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Discussion - Libraries, Learning, and Innovation; Wed. March 31st

Jim Niessen, Librarian, teaching a class in an electronic classroom

The Rutgers University Libraries and the School of Communication and Information invite members of the Rutgers community and the general public to attend: "Libraries, Learning, and Innovation," a conversation with:
* Roberta Stevens, President-elect of the American Library Association
* Karin Trainer, University Librarian, Princeton University
* Ross Todd, Associate Professor, School of Communication and Information
on Wednesday, March 31st, starting at 4:00 pm, in the Teleconference Lecture Hall (Scholarly Communication Center), 4th Floor, Alexander Library.

New technologies, forms of information, and user expectations are transforming our libraries on all fronts—school, public, and academic. On March 31st, leaders in the field will gather for an informal conversation focused on this exciting, changing world of libraries; taking stock of the current challenges and sharing ideas on what the future may hold. The program will feature opening remarks from Dean Jorge Reina Schement, School of Communication and Information and be moderated by Marianne Gaunt, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Rutgers University Libraries. Panelists will include Roberta Stevens, President-elect of the American Library Association; Karin Trainer, University Librarian at Princeton University; and Ross Todd, Associate Professor, School of Communication and Information.

To RSVP for this event, send an email to events@rci.rutgers.edu or call 732/932-7505.

Posted March 12, 2010