Online registration is available beginning May 1 for the 2008 LITA National Forum, “Technology & Community: Building the Techno Community Library,” to be held October 16-19 at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit http://www.lita.org/forum08 to register for the Forum and for information on keynotes, preconferences, concurrent and poster sessions.
Due Date for proposals: December 15, 2007 The 2008 National Forum Committee seeks proposals for high quality concurrent sessions and poster sessions for the 11th annual LITA National Forum to be held at the Hilton Netherland Plaza hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio from October 16-19, 2008 Theme Technology and Community: Building the Techno Community Library The Forum Committee is interested in presentations that highlight specific technology implementations; just over-the-horizon technologies that aren’t quite ready for implementation; or information technology research. We are interested in all types of libraries: public, government, school, academic, special, and corporate. Proposals on any aspect of library and information technology are welcome. Some possible ideas for proposals might include: Social Computing: social tools, collaborative software, etc. User created content: Book reviews, tagging, etc. Mobile connectivity: iPhones, iPods, handhelds Virtual worlds Multiplayer Gaming in Education and Libraries Open Source Software: creative uses of OSS, technology on a budget….