Friday, October 14, 2011

Special Library 2.0 Interview Today with David Loertscher, Plus Other Live Sessions from WLMA

Join me today, Friday, October 14th, for a live and interactive webinar with David Loertscher, who will be coming in live from the Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2011 conference to visit with us. We'll be talking about the changing role of Librarians in the networked world, how technology is impacting teaching and learning, and what a Virtual Learning Commons is.

Additionally, check out other free live-streamed sessions from WLMA today and tomorrow at Richard Bryne and Joyce Valenza!

Date: Friday, October 14th, 2011
Time: 1:45pm Pacific / 4:45pm Eastern / 8:45pm GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Recordings: The full Blackboard Collaborate recording is at and a portable .mp3 audio is availble at

David V. Loertscher has degrees from the University of Utah, the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from Indiana University. He has been a school library media specialist in Nevada and Idaho at both the elementary and secondary school levels. He has taught at Purdue University, The University of Arkansas, The University of Oklahoma, and is presently a professor at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. He served as head of the editorial department at Libraries Unlimited for ten years and is President of Hi Willow Research & Publishing (distributed by LMC Source at He has been a president of the American Association of School Librarian

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