The Internet Conference & Exhibition for Librarians & Information Managers
Internet Librarian 2001
Conference Overview

We are pleased to present the fifth annual Internet Librarian – the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing 'Net & Web-based strategies in their roles as information searchers, guides, Webmasters and Web managers, content evaluators and organizers, product developers, and more.  As the premier tools for information managers and librarians, ‘Net technologies are the focus of this conference.  It provides an active forum for our excellent speakers to explore the exciting range of issues and challenges facing information professionals today as well as an opportunity for you to network with other leading-edge Internet librarians.
Program Chair

Jane I. Dysart, Dysart & Jones Associates

Organizing/Review Committee

Stephen Abram, IHS Micromedia

D. Scott Brandt, Purdue University

Pamela Cibbarelli, Cibbarelli’s

Stephen Coffman, LSSI

Darlene Fichter, University of Saskatchewan

Richard Geiger, San Francisco Chronicle

Doris Helfer, California State University

Richard Hulser, Infotrieve

Walt Howe, Delphi Internet Services Corp.

Barbara Quint, Editor-in-Chief, Searcher

Ferdi Serim, Editor, MultiMedia Schools

Hope Tillman, Babson College

Imagine, Internet Librarian is almost 5 years old! Join us for the 5th annual Internet Librarian conference — a mixture of leading edge ideas and tools as well as exciting new events — all focused on information professionals and Internet-related technologies.

New location but the same great program!
Internet Librarian 2001 features 4 fabulous keynote sessions, 100+ dynamic speakers in 5 simultaneous tracks, plus 20 in-depth learning events and workshops, an unbelievable evening session, cybertours, and much more built around key themes:

  • Content Management, 3 days focusing on intranets, portals, taxonomies, and wireless applications
  • Navigating the Net, filled with experts over 3 days and a special emphasis on virtual reference
  • WebWizards’ Symposium, including 3 days of exciting sessions on Web tools, design and development, usability and interface design
  • Digital Reality, 3 days focused on strategies and services in our electronic world as well as digital rights, training and e-learning
  • Internet@Schools, 2 days of sessions for the K-12 crowd, hosted by MultiMedia Schools

CyberConnection & Free Cybertours
LexisNexis is once again sponsoring the CyberConnection in the Exhibit Hall, providing workstations for searching the Net and checking e-mail! The CyberConnection is also hosting a range of cybertours by leading experts on many different subjects — stay tuned to for more details.

EVENING SESSION Extraordinaire!
Barbara Quint, Editor, Searcher magazine, leads the Southern California Online Users Group’s stimulating program, The Tasini Decision: The End of Full Text as We Know It?  Click here for more details of the terrific speakers, including Jonathan Tasini of the National Writers Union, Allen Paschal, Gale Group, Brian Holland, Dialog, Carol Ebbinghouse, Western State University, James Barcelona, ProQuest, and more! Join us for coffee, cookies and fascinating conversation on Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Open to anyone with an exhibit hall, conference, or exhibitor badge.

The Internet Librarian 2001 exhibition features over 70 booths, offering visitors a choice of products covering all aspects of Internet technologies, including content providers, online services, software, document and Web delivery systems, search engines, and more. If you’re looking for ‘Net solutions, evaluating competing systems, keeping up-to-date with the newest ‘Net products and developments, be sure to visit the Internet Librarian 2001 exhibition.
Tuesday, November 6, 2001  9:45 AM to 5:45 PM 
Wednesday, November 7, 2001  9:45 AM to 5:45 PM 
Thursday, November 8, 2001     9:45 AM to 2:30 PM 

Preconference workshops are offered on Sunday, Nov. 4th and Monday, Nov. 5th and feature a range of full- and half-day workshops. They cover topics such as: Information Audit, Advanced Web Searching, Teaching Technology, Indexing, Cost-Effective Online Research, Subject- Specific Sites and Searches, Adding Value to Your Information, Content Acquisition Strategies, Blogging, Web Research, Intranet Taxonomies and Metadata, eBooks, Web Usability, XML, Technology Brainstorming, Web Redesigns, Teaching the Internet, and more.

New Feature
This Monday preconference workshop is a full-day, learning event. Searcher’s Academy is led by Barbara Quint and Mary Ellen Bates and features a star-studded faculty as well as a host of tips, strategies, and searching techniques. What a great way to refresh your skills!

FREE RECEPTIONS and Dine Arounds
Information Today invites all registrants, exhibitors, and exhibition visitors to receptions on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. These events provide opportunities to renew acquaintances, meet new colleagues, enjoy the Networking Nook at Information Today’s booth, and check out the latest products and services in a relaxed atmosphere. For further networking opportunities check out the Web site (sign-ups for Dine Arounds will be available soon), or the on-site registration area for our Dine Around groups.


Information Today, Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike • Medford, NJ  08055
Phone: (609) 654-6266 • Fax: (609) 654-4309 

Internet Librarian 2001
The Internet Conference & Exhibition for Librarians & Information Managers