Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Onine conference - Building an Electronic Branch for Your Library

Trendy Topics 2010: Building an Electronic Branch for Your Library: A One Day Online Conference - Tuesday, November 16th.

TAP Information Services and the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University are pleased to announce another in the ongoing series of online conferences on hot topics that librarians can enjoy right at their desktops.

David Lee King, Digital Branch & Services Manager at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, is the keynote speaker. He will describe the process his web team used to transform their outdated website into a 21st century digital branch.

Other speakers for this day-long conference include:

· Laura Solomon on “Why Patrons Hate your Website”

· Mary-Carol Lindbloom on “The Reference Service Leaf of the Digital Branch”

· Joe Murphy on “The Mobile eBranch”

· Sonja Plummer-Morgan on “Building a Virtual Branch in a Virtual World”

· Tom Peters and Lori Bell on “Library Programs at your Electronic Branch”

Full Schedule: http://www.trendytopics.info/T2eBranchschedule.pdf

Registration Fees: $40 for individuals; $100 for groups; $30 for students.

Register at: http://TrendyTopics.eventbee.com/event?eid=730073203

Trendy Topics Conference Series Website: http://www.trendytopics.info/

San Jose State SLIS current faculty and students may attend for free. SJSU SLIS alumni receive a 50 percent discount. Please contact Lori Bell at lbell927@gmail.com for a coupon code.

Start Time: 11 a.m. Eastern, 10 Central, 9 Mountain, and 8 Pacific.

End Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, and 3 Pacific.

For more information on these workshops please contact Lori Bell at lbell927@gmail.com or Tom Peters at TAP Information Services at tpeters@tapinformation.com.

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