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Kathryn Greenhill is an author, presenter and facilitator who for the last twenty years has been helping others learn about new technologies and the future of libraries. She currently works as Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.  You can connect with Kathryn at her blog, Librarians Matter.

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Kathryn Greenhill is an author, presenter and facilitator who for the last twenty years has been helping others learn about new technologies and the future of libraries. She has given over 50 presentations and workshops in the United States, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa Australia and New Zealand. She currently works as Lecturer in Information Studies at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.

In 2009 Kathryn was awarded the Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship by the State Library of New South Wales. She was also recipient of the 2009 VALA:Libraries Technology and the Future Inc Travelling Scholarship, which allowed her to travel to the United States to research libraries that developed Open Source Software for her Masters thesis. Kathryn has previously worked as Emerging Technology Specialist at Murdoch University, a systems librarian, a legal librarian, a cataloguer and managed a community information service. You can connect with Kathryn on her blog Librarians Matter

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Kathryn Greenhill is an author, presenter and facilitator who for the last twenty years has been helping others learn about new technologies and the future of libraries. She has given over 50 presentations and workshops in the United States, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Topics covered have included building a self-hosted WordPress site from scratch, effects of torrenting and piracy on libraries, open source software in libraries, the meaning of “free” in libraries, effectively creating movies for online communication with clients, unconferences, creating Personal Learning Networks and effective online collaboration.

Kathryn is currently Lecturer in Information Studies at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She has previously worked as Emerging Technology Specialist at Murdoch University, a cataloguer, systems librarian, legal librarian and managed a community information service.

In 2009 Kathryn was awarded the Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship by the State Library of New South Wales. She was also recipient of the 2009 VALA:Libraries Technology and the Future Inc Travelling Scholarship, which allowed her to travel to the United States to research libraries that developed Open Source Software for her Masters thesis.

Kathryn regularly presents about the futures of librarianship and  the changing role of information services. She is enthusiastic about new models of collaboration like Open Source Software, Open Access publishing, Creative Commons and unconferences – and how this collaboration can transform cultural institutions.

She enjoys leading discussions and creating workshops where everyone learns from each other.

You can connect with Kathryn on her blog  Librarians Matter., (librariansmatter.com) and at KathrynGreenhill.com.

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