Category: EDU - General (staff use only)
Published: Oct 3 2013 8:02PM
Mark your calendars for October 28, 2-3:30 p.m. when the Montgomery College libraries and the Office of Facilities Planning and Design will co-sponsor a seminar entitled "21st Century Libraries: Understanding Library Users."
This event follows the highly successful keynote seminar that took place earlier this month with Joan K. Lippincott, associate executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information, who discussed the trends and opportunities of 21st century libraries.
This second seminar will feature Nancy Fried Foster, senior anthropologist at Ithaka S+R ("Strategic Consulting + Research to transform scholarship"), a premier organization addressing key issues facing the academic community. For more information visit http://www.ithaka.org
Foster helps libraries and organizations to understand their users and to design improved and new spaces, services, and technologies. For almost 10 years Dr. Foster directed anthropological research at the University of Rochester's River Campus libraries. She will work with the Montgomery College libraries to carry out ethnographic studies, starting at the Rockville Campus this fall, in what will be ground-breaking work for community college libraries.
Join us on October 28 at the Theatre Arts Arena to learn more about what will be happening locally!