Sunday, March 21, 2010

CFP - Handheld Librarian 3 Online Conference

Handheld Librarian 3 Online Conference: Call for Program Proposals!

Alliance Library System and LearningTimes invite librarians, library staff,
vendors, graduate students, and developers to submit program proposals related
to the topic of mobile library services for the online Handheld Librarian 3
conference to be held July 28-29, 2010.

Proposals are due May 15, 2010. Go to to make a


The Handheld Librarian 3 conference will feature interactive, live online
sessions and links to recorded events following the conference. We are
interested in a broad range of submissions that highlight current, evolving and
future issues in mobile library services. These include but are not limited to
the following program tracks:

· Mobile apps

· eBooks and portable eReading

· Social aspects of the mobile revolution

· Training patrons and staff

· Reference services

· Hardware

· Other facets of mobile libraries

Proposal Submissions:

This conference accepts proposals for presentations delivered in two online

1. A full-length 45-minute presentation (individual presenters or panel

2. A lightning round 10-minute presentation

Submit your proposal by completing the webform ( by May
15, 2010.
You will be notified by June 15, 2010 if your proposal has been accepted.

Presenters Are Expected To:

· Conduct your session using Adobe Connect (computer, Internet, mic

· Provide a digital photo of yourself for the conference website by June
30, 2010

· Respond to questions from attendees

· Attend an online 30-60 minute training on Adobe Connect prior to the

Thank you for considering submitting a proposal. If you have questions, please

· Lori Bell, Alliance Library System,

· John Walber, LearningTimes,

· Tom Peters, TAP Information Services,

Proposals are due May 15, 2010. Go to to make a

Lori Bell
Director of Innovation
Alliance Library System
600 High Point Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309)694-9200 ext. 2128
skype: lbell927
"Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries"