WNYLRC Workshop with OCLC: WebJunction, Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Date:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Price (Governing):
$5
Price (Affiliate Member):
$5
Price (Patron Organizational):
$5
Price (Patron Student):
$5
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$5
Price (Non-Member):
$10
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$5
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center/Board Room

Description:

Description:

Join Rob Favini, OCLC Member Relations Liaison, for an overview of the many resources and learning opportunities available to the library community through WebJunction. The session will also provide a closer look at Wikipedia + Libraries (http://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/wikipedia-libraries.html), a project of OCLC Research and WebJunction. Attendees will learn how this new project facilitates human-to-human connections among Wikipedians and librarians, and exposes librarians to the inner-workings of Wikipedia so that they can work hands-on with the resource and adeptly guide their patrons' use of it.

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.25
Workshop Length:
2.5
Speaker Name:
Rob Favini
Speaker Bio:
Speaker Bio:

Rob Favini is a Member Relations Liaison within OCLC’s Membership and Research Division. Prior to joining OCLC Rob held positions in public, academic and special libraries working as a reference librarian, education coordinator, library administrator, research analyst, and project manager. Rob holds an MLIS from Kent State University, an MBA from Bentley University

Max Class Size:
30

Unconference: INTERSECT: Where People & Ideas Meet! (Early Bird Registration)

INTERSECT is not your grandmother's library conference!

This brand new regional gathering of library and information professionals will be taking place at the Hilton Garden Inn, Buffalo, NY on Friday, October 5, 2018.

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

INTERSECT: Where People and Ideas Meet!

Program and session descriptions can be viewed here: https://wnylrc.org/uploads/documents/committees/ce/INTERSECT_program.pdf

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time.

Early bird registration will be available to everyone until August 15th, after which the registration price will increase to $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members.

Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/q1yutqd11vjaht8/

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at ckenney@wnylrc.org.

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

We have a block of rooms reserved with a special conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn available on a first come, first serve basis if you wish to stay overnight. You can book online at buffalodowntown.hgi.com with the booking code: WNYLR. You can also call Hilton Garden Inn at either 1-855-446-1178 or 716-848-1000 and inform the agent that helps you of the dates that you wish to book and the special code (WNYLR).