Highlights from NLLA’s Annual Conference

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Our 2012 Annual Conference was held at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium this year, a spectacular venue. Patrick Miskell kicked off the morning with a presentation on Memorial University’s Digital Archives Initiative (DAI)Patrick Miskell
followed by Ian Gibson’s informative presentation, “E-books: Challenges for Users and Library Staff.”Ian Gibson
After a delicious lunch, catered by the Fluvarium, Krista Godfrey explained best practices for QR CodesKrista Godfrey
and NLLA President, Crystal Rose, gave an “Advocacy Update” on issues and challenges facing libraries in the province and in Canada and the association’s advocay efforts over the past twelve months, which sparked some lively discussion among members.
To end the day, there was an action packed lightening round where speakers had only 7 minutes to present on a topic.Lightening Round SpeakersLightening Round speakers (L to R) Kate Shore, Kelly Hatch, Jennifer Dyke, Crystal Rose, Julia Mayo, Krista Godfrey, and Jing Xiao.

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