Canada

Bureau des conférenciers

Roy Tennant

Senior Program Officer

Roy Tennant

Roy Tennant is the owner of the Web4Lib and XML4Lib electronic discussions, and the creator and editor of Current Cites, a current awareness newsletter published every month since 1990. His books include Technology in Libraries: Essays in Honor of Anne Grodzins Lipow (2008),  Managing the Digital Library (2004), XML in Libraries (2002), Practical HTML: A Self-Paced Tutorial (1996) and Crossing the Internet Threshold: An instructional Handbook (1993). Roy wrote a monthly column on digital libraries for Library Journal (1997–2007) and has written numerous articles in other professional journals. In 2003, he received the American Library Association’s LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Excellence in Communication for Continuing Education.

Roy is a well-known and sought-after speaker on topics such as library research, the future of cataloging and digital libraries and how technology impacts librarianship.