Booklist Editors in Conversation with Authors Katherine Boo and Christian Kiefer, ALA Virtual Conference
In addition to the author lunches, speakers and topics on July 18 and 19 include:
George Needham & Joan Frye Williams: Libraries In a Post-Print World;
Stephen Abram: Mirages, Maps, Menus, Flowcharts, and Dreams;
Marie Ostergard: Mediaspace: Transforming the Library of the Future;
Lee Rainie: The State of eBook Borrowing from Libraries;
Brian Mathews: Thinking Entrepreneurially: What Libraries Can Learn from Startups and Other Innovative Organizations;
James LaRue: Moving Upstream: From Distributor to Co-Creator;
Marlene Harris: Beyond the Bestseller List: Filling Patron Demand for Great eBooks Without the “Big 6 Publishers;”
Peter Murray: Introducing FOSS4Lib: Helping Libraries Decide IF and WHICH Open Source Software Is Right for Them;
Terry Ballard: Using Google Products to Enhance Your Library’s Mission and Branding;
Emily Dowdall: One-Stop Center: The Multiple Roles of the Public Library, Today and Tomorrow;
Steven Bell: Start With a “Way We Serve Statement:” Design a Library User Experience the Way the Pros Do;
Sacramento Public Library: I Street Press Project;
Allen County Public Library: Making Our Future: The ACPL-TekVenture Maker Station Community Collaboration.
2012 ALA Annual Conference registrants get a 25 percent discount on Virtual Conference registration–which is recommended for making the most of the interactivity and conversations and taking full advantage of one of the best bargains in continuing education in the library world today. Individual and group rates are available.As an added benefit, the archive of ALA Virtual Conference will be available free to registrants for up to six months, and also free after the event to all full registrants of ALA Annual Conference.
Register now (individual and group rates are available) for innovation and inspiration!