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Sunday, June 8 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bringing Parks to the People: Online Access to the Scenery and History of Our National Parks

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This session will spotlight efforts on the part of Parks Canada and the National Park Service (in cooperation with Clemson University and the Digital Public Library of America) to provide digital and social media access to the wonders of our National Parks.

Program Take-Aways
1) Learn about the efforts of the National Park Service (in partnership with the Digital Public Library of America and Clemson Univ.) and Parks Canada to provide libraries and library users with the capability to virtually visit their parks and explore their history and natural beauty.

2) Learn how these agencies are utilizing YouTube, Facebook, and other social media tools as outreach mechanisms to reach their constituencies and what they are planning for the future. 


Nancy Hori

Librarian/Public Information Officer, National Park Service

Morag Hutcheson

Manager, New Media, Parks Canada

Chris Vinson

Head of Library Technology, Clemson University

Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

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