Reference Webinar

Power to the User: Interactive Online Reference Sources

Translation tools, visual searches, mobile applications—these are just a few of the features that let the user interact with reference databases in new ways. In this program for librarians in all types of libraries, a reference expert will talk about the value and potential of interactive features, and publishers will demonstrate some of their newest interactive tools and give us a preview of what’s coming next. Don’t miss this look at some of the features that are shaping the next generation of online reference sources.

Panelists include:

  • Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, and Chair of the Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board
  • Michael N. Ross, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Product Development and Technology, General Manager of Education, Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Larissa Kozij, Manager, Digital Products, World Book, Inc.
  • Vince Burns, Executive Editorial Director, ABC-CLIO
  • Eric M. Calaluca, President and CEO, Paratext

Where: Virtual Library Training Room

When: June 1, 2010 at 11am – noon

Don’t miss what is sure to be an informative session.

Contact Steve Baskin – to reserve your seat today!

Remember to complete an Application for Employee Education/Training/Conference Attendance if you plan on participating. I want to make sure everyone who attends receives their just ABRA training credit .


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