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Outreach 2.0: The Digital Revolution in Public Relations (Video)

Jonesboro Public Library Director of Technology Benjamin Bizzle demystifies the mechanics and merit of Facebook ad campaigns, while Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Digital Services Director David Lee King explains how to build a library Facebook page, how to extend its visibility and in turn the visibility of the library, right down to what to post, when, and how.

Video from CIL 2013: The New Faces of Reference

Topics include the development and implementation of the EPA’s national library network; collaboration, shared viewing, and remote desktop control, and the increasingly online-based nature of reference; partnering to develop a mobile app for a public library system (and how it works for patrons); and both the impetus/history and technical details of developing an app for just-in-time reference desk staffing for a regional university library.

Video from CIL 2013: Change Without Pain?

From “lazy consensus” to management style flexibility, Jill Sodt of Blackhawk College and Laura Botts of Mercer University offer remedies for the difficulties attendant to technological sea changes, shifting expectations, and interdepartmental communication issues that academic and institutional librarians contend with on an ongoing basis.

CIL 2013: Advances in Automation (Video)

Marshall Breeding discusses trends and analysis in library automation in this $1.8 billion industry, based on his ongoing research on the topic, reflected in his annual “Library Automation Marketplace” industry report for Library Journal and the Library Technology Guides website that he’s managed since 1997.