libraryland stuff

If being a novelist weren't exciting enough, I'm also a librarian!

Stuff I've built in Drupal

libALERTS alert site where readers can subscribe to their favorite authors.
The Community Cookbook, a site of digitized local cookbooks, an early experiment in a local electronic publishing platform.

Presentations

Indiana Online Users Group Spring Conference, May 6, 2014. & Ohio Library Council Convention & Expo, Oct. 10, 2014. Ebooks Without Vendors: Using Open Source Tools to Create and Share Meaningful Ebook Collections.
Connecticut State Library Advisory Council for Library Planning and Development’s Ebook Task Force (web) April 2, 2013. Struggling to Satisfy Demand.
Ohio Library Council Convention & Expo. w/Eli Neiburger. Oct. 24, 2011. Ohio’s Excellent Libraries Need Excellent Electronic Content.
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services. Oct. 6, 2011. Library Renewal and Libraries.
Lake Erie Educational Computer Association. August 10, 2011. Ebooks in Libraries.
University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science classes. Guest speaker. July 2011. Drupal: An Overview.
Lorain County Resource Sharing Committee. March 2011. Ebooks in Libraries.

Publications/Research

Matt Weaver (2012). “Anticipating the Demand”, Public Libraries, Vol. 51 Iss: 1, pp. 18-19.
Matt Weaver (2007). "Contextual metadata: faceted schemas in virtual library communities", Library Hi Tech, Vol. 25 Iss: 4, pp.579 - 594.
Matt Weaver (Jul. 21, 2014). “Ebooks without Vendors: Using Open Source Software to Create and Share Meaningful Ebook Collections”, code4lib journal, Iss. 25.
Matt Weaver (Oct. 3, 2012). “libALERTS: an author-level subscription service”, code4lib journal, Iss. 18.
Michael Porter, Matt Weaver, Bobbi Newman. (2012). No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books. Chapter 9, Ebook Sea-Change in Public Libraries: Lending, Devices, Training and Budgets. American Library Association, Chicago.
Matt Weaver (March 18, 2013). Struggling to satisfy demand: the reality of the public library ebook marketplace reflected in usage data from a selection of public libraries. Library Renewal blog