21st Century Digital Libraries

Greg BemTopic: 21st Century Digital Libraries

Topic Description: This English-language presentation will discuss what digital libraries are, their importance in the 21st century, and tools you can use to create your own digital library. The Open Development Cambodia (ODC) library catalog will be explored as a local example of resource collection. If you have advanced library-related questions, please bring them so they can be addressed after the presentation.

Speaker’s Info: Greg Bem is an Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) student from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is currently interning at Open Development Cambodia (ODC) in Phnom Penh, assisting with their digital library and providing general information management support.