When: The IL Grand Opening Reception
Monday, October 24 from 5:00–6:00 pm Where: The Information Today, Inc. booth
Attendees will receive a special 20% discount on these and other ITI books and are eligible to enter a drawing for
other popular titles!
The following authors will be signing their books:
Nicole C. Engard, author,
Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data
Nicole C. Engard and 25 international contributors share definitions, tools, techniques, and real life applications geared to help any library keep its website dynamically and collaboratively up-to-date, ranging from ways to allow those without programming skills to make simple website updates, to modifying the library OPAC, to using popular sites like Flickr, Yahoo!, LibraryThing, Google Maps, and Delicious to share and combine digital content.
David Lee King, author,
Designing the Digital Experience: How to Use Experience Design Tools and Techniques to Build Websites Customers Love
As website design and functionality take a mighty leap forward, today’s marketers and site designers can harness the power of “experience design” to help customers quickly find information, make purchases, or participate—creating positive digital experiences that visitors not only remember but want to share with others. Here, 2008 Library Journal “Mover & Shaker” David Lee King explains the digital experience design concept, introduces a range of tools and strategies, and shares experience design best practices.
Ruth Kneale, author,
You Don’t Look Like a Librarian
Librarian stereotypes have persisted for generations, yet their practical impact has rarely been studied. How pervasive are such stereotypes in the digital era, how are they changing, and how do they affect our daily work, our careers, and the future success of the profession? What can we do to defeat tired old perceptions and create positive new images? After exploring these questions for almost 10 years, librarian/blogger/pop culture maven Ruth Kneale offers insight and analysis in You Don’t Look Like a Librarian.
Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer, authors
ShanachieTour: A Library Road Trip Across America
This unique book with its accompanying DVD documentary follows three Dutch library employees on a coast-to-coast U.S. road trip to discover how American libraries are engaging their communities and preparing for the future.
Elizabeth Burns, author,
Pop Goes the Library
You loved the blog—now read the book! Whether you regularly follow entertainment and gossip news, or wondered “Corbin Who?” when you saw the recent ALA READ poster, Pop Goes the Library will help you connect with your users and energize your staff.
Stephanie Gerding, author,
The Accidental Technology Trainer
The Accidental Technology Trainer will help you get up to speed quickly and become a more confident and successful trainer. You’ll learn how to integrate expert tips and tricks and leverage your natural skills to ensure excellent results. If you are faced with technology training needs for which you do not feel fully prepared, The Accidental Technology Trainer is the book you’ve been waiting for!
Information Today, Inc. returns to Monterey once again in 2009 to present the 13th annual
Internet Librarian – the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and
embracing Internet, Intranet, and Web-based strategies in their roles as information architects and navigators,Webmasters
and Web managers, content evaluators and developers, taxonomists, searchers, community builders, information providers, trainers,
guides, and more.
Whether you are managing information for a business, law firm, university, school or public library, keeping up
with new tools and techniques is always a challenge. Internet Librarian 2009 definitely meets that challenge.
Internet@Schools West, a conference especially
for library media and technology specialists who are using the Internet and technology in K-12 schools, will be held once again this
year in conjunction with Internet Librarian 2009.
Join us at the most comprehensive conference for library and information professionals interested in technology to discover the insights,
strategies and practices that will allow us to tame the net, manage libraries and digital information, and enhance the information and
learning experience of people in our communities. Internet Librarian 2008 provides attendees with many chances to meet and hear from
leading edge information professionals in all types of environments—leaders in the information industry who are integrating content
and delighting their clients, organizing and managing digital content in creative ways, setting the context for excellence in information
utilization in their organizations, revolutionizing the roles of info pros, building strong collaborative communities among their customers and
colleagues, and using new technologies in creative and exciting ways.