Booking is open for MmIT National Conference 2012

The MmIT National Conference 2012 was held on the 17th April at the University of Sheffield.

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

Keynote speakers are Ross Mahon, Apps Edu Evangelist, from Google and Marshall Breeding, of the Library Technology Guides (librarytechnology.org).

Workshop sessions include:

  • 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

There will also be Expert Q&A; 5 minute quick fixes; Interactive voting session and tours of University of Sheffield’s Information Commons.

Conference web site:http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/multimedia/events/

You can also keep up with the conference on Lanyrd: http://lanyrd.com/2012/mmit2012/.

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.

Enquiries: mmit2012@sheffield.ac.uk

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