Internet Librarian 2003
Conference Overview
November 3-5, 2003 Monterey Conference Center Monterey, CA
The Internet Conference & Exhibition for Librarians & Information Managers 
NOTHIN’ BUT NET @ Internet Librarian 2003!

New 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 technologies.

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!


New! 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.


Free Cybertours!

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.


Internet@Schools
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.


Interactive Networking Events!

  • Sunday evening Communities of Interest—informal networking to get to know others who share your interests.
  • Opening 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 site soon.
  • Fun Tuesday evening presentation and discussion on Funding Strategies. [view details]

We 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 Internet librarians.

PROGRAM CHAIR
Jane I. Dysart
Dysart & Jones Associates 

ORGANIZING/REVIEW
COMMITTEE

Stephen Abram
Micromedia ProQuest
 

Scott Brandt
Purdue University Libraries
 

Darlene Fichter
University of Saskatchewan
 

Richard Geiger
San Francisco Chronicle


Susan Geiger
Moreau Catholic High School 


Mary Lee Kennedy
Editor, Intranet Professional


Micki McIntyre
University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ


Barbara Quint
Editor-in-Chief, Searcher

Exhibition
The 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 Exhibitor List]


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 Academy
  • 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 Exhibitor List]

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.

Information Today, Inc. 
143 Old Marlton Pike Medford, NJ 08055 
Phone: 609/654-6266 Fax: 609/654-4309 
E-mail: custserv@infotoday.com

Internet Librarian 2003