On the Road to Rio…

rio by carlos ortega

Dr Graham Walton (Head of Planning and Resources in the Library and Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Information Management) has been invited to be a Guest Speaker at the international Challenges of the Digital Library conference. He will give two papers, one considering the importance of the User Experience and the other the issues the digital library poses for physical library space.

The conference is aiming to provide an opportunity to debate the digital library challenging and emerging issues, such as management, technology and digital information at universities. Contributions will be made from Brazil, USA, Austria, Spain and USA.

The conference will take place on 20th and 21st August at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More information and access to a conference webcast can be found at: http://www.fgv.br/mailing/biblioteca/desafio/en/index.html

Rio image by Carlos Ortega, reproduced under CC License from Flickr.