Phoenix Friends of SIRLS Meetings

Posted: January 25, 2007 by LSO in Uncategorized
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Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6 pm at the Carnegie Center, 1101 W. Washington St., Phoenix
Speaker: Christopher Miller, Southeast Asian Studies Bibliographer, ASU Libraries.
Topic: Challenges in developing special collections caused by the social, political, and economic climate in developing countries. Mr. Miller will discuss his experiences, specifically, doing field research for 2 years in Myanmar (Burma) and in his position at ASU.

Wednesday, March 7, 6 pm at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Speakers: Jan Knight, independent information broker, and Elizabeth Gouwens, Library Analyst at Salt River Project
Topic: Library Services for the For-Profit Sector. Speakers will share their experiences as an entrepreneur providing fee-based information services and as a corporate librarian.

Wednesday, April 4, 6 pm at the Carnegie Center, 1101 W. Washington St., Phoenix
Speakers: Mary Mitchell, Phoenix Public Library, and Dan Lee, Assistant Library Manager / Systems Librarian at Chandler Public Library
Topic: Social Computing: Librarians Using Web 2.0 Technology. Mary Mitchell will discuss Endeca and the evolution of the library catalog. Dan Lee will moderate a panel of librarians discussing their experiences with using wiki as an intranet, instant messaging / chat at the reference desk, and blogging.

more to come!

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