Register for "MOOCs, Mobile Technologies - Their Impact on Reference Service" November Online Conference

Time is running out to register for our latest online conference "MOOCs, Mobile Technologies - Their Impact on Reference Service". The Thursday, November 7 conference will cover a variety of topics, including MOOCs, Copyright, Open Educational Resources, Catalogs, Digital Content, Mobile Technologies, Mobile Reference and Community Reference.

Presenting in the morning are Kevin Smith and Lauren Fowler who will discuss how copyright impacts instruction in open classrooms. In the afternoon, Joe Murphy will explore the areas of change and challenge from new communication technology as well as the cultural shifts behind the MOOC revolution.
Concurrent sessions will run throughout the day. Among the scheduled sessions are:

  • Connecting Users with Resources: Facilitating Easy Access, presented by Jenifer Flaxbart and Francesca Giannetti, University of Texas
  • Massively Social & Openly Mobile Reference: Current & Future Tech, presented by Joe Murphy, library futures and tech trends consultant
  • Community Reference: A New Model for Showing Up, Paying Attention, and Staying in Touch with your Community, presented by Elizabeth Kelsen-Huber, Douglas County, Colorado Library
  • We're Not Your Mother's Librarians: Techniques and Technologies to Deliver 21st Century Reference Services, presented by Laura Kohl, Bryant University, Rhode Island

Visit the conference webpage for the complete conference information, including schedule and registration. If you are unable to attend, recorded sessions are available at a nominal fee.