Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Author Discussion with Debi Gliori

Author discussion with Debi Gliori, author of No Matter What,her charming picture book that cleverly explores the theme of unconditional love. This discussion was held on Friday, November 18, 2005. No Matter What is the official selection for Kansas Reads to Preschoolers, the Kansas State Library’s One State-One Book project for 2005 highlighting the importance of reading to preschoolers. Ms. Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr. Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. She lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.

(18.3 MB file; playback time of 53 minutes)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Introduction to OPAL (Online Programming for All Libraries)

In this introduction to OPAL, the collaborative online programming initiative involving libraries worldwide, Tom Peters explains how OPAL works, including the features of tcConference, version 4, the web conferencing software used for these online events. (22.4 MB file; playback time of 65 minutes)