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Continuing Education and Events: 09/23 - Emerging Technologies with Gabe Rios

This guide contains current and upcoming events of interest to librarians, archivist, library staff, and others in Capital District Region.

Emerging Technologies for the Busy Librarian

CDLC Offices, 28 Essex Street, Albany

Friday, September 23rd from 9:00am until 1:00pm
Presented by Gabriel Rios


This class is designed to give the busy librarian an overview of emerged and emerging technologies impacting (or potentially impacting) our profession. It is a survey course that will cover a variety of technology topics. Topics discussed will be updated until the month prior to the course but could include: wearable technology, the Internet of Things, 3D printing, quantified self, mobile devices, personal cloud services, privacy, augmented reality, virtual reality, and collaboration tools.

Students, health professionals and consumers use technologies to interact with health information on a daily basis. It is essential for librarians to investigate and experiment with these technologies to improve access to timely and relevant health information.

Presenter Bio: Gabe Rios is the Director of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN. He holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is a former member of the board of directors of the Medical Library Association and holds an appointment to the Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee of the National Library of Medicine. He is a frequent lecturer at national meetings on a variety of topics in emerging technologies and health literacy for librarians. He has published scholarly works in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Library Administration and the Journal of Hospital Librarianship.


  • Cost: $10 for CDLC, SENYLRC, and other ESLN Members (including staff at member libraries and personal members) and $20 Non-members
  • Deadline: Registration and Payment, Friday, September, 16th.
  • If you register and are unable to attend, please contact Christopher Tosh at

This program is cosponsored with the Southeastern New York Library Resources Council.

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