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Penn College Librarian Among Presenters at Regional Conference


Tracey Amey At the annual conference of the SirsiDynix Northeast Users Group held in June at Lehigh University, Tracey Amey, librarian for digital initiatives at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Madigan Library, lectured on delivering library resources with Web 2.0 tools.

Amey’s presentation, “Cool & Creative Ways to Promote Your OPAC,” discussed delivering library resources such as the Online Public Access Catalog right to the user’s desktop. She demonstrated examples of Web 2.0 tools the Madigan Library staff has created, such as RSS feeds, custom extensions and Google applications.

A copy of Amey’s presentation is available at her faculty Web site . SirsiDynix is a global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries.

A Penn College employee since Spring 2005, Amey coordinates the library’s electronic databases and catalog, along with other information retrieval and delivery initiatives.

She holds a master’s degree in library science from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. She also has worked for Congress in Washington, D.C., and in academic libraries along the New Jersey shore.

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