Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Perception and Photographs as Messages

Presented on July 26, 2005. Paul Wohlfeil, a professional photographer who is legally blind, explains the mechanics of human perception and how the design of photographs can be improved to convey a compelling message. (15 MB MP3 file; playback time of 52 minutes)

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Photography with a Creative Touch

Paul Wohlfeil explains and demonstrates compositional techniques for amateur photographers. (15.2 MB MP3 file; playback time of 53 minutes)

Friday, July 15, 2005

Video Games and Libraries

A panel presentation about video games, libraries, and library users of all ages, presented on July 15, 2005 by Matt Gullett, Kelly Czarnecki, Lori Bell, Chad Brekke, Chuck Thacker, and Diane Colletti at the Bloomington (Illinois) Public Library (26.6 MB file; playback time of 93 minutes)

Hard Core Mystery Novels

A genre discussion conducted by Lori Bell, Director of the Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center, on July 14, 2005. (11.4 MB MP3 file; playback time of 50 minutes)

Thursday, July 14, 2005

Full Text Searching in Amazon and Google

Full Text Searching in Amazon.com, Google Print,and Google Scholar, presented on July 14, 2005 by William Thompson. (10 MB MP3 file; playback time of 35 minutes)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Baseball at the Library of Congress

Batter Up: Baseball at the Library of Congress, an OPAL program (http://www.opal-online.org) presented on July 13, 2005 by Peter Armenti and Judy Graves from the Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov). This is an 11.4MB MP3 file with a playback time of 55 minutes.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Introduction to OPAL

This introductory session to OPAL (Online Programming for All Libraries and All Library Users), explains how the tcConference web conferencing system works, the purpose and goals of OPAL, and how libraries and related organizations may join the OPAL Collaborative. This recording was made on Thursday, July 7, 2005.