Wednesday, April 12, 2006

ACRL offering Top Technology Trends Webcast, May 10

ACRL is offering a new Webcast, Top Technology Trends, May 10 at 11 a.m.
PDT (1:00 CDT, 2:00 EDT). In this one-hour Webcast, Roy Tennant, user
services architect for the California Digital Library (CDL), will
highlight key technological trends, demonstrate working examples of
these technologies, and discuss how libraries are beginning to use them
to provide useful collections and compelling user services.

At CDL, Tennant has been instrumental in the development and deployment
of the eScholarship Repository and the eScholarship Editions publishing
services. He manages the Metasearch Infrastructure Project and
participates in the Harvesting Infrastructure Project, as well as a
number of other CDL projects. Prior to his work at CDL, Roy was the
digital library project manager for the library at the University of
California, Berkeley. He developed and managed UC Berkeley's Digital
Library SunSITE (Software, Information and Technology Exchange),
sponsored by Sun Microsystems.

Registration is limited to 60. ACRL and ALA members receive a
registration discount. For complete information, including a link to
registration, go to:
ACRL is a division of the American Library Association (ALA),
representing more than 13,000 academic and research librarians and
interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership
organization in North America that develops programs, products and
services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians.
Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the
role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research


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