ThatCamp Philly: Middle Ground Between Technologists and Academics

This discussion was a nice segway from our discussion earlier about continuing to work with students who have low technology skills.
  • Just because something is open access and online does not mean that everyone can actually access it.
  • Slam The Boards: Librarian movement to spend a day each month answer questions on Yahoo Answers to direct users to right places.
  • Discussion of apps that work well with users versus ones that never reply to issues.
  • Some librarians feel like they do not "have" to use technology.
  • Invisible hierarchies between professors can dissuade collaboration.