workshop

Mobile Literacy: Skills for Today’s Information Environment

Tuesday, February 15, 2011–Over 50 librarians from multi-type libraries gathered at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library for Joe Murphy’s presentation, Mobile Literacy: Skills for Today’s Information Environment, which discussed how mobile devices are becoming a crucial part of the information experience, extending the need for information fluency into the mobile technology landscape.

PRESENTATION SLIDES:

Special thanks to the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library for hosting this event, Joe Murphy, and all who attended and contributed to the conversation.

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Mobile Literacy: Skills for Today's Information Environment

Tuesday, February 15, 2011–Over 50 librarians from multi-type libraries gathered at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library for Joe Murphy’s presentation, Mobile Literacy: Skills for Today’s Information Environment, which discussed how mobile devices are becoming a crucial part of the information experience, extending the need for information fluency into the mobile technology landscape.

PRESENTATION SLIDES:

Special thanks to the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library for hosting this event, Joe Murphy, and all who attended and contributed to the conversation.

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Building a Mobile Website: One Block at a Time

September 30, 2010

Participants gathered for the LILRC sponsored program, “Building a Mobile Website: One Block at a Time” yesterday at the Sachem Public Library with guest speaker, Chad Haefele, Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This program was all about mobile devices and included an overview of the mobile/smartphone landscape including iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), Andriod devices, Blackberry, and others.  Following, Chad provided a tour through the development process of UNC’s mobile site and provided the building blocks needed to undertake a project of your own.

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events

Join LILRC for “Libraries & the Mobile Technology Landscape”

Join LILRC for a group viewing of the College of DuPage Library Futures: Staying Ahead of the Curve 2010-11 Teleconference Series sponsored by the New York State Library.

Libraries & the Mobile Technology Landscape

Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library
Registration Deadline: September 22, 2010
Cost: No Fee-All

Joe Murphy will provide an overview of the emerging landscape of information engagement through mobile technology. He will introduce the major mobile technologies and outline their usage as well as the cultural shifts that accompany their introduction into information society. Joe will lead us through an exploration of the opportunities for libraries to implement mobile technologies to enhance or supplement traditional services and collections, and will explain how libraries can most strategically engage these tools as well as the mobile culture. We will discuss the real world changes this means for libraries and the new skills we may have to learn in this evolution. At the conclusion of this session we will all be familiar with how to best meet this shift towards mobile technologies in our libraries.

Please RSVP online at: http://www.doodle.com/c9pc383cx2cwubx7.

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Join LILRC for "Libraries & the Mobile Technology Landscape"

Join LILRC for a group viewing of the College of DuPage Library Futures: Staying Ahead of the Curve 2010-11 Teleconference Series sponsored by the New York State Library.

Libraries & the Mobile Technology Landscape

Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library
Registration Deadline: September 22, 2010
Cost: No Fee-All

Joe Murphy will provide an overview of the emerging landscape of information engagement through mobile technology. He will introduce the major mobile technologies and outline their usage as well as the cultural shifts that accompany their introduction into information society. Joe will lead us through an exploration of the opportunities for libraries to implement mobile technologies to enhance or supplement traditional services and collections, and will explain how libraries can most strategically engage these tools as well as the mobile culture. We will discuss the real world changes this means for libraries and the new skills we may have to learn in this evolution. At the conclusion of this session we will all be familiar with how to best meet this shift towards mobile technologies in our libraries.

Please RSVP online at: http://www.doodle.com/c9pc383cx2cwubx7.

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July-December 2010 CE Brochure Now Available Online

The July-December 2010 LILRC sponsored continuing education programs are now available in an electronic version of the brochure here (in PDF format).  Please look for the printed version, which will be mailed very soon.

Guest speakers include:

  • Jonathan M. Smith (l1br4r14n on Twitter) is Electronic Services Librarian at The Catholic University of America, where he has a range of technology and public services duties. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the School of Library and Information Science at CUA. Jonathan’s interests include web services, digital librarianship, open source software and the application of emerging technologies in libraries.
  • Chad Haefele, Reference Librarian for Emerging Technologies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Arlene Bielefield is Chairperson of the Department of Information and Library Science at Southern Connecticut State University. A member of the Committee on Legislation (COL) of the American Library Association, she chairs the COL Subcommittee on Intellectual Property. She is also the author, with Lawrence Cheeseman, of a number of books for Neal-Schuman including two on copyright and is presently finishing the manuscript on a new edition of a copyright book.

Be sure to visit the LILRC Continuing Education Calendar online at http://lilrc.org/calendars/cont_edcalendar.php for additional information on upcoming workshops.