and cool tools are always important to Internet Librarians
and Internet Content Pros—and this year the
program is filled with new tools and techniques, applications
and opportunities to help us streamline our operations,
improve and enhance our customer relationships, develop
new applications, and more. Our 7th annual Internet
Librarian conference is a mixture of leading-edge
ideas, tools, expert speakers, and exciting new events—all
focused on information professionals and Internet-related
IL 2003 features three keynote sessions, 100 dynamic
speakers in four simultaneous tracks, plus many in-depth
learning events and workshops, a fun and informative
evening session, cybertours, and a new Communities
of Interest event.
In addition to the extensive three-day conference
program, Internet Librarian 2003 also offers great
dining opportunities and receptions in the Exhibit
Hall. Please take the time to read through the program.
We’re sure you’ll find it to be the most
extensive and exciting technology event ever put together
for librarians and information professionals. We look
forward to seeing you in Monterey in November!
Communities of Interest
Meet your colleagues on Sunday, November 2nd following
a day of workshops for debriefing or before conference
sessions begin to connect with attendees with similar
interests. Grab a drink or soda and head for some
great networking, stimulating discussions, and a chance
to interact with some outstanding conference speakers
and moderators. Topics include Web design, development,
& tools; searching & search engines; e-resources
& digital libraries; content management; blogging.
Our popular information-rich cybertours by leading
experts are once again featured in the Exhibit Hall.
Check this Web site for more details on topics such
as competitive intelligence resources, blogging basics
and blogging tools, legal resources, and more.
School librarians and media center specialists are
at the forefront of critical initiatives to use the
Internet to improve K-12 learning skills and teaching
strategies. Sponsored by the Gale Group, Pearson Digital
Learning, and MultiMedia Schools magazine,
Internet@Schools is co-located with Internet Librarian
2003, and organized to address the practical concerns,
strategies and applications, as well as tools and
techniques of interest to those in the K-12 realm.
Sunday evening Communities of Interest—informal
networking to get to know others who share your
Reception in the Exhibit Hall, Monday, November
3rd with lots of goodies! Renew acquaintances, meet
new colleagues, check out the latest products and
services in a relaxed atmosphere.
Informal dine-arounds with your colleagues—more
info and online registration will appear on this
Fun Tuesday evening presentation and discussion
on Funding Strategies. [view
are pleased to present the seventh annual Internet
Librarian conference and exhibition—the ONLY
conference designed for information professionals
who are using, developing, and embracing Net &
Web based strategies in their roles as information
searchers, 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
Dysart & Jones Associates
Purdue University Libraries
University of Saskatchewan
San Francisco Chronicle
Moreau Catholic High School
Editor, Intranet Professional
University of Medicine and Dentistry of
Internet Librarian 2003 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 2003 exhibition. [View
Two Days of Workshops!!
Preconference workshops on Saturday afternoon November
1st and Sunday November 2nd cover a wide range of
topics for Internet Librarians, including:
Our popular full day Searchers Academy and Web Managers
Half-day workshop topics include new Web standards,
dealing with misinformation, Web assessment, maximizing
Web search capabilities, writing grants, current
awareness delivery options, establishing what and
how to measure what's important, user-centered training,
practical XML, blogging 101, and more!
Free Receptions & Dine Arounds
Information Today, Inc. invites all registrants, exhibitors,
and exhibition attendees to a special Exhibit Hall opening
reception on Monday, November 3rd from 5:00 p.m. –
7:00 p.m. This will be a great time to gather with fellow
Internet librarians and the suppliers you rely on to
provide key services to your organizations. [View
Renew acquaintances, meet new colleagues, and check
out the latest products and services in a relaxed atmosphere.
Check this Web site later in the year for online registration
for our dine around groups.