August 27, 2015 by Catherine Dhanjal
MMIT Conference 2015 – “With power comes great responsibility – how librarians can harness the power of social media for the benefit of users”
We are delighted to that bookings are still open at our Eventbrite page http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mmit-2015-conference-with-power-comes-great-responsibility-how-librarians-can-harness-the-power-of-tickets-16534570345 – bookings close 4th September, don’t miss out! MMIT Group members benefit from discounted places.
The event will take place in Sheffield from 14th-15th September.
Our keynote speakers are Marie Kinsey, professor of Journalism Education at the University of Sheffield; PhD researcher and public library advocate, Lauren Smith of walkyouhome and Brian Kelly, Innovation Advocate at Cetis, a national centre based at Bolton University. Phil Bradley is our after dinner speaker.
Workshop presenters and other speakers include Antony Groves of University of Sussex on using Vines in the library, Andy Tattersall of the University of Sheffield on altmetrics and Sierra Williams of LSE on blogging.
We’d like to thank our platinum sponsors: Taylor & Francis, RefMe and Bailey Solutions.
Visit our Eventbrite page to see the full programme and to book http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mmit-2015-conference-with-power-comes-great-responsibility-how-librarians-can-harness-the-power-of-tickets-16534570345
Winner of our bursary place! MMIT Conference 2015 “Social Media & Libraries”
Eleanor Barker of the Medical Library at Cambridge University Library, School of Clinical Medicine, is the winner of our bursary place to the MMIT Conference. Eleanor sent in the 500 word piece our committee voted best on what aspect of social media or which social media tool they think will have the most impact on libraries. She will be tweeting during the conference and plans to blog after the event.
Winner of our bursary place – Internet Librarian International Conference – 20-21 October
We have two winners of our bursary place for the Internet Librarian International Conference: Greg Cadge of University Library Chelmsford and Paul Pedley of the Economist Intelligence Unit both win a day’s attendance at the event.
And don’t forget – MmIT members can claim a significant discount on registration for this year’s Internet Librarian International conference (ILI) which takes place on 20-21 October at Olympia Conference Centre in London.
This year, ILI’s conference theme is ‘Dynamic disruption’ and speakers from around the world will be exploring the new technologies, services and business models that are helping libraries make a difference to their parent organisations, clients and communities.
MmIT members can claim a 25% discount on conference registration. To sign up, enter the code ‘MMIT25’ when prompted at the ILI registration page.
MmIT Group has a stand at the conference, we look forward to seeing you there.
Keep in touch
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Catherine Dhanjal firstname.lastname@example.org Tel (+44): 0800 998 7990 or 0794 166 9925 Managing Editor, Multimedia Information and Technology journal