BOSTON (March 19, 2004) — How to easily access Web information and the future of information technology will be examined Friday, March 26 at the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) Alumni Day in the third floor conference center at the Main College Building, 300 The Fenway.
The conference, "Sites and Insights," will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Keynote speakers include Web site usability expert Steve Krug, author of Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, and information futurist Clifford Lynch, director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).
Krug, who has managed his own consulting firm for more than a decade, has consulted with Apple, AOL, Barnes & Noble, and Netscape, and helps companies design easy-to-use Web sites.
Lynch has been director of CNI since 1997. CNI, jointly sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, includes about 200 member organizations concerned with the use of information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual productivity. He currently serves on the National Digital Preservation Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, and serves on the National Research Council's committee on digital archiving and the National Archives and Records Administration.
For more information, contact the Simmons College Office of Alumnae/i Relations at 800-831-4284.
The Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science has one of the largest library and information science master's program in the nation and places librarians around the world. The GSLIS campus at Mt. Holyoke College allows students in western New England to more easily pursue a master's degree in library and information science.
- Simmons College Receives Andy Warhol Screen Prints
April 17, 2014
- Simmons School of Management Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation
April 3, 2014
- Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Rarified": A Two-Person Exhibition by Rebecca Doughty and Alice O’Neill
April 1, 2014
- Sports Icon and Humanitarian Billie Jean King is Simmons College’s 2014 Commencement Speaker, May 9
February 27, 2014
- Simmons College to Host Public Forums on National Health Care Reform, Feb. 25, April 3 & 14
February 20, 2014
- See All 2014 Releases »
- 2013 Release Archive
- 2012 Release Archive
- 2011 Release Archive
- 2010 Release Archive
- 2009 Release Archive
- 2008 Release Archive
- 2007 Release Archive
- 2006 Release Archive
- 2005 Release Archive
- 2004 Release Archive
Subscribe to Feed
Director of Marketing/Communications
Kalimah Redd Knight