the future of libraries in the digital age
Thursday, October 4 @ 1:00 pm EDT / 10:00 am PDT
Instructions to join and participate: http://www.library20.com/page/sessions-and-schedule
Speakers: Loida Garcia-Febo, JP Porcaro, Patrick Sweeney
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): all new and established librarians
Short Session Description:
Librarians are revolutionizing libraries and librarianship via crowd-sourcing and crowd-coordination, join us and find out What their secret is? and How you can make it happen too!
Full Session Description:
Librarians worldwide are revolutionizing libraries and librarianship. They are making projects happen via crowd-sourcing and crowd-coordination of events. Many ideas have blossomed into established programs and services due to the dedication of passionate librarians. What is their secret? Where is the magic? Join our session to find out how librarians worldwide are making things happen in their communities, libraries and professional groups.
Loida Garcia-Febo will speak about global communities, professional development, online exchanges and global librarian crowd-coordination, and crowd-sourcing of projects.
JP Porcaro will speak about librarianship, association's work, and online\traditional networking.Yes, the ALA Think Tank will be mentioned too! Additionally, tips on how to organize an association's group and how to establish librarians presence at non-traditional library venues such as Comic Con.
Loida Garcia-Febo, International librarian, consultant, researcher, speaker and writer.
JP Porcaro is Head of Acquisitions and Technological Discovery at New Jersey City University
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Looking forward to Library 2.0!