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Web 2.0, Social Networking, and Libraries has been cancelled. It is not being rescheduled as of this time.
The Third Annual International Conference
Web 2.0, Social Networking, & Libraries:
How Libraries Are Exploiting Web 2.0 and Social Networking
to Improve Service to Library Users
and What It Means for Libraries, Library Users, and You
Including Ways to Better Serve Your Own Library Users with
Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Web 2.0, OPAC and Web Site Enhancements, and more
(The International Library Information and Analytic Center;
Offices in Moscow and Washington D.C.);
The Harriman Institute and Columbia University Libraries; and
The U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*DTM Librarian,
the 'how I run my library good'SM letter
(Sponsor & Conference Organizer)
Place: School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Kellogg Center, 15th Floor, 420 West 118th Street,
between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive, New York City.
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:15AM - 4:00PM
Fees and Registration:
$100 - Early Bird Special, expires 11:59 PM, January 31st, 2010 [must be postmarked or paid on-line via PayPal by this date and time]
$130 - U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*DTM Librarian Subscriber, Columbia University Staff, METRO Institutional Member, LACUNY Member, CLA, NJLA or NYLA Member, or ALA Member
$140 - Unaffiliated with any of the above
$120 - Student at an ALA-accredited library school
[ Register HERE ]
Program & Speakers
8:15 - 9:00 AM: Registration
9:00 AM - Noon: Morning Program:
Moderator: Maurice J. Freedman, Conference Organizer; Publisher, The U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*DTM Librarian, the 'how I run my library good'SM letter; and Past President, ALA
Greetings: James G. Neal, Host and Vice President for Information Services and. University Librarian, Columbia University (and Candidate for ALA Treasurer)
1. Keynote Speaker: Yakov Shrayberg, Web 2.0 and Social Networking in Russian Libraries.
Director General of the Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology and President of ILIAC.
Because of his preeminent leadership position in the Russian library community, Yakov Shrayberg is in an expert position to discuss the status, plans, and strategy in Russia to utilize Web 2.0 and Social Networking to facilitate library service.
Refreshments Break (10:15-10:30)
2. Damon Jaggars, Web 2.0 and Social Networking in U.S. Libraries
Associate University Librarian for Collections & Services, Columbia University Libraries & Information Services
Mr. Jaggars will provide an overview and discuss trends and Web 2.0 and Social Networking developments in U.S. libraries. Overall how have libraries exploited and responded (or not!) to the potentialities offered by social networking and emerging mobile technologies? How can library services and outreach be improved through engagement with Web 2.0 platforms (Facebook, Flickr, Wikipedia, etc.), as well as advanced mobile devices (iPhone, Google Android)? Who is exploiting these opportunities in the U.S. today and how are they doing it?
Lunch [Off-site, no host]
1:30PM Afternoon Program
3. Margaret Smith, Web 2.0 and Social Networking at an Academic LibrarySuccesses, Problems, and Prospects
Physical Sciences Librarian at New York University
What and how Web 2.0 and Social Networking are used to promote library service at New York University will be explored in detail by Ms. Smith.
Refreshments Break (2:30-2:45PM)
4. Janie Hermann, Web 2.0 and Social Networking at a Public LibrarySuccesses, Problems, and Prospects
Program Coordinator at Princeton Public Library
What and how Web 2.0 and Social Networking are used to promote library service at Princeton Public Library will be explored in detail by Ms. Hermann.
Conclusion and Wrap-Up (3:45-4:00PM)
[ Register HERE ]