News: Attend the Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference

8/29/14 –  The Library 2.014 Conference
Sponsored by the School of Information at San José State University, California, USA

The fourth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for October 8-9, 2014. 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 FREE forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.

The conference is hosted by the Library 2.0 Network which is an organization dedicated to worldwide information sharing and discussion about the future of libraries.  They currently have over 19,000 members from 160 countries.
To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please 
join the Library 2.0 network. You do not need to join this network to attend, but doing so will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions.

Sarah P’s comments:  When I started international work in 1996 there were no organizations like this (the internet was in its infancy).  It’s really great to see the library schools promoting more international cooperation and reaching across borders.  I truly believe, having lived overseas for so long, that librarians are the diplomats of democracy and that the work of open information sharing is important for the development and equality of all.

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