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SISLT St. Louis – Wednesday Night Tech Trends – Aug. 29 August 23, 2007

Posted by cpryor01 in Fun Stuff, FYI, Library Stuff.
SISLT St.   Louis - Wednesday Night Tech Trends

Wednesday Night Tech Trends

A new journal/current events discussion group!
Mark your calendars for our first discussion, Wednesday August 29th!

When: Wednesday, August 29th, 5:30-7:30p
Who: All SISLT students, alumni, faculty, friends, and family members
Where: Kayak's Coffee & Provisions, Skinker at Forest Park
Address: 276 N   Skinker Blvd, St Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 862-4447
Web site: http://www.kayakscoffee.com/
Map: http://tinyurl.com/3y3hm8
MetroLink stop: Skinker

Our first topic is: Using Social Networking for Professional Networking

Here are a few recent articles we'll be using to start our discussion:

 Newsweek, Aug. 20, 2007: "Facebook Grows Up: Can It Stay Relevant?"
   -Also check out the links on the sidebar, including "Is It OK to Poke You?"

 Business Week, Aug. 6, 2007: "Fogeys Flock to Facebook"
 Business Week, Aug. 6, 2007: "Confessions of a LinkedIn Dropout"

 Web Worker Daily blog, July 24, 2007. "12 Ways to Use Facebook
 Professionally" (http://tinyurl.com/24z34r)
And here are a few popular social networking web sites that we'll be
talking about. Feel free to explore these sites before the discussion,
if you haven't already!

 LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com)

 Facebook (http://www.facebook.com)

 MySpace (http://www.myspace.com )

 Ning (http://www.ning.com)

Also, bring your laptops to Kayak's! We'll be demonstrating the
various possibilities of the sites above.

Don't hesitate to contact one of the committee members anytime with
questions or suggestions.

LISGSA* St. Louis Committee Members:
 Christina Pryor (cnpryor@gmail.com)
 Anna Kwiatkowski (avkfh7@mizzou.edu)
 Britne Rockwell ( britnerockwell@gmail.com)

 *Library & Information Science Graduate Student Association

See you at the discussion!



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