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Digital Tools for the Reference Desk
February 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Are stuck in the tried & true resources, going back to the same resources again and again? Do you wonder if there are more tools you could add to your tool box? Or do you just “Google” wondering if you are finding the best resource? In this session, we’ll explore free tools & apps for solving issues with technology and answering reference questions. Join us and add to your toolbox!
In this interactive and informative program, attendees will:
- gain new tools to assist in solving technology issues and reference questions
- explore a curated list of resources
- enhance their work through productivity and social media tools
Audience: All library staff at all levels
Robin Fay – Biography
Robin Fay has served as a librarian for many years with progressive responsibilities and leadership (Librarian IV: University of Georgia), she has been involved in technology and programming since the early 2000s. As the only girl in the first programming class in my high school, her interest in technology continues to this day.
Robin has over 10 years’ experience in teaching/training focused on developing high quality learner-centered training programs built on a strong understanding of online learning environments, pedagogies, and best practices. Training has included writing curricula, creating content and tutorials, and teaching online and face-to-face to library and IT staff ranging from public libraries to academic institutions.