Emerging Technologies Committee:
Overall: To stay abreast of new hardware, software, and devices that could be applicable to use in the Library by staff or patrons; to keep up-to-date on Web 2.0 tools and their possible application by the University Libraries. To host an annual meeting of all staff in which the committee makes a presentation on new tools being used by libraries.
Specific to 2008-09: Implement a tutorial program for staff based on Learning 2.0/2.1 or the “23 things” to begin no later than November 2008. Recommend to the LLT at least one new web 2.0 service that can be adopted or tried by the University Libraries. Host a workshop/presentation for students and faculty on Web 2.0 (spring 2009).