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ETIG program at 2011 ALA Annual: Lost in Translation: the Emerging Technology Librarian and the New Technology

Lost in Translation: the Emerging Technology Librarian and the New Technology

When: Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 8:00am - 10:00am Location:Convention CenterRm 274http://connect.ala.org/node/137555

Panel Program Slides with discussion topics

Implementing technology can be both an exciting and hard endeavor. Who doesn't know the scenario of Library meets technology, technology woo's library, library implements technology, technology disappoints. Please join us where our emerging technology librarians present common miscommunications between those that implement the technology and those that use it. By walking the audience through a number of scenarios, the audience will learn to identify when there are communication problems and learn tips on how to improve understanding on the project. Sponsored by LITA Emerging Technologies Interest Group.

Panel Moderator:

  • Kathryn Munson, Assistant Access Services Librarian, Southeastern Louisiana University


  • Bohyun Kim, Digital Access Librarian, Florida International University
  • David Ratledge, Associate Professor & Head, Library Technology Services, University of Tennessee
  • Elisabeth Leonard, Associate Dean for Library Services, Western Carolina University
  • Gwen Evans, Coordinator, Library Information and Emerging Technologies, Bowling Green State University
  • Marissa Ball, Emerging Technologies Librarian,¬†Florida International University