Why Not Libraries? Users Identify Their Information

March 6, 2007 0

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lynn Silipigni Connaway Program: Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc., Consulting Research Scientist,will discuss results from two IMLS-funded projects describing individuals’ preferences for finding and using information sources and services and why their first choices often do not include library sources and services. Presenter: Lynn Silipigni, Ph.D is the Co-Principal Investigator with Marie Radford of Rutgers University in an IMLS-funded grant project to study virtual reference services. Connaway 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

Reclaiming The Third Place: Libraries and their Communities in the Age of Amazoogle

February 10, 2005 0

Happy New Year from all your friends at CO-ASIS&T!   You are invited to join us for the first program of 2005 on Thursday evening, February 10th, 2005. Alane Wilson of OCLC, co-author and editor of the 2003 OCLC Environmental Scan will present:   “Reclaiming The Third Place: Libraries and their Communities in the Age of Amazoogle”   What are the external factors that impact the information profession? The rapid change of technology is one Read More

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