16 September 2008

Workshop - By the Book: RA in a 2.0 World

Date: Friday, November 14, 2008
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Place: Albany Public Library
Presenters: Nora Rawlinson and Jessamyn West
Cost: $50 (includes breakfast and lunch) ; $25 for students (student ID required)

Join Albany Public Library as we celebrate our fifth annual By the Book Readers’ Advisory Conference! This year, we’re looking forward as we explore readers’ advisory in a Library 2.0 world. If you’ve heard a lot of about Library 2.0 and would like to learn more about it and how it relates to readers’ advisory, please join us.
Our featured speakers will be Nora Rawlinson and Jessamyn West. Ms. Rawlinson is the co-founder and editor of Early Word, The Publisher Librarian Connection (http://www.earlyword.com), a website and blog aimed at collection development for public libraries. Ms. West is a consulting librarian whose work focuses on technology issues and how they relate to libraries. With an exciting sequence of programs for professional and paraprofessional staff scheduled, APL’s By the Book event is designed to give attendees real-world readers’ advisory tips and techniques that they can implement in their libraries.

A complete conference agenda and registration forms can be found on the APL website. Registrations must be received by Wednesday, November 5.

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