The Future of Library Information Services in a Web 2.0 World

Monday, March 23, 2009, 2:00 pm
Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe, Auditorium

Reading the news these days can be discouraging: The economy is in a downturn. Budgets are being slashed. Libraries are being closed or downsized.

But it's not all doom and gloom. Come hear library visionary Stephen Abram talk about how libraries can thrive in this new environment and we as a profession can face the challenges together.

When: Monday, March 23, 2009, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe, Auditorium


  • CLA Members - $15
  • Non-members - $20
  • CLA Student Members - $5
  • Student Non-members - $10

Coffee and mini-scones will served.

To register, please send an e-mail to rsvp@caslisottawa.on.ca. (Please indicate whether or not you are a CLA member and/or student.)

Payment by cash or cheque will be taken at the door. We are unable to accept debit or credit cards. Invoices can be arranged in advance of the event by emailing info@caslisottawa.on.ca.

For more information, please contact CASLIS Ottawa at info@caslisottawa.on.ca

About the Speaker
Stephen Abram is Vice President, Innovation at SirsiDynix and Chief Strategist of the SirsiDynix Institute. He is a past president of the Canadian Library Association, the Ontario Library Association, and most recently, the Special Libraries Association.

Copies of Out Front with Stephen Abram: A Guide for Information Leaders will be available for purchase at the event for $40.

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