[Libs-Or] New Season, New Skills -- Free Simmons GSLIS CE Webinar

Scott Brown scott_r_brown at comcast.net
Mon Sep 3 08:49:21 PDT 2012

Good introduction to the online CE offerings available through Simmons GSLIS

(Please excuse cross-postings)
*Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education Webinar*

New Season, New Skills: A Preview of Simmons GSLIS CE Fall/Winter Workshops 

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET


Reinvigorate your career with Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education workshops
-- effective, convenient, and affordable learning that works with your
schedule.  In this free webinar the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education team
and three of their experienced workshop instructors (Scott Brown of
"Managing Your Information Vendors Effectively" and "Emerging Technology
Trends and Opportunities for Libraries," Eve Miller of "Ebooks in Today's
Libraries - Understanding the Basics & Beyond," and Jason Puckett of
"Creating Great Online Research Guides" and "Instruction Librarian Boot
Camp") will give you an overview of the CE program and highlight a number of
upcoming Fall/Winter workshops.  And we'll raffle off a free workshop to one
lucky participant so we hope you will join us!

Space is limited! 

Reserve your Webinar seat now by registering at

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the Webinar.


About the presenters: 

Scott Brown is owner of Social Information Group, an independent practice
focused on the effective use of social networking tools for sharing and
finding information. He has helped Fortune 500 companies, startups,
government organizations, libraries and individuals understand and use these
tools for their work. Previously, he was a Senior Information Specialist at
Sun Microsystems. He has over 20 years of experience in public, academic and
corporate libraries. His book, "Social Information: Gaining competitive and
business advantage using social media tools," has just been published.
Scott is a regular instructor for the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education

Eve Miller has over 25 years experience in the Library and Information
Science field. She now works within the information industry's corporate
sector where she specializes in ebooks, information literacy, reader's
advisory, and collection development.

Jason Puckett is Communication Librarian/Assistant Professor at GSU in
Atlanta and a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. He writes and speaks
about open-source software in libraries, digital rights management, and
information literacy instruction topics. He podcasts at Adventures in
Library Instruction and blogs at Librarian X. Jason is the author of the
book "Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators."

Kris Liberman has worked in public, academic, and corporate libraries and is
currently the program manager for the Simmons GSLIS Continuing Education


We hope to "see" you there! Please contact Kris Liberman with any questions.

Kris Liberman LIS '87
Program Manager, Continuing Education
Graduate School of Library and Information Science Simmons College | 300 The
Fenway | Boston, MA 02115 office  <tel:617.521.2803> 617.521.2803 | fax

Check out our most recent  <http://gslis.simmons.edu/ce> CE schedule!

Scott Brown
Social Information Group
Email: scott at socialinformationgroup.com
Tel: 303-834-7553
URL: http://www.socialinformationgroup.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/socialinfo

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