[Libs-Or] Library 2.015 Conference is Next Week: View Sessions and Schedule

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Tue Oct 13 10:36:09 PDT 2015

Free Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference Promotes Global Information


The date is set, proposals are accepted, and presentations are being
prepared as the fifth annual  <http://www.library20.com/2015> Library 2.015
Worldwide Virtual Conference draws near. On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. U.S. Pacific Daylight Time, the free international
conference will be held online via Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing
and accessible from any personal computer and most mobile devices. Scholars,
researchers, information professionals, and students are encouraged to
attend and benefit from the global exchange of knowledge. 


The conference theme of Tools, Skills and Competencies is at the core of the
opening keynote address by
<http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=hirshs> Dr. Sandra
Hirsh, director of the San Jose State University (SJSU)
=Library2015> School of Information. Hirsh will discuss the evolution of
information services and address what it means to be an information
professional today. She will also offer specific insight gleaned while
producing her new book Information Services Today: An Introduction
<https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442239579> . Her keynote starts at 7 a.m. U.S.
Pacific Daylight Time.


The day-long event is packed with
<http://www.library20.com/page/keynotes2015> keynote and distinguished
speaker presentations and
listForCategory> 50 crowd-sourced presentations. A time-zone adjusted
schedule <http://www.library20.com/page/sessions-and-schedule>  with
detailed session descriptions is now available. All sessions will be
recorded and freely accessible for future viewing. 


Founded in 2011 by Hirsh of the SJSU School of Information and Steve
Hargadon of The Learning Revolution, the Library 2.0 conference series
promotes inclusivity with the goal of creating open dialogue about the
future of libraries. More information on the 21,000 member international
Library 2.0 network, and on attending the Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual
Conference, is available on the conference  <http://www.library20.com/2015>


About the SJSU School of Information

The San Jose State University (SJSU)
paign=Library2015> School of Information prepares individuals for careers as
information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the
information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset
management, information architecture, electronic records management,
information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship. The SJSU
School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and
received the Online Learning Consortium's
=email&utm_campaign=Library2015> Outstanding Online Program award. For more
information about the school, please visit
=Library2015> ischool.sjsu.edu. 




Nicole Purviance

Director of Marketing and Communications

School of Information

San Jose State University


nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu

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




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