Trends in Social Media and Usability That Work to Your Advantage (ORLSA Annual Banquet)
Topics: Internet and Web
Contact: Sue Mecklem
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Elephant's Deli Garden Room
115 NW 22nd
About the Event
Trends in Social Media and Usability that work to your Advantage
Presented by: Aaron Schmidt
Aaron Schmidt is the Digital Initiatives Librarian for the District of Columbia Public Library. He helps plan forward thinking, fun projects for the library, helping them connect to the community and teach them about the Read/Write Web. He also assists with website visioning, conducts usability testing, leads the library's Library 2.0 Interest Group and helps coordinate and generate ideas for the library's digital research and development project called DC Library Labs.
He has published articles on social media and libraries in publications such as Library Journal and Online has presented on the topic of library technology and usability throughout the United States, and in Canada, the UK, the Netherlands and Spain. In 2005 Schmidt was named a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker." You can find him online at his library technology and usability weblog www.walkingpaper.org.
Cost: $30 students, $35 members, $40 non-members
To RSVP, follow this link and answer a few questions about your Web 2.0 use (responses will be kept anonymous):