No one who knows Jill Bourne, library director for San José Public Library, was surprised to find out she had been named one of 100 Women of Influence for 2015 by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Previously recognized by Library Journal as a 2009 Mover and Shaker, Bourne was also named a Top Innovator by the Urban Libraries Council in 2010.
Students, faculty, and guests can imagine the warm island breeze and golden sunset when they visit the SJSU iSchool Island in Second Life on April 21, 2015, to attend the sixth annual Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration (VCARA) conference. The conference begins at 6 p.m.
With technology changing so rapidly, how can libraries, organizations, and individuals stay abreast of the economic, social, and ethical ramifications of innovations and prepare successfully for the future?