Webinar Screening: Gadgets in the Library - A Practical Guide to Personal Electronics for Librarians (Part 1)

Speaker Jason Griffey
Jason Griffey is an associate professor and head of library information technology at the Univeristy of Tennessee at Chattanooga. His latest book, Mobile Technology and Libraries, is now available through Amazon. He can be stalked obsessively at www.jasongriffey.net and at Pattern Recognition, his personal blog. He is the author of ...

Jason Griffey is an associate professor and head of library information technology at the Univeristy of Tennessee at Chattanooga. His latest book, Mobile Technology and Libraries, is now available through Amazon. He can be stalked obsessively at www.jasongriffey.net and at Pattern Recognition, his personal blog. He is the author of the American Libraries Perpetual Beta blog, and is also a columnist for the ALA Techsource blog. Jason was named one of Library Journal's Movers and Shakers in 2009 and is regularly invited to speak on libraries, the social economy, mobile technology, and other technology-related issues. He spends his free time with his daughter, Eliza, reading, obsessing over gadgets, and preparing for the inevitable zombie uprising.

Full Description

From the iPad to eReaders, gadgets are everywhere.  As these personal electronic devices become ubiquitous in everyday life, it's essential that libraries are fluent in their language.  Whether your library wants to use these items in it services or purchase them to lend out to patrons, this interactive workshop will provide the foundation for bringing your library into the future through gadgets.

Session 1: Tablets and eReaders
Thursday, May 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm Eastern 

This session will cover the following topics:
- Why do we care?
- Operating Systems vs. Devices
- iOS & Android
- Circulation & Policy 

Session 2 will take place on Thursday, May 24, 2012.  Visit http://metro.org/events/192/ for details and registration.

When?

Thu, May. 10, 2012
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States