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The Library 2.013 collaboration is a grand example of emerging community on a global scale. Both the session topics and the very act of connecting to professional colleagues around the globe brings fresh perspectives and vibrancy to the world of ideas and information.
– Craig Seasholes

Library 2.0 is an incredible event that I hope to be part of in the future! Having participated as a presenter and moderator (both for the first time this year), it was exhilarating to interact with colleagues from all over the world.
– Rose Flores Medlock

It's awesome! I am a full time manager and a full time student so I can only access to much of this given the other parameters of my life at this time. Recordings being available is invaluable! This kind of conference being presented by SJSU SLIS shows how much of an industry leader they are. I'm proud to be earning my MLIS at SJSU!  
– Ellen Holt

I can't thank you enough for this conference. Our library does not have the funding to send us to conferences and even online webinars can be expensive. This conference is not only free but the ability to hear from people around the world is priceless.
– Lori

Really useful and really enjoyable as a presenter, moderator or just like a simple visitor as well. You can get many kind of valuable experiences from all over the world and build connections – for free!
– Marton Nemeth

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Library 2.014 Conference

We are pleased to announce that the fourth annual  Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference will be held October 8 - 9, 2014. The conference is online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and free to attend. A welcome letter is HERE.

The conference will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. Everyone is invited to participate in this forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. 

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding conference sponsor. Register as a member of this Library 2.0 network to be kept informed for this year's event and more!  

We are also please to announce, for the second year, a special pre-conference event, Connected Librarian Day, on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014, from 1pm - 7pm PDT (4pm - 10pm EDT). All of the sessions are in the main conference calendar schedule. This open, online, and free event is for K-12 and Teacher Librarians (and anyone else who wants to join!), and sponsored by Follett and The Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers.

 All of the session and keynote recordings from previous years are available under the MORE tab above and the Library 2.0 YouTube channel has the past two years' keynote sessions (also shown below).

CONFERENCE NOTES AND UPDATES

  • New Sessions: Amy Croft on "'Get it Together' Study Nights - Initiating a new user-centred service in an academic library" on Thursday, 11pm US-Eastern Time. Michael Stephens is giving his distinguished speaker talk again on Wednesday, October 15th. because of bandwidth problems at his originally scheduled time--see the schedule for details!
  • Changed Times: "WeChat, Library Chat: Exploring New Mobile Services for Students in China" is now at 8pm US-Eastern on October 8.
  • Cancellations: Helen Partridge, unfortunately, had to cancel her keynote (our closing keynote, Thursday 8pm US-Eastern), but she is being replaced by (emeritus keynoter) Christine Bruce and Ian Stoodley!  Sipos Anna Magdolna has cancelled her presentation in Hungarian "Competency for information literacy." Alys Jordan had to cancel her session "Social Curation as means to Obtain Tenure"
  • Presenters: Please make sure you are a member of the presenters group and have reviewed the final information there!

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