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 "Essential Technology Skills for the Modern Librarian" Webinar

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  • ​​​Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Time: 4:00–5:00 p.m. Makkah AST (UTC +3)
  • Language: English
  • Cost: Free​

Webinar Overview

The webinar will cover:

- Awareness of current trends in consumer and business technology: cloud computing, big data, socially enabled applications, mobile apps, data-driven business applications, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI).
- Awareness of current trends in library technology: increased adoption of hosted systems and software-as-a-service, comprehensive resource management and discovery, analytical tools for collection development, and AI-powered discovery.
- Career strategies: perspective of continuous learning.

Webinar Objectives

By the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:​

- Gain awareness of current technologies and trends.
- Acquire practical information regarding current library technologies.
- Develop strategies for ongoing professional development.
- Gain a perspective on incorporating technology into organizational planning.​

Webinar moderator​

 Mr. Marshall Breeding
​- Independent technology consultant
- Author of numerous reports, articles and books on topics related to library technologies
- Creator and publisher of Library Technology Guides
- Former Director for Innovative Technology and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, TN, USA​



Early registration ensures you a place in the webinar. 
Available seats are limited and registration ends once the number has been reached.