Thursday, May 26, 2011

Call for proposals for Handheld LIbrarian 5 online conference

Call for proposals for Handheld LIbrarian 5 online conference
TAP Information Services 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 4 conference to be held July 27 and 28, 2011.
Proposals are due June 3, 2011.    Go to to submit a proposal

The Handheld Librarian 4 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. This year, we will feature a program track with presentations by graduate library students.  These include but are not limited to the following program tracks:
 *   ebooks
 *   location-based social networking
 *   augmented reality
 *   twitter
 *   apps
 *   device and OS trends
 *   QR codes
 *   reference
 *   mobile trend spotting
 *   mobile technologies impacting society
 *   web/app development best practices
Proposal Submissions:
Submit your proposal by completing the webform at . The Deadline is being extended to June 3.
Online presentations may be conducted in one of four formats:
 *   a 45-minute live online session (i.e. synchronous webcast)
 *   a 15 minute student presentation ***
 *   a 10 minute live online session or
 *   a pre-recorded presentation (i.e. narrated web tour or slides).
Conference registration fees are waived for speakers.
Presenters Are Expected To:
Conduct your session using Adobe Connect (computer, Internet, mic required)
Provide a digital photo of yourself for the conference website
Respond to questions from attendees
Attend an online 30-60 minute training on Adobe Connect prior to the conference
Lori Bell
School of Library and Information Science
San Jose State University