Live streaming from O'Reilly's TOC Conference, February 14 - 15

By Patrick Hogan |

O'Reilly Media is hosting the TOC Conference in New York City starting today and running through Wednesday. The conference brings together publishing and technology professionals to explore new strategies, platforms, and business models.

ALA TechSource has selected a few presentations of interest to the library community to stream from our website. Follow the link for a description of the presentations and tune in tomorrow and Wednesday. All times are Eastern.


9:05am - 9:20am
Keynote by LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton @levarburton (RRKidz)

10:45am - 11:30am
What Should I Read? A Brief History of Recommendations
Mark Johnson @philosophygeek (Zite)


1:25pm - 1:40pm
Beyond The Classroom: Enhanced Content Lessons from the Education Market

Kent Freeman (Vital Source Technologies Inc., an Ingram Content Group Company)

2:35pm - 2:50pm
The Rise of Big C (Content):Why the Next Era Represents the Reemergence of Professional Media
Linda Holliday @lmholliday (Semi-Linear, New York Angels)

Streaming from the O'Reilly TOC site starts tonight at 6:00 pm ET with Ignite TOC. See the full list of live streams available from the O'Reilly TOC website.

Kate Sheehan will be covering the TOC Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday for American Libraries. Look for her posts in Perpetual Beta as well as an article in the March/April issue. I will be attending as well, scouting technologies that we in ALA Publishing might put to use.