LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Jason Griffey

For Immediate Release
Fri, 08/28/2015


Fred Reuland

LLAMA Program Officer




CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Jason Griffey, from noon – 1 p.m. Central Time on Sept. 16. Griffey will discuss his experience as a successful and innovative leader in library technology. This webinar is part of an ongoing series featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of library types and size.

Griffey is the founder and principal at Evenly Distributed, a technology consulting and creation firm for libraries, museums, education and other non-profits. Griffey is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where he studies hyperlocal micronetworks such as his LibraryBox project.

He has written extensively on libraries and technology, most recently a chapter in The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know: A LITA Guide. His previous book, "Mobile Technology and Libraries," is a part of the award-winning Tech Set series. Named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2009, Griffey has written and spoken internationally on topics such as the future of technology and libraries, personal electronics in the library, privacy, copyright, and intellectual property.

Griffey is one of eight winners of the Knight Foundation News Challenge for Libraries for the Measure the Future project, an open hardware project designed to provide actionable use metrics for library spaces.  He is the creator and director of The LibraryBox Project, an open source portable digital file distribution system.

Register here

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem!  If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

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The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.