high road, or are we on a path diverging from our communities?
      • http://www.bynamite.com
      • Firefox and Chrome only
      • Bringing transparency and user control to lucrative online transaction data
      • By-no-mite!
      • ReputationDefender
      • SocialShield
    • Telling Our Collective Story
      • Losing Libraries
      • http://www.losinglibraries.org
      • Laura Solomon and Mandy Knapp (with support from LJ)
      • Mashup map of PL “hits” since 2008.
      • A Nation Without School Libraries
      • http://bit.ly/ch9svy
    • Questions, Comments, Rebuttals?
      • Thanks for your time and attention
      • Tom Peters
      • 816.616.6746
      • [email_address]