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North America’s Largest Technology Conference & Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers
Computers in Libraries 2010
April 12 - April 14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway • Arlington, VA
Computers in Libraries Celebrates 25 Years of Conferences
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Deadline: September 15, 2009

Information Fluency: Literacy for Life
Information fluency goes beyond literacy (the ability to read and write), information literacy (the ability to find, evaluate and use information), media literacy (the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create messages in a variety of forms), and digital literacy (the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information). It extends to other types of literacy necessary to grow, learn and live – cultural literacy, global literacy, news literacy, scientific literacy, economic literacy, social literacy, health literacy, multimedia literacy, computer literacy, social online literacy, and more. Information, and fluency with it, permeates every part of our lives. Developing skills to become fluent with information is the key to our success individually as well as in groups, teams and communities.

Information Today Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for more than twenty five years with Internet Librarian and KMWorld, is pleased to announce the 25th annual Computers in Libraries – the most comprehensive North American conference and exhibition concentrating all aspects of library technology. Our theme, Information Fluency: Literacy for Life, encompasses all the challenges, solutions, technologies and practices that those working with computers in libraries or libraries in computers are dealing with today. The conference offers a multifaceted program designed to meet the needs of librarians, information managers, systems professionals, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators, intranet strategists, portal creators, and information specialists. The focus of the conference is on leading edge technology that is building information fluency, transforming library operations, enabling information products and services, and roles within all types and sizes of library and information services.

Computers in Libraries caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge, offering five simultaneous tracks plus many workshops, networking opportunities, and an extensive exhibit hall. This year’s tracks and themes encompass: People (skills, organizations, roles); Learning & Literacy; Places (virtual & physical); Digital/Virtual Library Services; Research Implementation and Implications; Social Media; Innovation; Community Building; Integrating Systems & Strategies; Information Discovery & Search; Technology Planning; Managing Content & eResrouces; Web Tools & Leading Edge Technology; Intranets & Portals; Search Engines, Case Studies of Internet & Intranet Librarians, Library Automation & Infrastructure, Managing Information and Knowledge Assets, eLearning & Training, Web Design & Development, Streaming Multimedia, Managing Digitally, and more. Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications, “how to” solutions, and case studies as well as technical and managerial issues. Please consider sharing your knowledge and ideas; send us a proposal to speak. Below are some of the topics we hope to cover, but don’t let this list limit your imagination! We look forward to hearing from you.

POSSIBLE TOPICS
(Suggestions only—the more creative the topic, the better!)
Information Fluency Strategies & Practices
Finding Partners in Tough Times
Tools for Spreading Information & Ideas
Creating Tomorrow’s Learning Environments
Connecting People & Technology
Top Tips for Teaching Adults
Future Net/Web strategies
User Generated Content
People Capabilities & Libraries
Innovative Ways to Connect with Clients
Blogs, Wikis & RSS: What’s New?
Gaming & Learning
Facebook, MySpace & LibrarySpace
Library Performance Improvement
Managing Electronic Resources
Streaming Content to PDAs
Building Communities
Information Discovery & Visualization
Intranets & Portals in Action
Web Design & Usability
Folksonomies & Metatagging
Knowledge Management practices
Digitizing Collections
Making Interfaces Usable
Cool Web Tools
Streamlining Systems & Workflow
Information Architecture
Building Community Partnerships
Wireless strategies & the Library
Usability Testing for Web Sites
Web Development Tips & Tools
Writing & Publishing for the Web
New Technologies & Libraries of the Future
eBooks & eJournals: Acquiring & Managing
Distance learning technologies
Co-ordinating Web Teams
Web policies & strategies
Mining for Quality Information
Streaming Multimedia
Creative Management Practices
Libraries 2.0 Initiatives
Innovation, Change & Libraries
News Literacy
Mobile Computing
Gauging Customer Needs
Leading Edge Technologies
Experimenting & Learning
Social Media & Libraries
Social Online Literacy Practices
Second Life & Libraries
Info Pro Competencies
Technology Planning
Next Gen OPACs
Learning from a Distance
Managing Digitally
Building Technology Alliances
Building & Using Taxonomies
eLearning Strategies & Cases
Digital Rights Management
Enhancing User Experience
Managing Desktop Access
Virtual Library Services
Acquiring & Managing Content
Evaluating web resources: Tools
Personalization & Customization
Content Management Tools
Collaboration Software
Special & Virtual Libraries: Cases
Search Engine Tips & Tools
Teaching Tips for all ages
Wireless Networks & Devices
Funding Technology
Enterprise Portals
Digital Libraries & Archiving
Lessons learned from Techies
Roles for library & info pros

Organizing/Reviewing Committee
Program Chair Jane Dysart
Jane Dysart
Dysart & Jones Associates
jane@dysartjones.com
Phone: 416-484-6129

Stephen Abram
SirsiDynix

Helene Blowers
Columbus Metropolitan
Library

Marshall Breeding
Vanderbilt University
Susan Fifer Canby
National Geographic Society

Steven Cohen
Law Library Management
& Librarystuff.net

Darlene Fichter
University of Saskatchewan
Megan Fox
Simmons College

James King
National Institutes of Health Library

Dick Kaser
Executive Editor
Computers in Libraries
Donna Scheeder
Law Library of Congress

Aaron Schmidt
District of Columbia Public Library

If you would like to participate in Computers in Libraries 2010 as a speaker or workshop leader, please submit a proposal as soon as possible (September 15, 2009 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation on the form: title, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate you to the topic, and full contact information for you and your co-presenters (title, address, email, phone & fax). All abstracts are reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the fall.



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