ALA is providing a Virtual Conference July 7th and 8th. HR is going to provide access for 15 IP addresses for the conference. The Virtual Library can be one hosting site but other libraries are welcome to host as well. Interested? Please reply to Steve Baskin firstname.lastname@example.org , if you want to attend a session at the Virtual Library or want your library to host some sessions. If your library wants to host all of some of the sessions your library will need a computer with speakers, software (I’m checking on which one they are using) and an Internet connection from our network. Read more..
Attend the Annual Conference right from your personal computer during the American Library Association’s (ALA)
Virtual Conference. ALA is offering a full series of 11 interactive Web sessions on Wednesday, July 7 and Thursday, July 8 after the 2010 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will begin each day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern/8:00 a.m. Pacific and end at 5:00 p.m. Eastern/2:00 p.m. Pacific.
Interact with speakers and other attendees during each of these hour long sessions on a variety of exciting
topics. Each day will start with a keynote speaker, include various sessions, plus an optional author lunch. All sessions
will be one hour in length, with the exception of the author lunch which will be thirty minutes, followed by thirty
minutes of down time for the attendees.
These interactive programs are the next best thing to being right at the Annual Conference itself. The sessions focus on some aspect of how to do your jobs better so you will learn creative solutions to work smarter in this economy.