In late April 2010 (04/26-04/28) I plan to attend and hope to present at EMTACL10 > The International Conference On Emerging Technologies In Academic Libraries 2010 in Trondheim, Norway.
I intend to prepare an abstract / paper / presentation about major initiatives relating to Mobile Libraries / Mobile Learning that will be derived from my >>> Research In Public <<< Blog _Mobile Libraries_ and my ongoing review of current and emerging developments in these areas.
"This is a new international conference for academic librarians, information professionals, academic staff, students, library system developers and suppliers, among others. The conference aims to provide answers to the following questions: What can academic libraries do to address change? How can we adapt? Which technologies can/should/must we use/create?"
"This is a conference for academic library workers and others with a general interest in emerging technologies and electronic information services >>>
User Profiles / Sharing / Social Technologies / Mashups / Tagging / Emerging Learning Technologies / Semantic Web / Aggregation / Cloud Computing / Virtualization / Social Networks / Mobile Technologies / Communication With Users / Location Awareness / User-Behaviour Data And Analysis / Streaming / Democratization / Interfaces
Call For Papers With More Specifics And Link To Submission Form Available At
Notification of acceptance/rejection: 1 December 2009
Authors should confirm their participation: 15 December 2
Submission of publishing-ready paper: 1 March 2010
Conference dates: 26–28 April 2010 .
I Am Greatly Interested in Spreading The Word About Mobile Libraries/Learning And Would Be Honored To Present On The Topic(s) (Focused On Your Particular Interests And Those Of Your Community)At/In >>>Other Venues<<< Before/ After My Visit To Trondheim ... So ...
While abroad I would willing to travel to any country in Europe / Eastern Europe / Middle East [a week or so before or after my visit to Norway]
It Would Be Great To Return To Ireland, Italy, Spain, As Well As The UK, But There Are Places I've Not Been ...
While an honorarium is always appreciated, I ask (as a minimum) that my direct expenses be covered (moderately-priced accommodations, meals, travel).
Please Note: I always attempt to find the least expensive / best value housing and airfare/rail whenever I do travel.
I currently have primary responsibilities for Collection Development, Instruction, and Reference and Research Services in Aerospace Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering; Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; Alternative Energy; Environment Sciences; Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering with the Library of Iowa State University, where I have been employed since April 1987.
Prior to joining ISU, I served as the Museum Librarian at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, and as an Assistant Librarian with the Library of the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, my hometown.
I received my Master of Science degree in Library Science from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign in 1975, and my undergraduate degree in Anthropology from Lehman College of the City University of New York, The Bronx.