Join Us To Learn Something New At Our Spring Webinars!
As always, you can learn on your own schedule: if you can’t attend these webinars the day of, we furnish recordings of the speakers’ talks and their presentation slides on our website.
From Machine Learning to Edge Computing: Current and Emerging Technology Trends
Presented by: Bohyun Kim, Associate Professor in Scholarly Technology at the University of Rhode Island Libraries
May 8, 2018 | 10:00-11:30 AM
You’ll learn about emerging and evolving technologies such as 3D printing, 3D modeling, virtual reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and edge computing. Bohyun will also lead participants through exercises designed to elicit ideas for implementation in your library. Registration is open!
Hardboiled Is Not Only An Egg: And Other Tips For Genre Readers’ Advisory
Presented by: Stephanie Anderson, BookOps at NYPL and Brooklyn Public Library, and Robin Bradford, Timberland Regional Library District
April 26, 2018 | 1:00-2:30 PM
You’ll learn about new and backlist titles in genres including true crime, crime fiction, historical and contemporary romance, science fiction, and fantasy. Robin and Stephanie will also cover how to decode book covers in these genres - even if you don’t read them! - and appeal factors readers care most about across books, tv, and movies.
Registration is full, but the archive will be available to all, following the live session on April 26