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Kindles and Kobos and Nooks, OH MY!
This is my site Written by Patricia Furney on February 16, 2011 – 5:27 PM

It’s an eReader jungle out there… so plan to join us for an informative presentation about these devices and more.   Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Robin Nesbitt, Jennifer Hrusch and George Morrison will discuss how to get content, the features and benefits of eReader devices, and digital rights management.  Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with these experts!  This Free program is open to all.

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments, Sign-In & Networking
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Presentation and Q & A

WHERE:  Columbus Metropolitan Library, Larry D. Black Auditorium at the Main Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus Ohio, 43215.
614-645-2275

RSVP with Patricia Furney at pfurney@columbuslibrary.org

PRESENTERS
Robin Nesbitt, MLS
Robin Nesbitt is the Technical Services Director of the Columbus Metropolitan Library.  Robin launched central selection and floating collections at CML.  She has presented at PLA about workplace efficiencies and at BEA as a member of the Librarian Shout ‘N Share panel of good books.  Robin has been involved with digital content and following the publishing industry on this topic for the last decade and she is “still amazed at how thorny the whole topic continues to be!”

Jennifer Hrusch, MLIS
is Team Leader II at Columbus Metropolitan’s Rovers & Information Line Division and CML’s social media “guru”.  A resident expert on Twitter, Facebook and the intricacies of these increasingly powerful tools, Jennifer’s been involved with numerous technology initiatives at CML.  She also implemented and oversees the KnowItNow and CHAT services for Columbus Metropolitan Library.

George Morrison, MLIS
With foundations as a Small Business IT Consultant from the age of 12, George Morrison has always had an interest in computing technologies.  George has held various positions in the Library over the last five years, and is currently Youth Services Library Assistant at the Dublin Branch.  His passions for youth services are rivaled by excitement for progressive library technology integration.  As a current Subject Matter Expert (or SME) on OverDrive services, George is actively developing and executing training to Columbus Metropolitan Library staff throughout the system.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 !

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