Web 2.You 2011: Dr. Carolyn Hank

Dr. Carolyn Hank is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies (SIS) at McGill University. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Her dissertation research looked at scholars who blog, and how blog characteristics and blogger behaviors, preferences, and perceptions impact digital … Read More

Web 2.You 2010: Michael Porter

Michael Porter is a librarian, blogger, presenter, technology fan, author and PEZ collector. He has nearly 20 years of experience working in Libraryland and has presented hundreds of times to library staff around the world. In 2009 he was selected as a Library Journal “Mover & Shaker” and is currently the Communications Manager at WebJunction.org in Seattle, Washington. Before heading … Read More

Web 2.You 2010: Jenica Rogers

Jenica P. Rogers is Director of Libraries at the State University of New York at Potsdam, coming from a background in cataloging, collection development, and staff training. Jenica’s current professional interests include fostering and promoting collaborative collection development among like libraries; creating accountability and reliability in library budgeting; advocating for rational implementation of emerging technologies in academic libraries; and nurturing … Read More

Michael Stephens: The Hyperlinked Library

Michael Stephens, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in Illinois. He spent over fifteen years working in public libraries while developing a passion for technology. His publications include The Library Internet Trainer’s Toolkit, two ALA Library Technology Reports on Web 2.0, a monthly column with Michael Casey in Library Journal, … Read More

Stephen Abram presents Shift Happens 2.0: What on Earth is Happening and How Will It Affect Libraryland?

Stephen Abram, MLS, is the President 2008 of Special Libraries Association (SLA) and the past-President of the Canadian Library Association and Vice President Innovation for SirsiDynix and Chief Strategist for the SirsiDynix Institute. He has been VP of Corporate Development for Micromedia ProQuest and Publisher Electronic Information for Thomson. He ran libraries for Suncor, Coopers & Lybrand, Smith Lyons Torrance … Read More

Amy Buckland & Janis Dawson: A Second Life for Librarians

Amy Buckland and Janis Dawson were two Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. They received their MLIS in 2008. Both Amy Buckland and Janis Dawson are the original creators of the conference! Amy Buckland is the “eScholarship, ePublishing & digitization coordinator at McGill University Library” as she describes herself on her … Read More