It Can Happen Here:Trends in the Management of Business Continuity and Disaster Response

April 16, 2013 0

Is your library prepared when disaster strikes?  Does your library have contingency plans? Wes Boomgaarden of The Ohio State University will provide an overview on disaster preparedness.  This event is co-sponsored by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (co-asis&t) and the Central Ohio Special Libraries Association Chapter (COSLA). WHEN:  Tuesday April 30, 2013 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments, Sign-In & Networking 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Presentation and Q & Read More

The OCLC Usability Lab

November 26, 2012 0

The OCLC usability lab was established in 1990 as one of the first Usability Labs in the Central Ohio area. It was the post-doctoral project of Mike Prasse, who has been manager of the ULab since its beginning. This presentation will a history of the ULab (now in its third incarnation), and will include various tidbits of do’s and don’ts when establishing and running a usability lab in a large corporation. WHEN: Tuesday December 4, Read More

Linked Data: Libraries and Beyond

November 10, 2012 0

SUMMARY: Please join us at 6:30pm at OCLC in Dublin for social/ networking time, and at 7pm for a presentation on this exciting and emerging topic in how libraries of all kinds can extend their interaction with the Web! PRESENTER: Jeffrey A. Young is a Software Architect at OCLC Research. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Ohio State University and an MLIS from Kent State University. He’s worked in software development for 30 Read More

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