I seem to be all about mobile technology lately - and MobileCampBoston is a day-long event devoted to it. The day looks organized into three tracks - Programming, Design, and Business/Marketing, so attendees can focus on their area of interest. Should be a great day of learning, and best of all, it's free.
- When: February 19, 2011, 9am - 5pm
- Where: MIT, Sloan E-51, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
- Register: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1147270517/
Boston Radical Reference: Volunteer at the Community Change Library
Members of Boston Radical Reference will be volunteering at the Community Change library, which houses some of the best sources of information on racism in the United States. The plan is to conduct a comprehensive inventory of the collection, going book by book, to catch errors in the catalog, determine subject areas in which to expand, and identify books that need repair.
- When: February 19 & 20, 2011, 10am - 6pm
- Where: Community Change, Inc., 14 Beacon Street, Rm 605, Boston, MA 02108
- For more information: [email protected]
NELA-ITS Spring Workshop
I'm part of the IT Section of the New England Library Association, and we're designing this year's Spring Workshop to address the intersection of mobile technology and libraries. We're still working out the details, but the overall plan is to devote the morning to a sort of "state of things/orientation" as far as libraries and mobile tech goes, then lunch, and then an afternoon panel of librarians demo'ing ways they're using mobile tech in their own libraries. If you've never been to an NELA-ITS workshop before, they're a good time, and very focused on practical information.
- When: June 17, 2011
- Where: Tower Hill Botanical Garden
- For more information: Watch http://nelib.org/its, and I'll post details here too
I'll be at all three of these events - if you see me, please say hi.