Open Session: March 27 EDUCAUSE Webinar

What: EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar: The Horizon Report in Action
When: March 27, 1.00-2.30 (followed by the regularly scheduled PPG meeting)
Where: Bierce 154
Who: Any and all library faculty and staff who wish to attend

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow

Topic:
During this free hour and a half webinar, “The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow,” Malcolm Brown and Veronica Diaz of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative will review various emerging technologies likely to have a significant impact on teaching and learning and creative expression over the next five years. They’ll also highlight how institutions across the world are implementing these technologies.

Speakers:
Malcolm Brown, Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
Veronica Diaz, Associate Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
Paulo Blikstein, Assistant Professor, Stanford University
John Martin, Learning Technologies Consultant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ryan Martinez, Graduate Student/Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tim Owens, Instructional Technology Specialist, University of Mary Washington

Upcoming LexisNexis training webinars

A message from LexisNexis about their upcoming offerings:

LexisNexis Academic
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  • Friday, March 8; noon to 1 p.m. (EST)Register here(Telephone ONLY)
  • Tuesday, March 26; 2 to 3 p.m. (EST)Register here(VOIP ONLY)

LexisNexis Academic – Business 
Learn about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. This seminar focuses on business resources and Company Dossier.

LexisNexis Academic – Legal Research 
Learn about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. Redesigned specifically with students in mind, this research tool provides students as well as other researchers across all disciplines with comprehensive results on the past and the present. This session will concentrate specifically on conducting legal research.

  • Tuesday, February 26; 2 to 3 p.m. (EST)Register here(VOIP ONLY)
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Registration discounts for Computers in Libraries 2013 available through OHIONET

Are you considering a trip to D.C. for the 28th Annual Computers in Libraries conference in April?  This year’s Computers in Libraries 2013 theme–Evolving in New Directions–focuses on mobile devices and electronic collections and how their use is changing the spaces and services in libraries.  The sessions and speakers featured will focus on the skills, competencies, and roles that are evolving to deal with all these changes in our communities, campuses and organizations. Opportunities abound but taking risks and trying new and different things is always a challenge. Computers in Libraries 2013 shares how leading edge libraries and information services are evolving, managing and excelling.

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Interested?  Intrigued, even?  Check out our event description page for links to the latest program updates and registration options.