Thursday, 23 of October of 2014

Bobbi Newman

Bobbi Newman

Library Consultant, B. Newman & Associates

Guest Biography

Bobbi  is dedicated to helping libraries find their place in the digital age. She is passionate about 21st century literacies and the role of all libraries in equal access and opportunity for all. Her professional interests include digital and technology based services, the digital divide, and improving existing services through expanding traditional methods, while creating innovative new practices.

On the personal side, she is on a never-ending quest for the perfect pair of shoes.

Bobbi was named a Mover and Shaker by Library Journal in 2011. Her professional involvements and accomplishments include founding and coordinating the semi-annual Library Day in the Life Project. She is a frequent caller on T is for Training and a contributing editor and advocate at Library Renewal. In 2010 she co-founded Transliteracy Interest Group, LITA, ALA and serves as co-chair. Bobbi co-founded and writes for the Libraries and Transliteracy Project. She was recently appointed as the LITA representative on the ALA OITP Digital Literacy Task Force and serves as an ALA Councilor-at-Large and on the OITP Advisory Committee.

Bobbi is a guest blogger in the guest blog discussion series on Social Innovations in Adult Education.

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