the future of libraries in the digital age
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Call to Conference
Tuesday, March 16th, 2010, Columbia University, New York City.12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman""">
The third in an annual series of international conferences at Columbia University focuses
on the multiplicity of diverse developments, and directions in the application
of Web 2.0, Social Networking, & Libraries.
How public and academic libraries are using Facebook, Twitter, blogs,
and other social networking tools to foster communication and promote library
service among librarians, between the library and the public, and library users
with each other is what the conference is all about.
Such leaders in social networking applications as normal"">Margaret Smith, Physical Sciences Librarian at New York University; Janie Hermann, Program Coordinator at
Princeton Public Library; Damon
University Librarian for Collections & Services, Columbia University
Libraries & Information Services; and Yakov
Shrayberg, Director General of the Russian National Public Library for
Science and Technology and President of ILIAC, will share how Web 2.0 and
social networking are used to successfully promote and introduce innovative and
cutting edge library services as well as explore national trends and
applications in the U.S. and Russia.
A complete conference program and registration forms can be found at:
for questions or further information, feel free to contact me at:
Location: Kellogg Center, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, 9AM – 4PM, March 16, 2010.
Conference sponsors are Harriman Institute – Columbia University Libraries, ILIAC (The
International Library Information and Analytic Center, Offices in Moscow and
Washington D.C.), and The
U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D LibrarianTM, the 'how I run my library good'SM
Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman, MLS, PhD
Publisher, The U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D LibrarianTM
Past President, American Library Association