Wednesday, October 26, 2005

NELINET courses

Here is a browse display of upcoming courses from NELINET. Of particular interest (to me) is the "bibliographic services conference" entitled "Google vs. the OPAC: The Challenge is On!", taking place in Worcester Friday, November 18th.

Here are the topics and speakers:

10:45am "Metadata That Supports Real User Needs"
David Lindahl, Director of Digital Library Initiatives, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

11:30am "The Social Life of Metadata"
Casey Bisson, Software Developer and Information Technologist, Lamson Library, Plymouth State University

1:15pm "OCLC in a Web-based World"
OCLC Research Speaker (TBA)

2:30pm "Catalogers Wanted: Metadata Practice in the Web Era"
Mary Kurth, Head of Metadata Services, Cornell University Library

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