Training the Trainer: Keeping up and staying ahead of new trends, standards, services and technologies-IRRT Preconference

When: 
Friday, June 27, 2014 -
8:00am to 1:00pm

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Location: 
Ballroom F
Presenters: 
Speaker: Ayodele Along
Speaker: Emma Cross
Speaker: Jacqulyn Williams, Reference & Instructional Librarian, Georgetown University in Qatar
Speaker: Lesley Farmer, Prof., CSULB
Speaker: Shali Zhang
Speaker: Zoe Jarocki Jarocki
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The IRRT Preconference provides a forum for librarians interested in international librarianship to discuss the current and future state of librarianship. The library profession is constantly adjusting to new technical developments, standards and innovative new services. Yet the current fiscal climate can make it difficult for librarians and libraries to invest in continuing training and professional development. Come and hear how librarians around the world address professional development and continuing education initiatives and strategies conducted by librarians for their coworkers, organizations or the profession at large.

Cost: 
90
Last Updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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The IRRT Preconference provides a forum for librarians interested in
international librarianship to discuss the current and future state of
librarianship. The library profession is constantly adjusting to new
technical developments, standards and innovative new services. Yet the
current fiscal climate can make it difficult for librarians and
libraries to invest in continuing training and professional development.
Come and hear how librarians around the world address professional
development and continuing education initiatives and strategies
conducted by librarians for their coworkers, organizations or the
profession at large.

Speakers:

  • Jacqulyn Williams, Lessons from the Desert: The Information Literacy Network of the Gulf and Qatar
  •  Lesley Farmer, 23 Things: Factors in Online Librarian Professional Development
  •  Shali Zhang, Enhancing library services to international students through a two-way of learning and exchanges;
  •  Ayodele Along, ICT Revolution in the Practice of Librarianship-  The Emerging Technology Librarian’s Experience in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria;
  •  Emma Cross, RDA training and implementation in Canada: the experience of English and French cataloguing communities.
  •  Zoe Jarocki, From here to there: a look into hands-on collaboration;

 
REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
 
Cost: $90 USD
 
Registration includes: materials, refreshments and lunch.
 
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Event Code: IRR2