For those of you who haven’t caught on, Northeastern University Libraries sponsors at least one event every month, from Meet the Author visits to presentations by a successful alum. Though there’s nothing quite like sitting in front of a journalist-turned-author speaking about her experiences in Afghanistan or watching the tears fall down your neighbor’s face in reaction to a philosopher’s jokes about life and death, fear not! Technology has you covered if you missed an event. In addition to the iTunes U and YouTube University accounts, the library also has a Flickr page that allows you to scroll through events in a matter of seconds. As the Library Events Photographer, I urge you to check out this page and the Snippets Gallery, both of which feature the authors you may not have had the opportunity to see in person. In the glorious age of technology, it’s almost a sin to fall behind. Happy browsing!
If you have missed one this semester, no need to worry. You can watch them online on Northeastern’s Youtube and iTunes University channels. Below, watch John Nichols and Bob McChesney discuss the crisis in modern-day American journalism: Catch up on other Library programs and let us know what you think! If you’re interested in John Nichols and Bob McChesney’s presentation, read their book The Death and Life of American Journalism, available at Snell Library. (Both also have published other books on journalism in the Library’s collection as well.) If you’re a journalism or communications student, you might also be interested in checking out librarian Julie Jersyk’s subject guide pages, or making a research appointment to learn more.
On April 29th I will be making a poster presentation on Teaching with Video: Preproduction planning and Post Production resources for YouTube presentations. My coworkers Thomas and Andrew will be leading the afternoon breakout sessions. Here is the website to learn more about the conference. http://www.edtech.neu.edu/news_events/index.php?id=50 This will be held on campus at the Curry Center and Attendance is free for Northeastern attendees. If you are interested just register to attend.