[Web4lib] Trendy Topics 2010: Digital Reference online conference

Lori Bell lbell927 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 26 14:10:26 EDT 2010

TAP Information Services and the School of Library and Information Science at 
San Jose State University Announce: “Trendy Topics:  Digital Reference” Online 
This will be the 7th in a dynamic series of online conferences on hot topics.  
Individuals and groups may participate from wherever works best – no need to 
Conference Date:  Tuesday, September 14, 2010, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, 
10:00 Central, 9:00 Mountain, and 8:00 Pacific.  

Keynote Speakers: 
·       Alison Miller from the Internet Public Library will provide the morning 
keynote on “Digital Reference Evolution.”  She will address user needs and 
expectations along with librarian responses and best practices in the digital 
reference environment.  

·       R. David Lankes from Syracuse University will provide the afternoon 
keynote on “Reference in the Crowd.”  He will address creating a whole new 
reference unrecognizable by our predecessors and infinitely better.  

Other Presenters: 
·       Rose Chenoweth on “Virtual Valor”
·       Mary-Carol Lindbloom on “Days of Future Past and Digital Reference”
·       Samantha Thompson on “Virtual Reference in Virtual Worlds”
·       Lori Bell and Tom Schmidt on “Mobile Reference”
Conference Series website:  http://www.trendytopics.info
Conference schedule:  http://www.trendytopics.info/T2Refschedule.pdf
Register online:  http://www.eventbee.com/view/trendytopics/event?eid=65537
(If you prefer to pay by check rather than online via credit card, please 
contact Tom Peters at tpeters at tapinformation.com.)  

Registration Fees:
·       $40 for individuals 
·       $100 for groups (that is, 3 or more individuals currently affiliated 
with the same organization.  Group registration includes participating from up 
to 3 locations.)
·       $30 for students  
·       San Jose State University SLIS faculty and students may participate at 
no charge.  Please contact Lori Bell at lbell927 at gmail.comfor a coupon code.
For more information on the Trendy Topics series of online conferences, please 
contact Lori Bell at lbell927 at gmail.com or Tom Peters at TAP Information 
Services at tpeters at tapinformation.com. 

TAP Information Services (www.tapinformation.com) helps organizations innovate.
The School of Library and Information Science at San José State University 
(http://slisweb.sjsu.edu) offers  a Master of Library and Information Science 
degree, which is fully accredited  by the American Library Association.  The 
School also offers a Master of Archives and Records Administration degree for 
students who are interested in pursuing a career in electronic records 
management.  Additionally, the School partners with Queensland University of 
Technology to offer a doctoral program in Library and Information Science.  The 
School is a recognized leader in making effective use of leading edge 
technologies for distance learning
 Lori Bell
School of Library and Information Science
San Jose State University
lbell927 at gmail.com
lbell927 at yahoo.com 


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