Archive for April, 2008

NHPR Word of Mouth

I was a guest on NHPR’s Word of Mouth show this afternoon, with Cheryl Olson, Ph.D., and author of Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games. The session was recorded and is archived online for anyone who might want to take a listen.


April 29, 2008 at 8:04 pm 2 comments

Computers in Libraries: Digital Convergence & People Apps

Thanks to everyone who attended my session at Computers in Libraries on Digital Convergence & People Apps.

Slides are online at Slideshare:


April 19, 2008 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

Creative Writing Programs for Youth

Thanks to those who attended the Creative Writing Programs for Youth session at Metrowest MA Regional Library System on Thursday April 3.


Links are at:

April 5, 2008 at 2:54 pm Leave a comment

Gamers in the Stacks

Thanks to those who attended the Gamers in the Stacks session at PLA. It was presented at the Virtual Conference on Thursday afternoon, and LIVE on Friday morning.


Look for links bundled PLA at:

HANDOUTS, courtesy of YALSA:

The 50 core titles poster was originally printed in the YALSA journal, Young Adult Library Services:

YALSA’s Teen Gaming Interest Group:

The TGIG has an ALA online community – log in with your membership # & password at
Click “Divisions” and pick YALSA, and you’ll see the Teen Gaming Interest Group.

Another handout was on YALSA e-courses: my session on “Reaching Teens With Gaming” will be offered this summer.

YALSA membership form:

Membership Benefits handout:

A list of YALSA electronic resources:

YALSA programs at Annual in Anaheim:

Gaming ones are:

Teen Gaming Interest Group meets SAT at 1:30
Beyond Gaming Tournaments is SUN at 8:30 AM

April 1, 2008 at 2:56 pm 2 comments

Pain in the Brain

Thanks to those who attended the Pain in the Brain session at PLA. It was presented on Thursday afternoon.


Look for links bundled PLA at:

April 1, 2008 at 11:08 am Leave a comment