Through the generosity of OCLC, MmIT can offer two full time LIS students a free place at this year’s MmIT conference, in Sheffield, on 17th April 2012.
To apply write a c100 word statement of how you think attending the conference will add to your learning or employability. Please send your application or enquiries to [log in to unmask]
The applications will be evaluated by Leo Appleton, chair of MmIT group.
Preference will be given to students studying outside Sheffield.
Further details of the conference are below
/ Andrew Cox, lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield
MmIT National Conference 2012
17th April 2012, University of Sheffield
Reduced budgets? Increased impact!
Increasing LIS impact with new technologies
Keynote speakers: Ross Mahon, Apps Edu Evangelist, from Google and Marshall Breeding, of the Library Technology Guides (librarytechnology.org).
Dave Pattern – Discovering discovery: Experiences of implementing Summon at Huddersfield
Jon Fletcher – In the palm of their hand: The next step for the handheld librarian
Andy Tattersall and Claire Beecroft – A free web toolkit for the modern library
Rene Meijer – Designing space and services to support digital literacies
Other features of the conference:
• Expert Q&A;
• 5 minute quick fixes;
• Interactive voting session.
• Tours of University of Sheffield’s award winning Information Commons ( http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/infocommons ).
Conference web site: http://tinyurl.com/5taclmc
Online booking form: http://tinyurl.com/d6qteh7
Cost: £120 (incl VAT) for MMIT members; £156 (incl VAT) for non members. A limited number of reduced price places are available for unwaged and students.
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The MmIT group of CILIP unites members from all professional sectors engaged in multimedia information and technology developments in library and information services.