Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Reference at the Metcalfe; 8 May 2007

Make sure you are are booked to attend Reference @ the Metcalfe 8 May this year.

Find out what is happening with Library 2.0 and reference and information services in New South Wales public libraries. This includes blogs for reference services: see what is happening at Campbelltown, Manly and Sutherland. Find out how Mosman is using flickr and podcasts

Brett Poole of Yahoo!7 will talk about social search including myweb and Yahoo!7 Answers. Is this an areas libraries should be engaging with?

Discuss key concerns of reference and information services with colleagues from all over New South Wales.

As well there will be a summary of current research on challenges facing reference services. My favourite reference items will again feature as will Philippa Armfield from Reader Services at the State Library on databases.

Check out the Event Program!

To book contact Jan Witcombe on jwitcombe@sl.nsw.gov.au

The seminar is free. Morning and afternoon tea are provided. There are many nearby places where lunch can be purchased.

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