Reading, Writing, and Connecting on the Web: What Social Software Means for You and Your Patrons
Contact: Roberta Richards
Fri, 04/13/2007 - 6:00am - 9:00am
705 N. Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97217
About the Event
There has been a lot of talk about social software technologies in the library world in the last few years. It seems like every day we can read about new ways that libraries are using tools like blogs, wikis, podcasts, rss feeds and social bookmarks to deliver information, improve outreach, and enhance services. Over the next two months, PORTALS will be offering a series of workshops to help you develop practical skills for thriving in the
Presented by: Rachel Bridgewater and Anne-Marie Dietering
Rachel Bridgewater is the Reference Coordinator at Washington State University Vancouver. In addition to coordinating reference services, Rachel teaches, develops and supports web applications, and serves as the library's copyright maven. Rachel frequently speaks about technology topics at local, national, and international conferences. In her talks, Rachel often addresses the impact of emerging technologies on culture, learning, and teaching.
Anne-Marie Deitering is the Undergraduate Services Librarian at Oregon
State University libraries. She is a member of Oregon State University's Student Success Council and the University Assessment Council, and she also serves on the OSU Library's Instruction Workgroup. In these and other places, she is busy exploring the connection between the pedagogies of engagement, student learning initiatives and information literacy. In the last year, Anne-Marie has been developing this interest further, exploring the implications of emerging technologies and the Read/Write Web for knowledge production, research instruction and student learning. She has presented on these topics at national and international conferences, and is one of the creators of the Library Instruction Wiki (instructionwiki.org).
Cost: Student/retiree rate: $25.00; PORTALS member $35; others $45