We have a site registration to attend on the online Handheld Librarian V conference, which will be this week on Wednesday, July 27, and Thursday, July 28. Any library staff are encouraged to feel free to drop by room 320a starting at 11 am on those days to sit in on the presentations.
Here is a description from the conference organizers about the two-day event:
Day One of the Handheld Librarian V Conference, July 27, 2011, features professional development presentations for librarians by librarians. Presenters share their experiences and insights on topics addressing themes such as eBooks, location-based social networking, lending devices, reference and mobile technologies impacting society. Christina Warren of Mashable will share her insights in fast changing world of digital technologies.
Day Two of the HHLV will feature a FREE Virtual Expo of live presentations by companies and organizations providing mobile products and services for libraries. Visitors will be able to stop by virtual booths from companies such as Boopsie, Innovative Interfaces Inc, Tutor.com, Novare, Bibliofiche and Evanced, and visit in real-time in an informal setting with representatives from each company. Participants will meet Peter Booth Wiley, Chairman of the Board of John Wiley & Sons, as he shares his forward-looking thoughts regarding the evolving world of book publishing.
A detailed program for the event is also available.
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