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