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Join the Global Conversation

The  <> Library 2.011 conference presents a unique
chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future
state of libraries. The conference will be held online November 2-3, 2011,
in multiple time zones and languages and is free to attend! 


This is the official call for presentations.  


Subject Strands

There are six subject strands including the changing roles of libraries in
today’s world, digital age learning cultures, and changes in accessing and
organizing information. To view the complete list of conference strands,
<> click here. 


Presentation Proposals

Presentations shall be noncommercial and between 20 and 60 minutes including
Q&A. Sessions will be held in the web conferencing platform Blackboard
Collaborate (previously Elluminate/Wimba). Sessions will be recorded and
released under a  <>
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License, and presenters
will automatically agree to these terms when submitting their presentations.


Presentation proposals are due September 15, and presentation acceptances
will be communicated by September 30.


 <> Click here for
submission instructions.


Get Involved

In addition to presenting, there are many other opportunities to participate
in this global event.


Volunteer – Join the volunteer group at
Volunteers will assist in promoting the conference as broadly as possible.
Moderators for conference sessions are also needed.


Advisory Board Member – Sign up for the international advisory board at
<> The advisory
board members will promote conference participation and attendance, find
partner organizations in their regions, train and support presenters in
their geographical region and local languages, and if possible, moderate
sessions during the conference.  


Partner – Apply to be a conference partner at
<> Noncommercial
organizations that are primarily or substantively focused on libraries,
librarians, librarianship, or library programs are encouraged to become
conference partners. Organizations will be listed with a link, logo, and a
short description and will be provided with a "spotlight" speaker session in
the conference. Conference partnership is free. 


We are very excited about this conference and look forward to your


Thank you,


Dr. Sandra Hirsh

Professor and Director 

 <> School of Library and Information Science 

San José State University 

More Information:


Steve Hargadon

Web 2.0 Labs

Email:   <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]

Phone:  916-283-7901

More Information:   <>