Webinar Registration Naseej Academy



Libraries increasingly rely on technology to manage their collections and deliver services. Professionals working in these organizations must continually update their skills in order to carry out their tasks effectively and to advance in their careers. The webinar moderator, Marshall Breeding, will present an overview of topics and strategies that librarians should consider in their ongoing professional development.


Webinar Overview: 

The webinar will focus on the following:

  •  Awareness of current trends in consumer and business technology: cloud computing, big data, socially enabled applications, mobile apps, data-driven business applications, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Awareness of current trends in library technology: increased adoption of hosted systems and software-as-a-service, comprehensive resource management and discovery, analytical tools for collection development, and AI-powered discovery.
  • Career strategies: perspective of continuous learning.

Webinar Objectives:
 By the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Gain awareness of current technologies and trends.
  • Acquire practical information regarding current library technologies.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing professional development.
  • Gain a perspective on incorporating technology into organizational planning.

Targeted Audience: 

  • Librarians and other library workers directly involved with information technology in the library.
  • Administrators involved in allocating resources and supervising personnel working with library technologies.
  • Librarians and library workers involved in cataloging, metadata management, digital collections, website content, and other aspects of library operations relying on library systems and platforms.


Additional Information:

  • Places are limited. Early registration guarantees a place.
  • Registration will close when the available places are booked.
  • Successful registrants will receive a confirmation message with the webinar link.
  • Attendees will receive a certificate of participation.


For more information:

 Essential Technology Skills for the Modern Librarian 




               Mr. Marshall Breeding


  • Independent technology consultant.
  • Author of numerous reports, articles and books on topics related to library technologies.  
  • Creator and publisher of Library Technology Guides.
  • Former Director for Innovative Technology and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, TN, USA. 

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Naseej Academy is a not-for-profit initiative from Naseej (www.naseej.com), created to support and develop knowledge and information professionals, and the knowledge community in the Arab world, by offering a wide range of programs, courses, workshops in cooperation with renowned local, regional and international organizations.

Essential Technology Skills for the Modern Librarian Webinar