Friday, March 15, 2013

April: The Future for Libraries - A guide for new professionals

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm (EST)
Speaker Eli Neiburger
Eli Neiburger joined the staff of the Ann Arbor District Library as a helpdesk technician in 1997 and has been responsible for AADL's technology program since 2000. In his current role as Associate Director for IT & Production, Eli is responsible for technology planning, software development, digitization, content production, events, ...

This first event in the METRO / ACRL/NY New Professionals Series features a conversation with Eli Neiburger, Associate Director for IT & Production at the Ann Arbor District Library and member of the 2011 Class of Library Journal Movers & Shakers.

Eli's presentation for Library Journal's ebooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point summit in 2010, which became widely know as the "libraries are screwed" talk, imagines a future in which libraries are more than just another access point for reading material. Join us to hear from one of the field's most respected futurists on how libraries can and must adapt to an increasingly digital future. This session promises lots of good advice for professionals who are new to the field on what they can do to ensure that libraries thrive in the coming decades.

Who should attend:
Librarians new to the field, LIS students, and anyone interested in learning more about the future of librarianship
Organizer METRO & ACRL/NY's "New Professionals" Series

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