EVENT: Implementing Web 2.0 in libraries

Date: Tuesday March 24, 2009 at Golden Gate University

The BayNet Library Association presents a panel discussion on Web 2.0 implementation for libraries as part of the Life Long Learning Symposium at Golden Gate University. Each panelist will give a presentation on an aspect of implementing Web 2.0 in a library setting. After each presentation and at the end there will be a Q&A session with the audience.

6:00 P.M. Meet and mix (refreshments will be served)
6:30 P.M. Introducing the panelists
6:45 – 7:45 P.M. Presentations
7:45 – 8:30 P.M. Audience Q&A

Panelists:

Steven Dunlap
Head of Technical Services, University Library, Golden Gate University.
Introductions and presentation on tag clouds in the OPAC, evaluation of three implementations.

Gene Springs
Web Librarian, University Library, Golden Gate University.
Evaluating products and solutions.

Prano Amjadi
Director of Public Services, Santa Clara University Law Library
Technical and other issues involved in implementing web 2.0 on library web pages and in the (III) OPAC.

Tom Kaun
Teacher Librarian, Redwood High School in Larkspur
Social networking implementation in a secondary school, creating booklists through LibraryThing and implementation of AcquaBrowser.