Why this blog ain’t dead yet

Do you ever try to remember something and you can't quite remember the date or details?  This happened to me yesterday when I got an email from a colleague asking about our library podcast tour project.  We stopped doing the podcasts some time ago due to the low return on investment, and I had a... Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery Primer

http://ottopress.com/2011/photo-gallery-primer/ I've been thinking of moving my family pics from Flickr to my self-hosted WordPress blog.  This post shows how to customize the WordPress gallery without the need for plugins.

Moving is no fun

Long story short, my old host has been down a week with not notice or communication to its customers, so I've moved.  Some things are a little whacky with the text and a few other things, but I hope to get back in business before too long.  My last database dump was from March (bad... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday, Jessica!

Our Reference Librarians love to celebrate birthdays. Today was Jessica's turn to get serenaded by the department, and Jason brought a lovely cupcake cake to celebrate the occasion.Formats available: Windows Media (.wmv), Flash Video (.flv)

Tech Tools for Tough Times

I was honored to present at the ALA MAR/RUSA program on Tech Tools for Tough Times. For my part of the talk, I discussed using web video to reach out to patrons, while also putting our knowledge on the web. Here are my slides. Give Your Work VoiceView more presentations from cfboeninger.

Playing with Camstudio picture-in-picture

I've been using Camstudio a long time to record all my desktop videos and screencasts. I only just discovered today that it will do picture-in-picture recording with a web cam. It's a cool feature to this free software, although as evidenced by the lag, I likely need to tweak some settings or close more programs.Formats... Continue Reading →

How to present like Steve Jobs

I'm not an Apple fanboy by any means, but I will say that Steve Jobs does have a knack for drumming up a little excitement. This video shows how you can incorporate some of Jobs' style into your own presentations. Granted we don't have a product as exciting as in iPhone when we teach students... Continue Reading →

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