PLA President’s Program and Awards Presentation
SUNDAY JUNE 24 OTHER - 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Following the recognition of PLA’s 2012 award winners, the Public Library Association (PLA) and PLA President, Marcia Warner, will welcome keynote speakers for the PLA President’s Program and Awards Presentation.
RUSA President’s Program: Library in Your Hand: Mobile Technologies for Exchanging Information with Patrons
SUNDAY JUNE 24, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mobile devices are increasingly being used to provide libraries with the opportunity to disperse information at the exact point of need. This program will explore the importance of libraries supporting mobile technologies for the dissemination and acquisition of information. Joan Lippincott of the Coalition for Networked Information will speak about why libraries should embrace communicating with patrons through mobile devices. Kristin Antelman will speak about mobile initiatives including WolfWalk, a photographic guide to the history of NCSU optimized for mobile devices. David Lee King will discuss the social media used to communicate with patrons at the Topeka Public Library.
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