Friday, March 12, 2010

CFP: Handheld Librarian 3 Online Conference

CFP: Handheld Librarian 3 Online Conference

Alliance Library System and LearningTimes invite librarians, library staff, vendors, graduate students, and developers to submit program proposals related to the topic of mobile library services for the online Handheld Librarian 3 conference to be held July 28-29, 2010.
Proposals are due May 15, 2010. Go to to make a proposal.

The Handheld Librarian 3 conference will feature interactive, live online sessions and links to recorded events following the conference. We are interested in a broad range of submissions that highlight current, evolving and future issues in mobile library services. These include but are not limited to the following program tracks:
• Mobile apps
• eBooks and portable eReading
• Social aspects of the mobile revolution
• Training patrons and staff
• Reference services
• Hardware
• Other facets of mobile libraries

Proposal Submissions:
This conference accepts proposals for presentations delivered in two online formats:
1. A full-length 45-minute presentation (individual presenters or panel discussions)
2. A lightning round 10-minute presentation

Submit your proposal by completing the webform ( by May 15, 2010.
You will be notified by June 15, 2010 if your proposal has been accepted.
Presenters Are Expected To:
• Conduct your session using Adobe Connect (computer, Internet, mic required)
• Provide a digital photo of yourself for the conference website by June 30, 2010
• Respond to questions from attendees
• Attend an online 30-60 minute training on Adobe Connect prior to the conference

Thank you for considering submitting a proposal. If you have questions, please contact:
• Lori Bell, Alliance Library System,
• John Walber, LearningTimes,

• Tom Peters, TAP Information Services,
Proposals are due May 15, 2010. Go to to make a proposal.