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The Library Pros - A Librarian and a Library Information Technologist discussing libraries, technology and anything else that makes us smile!

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United States

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The Library Pros - A Librarian and a Library Information Technologist discussing libraries, technology and anything else that makes us smile!

Language:

English

Contact:

516-768-3938


Episodes

Episode 97 – Philip Shackelford – Modern Scholar Podcast

9/10/2022
This episode pairs Chris and Bob up with Philip Shakelford, Director of the South Arkansas Community College Library Philip is also the host of the Modern Scholar Podcast speaking to library and history professionals all over “Libraryland” about cool and interesting topics. Philip has a speciality in military history and has a particular interest in […]

Duration:00:43:28

Episode 96 Anna Raunik & ANZAC Stories

8/27/2022
Joining the fellas this time ’round is Anna Raunik, Executive Director, Content and Client Services at State Library Queensland, Australia. Anna joined the pod to talk about ANZAC Stories. For those of you that are not familiar, ANZAC Day commemorates the landing of Australian, New Zealand and other commonwealth troops on the Gallipoli Peninsula on […]

Episode 95 – Mike Rossetti from MYLIBRO Reaching New Adults

7/23/2022
In this installment, the fellas have a chat with Mike Rossetti from MYLIBRO. Mike discussed how libraries can attract those 20 somethings to the library, what libraries have to offer this group and using the “Tech Triangle” to retain not only that elusive age group, but anyone who can benefit from the library. Mike also […]

Duration:00:46:49

Episode 94 Thomas Shaw and his Manifesto for Librarians

5/13/2022
Joining the fellas for this go round is Thomas Shaw, Associate Director of the library at Lancaster University. Thomas published an article entitled “How to Strive for Success, Happiness, Fulfilment and Impact: a Personal Manifesto” which should resinate with anyone who works in Libraryland. Thomas speaks about his article and some of the common anxieties […]

Duration:01:05:56

Episode 93 – The Palace Project/LYRASIS: A transformational, library-centered platform for digital content and services

4/14/2022
Chris and Bob were joined by a talented and inspired group of individuals who are part of developing The Palace Project, a source for e-content for libraries. The not for profit project supports the mission of libraries by providing equitable access to digital knowledge, bolstering the relationship between libraries and patrons, protecting patron privacy, and […]

Duration:00:56:06

Episode 92b Candidate for ALA President Kelvin Watson

3/14/2022
In the second part of this episode, Chris and Bob are joined by Kelvin Watson, Executive Director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and candidate for President of the American Library Association. The discussion focused on what Kelvin can bring to the office. In the interest of fairness, both Kelvin and her opponent Emily […]

Duration:00:49:50

Episode 92a Candidate for ALA President Emily Drabinski

3/14/2022
In the first part of this episode, Chris and Bob are joined by Emily Drabinski, Interim Chief Librarian at The Graduate Center, City University of New York and candidate for President of the American Library Association. The discussion focused on what Emily can bring to the office. In the interest of fairness, both Emily and […]

Duration:00:34:07

LILRC CONFERENCE ON LIBRARIES & THE FUTURE PART 4: Tim Spindler & Sally Stieglitz Conference Wrap-up

2/26/2022
Tim Spindler, the Executive Director of the Long Island Library Resources Council and Sally Stieglitz, Communications and Outreach Coordinator for LILRC give the wrap up of the conference, recapping the issues and discussions of the speakers. As always, this conference has amazing guests and we thank the Resources Council for continuing to invite the podcast […]

Duration:00:30:35

LILRC CONFERENCE ON LIBRARIES & THE FUTURE PART 3: Stacey Aldrich, State Librarian of Hawaii & Futurist

2/26/2022
Chris and Bob were fortunate enough to speak to Stacey Aldrich, the State Librarian of Hawaii at the LILRC Conference on Libraries and the Future. In her varied experiences in both the public and academic library fields, she has seen how, especially now the world struggles with the physical vs. the digital life. Whether it […]

