TAP Information Services and the School of Library and Information Science
at San Jose State University Announce: “Trendy Topics:  Digital Reference”
Online Conference

This will be the 7th in a dynamic series of online conferences on hot
topics.  Individuals and groups may participate from wherever works best –
no need to travel.

Conference Date:  Tuesday, September 14, 2010, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Eastern, 10:00 Central, 9:00 Mountain, and 8:00 Pacific.

Keynote Speakers:

·       Alison Miller from the Internet Public Library will provide the
morning keynote on “Digital Reference Evolution.”  She will address user
needs and expectations along with librarian responses and best practices in
the digital reference environment.

·       R. David Lankes from Syracuse University will provide the afternoon
keynote on “Reference in the Crowd.”  He will address creating a whole new
reference unrecognizable by our predecessors and infinitely better.

Other Presenters:

·       Rose Chenoweth on “Virtual Valor”

·       Mary-Carol Lindbloom on “Days of Future Past and Digital Reference”

·       Samantha Thompson on “Virtual Reference in Virtual Worlds”

·       Lori Bell and Tom Schmidt on “Mobile Reference”

Conference Series website:

Conference schedule:

Register online:
(If you prefer to pay by check rather than online via credit card, please
contact Tom Peters at [log in to unmask])

Registration Fees:

·       $40 for individuals

·       $100 for groups (that is, 3 or more individuals currently affiliated
with the same organization.  Group registration includes participating from
up to 3 locations.)

·       $30 for students

·       San Jose State University SLIS faculty and students may participate
at no charge.  Please contact Lori Bell at [log in to unmask] for a coupon

For more information on the Trendy Topics series of online conferences,
please contact Lori Bell at [log in to unmask]  or Tom Peters at TAP
Information Services at [log in to unmask]

TAP Information Services ( helps organizations

Lori Bell
School of Library and Information Science
San Jose State University
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