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2010

The Third Annual International Conference

 

Web 2.0, Social Networking, and 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

 

Sponsored by:

 

ILIAC
(International Library Information and Analytic Center; Offices in Moscow & 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

 

Place: School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Kellogg Center, 12th Floor, 420 West 118th Street

between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive, New York City.

 

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:15AM – 4:00PM

 

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 Library—Successes, Problems, and ProspectsPhysical 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 Library—Successes, Problems, and ProspectsProgram Coordinator at Princeton Public LibraryWhat 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)

 

 
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