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NCompass Live: Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Introducing the First Google Laptop - Recorded Online Session 

This month Michael talks with Jason Griffey, Associate Professor and  Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, who was one of the recipients of the CR-48, also known as the Google laptop. Michael and Jason discuss the implications of such technology and Jason will supply a hands-on tour of the device.  

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 now available as a part of Neal Schuman's Tech Set. Jason's previous book, Library Blogging, with Karen A Coombs, is available through Amazon. He can be stalked obsessively at and Pattern Recognition, his personal blog. He is the author of the American Libraries Perpetual Beta blog (, and is also a columnist for the ALA Techsource blog ( Jason was named one of Library Journal's Movers & Shakers in 2009, and is regularly invited to speak on libraries, the social economy, mobile technology, and other technology related issues. He spends his free time with his daughter Eliza, reading, obsessing over gadgets, and preparing for the inevitable zombie uprising.

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Class Format
Recorded Online Session
Date Recorded Length
2/23/2011 62 minutes
No Charge
Michael Sauers
CE Hours
For Further Information Sponsor
Christa Burns
402-471-3107 or 800-307-2665
Nebraska Library Commission