Introducing Our Panel for Episode 3

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We're very excited about the next episode of American Libraries Live, Mobile Services: The Library in Your Pocket, which will take place on Thursday, February 14th at 2pm Eastern.

Jason Griffey will return to run another engaging, fantastic interactive discussion with another great panel. Jason will be joined next week by Maurice Coleman and Robin Hastings. In case you don't already know Maurice and Robin, a bit about them:

  • Maurice Coleman has been the technical trainer at Harford County (MD) Public Library in NE Maryland for 7 years and had a consulting practice since the 1990’s. He has 20 years of experience training all ages how to sensibly use technology and computer hardware and software.

    He hosts the library training podcast T is for Training, is on the board of the American Library Association Learning RoundTable and writes for the  Learning RoundTable blog, ALALearning. For his work he was named a 2010 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, and received the Citizens for Maryland Libraries Davis McCarn Technology Award.

  • Robin Hastings is the Director of Technology Services for the North East Kansas Library System in Lawrence, KS. In that capacity, she provides consulting services for libraries in the NEKLS region and manages the NEKLS tech staff who provide technology assistance for those libraries as well. She can also be found presenting about all the cool things that can be done in libraries at various conferences around the world. She has presented on Mashups, Cloud Computing, RSS, Drupal, Library Learning 2.0 and many other topics. She is the author of the Collaboration 2.0 Library Technology Report, published by ALA and of the Microblogging and Lifestreaming In Libraries book in the Tech Series published by Neal-Schuman and LITA as well as several articles in library-related journals.

Please join us next week for what is sure to be a fantastic episode. Remember, we'll begin on Thursday, February 14th at 2:00pm Eastern. To view the episode, simply visit this web page!