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Pinterest and Academia: ACRL Webcast

by Joe Murphy Librarian on April 18th, 2012

Online webinar about the uses and implications of Pinterest in academic and research library settings. Hosted by the Association of College & Research Libraries. Presentation slides below.

Heavy emphasis on the ethical topics and research applications. Brief introduction to Pinterest itself and its context with information and technology trends.

ACRL pinterest webcast

Presentation slides http://www.slideshare.net/joseph.murphy/acrl-webcast-pinterest-for-academics

Date/Time:

April 24. 2pm Eastern. Online via Elluminate www.ala.org/acrl/pinterest

General topics covered:

The research and discovery applications of Pinterest, how to use Pinterest in an academic library, the ethical and legal concerns, advanced project implementations.  Pinterest, now the third largest social network, has implications for the way we find, share, and use online resources.

ACRL Site Info and Registration:

Online http://www.ala.org/acrl/pinterest (ACRL member: $50, ALA member: $75, Nonmember: $90, Student: $40, Group: $295).


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