Tuesday, August 24, 2010

College of DuPage 2010-11 Programs Announced

Libraries and the Mobile Technology Landscape
Friday, September 24, 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Joe Murphy will provide an overview of the emerging landscape of information engagement through mobile technology. He will introduce the major mobile technologies and outline their usage as well as the cultural shifts that accompany their introduction into information society. Joe will lead us through an exploration of the opportunities for libraries to implement mobile technologies to enhance or supplement traditional services and collections, and will explain how libraries can most strategically engage these tools as well as the mobile culture. We will discuss the real world changes this means for libraries and the new skills we may have to learn in this evolution. At the conclusion of this session we will all be familiar with how to best meet this shift towards mobile technologies in our libraries. Register here.

Redesigning Today's Public Services: Focus on Reference
Friday, November 12, 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Marie L. Radford, just back from Reference Renaissance 2010 in Denver, Colorado, and co-editor of Reference Renaissance: Current and Future Trends will talk with you about re-designing library public services, focusing on reference and its interaction with other library public services. Register here.

Watch for details on more programs to be announced:
  • Free Content for Library Collections: February 4
  • Cataloging: New Perspectives: April 8

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