Duration:00:25:18

LILRC CONFERENCE ON LIBRARIES & THE FUTURE PART 2: Dr. Brandy McNeil – NYPL

2/26/2022
In this second part of the podcast from the LILRC Conference on Libraries and the Future, the guys speak with Dr. Brandy McNeil, Director of Digital Literacy at the New York Public Library and a Library Journal “Mover and Shaker” class of 2017. Brandy talked about some of the innovative things she has brought to […]

Duration:00:24:11

LILRC CONFERENCE ON LIBRARIES & THE FUTURE PART 1: Miguel Figueroa: Amigos Library Services

2/26/2022
Chris and Bob were fortunate to be asked back to the Long Island Library Resources Council Conference on Libraries and the Future. This is our 7th year podcasting from the event, speaking to great people in the library world. In Part 1 of this 4 part episode we speak to Miguel Figueroa, the President and […]

Duration:00:24:39

Episode 91 Perttu Polonen – Futurism and Innovation

1/9/2022
Coming to us from Finland, Perttu Polonen, author of the book Future Skills joins the fellas to talk about the concept of futurism, the human condition vs technology, whether our diplomas from university and graduate school should have an expiration date. Perttu talks about the mindset associated with technology along with our personal relationship (or […]

Duration:00:45:46

Episode 90 – Crossover Episode with Syosset Library’s Turn the Page Podcast

10/21/2021
This episode is dedicated to Chris Crosby, the artist, musician and performer of “Just Cool”, the intro and outro of the Turn the Page Podcast. Chris lost his life in early September of 2021, and he will be fondly remembered by the library community. Joining Chris and Bob are Jessikah Chautin, Stacey Hershkowitz and Evelyn […]

Duration:01:26:20

Episode 89 – Mark Herschberg – The Career Toolkit

10/8/2021

Duration:01:04:54

Episode 88 – Elisa Lee and Unstacked

9/25/2021
Joining Chris and Bob is Elisa Lee, Creative Director and Business Owner of Unstacked, based in Australia is an amazing project that allows libraries to see their materials as they are being researched and curated in real time! Unstacked is an innovative Australian collection visualization project which showcases a library’s collection locally and globally in real-time […]

Duration:00:39:02

Episode 87 Carlos Galeana Digital Well-Being in Patron Trainings

7/28/2021
While Bob was handling an IT emergency, Chris had a great conversation with Carlos Galeana. If you are a frequent listener to the podcast, then you may remember Carlos from his appearance in Episode 45 discussing his Mover and Shaker election and all things he is doing in his previous position at the Multnomah Library […]

Duration:00:51:26

Special Episode: “Diversify is Fly” NYLA Developing Leaders Program on the Diversification of the Library

6/4/2021
In this very special episode, Chris and Bob are joined by a group of librarians from all around New York State. Emily Dowie, Teen Librarian at the Greenburgh Public Library in Elmsford NY; Jo Ann Mulligan, Library Assistant at the Altamont Free Library in Altamont, New York; Danielle Newman, Pre-k to 12th Grade Public School […]

Duration:02:29:23

Episode 86 Matt Pascoe – Ipswich City Council

5/24/2021
Matt Pascoe, Content and Customer Experience Manager at the Ipswich City Council Libraries joins the podcast. Ipswich City Libraries have multiple buildings and Matt talks about marketing libraries, Ipswich “Marketplace Library”, Library Pods, pop up makerspaces and how to hang a monstrous dinosaur from the ceiling. Matt is an amazing speaker and has a lot […]

Duration:01:13:45

Episode 85 – Dr. Eric Cole & Simple Cyber Security

4/24/2021
Dr. Eric Cole, founder of Secure Anchor joins the podcast to talk about simple things libraries, library employees and patrons can do to better secure their online presence. Dr. Cole talks about 2 factor authentication, password strategies and most importantly, poking fun at Chris (Dr. Cole and Chris are old friends). Dr. Eric Cole is […]

Duration:00:37:02

Episode 84 – Kate Chambers Distributing Books in Zimbabwe with WhatsApp

3/20/2021
Chris and Bob were fortunate enough to speak with Kate Chambers, a journalist and book lover who helps to receive and distribute books throughout the nation of Zimbabwe in November of 2020. Kate talks about growing up in the UK, how her career as a journalist took her to Africa, where she now lives. As […]

Duration:01:01:14