Today's libraries are taking advantage of cutting-edge techlogies such as flat panel displays using touch, sound, and hands-free motions to design amazing exhibits using everything from simple computer hardware to advanced techlogies such as the Microsoft Kinect. Libraries of all types are striving to add new interactive experiences for their patrons through exciting digital exhibits, both online and off. Digital Collections and Exhibits takes away the mystery of designing stunning digital exhibits to spotlight library treasures by walking the reader through implementation projects that are sure to astound and impress.
Juan Denzer is a Library Systems Specialist at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. He is a graduate of Binghamton University where he received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science in 2004. He is currently working on this master's degree in Library and Information Science at Buffalo University online. Before working in the library, Juan worked in the private sector as a Systems Administrator and Developer. He has developed several custom-applications for companies that include an automated-security entry system for a 24 hours gym, a fully automated Ebay listing system, and an inventory-loading system for a small trucking company that supports the Raymond Corporation in Greene NY. Juan have taken his vast knowledge of computer systems and developing software to the library community. He uses it to educate and train faculty and staff. Juan also uses his passion for technology and libraries to give national presentations across the country. Some of the library conferences that he has presented at include Computers in Libraries, IDS Project, and Internet Librarian. He was also invited to speak at the ELI Educause Annual Meeting for his work with the Leap Motion device and Rare Books. He is currently working on an exciting new invention he created called the AR Magic Book, which will help present digital collection in libraries and museums in a whole new way. http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/ARMB/