I was a featured speaker on the President’s Panel of AASL this Saturday for the American Library Association’s annual conference. (Took place in Chicago this year… what a town!)
So much great info, so many great people and so many great, mind-blowing ideas came at me from so many different directions that it’s virtually impossible to keep up.
Yet, through the speaking, the book signings, the chatting, the schmoozing and the eating I did in Chi-town (did I mention what a great town Chicago is?) I was FLOORED by a few things. For example, I heard that…
Google handles more questions in a second than a reference librarian will answer in a career.
That stat alone is enough to make me stop blogging at this very moment because I think I need to digest the implications of what this signifies. I mean everytime I think I realize that things in the world of books and education and learning and information have changed I am confronted by something new that makes me say, “Goodness, do I really understand how much things have changed?”
Do any of us?