Strategic Librarian

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Ignite the Web! Audio & Video in the Law webinar

Audio and video tools such as podcasting, YouTube and screencasting are lighting up the web, touching even the legal industry! Register now to join us in a webinar called Ignite the Web! Audio & Video in the Law. Prominent consultant Connie Crosby will give a lightning-fast tour through how these tools are being used in areas such as litigation, training, marketing, public relations, knowledge management and library staff professional development. The session will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, from Noon to 1PM Central.

During the session, you will:

1. become aware of video use in the legal profession
2. become aware of options available to library staff for professional development learning via audio and video
3. learn options available for providing training using audio, video and screencasting

Cost:  $30 per person USD or $60 USD for groups of up to 10 from the same firm

Speaker:

Connie Crosby, Principal, Crosby Group Consulting
Connie works with organizations in the legal, library, publishing and non-profit areas and specializes in information management, knowledge management, and social networking.  She has over nineteen years experience as a law librarian, including ten years as Library Manager at WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto. Connie is also a blogger, podcaster, speaker, writer, and teacher. She is a director and core contributor to the prominent law blog Slaw.ca, is a co-administrator of the Ning network Law Libraries and Librarians, is a regular panelist on the The Law Librarian podcast and has been blogging on her personal professional site since March 2004. She is an instructor with the Professional Learning Centre at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, teaching social networking tools to information professionals. She is a main organizer of the large annual event PodCamp Toronto for hobbyists and professionals working with new media. Connie is also author of the forthcoming book Effective Blogging for Libraries to be published in March by Neal-Schuman as part of their new Tech Set series.

Moderator:
Nina Platt, Principal Consultant
Nina Platt Consulting, Inc.
Owner and principal consultant, Nina Platt is a law librarian and former AmLaw 100 firm library director who has worked in law firms since 1986.  Her work in library management has spanned all but 4 of those years.  Nina believes the most effective law firm libraries are critical to both the business and practice of law and that achieving to build a business critical library can only be done through the use of business tools like strategic plans, business plans, business cases, and more.  She has written and delivered numerous articles, presentations, and papers on library and knowledge management topics.   

Questions?  Contact awitt@ninaplatt.com

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