Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Episode Nineteen: Jason Griffey

Steve speaks with Jason Griffey, the Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and creator of LibraryBox.

Jason Griffey is an Associate Professor and Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. His latest book, Mobile Technology and Libraries, is available as a part of Neal Schuman's Tech Set, the winner of the ALA 2011 Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. He has also written multiple Library Technology Reports for the American Library Association on topics such as personal electronics in the library, privacy, copyright, and intellectual property. Jason was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2009, and speaks internationally on the future of libraries, mobile technology, eBooks, and other technology related issues.

His current obsession is the LibraryBox Project, a portable digital file distribution system. He can be stalked obsessively at www.jasongriffey.net and Pattern Recognition and is a columnist for the ALA Techsource blog. He spends his free time with his daughter Eliza, reading, obsessing over gadgets, and preparing for the inevitable zombie uprising.

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