Target Audience: Librarians, especially those in public service or reference arenas, who get confused by all the acronyms that have arisen in the library world – notably in the area of technology
1) Participants will be able to identify different technologies by their acronyms and will leave knowing more acronyms than they knew before.
2) Participants will be able to more readily recognize and explain the meaning of various library and library technology-related acronyms.
FRSAD? RDA? FRAD? BSR? NACO? Acronyms are everywhere in our profession. New ones arrive all the time, and you are supposed to know what they mean. Are you an "Acronym Whiz," or do you go running whenever they appear? Well, here’s your chance to test your mettle by participating in this new game – "Who Wants to Be an Acronymaire?!" Not good at playing games? No problem! Simply sit in our audience and cheer for your favorite contestant. Everyone gets a prize -- becoming an expert on what all those acronyms mean. Then when you return to work, you can host your very own, “Who Wants to Be an Acronymaire?!”