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Cloudbusting – demystifying the cloud – MMIT Conference 2013

The main CILIP Multimedia Information & Technology Group (MMIT) brings you an exciting new conference for 2013 covering all aspects of Cloud technology and the implications for library and information services. Featuring a wide variety of excellent speakers and session formats this interactive conference will be both informative and inspirational. If you work in the library and information sector and are increasingly being asked to work in the Cloud or with new technologies, or are just generally interested in library Cloud developments, then this conference is for you!

The day-long event takes place on Friday 5th April 2013 at the University of Sheffield.

The full conference programme is available at: www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/multimedia/events/pages/mmit-conference-2013.aspx

The day offers a mix of keynotes, workshops and rapid fire sessions.

Keynote speaker Karen Blakeman discusses “searching in the Cloud”.

Other topics include:

•       Being an effective LIS professional using the Cloud

•       Bibliographic data sharing

•       Cloud-based library management systems

•       Cloud(y) law – issues for LIS professionals

•       Developing Cloud-based solutions

•       Ebooks in the Cloud

For more information and to book visit: http://lanyrd.com/2013/mmit2013/

Cost: £120 (incl VAT) for MMIT members; £156 (incl VAT) for non-members. A limited number of reduced price places are available for the unwaged and students.

Remember you can join the MMIT Group through Cilip for £10 pa or as a standalone member for £30 pa. This includes quarterly issues of the high quality MMIT journal.

If you have any enquiries, please contact MMIT on: mmitcommittee@gmail.com

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CILIP Scotland special interest group. Find out how developments in Multimedia, Information and Technology are impacting on the library sector.

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