Sunday, March 22, 2009

Texas Library Association 2009 Annual Conference

The Texas Library Association is holding its annual conference March 31-April 3 in Houston. The theme for this year’s conference is Libraries: Creating Communities of Ideals and Innovation. Libraries have long held a fundamental role in “supporting progress and leading the way toward innovation and learning.”

Keynote speakers at this year’s conference are Gloria Steinem and Paula Poundstone. Other featured speakers are technology experts, Jenny Levine, author of The Shifted Librarian, Michael Stephens, co-author of the Library Journal column, “The Transparent Library," Sarah Houghton-Jan, “The Librarian in Black,” and R. David Lanks, co-founder of AskERIC and founder of the Virtual Reference Desk Project.

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