[Libs-Or] June 10th! Jessamyn West! The Dalles! Oregon Virtual Reference Summit!

Emily Ford fordemily at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 13:14:12 PDT 2011


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*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.

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*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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