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Event Name:
IT Network-Focused on Strategic Technology Planning to Improve Library Services

Information Technology

Join Fred Pierre, assistant Head of Library Systems, Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library as he discusses strategic technology planning to improve library services.  Following this discussion will be lunch and a round table discussion of what is going on in your library and in IT.  Bring your challenges and successes to share.

Learning Objectives:
  • To model the relationships between library services and information technology systems.
  • To create a plan for service continuity in the event of a hardware failure, disaster or 3rd party service failure.
  • To assess the role of open source software in the library and its potential for cost savings.

Fred Pierre has served as Assistant Head of Library Systems for Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library since May 2011. Fred worked for Google from 2005 to 2006 as a website analyst, and as a support technician for Adobe Systems from 1994 to 1996. Fred enjoys volunteering and serves as an officer with three charitable non-profits. He's interested in leveraging open source software to propel non-profit growth, and is working on community service projects including edible food gardens and downtown cultural art events.


Event Date:

Event Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern

Ashtabula County District Library
4335 Park Ave.
Ashtabula, OH 44004

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Contact Person:
Melissa Lattanzi
(phone: 3306550531)

Who should attend:  IT Staff

Cost:  $15 for all

We encourage you to register a minimum of three (3) days in advance for this event in order to ensure that we can accommodate your full participation in terms of seating, hand-outs, food, etc.
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