The Excitement is Brewing for the Library 2.013 Conference


The dates are set for the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference
<> . The third annual global conversation about the
future of libraries is scheduled for October 18-19, 2013. The conference
will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple
languages and time zones. Everyone is invited to participate in this FREE
forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among
information professionals worldwide. 


This year, there will be eight conference strands
<>  covering a wide variety of
timely topics such as, MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services,
embedded librarians, green libraries, and more! Doctoral students will also
have their own strand for presenting their research. Plus, there will be a
new strand dedicated to virtual library tours. 


In addition, building upon the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference
opening keynote presentation
opening-keynote-library-2012-worldwide-virtual>  by Dr. Sandra Hirsh,
professor and director at the San Jose State University School of Library
and Information Science, there'll be a strand dedicated to the evolving
roles and opportunities for information professionals. 


You can view all the conference strands in detail on the Library 2.013
website <> . Pinterest fans are
also encouraged to follow the Library 2.013 Pinterest board
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Important Dates

*	Call for presentation proposals goes out: early April
*	Conference begins: October 18, 2013


To ensure you don't miss a beat, register as a member
<>  of the Library 2.0 network, and
you'll be kept informed about conference news and updates. (You do not have
to join the Library 2.0 network to participate in the conference.)


As a reminder, recordings of the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference
presentations are still available for viewing at your convenience. You can
access the presentation recordings at:


The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
<>  is a founding partner of the annual
Library 2.0 global conference series. The nationally ranked school offers
two fully online master's degrees, a fully online certificate program, and a
doctoral program: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master
of Archives and Records Administration (MARA), Post-Master's Certificate in
Library and Information Science, and the San Jose Gateway PhD Program. Learn
more about the school's programs and lifelong learning opportunities at: