Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Coffee Break Session - Marketing

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

To create a successful video conference service, you need to serve community needs and get the right patrons in to the library. How do you accomplish this? Promote the service. Learn how to market your video conference service in your community.
Host: Marigold Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System
Presenter: Lauren Jessop, Consultant Librarian