TITLE: Surviving the Internet: Strategies for the High-Tech Reference Desk
SPEAKER: Irene McDermott
EVENT DATE: 10/25/2002
RUNNING TIME: 77 minutes
McDermott addresses the sudden appearance of the World Wide Web at the reference desk and will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this new technology for librarians.
Speaker Biography: Irene McDermott is a Reference Librarian and the Systems Manager at the San Marino Public Library in California. Before she received her library degree from UCLA, McDermott served as Associate Research Editor for Salem Press for over ten years. During that time, she worked at night to hone her skills as an actress, comedienne and theatrical director. McDermot lives in Pasadena with her husband and son. Her column, "Internet Express," appears monthly in Searcher magazine.
SERIES: Luminary Lectures