[Web4lib] Call for proposals for Handheld LIbrarian 5 online conference

Lori Bell lbell927 at yahoo.com
Wed May 18 10:36:44 EDT 2011

TAP Information Services and LearningTimes invite librarians, library staff, 
vendors, graduate students, and developers to submit program proposals related 
to the topic of mobile library services for the online Handheld Librarian 4 
conference to be held July 27 and 28, 2011.
Proposals are due June 3, 2011.    Go to 
http://www.handheldlibrarian.org/proposal-submissions to submit a proposal
The Handheld Librarian 4 conference will feature interactive, live online 
sessions and links to recorded events following the conference. We are 
interested in a broad range of submissions that highlight current, evolving and 
future issues in mobile library services. This year, we will feature a program 
track with presentations by graduate library students.  These include but are 
not limited to the following program tracks:
 *   ebooks
 *   location-based social networking
 *   augmented reality
 *   twitter
 *   apps
 *   device and OS trends
 *   QR codes
 *   reference
 *   mobile trend spotting
 *   mobile technologies impacting society
 *   web/app development best practices
Proposal Submissions:
Submit your proposal by completing the webform at 
http://www.handheldlibrarian.org/submissions-form . The Deadline is being 
extended to June 3.
Online presentations may be conducted in one of four formats:
 *   a 45-minute live online session (i.e. synchronous webcast)
 *   a 15 minute student presentation ***
 *   a 10 minute live online session or
 *   a pre-recorded presentation (i.e. narrated web tour or slides).
Conference registration fees are waived for speakers.
Presenters Are Expected To:
Conduct your session using Adobe Connect (computer, Internet, mic required)
Provide a digital photo of yourself for the conference website
Respond to questions from attendees
Attend an online 30-60 minute training on Adobe Connect prior to the conference
Go to http://www.handheldlibrarian.org/submissions-form to submit a proposal.
 Lori Bell
School of Library and Information Science
San Jose State University
lbell927 at gmail.com
lbell927 at yahoo.com 

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