[AL-Directors] June 10th! Jessamyn West! The Dalles! Oregon Virtual Reference Summit!

MaryKay Dahlgreen marykay.dahlgreen at state.or.us
Wed Apr 27 10:54:13 PDT 2011


Oregon's virtual reference service, L-net, is holding their annual Summit in The Dalles this year, see information below.
MaryKay
Do you provide reference services? Would you like to spend a day in Oregon's beautiful Columbia River Gorge engaging with colleagues about reference services, technology, and libraries? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, we have the event for you.

June 10th marks the date of the 6th Annual Oregon Virtual Reference Summit. This exciting one-day conference will engage all kinds participants, but is especially helpful for anyone providing reference services in any way, shape or form.

Sound good? Great! Take a peek at our trailer<http://youtu.be/R1NdHJJfLPU> to get even more psyched about the Virtual Reference Summit. Want to know more? Read on!

The Virtual Reference Summit will feature Keynote speaker Jessamyn West<http://www.jessamyn.com/>, a librarian and blogger<http://www.librarian.net/> whose book, Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide, is forthcoming from ABC-CLIO.

Programs will include a session on the Gems of Oregon with a presentation by Terry Reese, who has been instrumental in Oregon's newly launched Oregon Digital Library<http://odl.library.oregonstate.edu/> that highlights Oregon's unique special and local collections; lightning talks by YOU and your colleagues; and other engaging and participatory sessions.

Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge is at the height of its beauty in early June. Take the opportunity to engage with ideas, technology, your colleagues, and then explore the beauty of Maryhill Museum of Art<http://www.maryhillmuseum.org/>, Stonehenge on the Columbia River Gorge, and more<http://www.crgva.org/>!

For more information and to register for the conference please visit our web site<http://www.oregonlibraries.net/summit>.

You can also watch for updates on our Twitter<http://www.twitter.com/lnetoregon> feed and Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/pages/L-net-Oregon-Libraries-Network/278527496534> page.

See you at the Summit!
Your Virtual Reference Summit Planning Team


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