If the January Infoblog postings about trend watching didn't grab you, but you've become more interested after listening to George and Joan's podcasts, take a look at Trendwatching.com's September 2007: Top 5 Trend Watching Tips and get ready for the changes 2008 is sure to bring.
The five tips for September are easy to read and understand; here's the list with a brief description to whet your appetite for more.
In their second podcast George Needham and Joan Frye Williams take a look at libraries that are doing new, exciting, and/or innovative things.
Update on 8/21: Sorry about the lack of a link there, folks! As you can see, it's corrected now.
Michael Cart continues his report of the 2007 ALA conference in this podcast, recapping YALSA’s celebration of its fiftieth anniversary and reporting on the explosion of events related to young adult literature.
I thought I'd share some information about our new podcast series, George and Joan: Thinking Out Loud. If you use a newsreader you can subscribe to the George and Joan feed using this URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/InfoblogGeorgeAndJoan. Just copy or click on the link, and pop it into your aggregator, and you'll know as soon as the next podcast is posted! The George and Joan podcasts will be appearing monthly.
Infopeople is pleased to announce a new series of podcasts: "George and Joan, Thinking Out Loud." Perspicacious pundits George Needham (OCLC) and Joan Frye Williams (library consultant) will compare notes - in their own inimitable style - on some of the hottest topics in libraries today.
Infopeople’s book guy Michael Cart reports on his experiences at the 2007 ALA conference in Washington, DC in his latest podcast. Expect particular attention to be given to the many faces of young adult literature represented at the conference.