Ben Vershbow

Ben Vershbow
Editorial Director, New York Public Library

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Ben Vershbow is the Manager of NYPL Labs, an experimental unit developing new ideas and tools in the digital humanities. Before coming to the Library in 2008, he was Editorial Director of the Institute for the Future of the Book, a small Brooklyn-based think tank exploring the future of reading, writing and publishing.

Sessions

Social Media
Location: New York West Level:
Ben Vershbow (New York Public Library), Michael Lascarides (The New York Public Library), Johannes Neuer (The New York Public Library), Angela Montefinise (New York Public Library)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
As collections increasingly turn digital and eBooks become ubiquitous, libraries are also changing how they connect with patrons. The New York Public Library, one of the largest in the United States, has become the number one public library in the world in social media, leveraging staff and social tools to connect hundreds of thousands of users with its collections and services. Read more.
  • Visa
  • IBM
  • HP
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • dynaTrace
  • EffectiveUI
  • Elastic Path
  • FireHost
  • IBT
  • Litle & CO
  • Plimus
  • Quest Software
  • Research In Motion
  • SoftLayer
  • Yottaa

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