Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 7: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Librarian Julie Niederhauser speaks with Tyson Fink about the Alaska Seafood Marketing Industry. Tyson serves as the Communications Director of ASMI, which partners with the State of Alaska.

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21 minutes ]
Recorded on December 16, 2013

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 6: Book Review of Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World

Digital Librarian Daniel Cornwall reviews the book Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World by Douglas Jacobson and Joseph Idziorek. Daniel provides an overview of the book's content along with a favorable review. The podcast closes with three computer security tips taken from the book.

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[ 12 minutes ]
Recorded on January 15, 2014

Table of Contents, as promised in the podcast:

Chapters
  1. What Is Information Security?
  2. Introducation to Computers and the Internet
  3. Passwords under Attack
  4. Email Security
  5. Malware: The Dark Side of Software
  6. Malware: Defense in Depth
  7. Securely Surfing the World Wide Web
  8. Online Shopping
  9. Wireless Internet Security
  10. Social Networking
  11. Social Engineering: Phishing for Suckers
  12. Staying Safe Online: The Human Threat
  13. Case Studies
  14. Moving Forward with Security and Book Summary
Glossary
Appendix A: Reading List
Appendix B: Basics of Cryptography
Appendix C: Web Surfing Security Technologies


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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 5: Alaska State Library Historical Collections / Alaska's Digital Archives

Librarian Julie Niederhauser speaks with Jim Simard about the Alaska State Library Historical Collections and the Alaska’s Digital Archives. Jim serves as the Head of Historical Collections for the Alaska State Library.

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[ 19 minutes ]
Recorded on December 30, 2013

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 4: Becoming a More Effective Public Speaker with Toastmasters


In this podcast, Katie Fearer of the Alaska State Library talks with Joyce Vick, an accountant with the Department of Administration, Division of Finance, and member of Toastmasters.  Toastmasters is a membership organization focused on public speaking and leadership.  Joyce describes Toastmasters and explains a few key public speaking tips.


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[ 11 minutes ]
Recorded on January 17, 2014


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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Since You Asked! Episode 3: Exxon Valdez Litigation Documents Project

Librarian Julie Niederhauser speaks with archivist Larry Hibpshman about the Exxon Valdez Litigation Documents project.  Larry is an archivist with the Alaska State Archives and responsible for overseeing this important project.

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[ 18 minutes ]
Recorded on October 26, 2013

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