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Creative Communities - BC Library Conference 2015
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Friday, May 22 • 10:00am - 11:12am
F07 - Create & Learn: Empowering Community Content Creators LIMITED

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Providing a platform for community created content has become a focus for Richmond Public Library to both ensure that our community has a way to share their creative and intellectual work, and to ensure that information and content from our programming remains accessible long after the actual programs themselves have completed.  To achieve this, RPL has introduced a new digital platform called Create & Learn. This session will go over why Richmond decided to use the Active Textbooks system to build Create & Learn, and demonstrate how this new tool works. We will provide examples of Create & Learn documents, and ways in which it has been used at Richmond Public Library – not only as a tool for the public, but also for staff. An overview of the successes, challenges, and future of Create & Learn will also be discussed, as the possibilities of what our community will create and share are endless!

Speakers
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Tiffinie Green

Tiffinie Green is Director of Product Development at Evident Point Software and started with the company at the beginning of 2015. Prior to joining Evident Point, Tiffinie was a Technology Transfer Officer at the University of British Columbia and helped Faculty and Graduate Students... Read More →
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Kat Lucas

Kat Lucas is eServices Coordinator at Richmond Public Library. Kat has been with Richmond Public Library since 2007. For the past four years in her position as the Coordinator, eServices, Kat has been managing a wide variety of digital collections and services, including eBooks and... Read More →
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Theresa de Sousa

Theresa de Sousa is the Student Resources Librarian at Richmond Public Library. Theresa has worked in public libraries for almost 10 years, and in her current position at Richmond Public Library for the last four years. Theresa is also a member of the BCLA Readers’ Advisory Interest... Read More →
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Susan Walters

Susan Walters has been the Deputy Chief Librarian at Richmond Public Library since 2012. Over the past ten years Susan has been instrumental in fostering a culture of community engagement at Richmond Public library. As an outcome of our Public Consultation process, she has been at... Read More →


Friday May 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:12am
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Cedarbridge Room 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC