Friday, September 7, 2012

FREE webinar - SLIS

*Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education Webinar* New Season, New Skills: A Preview of Simmons GSLIS CE Fall/Winter Workshops Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET FREE Reinvigorate your career with Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education workshops -- effective, convenient, and affordable learning that works with your schedule. In this free webinar the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education team and three of their experienced workshop instructors (Scott Brown of “Managing Your Information Vendors Effectively” and “Emerging Technology Trends and Opportunities for Libraries,” Eve Miller of “Ebooks in Today’s Libraries – Understanding the Basics & Beyond,” and Jason Puckett of “Creating Great Online Research Guides” and “Instruction Librarian Boot Camp”) will give you an overview of the CE program and highlight a number of upcoming Fall/Winter workshops. And we’ll raffle off a free workshop to one lucky participant so we hope you will join us! Space is limited! Reserve your Webinar seat now by registering at -- after registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. ********************************************* About the presenters: Scott Brown is owner of Social Information Group, an independent practice focused on the effective use of social networking tools for sharing and finding information. He has helped Fortune 500 companies, startups, government organizations, libraries and individuals understand and use these tools for their work. Previously, he was a Senior Information Specialist at Sun Microsystems. He has over 20 years of experience in public, academic and corporate libraries. His book, "Social Information: Gaining competitive and business advantage using social media tools," has just been published. Scott is a regular instructor for the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education program. Eve Miller has over 25 years experience in the Library and Information Science field. She now works within the information industry’s corporate sector where she specializes in ebooks, information literacy, reader’s advisory, and collection development. Jason Puckett is Communication Librarian/Assistant Professor at GSU in Atlanta and a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. He writes and speaks about open-source software in libraries, digital rights management, and information literacy instruction topics. He podcasts at Adventures in Library Instruction and blogs at Librarian X. Jason is the author of the book “Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators.” Kris Liberman has worked in public, academic, and corporate libraries and is currently the program manager for the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education program. ********************************************* We hope to "see" you there! Please contact me with any questions. Kris Liberman LIS ‘87 Program Manager, Continuing Education Graduate School of Library and Information Science Simmons College | 300 The Fenway | Boston, MA 02115 office 617.521.2803 | fax 617.521.3192 Check out our most recent CE schedule!