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My section of the Why Transliteracy Panel from the American Library Association Annual Conference, 2011

My section of the Why Transliteracy Panel from the American Library Association Annual Conference, 2011

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  • 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/morberg/4018843157 Why Transliteracy? ALA Annual 2011 Bobbi L. Newman http://librarianbyday.net
  • 2. Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media. http://www.flickr.com/photos/fijneman/2971210465/
  • 3. Libraries and Transliteracy Project http://librariesandtransliteracy.info
  • 4. The 21st century is when everything changes. And we have to be ready. - Captain Jack Harkness, Torchwood
  • 5. Technology http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/3549584332/
  • 6. Life http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexragone/3869483214/
  • 7. Access http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital_rebel_xt/72224228/
  • 8. Connection http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanr/142455033/
  • 9. The future is here it is just not evenly distributed. – William Gibson http://www.flickr.com/photos/bostworld/2152048926/
  • 10. Broadband access for all is essential to meeting the information needs of communities in a democracy. Without it, we’ll end up with a new category of second-class citizens. -Alberto Ibargüen, President, CEO Knight Foundation http://www.flickr.com/photos/98469445@N00/327471676/
  • 11. The Divide
  • 12. It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. — Albert Einstein
  • 13. It is no longer enough simply to read and write. - Ernest, Boyer, , President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching: Former U.S. Commissioner of Education
  • 14. We are exposed to more mediated messages in one day than our great-grandparents were exposed to in a year -Center for Media Literacy http://www.flickr.com/photos/ian-s/2152798588/
  • 15. Information http://www.flickr.com/photos/linnybinnypix/1189891134/
  • 16. Not every member must contribute, but all must believe they are free to contribute and that what they contribute will be appropriately valued. -Henry Jenkins http://www.flickr.com/photos/zombizi_rip/1781535606/
  • 17. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler http://www.flickr.com/photos/meredithharris/2129929046/
  • 18. Transliteracy is not a destination
  • 19. More than technology
  • 20. If not libraries, then who? http://www.flickr.com/photos/digidragon/3046266667/
  • 21. What can we do? http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakecaptive/3205277810/
  • 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/spursfan_ace/2328879637/
  • 23. If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less. -General Eric. Shinseki
  • 24. Stop fighting amongst ourselves http://www.flickr.com/photos/balladist/2843633256/
  • 25. Sometimes I forget that my world is not the mainstream (yet) - Eric Nehrlich http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2152/2051756510_c0138daf6e.jpg
  • 26. No excuses
  • 27. Libraries and Transliteracy http://librariesandtransliteracy.info Tom Ipri Brian Hulsey Anthony Molaro Bobbi Newman Gretchen Caserotti Lane Wilkinson
  • 28. Bobbi Newman http:// librarianbyday.net http:// twitter.com/librarianbyday This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/