October 9, 2015

View Online: LITA Top Technology Trends 2014 Session Takes Place at ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas

The 2014 LITA Top Technology Trends session took place today in Las Vegas.

A video recording is now available online and embedded below (via YouTube).

This year’s panel featured eight people well-known and highly respected in the library/info world. What follows is the list of panelists and the top trend they identified and discussed.

  • Nadaleen F. Tempelman-Kluit (Moderator)
  • Jason Griffey (Open hardware)
  • Ranti Junus (Data and digital assets management)
  • Bohyun Kim (Bio-hackerspace & the DIYbio movement)
  • David Lee King (Mobile First Philosophy)
  • Roger Schonfeld (Anticipatory discovery for current awareness of new publications)
  • Ken Varnum (Personally-tuned discovery system)
  • Mita Williams (One-click install server software: new realms)

Bios and twitter handles of each panelist can be accessed here.

Note: If you’re interested in comparing the 2014 top trends with what was discussed during the Top Technology Trends 2013 session (a panel I had the honor of appearing on) a video recording is also available online.

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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