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From Ranganathan to Read/Write:

Managing Digital Disruption in Libraries, Schools and Workplaces

Here is a a partial list of participants in "From Ranganathan to Read/Write: Managing Digital Disruption in Libraries, Schools and Workplaces," a day-long symposium Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, in the contemporary, open spaces of the year-old, $75-million College of Pharmacy Building on the University of Rhode Island's Kingston campus. Registration is free and lunch is included.

[Room 107]
[Room 205]
[Room 230]
[Room 403]


  1. Carol Anderheggen, school library digital-media specialist, GSLIS alum, Portsmouth, R.I.
  2. Matt Bejune, information literacy librarian, Worcester State University, Worcester, Mass.
  3. Ryan Bonifacino, vp-digital strategy, Alex and Ani LLC, New York, N.Y.
  4. Sarah Bordac, head, instructional design, Brown University Library, Providence, R.I.
  5. Karen Bordeleau, executive editor, The Providence Journal, Providence, R.I.
  6. Meg Borden, branch librarian, East Falmouth Library, East Falmouth, Mass.
  7. Rebecca Burnett, director, writing and communication, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.
  8. Sydnye Cohen, technology integrator, New Canaan [Conn.] High School, and former library media specialist
  9. Julie Coiro, associate professor, URI-Harrington School, Kingston, R.I.
  10. Carla Coscarelli, professor, linguistic studies, Federal University of Minas Gerais-Brazil, visiting scholar, URI-Kingston
  11. Carina Cournoyer, social-science librarian, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  12. Tyler Curry, writer, Motif Magazine / University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  13. Bill Densmore, education coordinator, Digital City R.I. URI-Harrington School, Providence, R.I.
  14. Kim Dewall, head of technical services, Falmouth Public Library, Falmouth, Mass.
  15. Jonathan Friesem, graduate student / manager Media Education Lab, URI-Harrington School, Kingston, R.I.
  16. Lavinia Gadsden, librarian, Providence Community Libraries, Providence, R.I.
  17. Wendy Grosskopf, doctoral candidate/writing instructor, HRI-Harrington Dept. of Writing and Rhetoric, Kingston, R.I.
  18. Troy Hicks, Ph.D., assistant professor, Central Michigan Univ., National Writing Project and author, "Crafting Digital Writing" and "The Digital Writing Workshop"
  19. David Hirschman, hyperlocal media expert / co-founder and COO, StreetFightMag.com, Providence, R.I.
  20. Renee Hobbs, founding director, Harrington School of Communication & Media, Univ. of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  21. Morgan Jaffe, research assistant, Media Education Lab, Harrington School, URI, Kingston, R.I.
  22. Brian Jones, co-founder/writer, Rhode Island Library Report, Newport, R.I.
  23. Bonnie Kaplan, co-director Hudson Valley Writing Project, SUNY-New Paltz, Valley Cottage, N.Y. VIDEO
  24. Shelley Kenney, humanities specialist, Chariho School District, Wood River Junction, R.I.
  25. Dan Klotz, free-lance columnist for Pawtucket Times and Providence Journal, Central Falls, R.I.
  26. Gabe Leiner, Run At Space Productions, Boston
  27. Gina Macris, writer, Rhode Island Library Report, (retired Providence Journal reporter), Barrington, R.I.
  28. Mark Marosits,co-founder, Worldways Social Marketing, Newport, R.I.
  29. Karen Mellor, chief of library services, Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, Providence, R.I.
  30. Matthew Mena-Landry, media & technology director, Plymouth Public Schools, Plymouth, Mass.
  31. Stefanie Metko, program coordinator, MLIS & dual degree program, Harrington Graduate School of Library & Information Sciences, URI, Kingston, R.I.
  32. Libby Miles, professor and chair, writing & rhetoric program, Univ. of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  33. Graf Mouen, news archivist and technologist / founder, Taxonometrics Inc., advisor, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, New York, N.Y.
  34. Paula Myers, teacher-librarian, Lincoln-Sudbury High School, Sudbury, Mass.
  35. Tom Ohanian, author, educator/digital-media practitioner, Tom Ohanian Associates, Cranston, R.I.
  36. Karen Paley, per-course instructor, Dept. of Writing/Rhetoric, Univ. of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  37. Karen Archer Perry, principal, Clarion Digital, former senior program officer, libraries, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Wash.
  38. Peter Phipps, managing editor for new media, The Providence Journal, Providence, R.I.
  39. Brett Pierce, Executive Director, Meridian Stories, Freeport, Maine
  40. Jhodi Redlich, communications/marketing, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  41. Dennis Richards, student, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences, Univ. of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I.
  42. Lisa Richter, reference librarian, Bristol Community College, Fall River, Mass.
  43. Frank Romanelli, lecturer/digital pedagogy specialist/UnClassroom coordinator, URI-Harrington School, Kingston, R.I.
  44. John A. Rowles, principal, Rethought eCommerce MGT (website management), Newport, R.I.
  45. Tom Stites, founder/president, The Banyan Project, Newburyport, Mass.
  46. Mike Tringe, co-founder, CreatorUp, Los Angeles, Calif.
  47. AnnMargaret Tutu, digital-culture scientist/new-media venturer, Boston University
  48. Jennifer Tuleja, executive director, Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Newport, R.I.
  49. Sait Tuzel, Ph.D., Univ. of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart, Turkey / visitor scholar, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  50. Daphne Wales, senior lecturer, communications studies, Harrington School at URI, Kingston, R.I.
  51. Alisson Walsh, communications and outreach manager, Broadband Rhode Island / Rhode Island Economic Development Corp., Providence, R.I.
  52. Jun Yan, doctoral student, network-security expert and master's electric engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.