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

Cooperative Reference Service and AskERIC

January 15, 2002 0

PAULA RUMBAUGH of OCLC will discuss the Cooperative Reference Service being developed by OCLC in cooperation with the Library of Congress and several other library groups. She will demonstrate the service from both the patron and librarian side. and JUDY WAGNER of ERIC will talk about the AskERIC service from both the Clearinghouse and user viewpoints. She will provide demos of the AskERIC website and the resource bank that has been developed. Brochures will also Read More

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