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July 22, 2013
SJSU SLIS Faculty Joins Library 2.013 Conference Presenters Group
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It may be summer break, but faculty members at the nationally ranked San José State University School of Library and Information Science (SJSU SLIS) have been busily preparing their presentation proposals for the upcoming Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference, scheduled for October 18-19, 2013.

The open online conference features eight subject strands. Presentations by the SJSU SLIS faculty members will cover evolving roles and opportunities for information professionals, learning commons, digital services, emerging technologies and trends, and management of libraries and information centers. Here’s a glance at the presentation proposals submitted so far by the information school’s award-winning faculty.

Everyone is welcomed to submit a proposal and join the global conversation about the future of libraries in the 21st century. Presentation proposals are currently being accepted and can be viewed on the conference website at library2013.com. Members of the Library 2.0 Ning network (membership is free) can also post comments about the presentations and connect with the presenters. The deadline to submit presentation proposals is September 30, 2013.

The Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference is an all-inclusive conference, connecting information professionals from all over the world. The participatory conference will be held entirely online in multiple time zones and languages beginning Friday, October 18, 2013, at 7 am Pacific Time, with the opening keynote presented by Dr. Sandra Hirsh, professor and director at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science.

The Library 2.0 conference series is co-founded by the San José State University School of Library and Information Science. Thanks to the support of partners and sponsors, the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference is free to attend, and presentation recordings from the Library 2.012 and Library 2.011 conferences are freely available.