Christopher Harris, author of the Infomancy blog, is the Coordinator of the School Library System for the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, an educational services agency supporting the libraries of 22 small, rural districts in Western NY. In addition to his writing on Infomancy, he is a regular technology columnist for School Library Journal talking about “The Next Big Thing”. Along with Andy Austin, Christopher wrote an ALA TechSource Library Technology Report on using the open source Drupal content management framework in libraries published in 2008. Libraries Got Game, a book on using curriculum aligned modern board games in school libraries written with Brian Mayer was published by ALA Editions in 2010. Christopher was a participant in the first American Library Association Emerging Leaders program in 2007, and was honored as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2008. An avid gamer as well as a dedicated reader of both digital and print formats, he lives with his wife, a K-12 school librarian, and four cats in Le Roy, NY.
Infomancy n. 1.The field of magic related to the conjuring of information from the chaos of the universe. 2.The collection of terms, queries, and actions related to the retrieval of information from arcane sources.
Infomancy is pronounced in-foe-man-see