What Happens When a Pen and Paper Person
Goes to North America’s Largest Technology Conference for LibrariansErica Lake Hope Fox Eccles Health Library Salt Lake City, Utah email@example.com
I have always wanted to attend the Computers in Libraries conference in the hopes of finally getting up to speed with current technologies, and in March – thanks to the RML – I did. Information Today Inc’s 27th annual conference definitely lived up to its claim – it WAS big. But what most impressed me was that it successfully managed to offer relevant information for academic, public, and special librarians, as well as programming for both technophiles and neophytes. That’s a lot of hats to wear, but they wore them well.
This year’s theme was Creating Innovative Libraries, with speakers kicking off each day, followed by “track” programming. Attendees could stick with one track all day, or pick and choose among themes like Mobile Trends and Practices, Navigating Information Overload, eBook Revolution and Evolution, and Recreating Services. (more…)