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E-book Summit: Wednesday

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: September 28, 2010
  • Filed Under: Library Events

The Falvey Library Professional Development Committee invites you to attend a virtual summit hosted by Library Journal on eBooks on Wednesday, September 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the instruction room. Highlights of the program include:

  • *An address by Ray Kurzweil, inventor of the optical character recognition, voice recognition programs and music synthesizer and author of many books on how to live a long, healthy life
  • *Panel on how Ebooks impact libraries
  • *Discussion of the academic track on the Google book settlement.

Cookies and beverages will be served. For additional information:

http://ebook-summit.com/program/

If you have questions, please contact: linda.hauck@villanova.edu

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Upcoming Library Events

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: September 16, 2010
  • Filed Under: Library Events

There are several exciting library events approaching!

Want to know who the next president will be?  Lara Brown has some ideas, today at 4:00pm in the Falvey cafe/lounge.

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Falvey Library Open House – Students can enter to win an iPad, Kindle, or Sony Reader!

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Dr. Mercedes Julia will be discussing her new book!

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Need some business skills?  These workshops are offered in Bartley Hall!  Communication majors may be especially interested in the workshop on advertising, offered October 18th and 20th.

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Kristyna Carroll
Research Support Librarian
kristyna.carroll@villanova.edu
610-519-5391

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