O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing (TOC) Conference is February 12-14, 2013 in New York City. As the publishing and tech industries converge, the conference is an opportunity for librarians to get the perspective of publishers and learn about new technology-based tools that might be applied in libraries. Early registration pricing ends Thursday, December 20.
O’Reilly offers abundant discount options, including 30 percent off for full-time librarians. If you don’t qualify for this or another discount, you can still save
15 30 percent wth the discount code ALATechSource. Learn more about programs and pricing on the TOC 2013 website.
Top get a better idea of what happens at TOC, check out our coverage of the 2012 conference. Kate Sheehan wrote Day 1 and Day 2 reports for American Libraries. I covered the publishing startup showcase, which included a couple of platforms of interest to libraries wishing to support patron self-publishing efforts, as well as a the re-visioning efforts of Keplers, a popular independent bookstore in Menlo Park California.