Cybertours

Listen and learn at a series of free Cybertours and information sessions for all Computers in Libraries 2019 Exhibit Hall visitors. Taking place at the CyberCorner in the Exhibit Hall, these Cybertours cover a range of topics and subject areas. They are open to all and add value to your visit. Space is limited so it’s first-come, firstserved. Join our net-savvy web experts for a look at their favorite sites and topics! There is no need to register, simply pick the Cybertour of interest to you and arrive at our CyberCorner within the Computers in Libraries 2019 Exhibit Hall at the appropriate time.

Wednesday, Mar 27

Cybertours

 

Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs

11:00 AM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

It’s our responsibility to communicate our value to our potential clients and customers – not their job to figure out what we do. Customer engagement strategies, ideas, tips and more are shared by one of the most successful researchers and consultants in our business. Join her and learn how to up your game!

Speaker:

, Principal, Bates Information Services, Inc.

 

Do Space: New Model?

11:30 AM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Do Space is a technology library open to everyone in Omaha. It provides free access to the latest software, devices, and ultra-fast internet. Programs and events provide the support needed to make everyone future-ready. Hear more about this popular & successful initiative. Get tips for trying something new in your environment!

Speaker:

, Director of Technology, Do Space

 

Altmetrics & Bibliometrics Convergence

12:00 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Bibliometric and altmetric tools continue to evolve to aid in analysis of published scholarly research. Hulser examines the latest offerings, such as ‘Dimensions’ from Digital Science that integrates bibliometric and altmetric analytics with search results, and how they can be useful for analyzing the impact of research for individuals, institutions, and an asset in the information professional’s toolkit of expertise.

Speaker:

, President, Richard P. Hulser Consulting

 

Engaging Users with Citation Tools

12:30 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

This cybertour evaluates citation tools and managers with a stress test on how well they work with standard and unusual citations. Compare and contrast tools such as EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley to database produced citations like Google Scholar and ProQuest. Discover innovative ways to help researchers, students, and writers be more productive with citation creation.

Speaker:

, Faculty & Graduate Services Librarian, Montana State University

 

New Tech: Where is our Future?

01:00 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

After spending days at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas our experienced librarian noted some interesting trends and possibilities. He shares his key findings and thoughts about how to adapt them to the future of libraries.

Speaker:

, Director of Technology, Do Space

 

Introducing 3D Scanning, Holograms & More

01:30 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

3D scanning may be riding on the coattails of 3D design and printing technologies, but it has had a long history of useful applications. For example, the Innovation Lab, a community-driven solution space located in the Seminole Community Library at St. Petersburg College, has been working on some 3D scanning projects like digitizing real dinosaur bones and other objects to be shared as holograms to help augment traditional learning opportunities, helping a local glass museum import 3D scanned objects into virtual and augmented reality spaces, and others. See what exciting things can be done with 3D scanning, holograms, virtual reality, and more!

Speaker:

, Librarian, Innovation Lab Manager, St. Petersburg College

 

Digital Youth: Savvy But Not Literate?

02:00 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Although digital natives are inherently savvy with information and communication technologies, it doesn’t translate into a generation that is technologically and digitally literate. Our experienced school librarian, also a digital literacy and 3D design teacher, shares her information-seeking habits and her secrets for teaching this generation to be digitally responsible researchers and creators of information.

Speaker:

, Head Librarian, Digital Literacy and 3D Design Teacher, All Saints Episcopal School, Fort Worth, Texas and University of North Texas Adjunct Professor

 

360° Video/Photography Basics

02:30 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

360° panorama photographs and video are starting to become widely used thanks to integrated smartphone gyroscopes, virtual reality, and other emerging technologies. Learn how 360° photographs and videos work and what can be done to create a more engaging experience for your library visitors.

Speaker:

, Librarian, Innovation Lab Manager, St. Petersburg College

 

Scaling Social in Libraries to New Heights

03:30 PM2019-03-272019-03-27

Wednesday, March 27: 3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Hear how Ontario public libraries are using social media to reach and engage their communities. Get some tips on how to engage your community.

Speaker:

, Principal, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc. and & Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries (FOPL)

Thursday, Mar 28

Cybertours

 

Circulating Electronics

11:00 AM2019-03-282019-03-28

Thursday, March 28: 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

In recent years, libraries have added laptops, e-readers, and other technologies into their circulating collections. Hear how one community college library expanded its selection of circulating technologies beyond these devices to include non-traditional devices like headphones, calculators, iPhone/Android chargers, and more. Get key questions a library should consider when adding in new technologies, challenges that arise when circulating non-traditional technology items, and how adding these tools can improve access to needed tools and information.

Speakers:

, Web Services - Online Learning Librarian, Lehman College

, Library Technology Associate, Hudson County Community College

, Library Technology Associate, Library, Hudson County Community College

 

Chrome DevTools 101

11:30 AM2019-03-282019-03-28

Thursday, March 28: 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Chrome provides a set of powerful develop tools. Quickly learn how to use them and hear more about recommended valuable tools from our experienced systems librarian.

Speaker:

, Library Systems Librarian, University of Bridgeport

 

The Five Strategy Documents EVERY Library Needs

12:00 PM2019-03-282019-03-28

Thursday, March 28: 12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Our libraries depend on solid strategies, credible information, facts and engaged communities and supporters. Our experienced library consultant shares what he believes are the most important strategy documents that libraries need.

Speaker:

, Principal, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc. and & Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries (FOPL)

 

Smart Social Media Tools!

12:30 PM2019-03-282019-03-28

Thursday, March 28: 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Get the latest on social media apps for researchers, including Snap Map, as well as Facebook and some other common social media tools. Our experienced speaker has lots of tips to share.

Speaker:

, Founder & President, Nighthawk Strategies

 

Life Long Learning: Skills Expansion!

01:00 PM2019-03-282019-03-28

Thursday, March 28: 1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Libraries have long promoted ourselves as the people’s university or the place in a community where anyone with the time and drive to do so can learn and gain skills, both personal and professional. Hear how participating public and tribal libraries in Washington state offer free technology certification, validating skills for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), Quickbooks, Adobe, and the IC3 digital literacy certification. Recognizing the need to expand and diversify their economy beyond gaming and tourism, Nevada libraries partner with community colleges to bring instruction and free certification testing to communities, through local libraries. Maryland public libraries have introduced the Cisco Networking Academy, striving to harness the power of technology and launch a generation of global problem solvers. Learn how you can expand your program!

Speakers:

, Workforce Development Librarian, Washington State Library

, Division Administrator, State Library, Archives, and Public Records, State of Nevada and Emeritus Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

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