Sunday, May 9, 2010

Webinar - 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.

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