Adding Value @ Internet Librarian 2010, Oct 25-7

I am very excited about the upcoming Internet Librarian 2010 in Monterey CA next month. This post looks at the first events of the conference — Saturday morning’s free Library Camp Monterey, Saturday afternoon and Sunday workshops, Sunday evening networking and welcome party — Games & Gadgets Petting Zoo, and Monday’s main conference kick off! There will be more posts more posts here and at the conference blog about specific session themes and speakers, our Tuesday night session, Rip Van Winkles’s Libraries in 2510 (and if you haven’t entered the video/podcast contest, please do), and our first virtual conference, Mobile Monday Online.

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Internet Librarian 2009


Oct 26-8, Monterey CA

The program for Internet Librarian 2009, the 13th annual IL conference, is getting ready to go to print and be uploaded to the conference site. There is a terrific faculty of speakers which you will see soon but I thought I’d give you a sneak preview of the wonderful keynote sessions and networking events we have planned. Conference theme: Net Initiatives for Tough Times: Digital Publishing, Preservation & Practices.

Saturday Oct 24 — Library Camp Monterey @ Monterey PL, 9.30-12.30 — a new free interactive discussion about people, technology, and libraries. There are a range of workshops in the afternoon too.

Sunday Oct 25 — full and half day workshops including the popular Searchers Academy & Web Managers Academy. At the end of the day network, play, and have fun at the Gaming & Gadgets Petting Zoo.

Monday Oct 26 — The day begins with an insightful keynote interview with Vint Cerf, Internet pioneer and VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google focused on Digital Publishing, Preservation & Practices. Four tracks of sessions during the day are following by the opening reception in the exhibit hall, always goodies there.

Tuesday Oct 27 — Paul Holdengraber, Director, Public Programs, New York Public Library & former Founder & Director, Institute for Art and Cultures at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is interviewed about Libraries of the Future: Places of Desire. He believes that public conversations are a fundamental way to make libraries irresistible, ensuring their everlasting

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