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2007 Library 2 on the Loose

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This page was the first page of the wiki in 2007, but is now an archive.




Library2.0 on the loose: an unofficial unconference for Western Australian libraryland

Feel passionate or curious about new library approaches, want to share it with a group of like minded library folk? Come to participate in discussion and presentations about new definitions of content, new definitions of library collections and new ways that we can get out of our buildings to serve our customers where they are.


Timetable August 3 2007

Presentation slides and notes will be linked from this page by Sept 2007


1. Matthias gets the program organised, 2. Making it up as she goes. Con does Power Point Karaoke, 3. Crowd watching PowerPoint Karaoke, 4. Sue. Power Point Karaoke DJ, 5. Finding time to learn about emerging technologies, 6. Lunchtime conversation, 7. Yum. Lunch, 8. Julie and Kate do lunch, 9. Alison and Con, probably talking about pizza, 10. Pizza boxes classified....Full on top, empty below, 11. Julie grabbed my camera and took a photo of me, 12. Glen, Hoi and ? watch Second Life and think about gaming, 13. Sue talks about Twitter, 14. Conference unplanners in action, 15. Lucia and Jenny gave presentations, 16. The view out the window of the State Library, 17. Rossemary and Dan, 18. Pimping the bookcart, 19. A hipper crowd of shushers at the Brass Monkey after the Library Unconference, Perth Western Australia 1, 20. After dark the gadgets came out at the Brass Monkey..



Who is it for?

Anyone who works in a library, uses their library, thinks about libraries or wants to be part of the event.


What is it?

An unconference works on the principle that whoever turns up is the right person and whatever you discuss is the right thing. People prepare topics, but sessions are decided on the day. Everyone is expected to participate by either presenting, joining in the discussion or doing another job.


When/where is it?

Date: Friday 3 August

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: State Library of Western Australia, Great Southern Room, 4th Floor.

And then: 6:30 - later, Dinner at Annalakshmi, Annalakshmi on the Swan, 1st Floor - Western Pavilion, Barracks Square (Between Jetty No. 4 & No. 5), Perth (you will need to pay for this one)


How can I get involved?

  1. Please register, so we know how many people to expect
  2. Look at What is happening on the day. Edit the page to put your name next to what you can do .
    • Suggest a session
    • Offer to present a session; or
    • Volunteer to do a practical job


How much?

It's all free. Tea, coffee and bikkies are provided. Lunch of pizza is provided.


You will need to pay for your dinner at Annalakshmi.


Anything else?

Many thanks to the State Library of Western Australia, Murdoch University Library, Curtin University Library, ALIA West and Local Government Librarians' Association of Western Australia (LocLib) for support.


You are welcome to join the planning group


Feel free to edit this wiki. The password for editing is unconfwa


You can subscribe to the RSS feed for changes to this wiki or to the unconfwalib google group to receive unconference planning emails.


2008 Planning



Kathryn Greenhill: k.greenhill@murdoch.edu.au

Hoi Ng: HNg@vicpark.wa.gov.au

Sue Cook: sue.cook@csiro.au

Constance Wiebrands: c.wiebrands@curtin.edu.au


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