Dr. Sandra Hirsh, SLIS director, was one of the keynote speakers at the recent Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference. Her live presentation “The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education and LIS Professionals,” was attended by a “packed house” on October 18.
Don’t worry, the title intimidated me too.
But Dr. Hirsh’s excitement about emerging trends and her dedication to our school could be heard throughout her presentation.
Here’s some highlights.
Emerging Technologies: Emerging technologies like mobile apps, tablet computing, and MOOCs (massive online open courses) are creating new opportunities for libraries and information professionals.