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Reshaping the Information Landscape

Peter Webster, Information Systems Librarian, Patrick Power Library, Saint
Mary's University

Date:		Wednesday 12 November 2008
Time:		5:30pm for a 5:45pm start
Location:	Rowe 1009

Abstract
Peter Webster will speak about some of the key issues raised in his recent book
Managing Electronic Resources: Changing Roles for Libraries.  He will touch on
how individuals are changing the library environment through the professional
literature, and by other means.

Bio
Peter Webster has been Systems Librarian for the Saint Mary?s University since
1993.  He has been a member of the Systems and Operations Committee of the Nova
Scotia academic library consortium NOVANET, and systems committees of the
Atlantic Scholarly Information Network (ASIN).  He has over 25 years experience
in libraries and library systems.   He as has been a presenter at library
conferences including LITA National Forum, ACCESS, ALA, CLA, and APLA.   He has
published more than a dozen articles on library automation topics including
federated searching, remote patron validation, library proxy servers and online
reference materials.  His recent publications include the chapter ?Challenges
for Federated Searching? in Federated Search: Solution or Setback for Online
Library Services, 2007 by Christopher N Cox, ?The Library in Your Toolbar?,
Library Journal, 15 July 2007, and ?Interconnected and Innovative
Libraries?  Library Trends, 54(3), 2006, in addition to his recent book
Managing Electronic Resources: New and Changing Roles for Libraries, Chandos,
2008.

Lecture is open to the public at "no charge."  All are Welcome.


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Faculty of Management
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
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