[Web4lib] Dawn of the Embedded Library (NEASIS&T) - Oct. 3, Medford, MA

Caryn Anderson caryn.anderson at simmons.edu
Thu Aug 17 08:19:11 EDT 2006

Please excuse cross-postings.

Another exciting program from the New England chapter of the American
Society for Information Science and Technology (NEASIS&T)


The Dawn of the Embedded Library:
Integrating Library Services into People's Trusted Networks

Tuesday, 3 October 2006, 8:30am - 4:00pm (lunch included)
Tufts University, Medford, MA

So you've got a handle on the social software stuff, what's next?
How do libraries position themselves where patrons are actually
How can libraries put tools where patrons want them?

Join us for another engaging program featuring five pace-setters
innovating at the edge of new library services! They will focus on
examples of how and why libraries need to think beyond "marketing &
advocacy" to a new level of findability, usability, and service. It is
future moving towards full integration of the library into users'
web practices.

* Learn new integrative technologies
* Understand how they work together
* Discover opportunities for your own library
* Explore the future with speakers and colleagues during the always
lively panel discussion!


* Nicole Hennig
- Web Manager & Usability Specialist at the MIT Libraries

* Annette Bailey and Godmar Back
- Creators of the LibX Firefox toolbar extension

* Tim Spalding and Abigail Blachly
- Founder and Librarian of LibraryThing (http://www.librarything.com/)



$50 ASIST Members - $70 Non-Members - $30 Student/Retiree/Between Jobs
Lunch Included

Questions?: E-mail Caryn Anderson (caryn.anderson at simmons.edu)

Caryn Anderson
Program Coordinator
PhD/Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions
GSLIS, Simmons College
300 The Fenway, P-204E
Boston, MA  02115
caryn.anderson at simmons.edu

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