CATS programs at the Long Island Library Conference


The Promises and Perils of Mobile Communication

SESSION II: 10:30 – 11:30AM

Mobile communication is changing the way people are accessing information and how it is shifting library services. The presentation will concentrate on the digital environment created by these devices, a demonstration of the Emma S. Clark Library mobile app for library services, and cover concerns of online privacy. Come see the three unique perspectives in the ever-changing mobile arena.

Speakers: Ted Gutmann, Emma S. Clark Memorial Library; Stephen Ingram, Northport-East Northport Public Library; Bob Johnson, Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

Future-proof Your Library Through Collaboration: Where Reference Meets Technology

SESSION III: 3:00 – 4:00PM

Does your library have staff that are afraid of technology? Is your computer department isolated from the big picture? Do they work in two separate worlds? Join us for a panel discussion between librarians and technicians as they tackle the tough issues between them. Audience participation will provide a lively environment!

Speakers: Robert Johnson, Emma S. Clark Library: Todd Schlitt, West Islip Public Library Stephen Ingram, Northport-East Northport Library; Ellen Druda, Half Hollow Hills Community Library; Dominic Iadicicco, South Country Library

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