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This page contains content from selected presentation links To see a more up-to-date and complete list of my presentations and keynote talks, please refer to my CV. Contact me if you'd like to talk to colleagues who've attended recent presentations.

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Selected 2012 Presentations
New Jersey Library Association (keynote) "Design For an Alt-Librarian: Retooling Yourself For a Retooled Tomorrow” on June 6, 2012
New England Association of College & Research Libraries (keynote) “Disrupted Higher Education: Leading From the Library” on May 18, 2012
Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries (keynote) "“Adopt a Design Approach to Accelerate Library Innovation” on March 16, 2012
Purdue University Staff Day “Coffee Houses, Fish Markets and Hotels: Designing the Right Experience for Your Library” on March 15, 2012
Selected 2011 Presentations
Academic Library Association of Ohio (keynote) "Change + Design = Innovation: Taking a Design Approach to Achieve Innovation From Change” November 4, 2012.
American Association of Law Librarians - "The Public-Technical-Systems Connection: It Matters for a Great Library Experience" July 25, 2011
Special Libraries Association- "Design Thinking for Better Libraries: Deep Diving into Our Wicked Problems" June 14, 2011
Michigan Library Association - "Library + Design = Innovation: Putting Design Thinking into Your Practice" May 6, 2011
ACRL National Conference - "A WOW User Experience: Do Academic Libraries Measure Up?" March 31, 2011
University of Missouri LIS Program - "Greatly Exaggerated: The Death of the Academic Library" March 17, 2011
Selected Presentations – Links to Web Video
Presented the keynote speech "Why are we doing this? Designing Future Technology Adoption into Business of Libraries" at the New Jersey Library Association "Future Technology for Libraries Symposium" on June 13, 2008.
Presented the keynote speech “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Web 2.0 World: Hidden Treasure or Just More Pressure?”at the Library 2.0 Seminar sponsored by and held at the Ohio State University Library on Wednesday, June 13 in Columbus Ohio.
(Note - about 5 minutes of introductions before my talk begins)
Presentation Handout (in pdf format)
Presented the keynote speech “Reversing the Technology Ratchet: Using Design Thinking to Align Hi-Tech and Hi-Touch” at the 2007 LACUNY Institute (Librarians Association of the City University of New York) on May 18, 2007 at Baruch College in New York City.
(Note - about 10 minutes of introductions before my talk begins)
Presentation Handout (in pdf format)
Selected Presentations – Viewable Files
Presented the talk "Future-proofing the Library: Here's How We Do It" to the Iowa Library Association /Assocation of College & Research Libraries on April 17, 2009 in Waterloo, IA.
Presentation Slides (ppt)
Presentation Handout(pdf)
Presentation Animoto(mp4)
Presented the talk "From Customer Service to User Experience: Using Design Thinking to Exceed User Expectations" to the Pioneer Library System on November 21, 2208 in Rochester, NY.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presentation Slides(ppt)
Presentation Handout(pdf)
Presented the workshop "Are You Feeling the Pressure? The Ratcheting Up of Library Technology" for the Rochester Regional Library Council on November 20, 2008 in Rochester, NY.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presentation Slides(ppt)
Presentation Handout(pdf)
Presented the talk "Library 2.0: About More Than Books" to the Haddonfield Civic Association on November 11, 2008 in Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presented the session "The LIS Faculty Perspective: The Evolving Digital Age at Drexel University" at the Pennsylvania Library Assocation College & Research Division program "In the Transition Zone: Making the Move from Print to Electronic Journals" on September 12, 2008.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)
Presented the keynote talk "Why Are We Doing This?: Designing Future Technology Adoption Into the Business of Libraries" at the New Jersey Library Association "Future Technology for Libraries Symposium" on June 13, 2008.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)
Future Library Technology Mashup Video (download mp4)
Future Library Technology Mashup Video (link to web version)
Presented the keynote talk "From Encounters to Experiences: Using Design Thinking to Exceed User Expectations" at the 2008 Indiana University Libraries Annual Librarians Day Program on May 30, 2008.
Presentation Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)
Presented the keynote talk "The Search for Tomorrow’s Library Leaders in A 'Dissin’ the Director' Landscape" at the 2008 SUNY Council of Library Directors meeting on April 14, 2008.
Presentation Handout (pdf)
Presented a workshop "Are You Feeling the Pressure: The Ratcheting Up of Library Technology" for the Tampa Bay Library Consortium on February 1, 2008.
See links below for the slides and handouts from the workshop:

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)

Presented the keynote speech “Designing Better Library Experiences: Evolving Professionally Through Design Thinking” at the Indiana Library Federation District One Conference held at Valparaiso University on March 13, 2007.
See links below for slides and handouts from the speech:
PowerPoint Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)
Links for Tri-State College Library Cooperative (TCLC) at Bryn Mawr, PA, November 15, 2006 for the "Fitting the Pieces: Solving the Puzzle of Technology in the Library" workshop series.
See links below for slides and handouts from “Are You Feeling The Pressure? The Ratcheting Up of Academic Library Technology”:

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)
Presentations Handout (pdf) 

Links for Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) at Grand Island, New York, October 19, 2006 for the "Library Adaptation: Evolution of a New Species" program
See links below for slides and handouts from "Academic Librarianship by Design: Evolving Through Design Thinking".
PowerPoint Slides (pdf)
Presentation Handout (pdf)

Articles/Resources About Presentations
Bell, Steven J. End PowerPoint Dependency Now! American Libraries Vol. 35 (6), June-July, 2004, pp. 56-59
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