About

Digital Odyssey is a one-day conference that focuses on themes of research, learning, accessibility, and usability associated with technology in libraries. This year’s theme is Going Mobile!

Event Location:
Oakham House Conference Centre, Ryerson University
55 Gould Street, Toronto.
Map, directions, and nearby accommodations

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Program:
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Register online from the education institute

People expect the information they want to be at their fingertips – anytime – easily – and instantly. Libraries need to explore and experiment with new mobile technologies and tools that will ensure they meet and service their users in this new reality.

Don’t miss this chance to spend a day with leading thinkers and practitioners who are going mobile. It will be an opportunity to gain new insights and to reflect on how your institution is preparing to meet the exciting opportunities and new challenges of the mobile environment.

Our keynote Speaker will be Jason Griffey. Additional speakers include:

  • David Sharp, Carleton University Library, and MJ Suhonos, Toronto Public Library: GPS
  • Dan D’Agostino, University of Toronto Libraries, and Joanne Lombardo, Toronto Public Library: Ebooks
  • Graham McCarthy, Ryerson University Library and Archives: Experiences with Mobile Services
  • James Mason, University of Toronto Libraries, Mobile Audio

Thunder Sessions (4 X 15 minutes):

  • Fiacre O’Duinn, Hamilton Public Library: Augmented Reality
  • Brandon Weigel, I-School Student: Reference From the Street
  • Sally Wilson, Ryerson University and Archives: QR Codes
  • Amanda Etches-Johnson, McMaster University Library: Designing for Mobile

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