Blockchain and Libraries? Yes! Mini-conference Schedule Posted + Resource Guide

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.018 mini-conference, "Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession," is next week! Click here and also receive the "Library Blockchain Bonus Guide" with 95 special resource links ! Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up.

Blockchain Applied - Library 2.0 Mini Conference + Resource Bonus Guide

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.018 mini-conference, "Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 7th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

Keep school libraries weird

NeverEndingSearch

A couple of weeks back I presented at a conference about the value of out-of -the-box thinking. On a whim I included a slide that read: “Keep School Libraries Weird.” School libraries can be delightfully weird because: We continually offer surprises.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the second of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," June 15th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0 and Beyond” (2007, Libraries Unlimited).

Library 2.015 Online Conference (Fifth Year!) + Teacher Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 is all day on Tuesday, October 20th. Links for the conference are below. We're celebrating the fifth anniversary of our conference! Register for free as a member of the Library 2.0 This pre-conference bonus to the annual Library 2.0

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

3 Ways to Rock Your Classroom Library!

Kleinspiration

Classroom Library Tools If you are a Scholastic.com user, most likely you know about Book Wizard and what an amazing tool it is for finding and leveling books. After learning about and downloading the app, I was sitting with one of my students doing a reading conference.

Current Sponsorship Opportunities: Library 2.015 & the Global Education Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 ( [link] ) This is the fifth year of the Library 2.0 virtual conference, being held this year on October 20th. We've now split this conference, which had been held once a year in October, into two events--a "spring summit" and the main "fall conference."

Library 2.017 Mini-Conference: DIGITAL LITERACY & FAKE NEWS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

Pam Moran on transformed school libraries

NeverEndingSearch

Once I believed that libraries were places where people went for books and reference materials. Now I believe that libraries are learning opportunities that promote pathways for people to “search, connect, communicate and make.”. She attends our conferences.

Announcing Library 2.015 - 5th Annual Global Conference on the Future of Libraries + Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

21st Century Tools, Skills and Competencies Take Center Stage at Global Library Conference “How can we delight our users and customers?” That is one of five questions libraries should ask, according to author Steve Denning in his recent Forbes article about the future of libraries.

Library 2.017 Makerspaces Special Pre-Conference Webinar - Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As a special bonus for registering (free) for the Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference , you also can attend live and/or watch the recording of a special 90-minute live Webinar with the folks from Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL."

One future for research libraries

Bryan Alexander

On May 12 the head of the National Science Library at the Chinese Academy of Sciences , Xiaolin Zhang, gave a major speech to the THETA conference in Australia. Anything they don’t own they obtain through consortial relationships (I think that’s inter-library loan).

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards. Be sure to also join the Library 2.0

I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m beyond excited to finally announce that I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. I’m extremely honored to represent the power of libraries in our world along with the many other talented individuals on this year’s list.

Library 2.018 Mini-Conference on "Design Thinking: How Librarians Are Incorporating It Into Their Practice"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first Library 2.018 mini-conference: Design Thinking: How Librarians Are Incorporating It Into Their Practice , which will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, March 8th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Library 2.013 Conference Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is the official call for presentation proposals for the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference, October 18 - 19, 2013 (in some time zones the conference will conclude on the 20th). This fully online, participatory conference presents a unique opportunity to showcase the excellent research and work that done every day, with a focus on peer-to-peer presentations. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly?

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 Steve Hargadon Library 2.0

Library 2.0

Learning with 'e's

What does the future hold for our university libraries? The library has long been seen by many as a very traditional, conservative institution, and is often portrayed as a place where rows upon rows of antiquated book shelves slowly gather dust. 2009) Library 2.0:

Makerspaces Online Conference WEDNESDAY - Special Pre-Conference Webinar TUESDAY "STEAM and Making at the Fayetteville Free Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We hope you will consider registering (free) for the third and final of our Library 2.017 mini-conferences this year. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards. And we'll send you a bonus "Library Makerspaces" Resource Pack.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," is coming up soon! The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Library as Classroom ," is this Wednesday, June 15th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 There are notable examples of academic, public, and K-12 library spaces that have become creative classrooms.

