Thursday, January 5, 2012

Online conference - Technology: Unexpected Consequences of Legislation and Policies in Libraries

Implementing technologies in this age of changing regulations and legislation is not an easy task. In this online conference, we’ll delve into some of the most important and influential laws, regulations, and policies libraries are currently dealing with.

Title: Technology: Unexpected Consequences of Legislation and Policies in Libraries

When: 9:00am – 4:00pm central, Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Where: Online – from the comfort of your office


Early Bird Deadline: January 25, 2012

John Carlo Bertot will begin the conference by discussing how the current information and telecommunications policy legislative and policy infrastructure is rapidly becoming obsolete and how the proposed solutions are creating potential barriers to libraries.

From there, enjoy presentations on the current and potential ramifications of topics like Section 508, the Digital Public Library of America, HathiTrust, the Open Library, digital rights management, the cloud, Internet2, and licensing, as well as policy discussions that incorporate both local and federal issues.

Seating is limited and early bird registration ends Jan 25, 2012. Both individuals and groups are welcome. Recordings will be available to all registrants. To learn more and to register, visit the conference website at

Christine Peterson

Continuing Education Librarian

Amigos Library Services, Inc.

800-843-8482 x2891

Unexpected Consequences of Technology

An Amigos Online Conference