Libraries in the Cloud

September 3, 2009 0

Please join us for our Annual Chapter Meeting: Libraries started moving their services to “the cloud” long before the metaphor emerged to describe the popular trend.  Nevertheless, locally deployed and managed systems prevail in the world of library back-office operations.  Andrew will talk about the library’s place in the web-scale landscape and the inherent opportunities in moving library management services to the cloud, as well as the specific things that OCLC is working on in Read More

Treat users well. Treat them as if they are human. Perhaps they are.

June 20, 2007 1

CO-ASIS&T Annual Meeting   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brenda Dervin For COASIS&T’s annual program we hosted Dr. Brenda Dervin who presented “Treat users well. Treat them as if they are human. Perhaps they are.” Dr. Dervin’s “Sense-Making” methodology and approach have been widely applied within libraries, information systems and numerous other fields. An active researcher, teacher, editor and reviewer, Dr. Dervin is one of the most highly cited scholars in the fields of communication and library/information science. She Read More

Annual Luncheon Meeting of the Central Ohio Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology

June 6, 2006 0

CO-ASIS&T Annual Meeting and Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Pat Losinski, Executive Director, Columbus Metropolitan Library Program: Our guest speaker is Mr. Pat Losinski, Executive Director of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. Mr. Losinski will be speaking on findings from his recent Urban Libraries Council trip to the new National Library in Singapore and the new Central Library in Hong Kong. Members of the delegation were able to see and experience new technologies, service models, collaborations and cultures Read More

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