Emerging Technologies IV

SCRLC is delighted to announce that our online conference, Emerging
Technologies IV, will be coming to a computer near you on Friday, April 19,
2013. From 10:00 am to 4:40 pm EDT, five hour-long sessions will update you
on ‘the cloud’, makerspaces, gamification, and what the ‘most advanced
library in the world’ looks like today. Join colleagues and coworkers for a
day of insight on technologies and strategies which can expand services in
all types of libraries. Complete details and registration information are
available at the bottom of this message and at
http://www.scrlc.org/EmergingTechIV

Joan Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information, will highlight the
connection between traditional library roles of content provision and
community place to new technologies. Libraries can play an active role with
their user communities by making digital information more visible, by
offering new services, and by renovating physical spaces. Join us as Ms.
Lippincott shares examples from the mobile environment, social media, and
maker/creator spaces. Speakers include Maurice York (NCSU Libraries), Ken
Fujiuchi (SUNY Buffalo), Kathryn Frederick (Skidmore College), Sue Considine
(Fayetteville Free Library), and Matthew C Winner (Howard County [MD] Public
Schools). Hear about it first hand from the libraries who are making the
news!

Thanks to LSTA funding, this conference is only $30 for SCRLC members, only
$40 for non-SCRLC members, and $60 for groups. This training is funded in
part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds, awarded to
the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library
Services (IMLS).

Please help us to spread the word about this session to colleagues and
co-workers who may be interested. Information about all SCRLC workshops and
events is available on our website at http://www.scrlc.org

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