While the conference programs have been chosen from the many proposals submitted, changes may be made until the conference opens. To plan your conference days, you may view the complete conference program.
E-Conference Programs to be Streamed
If you can’t get away to come to the conference, there is an alternative this year. You can register for the e-conference, or online portion of the conference, and view selected sessions live at your desk! Below is the list of sessions that will be included in the e-conference. For full descriptions, please see the schedule with session descriptions; they are all in the Gatsby Room.
Thursday, October 18
Intellectual Freedom in the World of Social Media and Google (8:00-8:50 am)
Reviewing Books for Journals (9:00-9:50 am)
It Takes a Village! Collaboration at Its Best (11:00-11:50 am)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tom Osborne (1:30-2:50 pm)
Learning4Life: Motivation and Engagement Infusion! (3:00-3:50 pm)
Curating a Topic with Pinterest and Scoop.It (4:00-4:50 pm)
Friday, October 19
The Filter Bubble: Implications for Libraries (8:00-8:50 am)
Managing Your On-Line Presence: From Accidental to Purposeful (9:00-9:50 am)
Building Tech Confident Staff: Core Tech Skills for Library Staff (10:00-10:50 am)
Practical Preservation Techniques (1:30-2:20 pm)
MBA Reflections: Reading the Past, Writing the Future. Can Libraries Take a Page From the Book of Business to Develop Strategies for Success? (2:30-3:20 pm)
PC-based attendees - Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees - Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees - iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet
Q: Will the e-conference sessions be recorded so I can view them later?
A: Yes, the sessions will be recorded and made accessible after the conference. E-conference attendees will be the only ones to access them for the first two weeks. After that, the sessions will be advertised to others through the listservs used to promote the conference. The links will be provided here after the two weeks.
Q: Will the presenters’ handouts be available?
A: If the presenter submitted handouts to the MPLA webmaster, they can be accessed from the MPLA website.
Q: How can I submit my attendance at the e-conference to the Nebraska Library Commission for continuing education credits?
A: Report your continuing education credits for Nebraska librarian certification using the Nebraska Library Commission’s form specifically for 2012 Tri-Conference CE.