The New Media Consortium Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, June 15-18, 2011

Jane Sloan, Kayo Denda

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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a description of the 2011 New Media Consortium Annual Conference that allows readers to appreciate the extent and level of activity that takes place there. Design/methodology/approach: The article is derived from a journalistic eye-witness and academic participant approach. Findings: Provides information about panels and workshops attended, and recognizes the importance of their multimedia content to media centers and librarianship in the future. Originality/value: This paper represents the first report of this annual conference in the library literature; as such it points to the growing importance of multimedia in libraries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-6
Number of pages2
JournalLibrary Hi Tech News
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences


  • Conferences
  • Design aesthetics
  • Higher education
  • Instructional technology
  • Library resources
  • Media librarians
  • Moving image resources
  • Multimedia computing
  • Multimedia literacy
  • Technology for learning and creativity
  • Writing across the curriculum


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