Infopeople produces original podcasts from George and Joan (George Needham and Joan Frye Williams), Michaal Cart, and other presenters. Topics range from book and graphic novel reviews to the future of libraries.
In this podcast, fresh from reporting the results of the 2008 Bulwer-Lytton Bad Writing contest, Michael Cart now takes on the Diagram Oddest Book Title of the Year contest winners (hint: it's not THE JOY OF CHICKENS or ORAL SADISM AND THE VEGETARIAN PERSONALITY). It's funny stuff!
For a list of titles mentioned in this podcast, see this PDF document.
Infopeople's book maven Michael Cart muses on his forty years as a book reviewer and the Harry Potter phenomenon in this podcast. Along the way he discusses a lot of other books. Definitely worth a listen if you're looking for something to read!
Here is a list of citations of the titles mentioned in the podcast.
In this podcast, Infopeople's book maven Michael Cart reports on modern reinterpretations of the classic King Arthur legends, focusing on the just-published Here Lies Arthur by British novelist Philip Reeve and also on T. H.
In 2007, OCLC was awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to explore attitudes and perceptions about library funding and to evaluate the potential of a large-scale marketing and advocacy campaign to increase public library funding in the U.S. The findings of this research are available in the OCLC report, From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America.
We don't always post the information here, but Infopeople (okay, me) creates a podcast (MP3 audio format) version of its webinars after the live event. This audio version enables folks who have a hard time catching the webinars (either live or archived) another listening option. They are all linked on the appropriate archived webinar page and are also posted to iTunes. Here is a list of some recent podcast/webinar offerings (these links go to the MP3 files):