Thursday, October 27, 2011

David Weinberger Speaks To Westchester Libraries

Dr. David Weinberger, author of Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder, will be the keynote speaker at the Westchester Library System Annual Meeting, Tuesday, November 1 at the White Plains (NY) Library. Dr. Weinberger will explain how the new rules for organizing ideas and information are transforming business and culture. He is noted for researching how the Internet is affecting human relationships, communication and society and has been involved in the planning of the Digital Public Library of America. He is coauthor of The Cluetrain Manifesto; author of Small Pieces Loosely Joined; and is a frequent commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Here & Now."

The Westchester Library System (WLS) includes 38 member public libraries located throughout the County and is one of New York State's 23 public library systems. WLS and its member libraries have a total collection of 5.4 million items, including 3.7 million books, as well as audio recordings, videocassettes, DVDs, print serials, and other materials. The mission of the Westchester Library System is to ensure that all residents have seamless access to excellent library service throughout Westchester County. The Westchester Library System serves as a center of innovation for the Westchester County library community. WLS provides model programs, affordable and easy-to-use information technology, and support services that enable libraries to continuously improve service to their communities.

The White Plains Library is located at 100 Martine Avenue. The event begins with a reception at 6 PM. To attend, contact Kate Meyer at 914-231-3226 or email

Dave Donelson distills the experiences of hundreds of entrepreneurs into practical advice for small business owners and managers in the Dynamic Manager's Guides, a series of how-to books about marketing and advertising, sales techniques, motivating personnel, financial management, and business strategy.

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