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The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is an independent organization that promotes communication, understanding, and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information community.

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Friday, June 7 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Libraries and Mobile Technologies in the Age of the Visible College

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How is the mobile revolution transforming libraries? What will library services and librarians look like in the age of a ubiquitously networked civilization? We begin by surveying what changes have already hit: an expanded device universe, the ebook renaissance, the growth of new media ecosystems, nearly-always-on user access, and the initial switch from 'library as place' to 'place as library'. Next we assess how mobility has impacted academia, from teaching to research and student life. Then we explore scenarios of the future, based on an analysis of current trends. Scenarios include: Post-Residential Academe; Open World; Silo World; Alt.Residential.

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Bryan Alexander

Senior Fellow, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)
Bryan Alexander is senior fellow at the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE). He researches, writes, and speaks about emerging trends in the integration of inquiry, pedagogy, and technology and their potential application to liberal arts contexts. Dr. Alexander’s current research interests include emerging pedagogical forms enabled by mobile technologies, learning processes and outcomes associated with immersive... Read More →


Friday June 7, 2013 9:00am - 10:15am
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center - North Exhibit Hall Convention Center Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14202

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