Session Title

Lightning Presentation: Why Openness Matters: Creating Slides and Notes Using Non-Proprietary Software

Presenter Information

John Fink, McMaster University

Description

Library workers have always recognized the importance of the free exchange of information, and have often championed open protocols. Why then do we persist in using proprietary tools like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to document and share ideas? This session will talk about open data interchange formats and how you can use them in your day-to-day work.

Start Date

20-3-2014 2:15 PM

End Date

20-3-2014 3:45 PM

 
Mar 20th, 2:15 PM Mar 20th, 3:45 PM

Lightning Presentation: Why Openness Matters: Creating Slides and Notes Using Non-Proprietary Software

Library workers have always recognized the importance of the free exchange of information, and have often championed open protocols. Why then do we persist in using proprietary tools like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to document and share ideas? This session will talk about open data interchange formats and how you can use them in your day-to-day work.