When: Thursday, Feb 01 | 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: tbd

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Special Libraries. Subjects: Careers & Professional Development and Technology.


Description:

Instacart is a fast-growing startup that shops groceries and delivers them to your door. Laurentia Romaniuk has been working over two years at Instacart on their catalogue team. Instacart is a great example of a quickly evolving digital library, and the role that librarianship plays in the catalogue’s growth and development.

Outcomes:
Understanding of special librarianship as it is applied at startups. Insight into innovative solutions to issues in librarianship coming out of tech companies. Introductory knowledge about building a digital library from scratch. Introductory knowledge around analyzing human behaviour to optimize data curation.