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Sunday, 18 December 2011

MmIT National Conference 2012 17th April 2012, University of Sheffield - Reduced budgets? Increased impact! Increasing LIS impact with new technologies

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MmIT National Conference 2012
17th April 2012, University of Sheffield

Reduced budgets? Increased impact!
Increasing LIS impact with new technologies


Keynote speakers: Ross Mahon, Apps Edu Evangelist, from Google and Marshall Breeding, of the Library Technology Guides (librarytechnology.org).
Workshop sessions:
Dave Pattern – Discovering discovery: Experiences of implementing Summon at Huddersfield
Jon Fletcher – In the palm of their hand: The next step for the handheld librarian
Andy Tattersall and Claire Beecroft – A free web toolkit for the modern library
Rene Meijer – Designing space and services to support digital literacies
Other features of the conference: Expert Q&A; 5 minute quick fixes; Interactive voting session. Tours of University of Sheffield’s Information Commons ( http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/infocommons ).

Conference web site: http://tinyurl.com/5taclmc
Online booking form: http://tinyurl.com/d6qteh7
Cost: £120 (incl VAT) for MMIT members; £156 (incl VAT) for non members. A limited number of reduced price places  are available for unwaged and students.
The MmIT group of CILIP unites members from all professional sectors engaged in multimedia information and technology developments in library and information services.

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