E-conference: “Innovation for Libraries in the 21st Century!”

The most cost-effective professional development series for libraries continues next week with “Innovation for Libraries in the 21st Century!” – an online conference on May 12 from 11am to 6:30pm EDT (New York Time).

The cost is only $49 to interact with impressive speakers and collaborate with colleagues from around the globe – and you participate from your desk! Attend with your entire team for only $99! There is still time to register by visiting:


The conference keynote is the dynamic Rich Harwood of the famed Harwood Institute. http://www.theharwoodinstitute.org/

Helene Blowers of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Kitty Pope and Kendal Orrison from Alliance Library System are also featured.

Collaborative breakout workshops include:

* Coordinating a Social Media Presence for the Library – Sarah Houghton-Jan, San Jose Public Library

* Linking YOU to the World of Innovation Services – Houston Public Library panel

* Mayor of the Library: Foursquare and Location-Based Mobile Social Networks – Joe Murphy, Yale

* Innovations in Staff Development: Technology Training Wheels” – Beth Duttlinger, ALS

* Why Librarians Should Stay the Hell Away From Facebook” – Woody Evans, Tarrant County College

The complete program is available on the conference website at:


Sponsored by Alliance Library System and LearningTimes, this is the 10th in a series of unique events designed to bring high-quality, collaborative, professional development experiences to libraries – at the lowest possible cost. Note: if you can’t be there all day, you may access individual session recordings for 6 months after the conference.

For more information and registration visit:


We hope to see you there!

John Walber for LearningTimes and ALS


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