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From: Kaddell, Marie (LNG-HBE) <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 11:09 AM
Subject: [sla-cdc] CORRECTION - Register Now for DC/SLA Military Libraries Group Program: Context, Content, and Contraptions with Dr. Paulette Hasier on Thursday, February 23rd - Seating Is Limited
To: Washington DC Chapter <[log in to unmask]>


DC/SLA and the Military Libraries Group of DC/SLA invite you to attend this informative program with speaker, Dr. Paulette Hasier, Research Services Manager, DARPA, that will help you be more informed as you address the value of new technologies. It’s also a great opportunity to do some networking while enjoying light refreshments. Thanks to LexisNexis for their sponsorship of this program.

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Program Description:  With the vast array of technologies now available, libraries are challenged to understand content delivery in the context of their user’s experience. By assessing how customers use information we truly understand the value of new technology. Listen to a current practitioner discuss key aspects to be considered when looking to implement a new technology or resource.

Here are some the topics that will be discussed:

  • What users ask for and what they really want
  • Web discovery tools-fact or fallacy
  • Creating a low cost social media tool inside the firewall
  • E-books, apps, and the challenges of going mobile

Speaker Bio:

In her current position, Paulette is a contractor and Manager of Research Services for a DoD Agency. She has worked in this position for over three years and has been instrumental in moving the library from a print based research facility to an electronic accessible research center. With over 16 years of library experience, her prior positions include; Manager of Education and Member Services at OCLC, Director of the Business Information Center at SMU and Special Collection Librarian at Dallas Public Library. She has a MSLS and a MS from the University of North Texas and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Location: 

LexisNexis

Suite 600

1150 18th St, NW

Washington DC 20036

Closest Metro Stations:  Farragut North (Red) and Farragut West (Orange/Blue)

Date:   Thursday, February 23rd

Time:   6:00 – 8:30 PM

6:00 – 7:00 PM Sign In, Light Refreshments, Networking: 

7:00 - 8:00 PM Program and Q&A

8:00 – 8:30 PM – Feel free to stay for post-program networking.

Contact Sharon Lenius with any questions.

Register

Marie

Marie Kaddell, M.L.S., M.S., M.B.A.
Senior Information Professional Consultant
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