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Looking Forward to 2018

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Wishing everyone the best in this holiday season as well as a happy and healthy 2018!!

I am into planning for 2018, yes that’s what I do, plan. I plan conferences:

* Computers in Libraries, April 17-19 (Registration open, full program online next week)

*Library Leaders Summit, April 17-18 (Registration open, full program online next week)

*University of Toronto iSchool Symposium, May 3-4 (working on topics & programs for these!)

*University of Toronto iSchool Symposium, July 19-20

*University of Toronto iSchool Symposium, Oct 1-2

*Internet Librarian, October (working on theme & call for speakers live online in January)

*KMworld, November 4-7 (working on theme & call for speakers live online in January)

* AND there may be a new event in the line-up, so stay tuned!

* AND there may be some direction planning with other organizations to help them focus on and create their futures!

In the meantime, enjoy the holiday season!

 

Internet Librarian 2012

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I can’t believe it’s almost time for the 16th annual Internet Librarian conference for for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, Intranet, and Web-based strategies in their roles as information architects and navigators,Webmasters and Web managers, content evaluators and developers, taxonomists, searchers, community builders, information providers, trainers, guides, and more. This year’s theme, Transformational Power of Internet Librarians: Promise & Prospect, brings some wonderful glimpses of innovative and creative services, lots of best practices for all kinds of libraries and information services, continuing discussions of ebooks and digital resource management, focus on user experience, and a great deal more. Keynotes include David Weinberger, Lee Rainie, Roy Tennant & Steve Coffman as well as Erik Boekensteijn, Jaap van de Geer & Jeff Wisniewski.

Check out the other, speakers, workshops, opening networking event, Games, Gadgets & Makerspaces: Transforming our Spaces, on Sunday evening October 21st, fun & informative Tuesday evening discuss of Transforming Roles: What do you want to be?

Hope to see you in Monterey CA, Oct 20-24! Follow the tweets at #internetlibrarian and updates on our Facebook page and our conference blog.