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Volunteers 2.015

Discussion and email group for volunteer moderators for the Library 2.0 conference.

  1. Join the Volunteer Group
  2. Sign up for times that you're able to volunteer at

Debbie Faires is our Volunteer Chair and Coordinator--hurrah for Debbie!

Members: 32
Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2015

Important Volunteer Information

A HUGE and special thanks to you for volunteering at the conference! Here are some notes that you will want to keep handy during the event:

  • Please note that training information for you is here. You are responsible for learning to use the Blackboard Collaborate platform.
  • The time of your volunteer session(s) is listed on the schedule page for your time zone. Please double check to make sure you know when you are scheduled for volunteering.
  • IMPORTANT: The private page that lists the presenter/moderator links for each individual session is is where you and the presenters will find the link to enter the session room with the correct privileges. This page is just for presenters and moderators, so please do not share it as we do not want any participants entering session rooms as moderators.
  • Please join the volunteer lounge 30 minutes before your volunteer session begins to coordinate with other volunteers and get your room assignment. The link to the room is You can keep your session room and the lounge open at the same time.
  • Please continue to let people know about this free conference! You can find promotional materials here.


The following instructions regarding Library 2.015 conference slides were provided to presenters. It is likely that some presenters will have missed these instructions, so please keep them handy for last minute assistance.

Instructions for Presenters:

  1. Download a copy of the Library 2.015 conference slides (PPT or JPEG) 
  2. Add your name and session title to the title slide (Slide 2)
  3. Copy and paste your slide presentation in the placeholder on Slide 6. You can delete slide 6 after completing this step.
  4. Save file for upload on day of conference

Library 2.015 Slide Deck (PPT)
Library 2.015 Slide Deck (JPEG)

Discussion Forum

Lib 2.015

I am excited to be back in this forum. Thanks AdminsContinue

Started by Mapenzi Mudimba Jun 9, 2015.

Comment Wall

Comment by Debbie Faires on October 20, 2015 at 2:57pm

Help needed at 5 pm Pacific Time today!

Can any of you who are signed up for the 4 pm Pacific time slot switch to 5 pm?

Or is anyone else available to help during that time?

Thanks! Things have been going very well so far today--with the help of the great volunteers.

Comment by Debbie Faires on October 21, 2015 at 11:09am

Thanks to all of the marvelous volunteers for your help during yesterday's conference! It was a very good day and I enjoyed meeting you, even if only briefly, in the volunteer lounge. 

What was your experience like with the Library 2.015 conference?

Comment by Mapenzi Mudimba on October 21, 2015 at 1:23pm

Thank you Debbie. I like helping out. It males me feel relevant. I know at times I don't say really beneficial things, but the thought that I said something t help makes me smile the day along

Thanks for your confidence in me being part of the Volunteer Group

Comment by Sarah Rice on October 21, 2015 at 1:49pm

This was my first time volunteering and I thought everything went extremely well.  My presenter was just using a PowerPoint presentation so there were fewer things to go wrong but it was still good knowing the volunteer lounge was there for support.  

Comment by Debbie Faires on October 22, 2015 at 1:02pm

Sarah and Mapenzi--it was great to read your comments about volunteering for the conference. Thanks for sharing them and helping to build our community. 

Perhaps we'll work together again next year!


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