*Life After 2.0
PLA. Sat., Jul. 11, 1:30–3 p.m. Lori Bell (Alliance Lib. Syst., East Peoria, IL), Helene Blowers (Columbus Metropolitan Lib., OH), Meredith Farkas (Norwich Univ., VT), Michelle Springer (LC), and moderator Jed Moffitt (King Cty. Lib. Syst., WA) promise to explain what’s become of the initial push for Web 2.0 technologies and services in public libraries, which programs have been successful, and what we’ve learned from the failures. From some of the true believers who first pushed for it all.
*Giving Maps a Second Life with Digital Technologies
ALA MAGERT. Sat., Jul. 11, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Using imaging software, GIS, and applications like Google Earth and Second Life, David Rumsey (Cartography Associates) unlocks information in maps for use in a wide range of disciplines. Don’t miss it!