Monday, February 1, 2010

Handheld Librarian Online Conference

The Handheld Librarian is a 2-day online conference held Wednesday and Thursday,
February 17-18, 2010. More people than ever are using mobile devices for a wide variety of purposes including communication, internet access, text messaging, and entertainment. It is important that libraries provide services on these devices as use increases.
NEFLIN is sponsoring broadcast of the conference at several locations in our region:
  • Jacksonville Public Library, Main Library Conference Level, 303 N. Laurel Street, Jacksonville. Contact: Lynn Jacobson (904) 744-6845
  • St. Johns County Public Library, Southeast Branch Library, 6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine. Contact: Jae Bass (904) 827-6900
  • University of Florida, Smathers Library West, Gainesville. Contact: Kristy Mills, (352) 273-2595
  • University of North Florida, Thomas G. Carptenter Library, 1 UNF Drive, Building 12, Jacksonville. Contact: Laurel Crump (904) 620-2247
See the Handheld Librarian Conference schedule here and decide what sessions you want to watch, or plan to attend both days (Note: The times on the HHL website are listed in Central TIme Zone). No registration is needed to attend at one of the above locations. Check with the host location for directions or parking information.

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