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Makerspaces," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 11th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

How Genrefication Makes School Libraries More Like Bookstores

MindShift

For 12 years Jennifer Taylor watched kids come into the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California and struggle: “We’d have rows and rows of books, and they don’t know what to pick.” Genrefied shelves in the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. There are so many avenues for acquiring materials for the classroom or library seeking to be at least a part-time makerspace.

Impero Software’s keyword library addresses online safety concerns

eSchool News

In an effort to protect students in this always-on and connected world, Impero Software , a remote monitoring and management software provider, has updated its keyword libraries to include a more comprehensive list of U.S. This keyword library is a much needed resource for our U.S.

Contest asks libraries to share “My Library Pic”

eSchool News

Gale’s photo contest highlights the role of local libraries in leveraging technology. Libraries are often the go-to technology centers in local communities and on campuses. Stop by the Gale booth (#1503) at the ALA conference in Orlando, June 24-27.

How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

MindShift

In recent years, libraries have broadened their scope of offerings to the local community to involve more making activities like 3-D printing and sewing. Some libraries even have a facilitator for maker projects. A watercolor bot creates abstract art at Southington Library.

Essential Conference Tips: An Infographic

NeverEndingSearch

At this point in my travel career, I’ve learned a bit about how to do library conferences with fewer pain poi nts. If conference travel is on your agenda, I hope you find the resulting Library Conference Survival Tips infographic helpful.

Library 2.011 Worldwide Conference November 2-4

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We’re counting down the days until the inaugural (and free) Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference begins on Wednesday, November 2nd. More than 4,000 information professionals from 149 countries have signed up to join the global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. Presentations will cover a variety of pertinent subject strands that affect the LIS industry and the changing roles of libraries and librarians in our digital world.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. The conference is once again being held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. We have 146 accepted conference sessions and ten keynote addresses. To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please ?join join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

Submit Your Proposals for the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Proposals for the free Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference are due at the end of next week (September 15th), and we really hope you will consider submitting to present if you live in the library world or your work is related! Last year''s conference had just under 10,000 attendee log-ins from all over the world! Acceptances will be contingent on available conference time slots and given in order of submission date. make sure you have joined the Library 2.0

Worldwide Library 2.011 Conference - Call for Presentations

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is our official call for presentations for the Library 2.011 conference, November 2 - 3, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and will be free to attend. The Library 2.011 conference will be a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. The conference strands are at the bottom of this email.

Conference 2.0 News - STEMxCon Deadline, Connected Educator Month, Reform Symposium, Library 2.013, and More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We hope that, wherever you are, our peer and practitioner-driven professional development conferences make a difference for you. Conference 2.0" So we encourage you to be brave and to consider presenting at one of the following conferences. Lab''s "Conference 2.0"

Save the Dates - Announcing the Worldwide Library 2.011 Virtual (and Free) Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference, November 2 - 3, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and will be free to attend.

Announcing Library 2.018: "Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World" - October 17

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.018 mini-conference: "Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Conference 2.0 News - Announcing RSCON4 & ReinventED; Calling All Volunteers; Library 2.013 Updates

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference 2.0" RSCON4 and LIBRARY 2.013 To say that our virtual conference volunteers are superheroes is not an exaggeration. Both the 2013 Reform Symposium (go HERE ) and Library 2.013 (go HERE ) need your help! Library 2.0

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ignacio Estrada The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

Conference 2.0 News - Homeschooling, STEMxCon, Library 2.013, Education Film Festival, Reinventing K12, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is an update of the worldwide virtual conferences from Web 2.0 homeschooling and independent learning conference, the super-exciting STEMx conference in September, the " future of libraries " (Library 2.013) conference in October, GlobalEdCon 2013, and more! 2013 WORLDWIDE HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE August 23 - 24, 2013 [link] We''ve just announced the inaugural worldwide Homeschool Conference. More information on the conference site.