Having a good time this week at the Designing for Digital Conference. This great UX conference is part of the now famous ER&L Conference held annually in Austin. This year’s keynote was from Jesse James Garrett of Adaptive Path fame. He spoke a bit about UX themes but I found his comment about the following really hit home “…when the product does not resonate with people, they then hold themselves to blame.” See his slide for that below…
This week I am in Chicago, IL for the HathiTrust Annual Members Meeting as well as some side meetings for the HT Program Steering Committee and the HT Board. We will be talking about the latest accomplishments of the HathiTrust Research Center as well as work that we have done in the Scholar’s Commons and Scholarly Commons at Indiana University and the University of Illinois Libraries. We are meeting in the Big 10 Center in Rosemont which is a great place for a meeting.
See below my action shot of @mikefurlough Executive Director of the HathiTrust.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the IU Statewide IT Meeting (ca 1995). So far so good, tomorrow features the grand opening of MDPI for IUB. We were delighted to have members of DPN (Digital Preservation Network) Steven Morales and Mary Molinaro on hand for discussions around our project.
Brad Wheeler #Statewide15 Meeting
Great view from the Hyatt here in Cambridge at the VIVO 2015 Opening Reception.
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This week I am at the VIVO 2015 Conference. I am very excited about seeing all of my VIVO friends in Cambridge, MA this week. I am also part of this year’s Intro to VIVO Workshop with the wonderful Julia Trimmer, Paul Albert, Michaeleen Trimarchi and Brian Lowe. So far we are having a great time with our group of 12 attendees and are lookgint to share more info about VIVO.
Thanks again to @symplectic for these great VIVO Conference Badge lanyrds.