Being a Self-Service Librarian (a personal view from a self-service technology developer and supplier)

A session at Learning Resources Conference 2012

Thursday 8th November, 2012

3:00pm to 3:45pm (GMT)

1.Personal introduction; formative years.

Mike Chambers, Director Research, Development and Engineering joined 2CQR in 2005 as Library Projects Manager. Mike Chambers is a computer software and hardware engineer of long experience. He had 24 years of relevant experience in sales, project management and training with a major Library Management System supplier before joining 2CQR. At 2CQR he oversees the implementation of new technologies for the benefit of libraries, librarians and their users.

Learning the technologies, and learning their place in the scheme of things..

Realising that libraries have technical requirements, which must be served.

A review of oer thirty years of listening to and serving librarians.

2.Tools for the professional librarian, efficiency aids for the rest of us.

3.IT librarians, are they extinct ?

4.The advent of self-service (and how it is changing the opportunity).

5.RFID makes waves.

6.Making the investment do more.

7.Is there an end in sight ? An opportunity for considering the future.

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Time 3:00pm3:45pm GMT

Date Thu 8th November 2012

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