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iSchool @ Toronto Starts Wendy Newman Library Leadership Award

Wendy Newman, senior fellow and lecturer at the Faculty of Information is retiring at the end of June.  Wendy has made tremendous contributions to the Canadian library community in various leadership roles for over 30 years. In honour of her dedication to public librarianship, efforts are underway to establish a scholarship in her name to support emerging library leaders.  In keeping with her passion, the Wendy Newman Library Leadership Award will help build leadership capacity in the library sector by enabling an alumni of the iSchool to pursue professional development opportunities at some of the best programs in the industry, including the iSchool’s Public Library Leadership Fellows Program, which Wendy helped to form.

The goal is to establish a $50,000 endowed award. Wendy Newman’s family has generously agreed to match donations contributed a scholarship fund up to $25,000.  The attached letter from Wendy explains why they have made this amazing commitment.  We invite you to help create this award in Wendy’s honour.

Many thanks to those of you who have already given.  If you have yet to do so, donations can be made via the U of T website at:   https://donate.utoronto.ca/give/show/13. Any questions about the award or this campaign, can be directed to:

Audrey M. Johnson

Senior Development Officer | Faculty of Information

Phone:  416-978-3934

Email:  [email protected]

Thank you for your support!

Wendy Newman Letter

 

 

Stephen

Posted on: May 29, 2015, 11:33 am Category: Uncategorized

The State of Web Analytics: Infographic

The State of Web Analytics: Infographic

http://sketchee.com/blog/the-state-of-web-analytics-infographic.html

analyzing-web-analytics-infographic

Stephen

Posted on: May 29, 2015, 6:40 am Category: Uncategorized

INFOGRAPHIC: Hashing Out Hashtags

INFOGRAPHIC: Hashing Out Hashtags

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/infographic-surepayroll-hashtags/619169

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Stephen

Posted on: May 29, 2015, 6:35 am Category: Uncategorized

Mary Meeker’s Annual “Internet Trends” Report Now Available Online

Mary Meeker’s Annual “Internet Trends” Report Now Available Online

Mary Meeker, a highly respected analyst and vice-president at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, delivers her “Internet Trends” presentation/report at a major industry conference each year.

Meeker’s slides are linked and are LOADED with statistics along with her views on current trends and where we are headed.

Important, interesting, and useful material.

Direct to Internet Trends 2015 Report (197 Slides) ||| PDF Version of Report

Meeker’s “trends” presentations back to 2001 are available by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

Coverage

Mary Meeker: Internet user growth slowing, drone growth is not (via USA Today)

Posted on: May 28, 2015, 3:47 pm Category: Uncategorized

Social Media: The Best Marketer For Your Events (INFOGRAPHIC)

Social Media: The Best Marketer For Your Events (INFOGRAPHIC)

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/social-media-the-best-marketer-for-your-events-infographic/620457

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Stephen

Posted on: May 28, 2015, 3:34 pm Category: Uncategorized

New Market Research: 94 Million iPhones in Use in the U.S.

New Market Research: 94 Million iPhones in Use in the U.S.

http://www.infodocket.com/2015/05/18/new-market-research-94-million-iphones-in-use-in-the-u-s/

Via Gary Price at LJ InfoDocket

“From Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP):
CIRP finds that as of the end of the March 2015 quarter, 94 million iPhones were in use
in the US, including 25 million iPhone 6 and 13 million iPhone 6 Plus models.

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By analyzing data on iPhone buyers, their new model selection, and their prior phones, and overlaying Apple iPhone sales data adjusted to the US market, CIRP estimates the number and model of iPhones in use each quarter

“There are still 8 million iPhone 4S phones, dating back to 2011, in use,” continued [Joshua] Lowitz [from CIRP]. “While they are ripe for upgrade, many of these consumers have owned their iPhone 4S for only a fraction of its three and a half years on the market. The size of this upgrade cohort, relative to the number of new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units sold, suggests that the coming quarters may prove challenging for Apple in the US.”

CIRP bases its findings on its March 2015 survey of US Apple customers. CIRP samples 500 customers that purchased an Apple product (iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer) in the preceding quarter.

Read the Complete Brief, Includes Chart: ” Installed Based of iPhones by Model””

http://files.ctctcdn.com/150f9af2201/7c216f22-f310-4b85-8a23-5a2efdd0f574.pdf

Stephen

Posted on: May 28, 2015, 6:28 am Category: Uncategorized

The State of Web Analytics: Infographic

The State of Web Analytics: Infographic

http://sketchee.com/blog/the-state-of-web-analytics-infographic.html

analyzing-web-analytics-infographic

Stephen

Posted on: May 28, 2015, 6:25 am Category: Uncategorized