[Libs-Or] Early bird? Night owl? Submit your Library 2.014 conference proposal by June 15 for priority scheduling

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Thu Jun 5 08:53:39 PDT 2014

Maker Spaces, Learning Commons, 3-D Printing: What Will You Speak About
during the Library 2.014 Conference?


Beat the rush and submit your presentation proposal
<http://www.library20.com/page/proposal-submission>  for the Library 2.014
Worldwide Virtual Conference by June 15, 2014. That’s the date for early
acceptance, and the earlier your proposal is submitted and accepted, the
more flexibility you’ll have in scheduling your presentation time during
this two-day, around-the-clock conference about the future of libraries in
the 21st century. 


Your presentation doesn’t have to be completed yet. You may simply submit a
short abstract describing what you plan to talk about. For example, Ayyoub
Ajmi, a digital communications and learning initiatives librarian at the
UMKC School of Law, submitted his proposal
ibrary>  about using Google Glass in the Leon E. Block Law Library. 

Raymond Pun, a reference and research services librarian from the New York
University Shanghai, plans to present from China about the challenges and
opportunities to utilize the new “WeChat” app to support student research
and reference services in a global network university. View his proposal
ile-services-for-students-in> .

Join Ajmi, Pun, and the other presenters and get your proposal in early.
This year’s conference features six subject strands
<http://www.library20.com/page/2-014-strands>  trending in the information
professions, as follows:


1.	Digital Services, Preservation, and Access
2.	Emerging Technologies and Trends
3.	Learning Commons and Infinite Learning
4.	Management of Libraries and Information Centers in the 21st Century
5.	User Centered Services and Models
6.	Library and Information Professionals – Evolving Roles and


Everyone is encouraged to submit a presentation proposal
<http://www.library20.com/page/proposal-submission> . This is a
participatory conference with a focus on all-inclusiveness. Presentations
must be non-commercial. For presentation guidelines and step-by-step
instructions on how to submit your presentation proposal, please see:


The Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference
<http://www.library20.com/2014>  is scheduled for October 8-9, 2014. Once
again, the conference is totally FREE and will be held entirely online in
multiple time zones with presentations delivered in multiple languages. 



Launched in 2011, the Library 2.0 virtual conference series
rary-20>  connects thousands of information professionals worldwide with a
focus on the future of libraries in the 21st century. The free conferences
are a great opportunity for information professionals to collaborate with a
global audience, exchanging research and knowledge on issues trending in the
field of library and information science. Co-founded by the School of
Library and Information Science <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/>  at San Jose
State University, the conferences are part of the school’s commitment to
providing professional development and lifelong learning experiences. Dr.
Sandra Hirsh <http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs> ,
director of the SJSU information school, and Steve Hargadon, director of Web
2.0 Labs, co-chair the conferences. The Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual
Conference is the fourth annual event.


More Info 

For more information about the Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference,
please visit Library2014.com <http://www.library20.com/2014>  or email us at
SanJoseSLIS at gmail.com
<mailto:sanjoseslis at gmail.com?subject=Library%202.014%20Conference> . If
you’re on Pinterest, follow the Library 2.014 conference board
<http://www.pinterest.com/sjsuslis/library-2014-conference/> .





Nicole Purviance

Director of Marketing and Communications

School of Library and Information Science

San José State University

One Washington Square, Clark Hall 420A

San José, CA 95192-0029

Direct: 408-924-2465

Nicole.Purviance at sjsu.edu

 <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/> slisweb.sjsu.edu


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