Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Free Online Event: The Digital Shift

School Library Journal and Library Journal are offering a free day of professional development with the online event The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries. The event will be held on October 16, 2013. Registration and more information about the event is available here.

From the event website,
Reinventing Libraries will offer thought-provoking discussions and actionable solutions to some of the biggest challenges libraries are facing, including rethinking collections, engaging the community and helping students and patrons learn. The program will feature insights on managing new technologies and services; the latest developments in ebooks and streaming media; optimizing discovery; and much more!
Our speakers and panelists, including Dan Cohen, Susan Hildreth, Mimi Ito, Deborah Jacobs, Barbara Stripling and John Wilkin, will present innovative ideas and actionable solutions for and from libraries of all types – school, academic, and public.  
Sessions include:
Learning 2.0 Meets MOOC: Professional Development Evolves
Flipped School Libraries
The Community Joins In: Library Maker Spaces
eCollections: Beyond Novelty – Focusing in on Collection Development, Self-Publishing, and eMagazines

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