Meredith Farkas, MSW, MLISEDUCATION
Masters of Information Studies August 2003 to December 2004
Masters of Social Work August 1999 to April 2001
International Study Program January 1998 to June 1998
Bachelor of Arts August 1995 to May 1999
Distance Learning Librarian August 2005 to Present
Archivist Intern April 2004 to August 2004
Library Assistant July 2003 to January 2004
Family Therapist September 2002 to May 2003
School-Based Therapist May 2001 to June 2002
Graduate Research Assistant August 1999 to January 2001
Farkas, M. G. (2007 in press). Social Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication and Community Online. Medford, NJ: Information Today.
Farkas, M. G. (2006, June/July). A Glimpse at the Future of Online Conferences. American Libraries. 37(6), 28.
Farkas, M. G. (2005). Using Wikis to Create Online Communities. WebJunction.
Farkas, M. G. (2005). So You Want to Build a Wiki? WebJunction.PRESENTATIONS
National and International Presentations
Building Collaboration With Wikis. ACRL Fall Virtual Institute, Online, November 9, 2006.
Wikis: Creating Collaboration in Libraries, Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries October Conference: Cool Tools and New Technologies. Hanover, NH, October 27, 2006.
Wikis for Beginners. Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA, October 24, 2006.
Riding the Shift: Keeping Up and Staying Sane, Education Institute Webcast. Online, September 21, 2006.
Riding the Shift: On Being a Successful 21st Century Librarian. Education Institute Webcast, Online, September 14, 2006.
Wikis: Enabling Library Knowledgebases. Wikimania, Boston, MA, August 5, 2006.
Wiki: The Ultimate Tool for Online Collaboration, SirsiDynix Institute Webcast, Online, July 15, 2006.
Wikis for Beginners, Computers in Libraries, Washington, D.C., March 23, 2006.
Wiki World: An Introduction. OPAL Webcast, Online, January 12, 2006.
State and Local Presentations
Wiki: The Ultimate Tool for Online Collaboration. Michigan Library Consortium Conference, Lansing, MI, November 15, 2006.
Going Where Your Students Are: Outreach in Social Networking Software. School of Graduate Studies Brown Bag Lunch, Northfield, VT, October 4, 2006.
Social Software in Academic Libraries. Vermont Library Association Annual Conference, Burlington, VT, May 16, 2006.
Wikis: Basics, Tools & Strategies. Internet Librarian Preconference, Monterey, CA, October 22, 2006.
Wiki: The Untimate Tool for Online Collaboration. American Library Association, Chicago, IL. September 25, 2006.
Wikis: Getting to the Nitty Gritty. American Library Association, Chicago, IL. September 25, 2006.HONORS ONLINE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Information Wants To Be Free: A professional blog containing software reviews and commentary about issues related to librarianship, intellectual freedom, technology, and improving services to patrons.
TechEssence: A collaborative Web site offering white papers and blog posts on a variety of technology topics.
ALA 2006 New Orleans Wiki: Designed and hosted the official wiki for the American Library Association's Annual Conference in New Orleans.
ALA 2005 Chicago Wiki: Designed a wiki with information about the American Library Association's Annual Conference and Chicago for those attending the conference.
Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki: Designed a wiki to become a repository for innovative ideas in libraries. This wiki receives approximately 8,000 visits per month and collect contributions daily from members of the library profession worldwide.MEMBERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Conference Organizing Committees