Creating Subject Guides for the 21st-Century Library

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Creating Subject Guides for the 21st-Century Library
90-minute workshop with Buffy Hamilton

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
4:00pm Eastern|3:00 Central
2:00 Mountain|1:00 Pacific

Learn from expert presenter Hamilton how to revitalize the subject guide as a dynamic, customizable, social resource by integrating it into the web.

Topics to be included:
•How to use free resources such as widgets, RSS feeds, mashups, cloud computing, videos, and social bookmarking to create streams of quality information
•Understanding the concept of social scholarship
•How to use non-traditional social media sources of information such as blogs, Twitter streams, podcasts, and YouTube in your subject guides

Buffy J. Hamilton is the Learning Strategist for the Cleveland Public Library in Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, she was a high school librarian and teacher at The Unquiet Library in Canton, Georgia. She received a Cutting-Edge Service Award from the ALA’s Office for Information and Technology Policy. She blogs at The Unquiet Librarian.