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September 2013 SCR CONNECTions

Tablet Computers in the Academic Library Book Cover

Please join us Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 10:30 – 11:30 am (CT) for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region’s (NN/LM SCR’s) free monthly webinar, SCR CONNECTions.

This month’s topic is Mobile Devices and Apps in Education presented by guest speaker Rebecca K. Miller, College Librarian for Science, Life Sciences, and Engineering at Virginia Tech University.

Rebecca is no stranger to our Region. She previously served as the Digital Technologies/Information Literacy Librarian at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is currently pursuing a secondary master of arts degree in instructional design and technology from Virginia Tech. Rebecca is also the co-author of the popular book Tablet Computers in the Academic Library as well as the forthcoming title Introduction: Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets.

Mobile devices are changing how library users access information and applications (apps) for mobile devices are being released at a rapid rate. Rebecca will address how mobile technologies and apps can be implemented in library and educational settings. Rebecca will provide an overview for using apps for teaching and provide information about how to assess apps for use in education.

This webinar will be available for 1 hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.


How to Log In

Go to, on the log in screen, choose “Enter as a Guest” and type in your name.

Once the room is open the system will provide a prompt asking for your phone number to connect to the audio.

Use *6 to mute or unmute your phone.

**Do Not Place Call on Hold**

Problems? Contact the Regional Medical Library (RML) office at 713-799-7880, or 800-338-7657 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX only).

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