Who Is the Emerging Librarian?

Victoria A. Petersen

Technology Manager
Mancos Public Library
Mancos, CO

About:  Victoria Petersen is the Technology Manager at the Mancos Public Library.  Her responsibilities at the library include network management, staff technology training, and patron workshops.  Victoria is a co-chair of the Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) Second Life Interest Group, is the Web/Library 2.0 Coordinator for the CAL 2009 Annual Conference, is a member of the CAL Publications Committee, and is a presenter for the CAL Continuing Education Committee. She believes that technology in the library can provide wonderful tools for learning, providing information, and connecting with people. 

Work:  Settling in at the new Mancos Public Library...  Big projects include presenting a full-day CAL Continuing Education workshop on Second Life: Step-by-Step for Libraries and Librarians, preparing for the CAL Annual Conference, presenting at the SW Days Conference in Durango, and the inaugural CAL Leadership Institute.

Personal:  Working on improving services and the collection at CAL's Sustainable Living Library in the virtual world Second Life, and enjoying my family and newly partially remodeled home.  I'm also planning on doing a lot of mountain living this summer at our La Plata retreat,
10 Pines.

Yes, We Can.  Still.