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Monterey, CA • November 15-17, 2004
Monterey Conference Center,
Portola Plaza Hotel & Monterey Marriott
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The Internet is our backbone, and it continues to provide us with opportunities to streamline our operations, improve and enhance our customer relationships, develop new applications, and more. Keeping up with the new tools and techniques is always a challenge but Internet Librarian 2004 definitely meets that challenge. With the theme, Starring Info Pros in Content, Context & Communities, the conference provides attendees with many opportunities to meet and hear from leading edge information professionals in all types of environments – stars of the information industry who are organizing and managing digital content in creative ways, setting the context for excellence in information utilization in their organizations, building strong collaborative communities using new technologies, and more.

Information Today Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for over twenty years, is pleased to announce the 8th annual Internet Librarian – the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, Intranet, Extranet and Web-based strategies in their roles as information architects and navigators, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators and developers, taxonomists, searchers, community builders, trainers, guides, and more. This comprehensive conference and exhibition offers a wide-ranging program designed to meet the needs of librarians, information managers, systems professionals, researchers, content managers and information specialists.

Here is a list of some topics we hope to cover, but don’t let this list limit your imagination!
  • Streamlining user online experiences
  • Tips for Web design
  • Info Pros & Communities of Practice / Interest
  • Innovation & creating new ideas
  • Wireless campus’, cities & hot spots
  • Visual interfaces
  • Cool tools for navigating & searching content
  • Instant current issue portals
  • Cool tools for content organization & management
  • Hot trends for Internet librarians
  • Research & pilots for new Internet tools & techniques
  • Intranet politics & web teams
  • Semantic web strategies and applications
  • Latest search engine tips
  • ECollections: standards, archiving, experiences
  • Internet competencies
  • Virtual libraries & open URL standards
  • Roles for Internet librarians
  • Next generation e-books & integrating them into e-collections
  • Negotiating for e-resources
  • Designing for Internet & web devices & appliances
  • New & Converging technologies
  • ADA compliance strategies & experiences
  • Successful web strategies
  • Taxonomies & auto-categorization tools
  • Virtual library services
  • Knowledge Management Strategies for Internet Librarians
  • Elearning tips & tools
  • Desktop strategies for information access
  • Collaboration & Communities
  • Streaming media: tools, strategies & case studies
  • Developing Internet skills
  • Digital collections: building & managing
  • Negotiating for content
  • Streamlining intranet management
  • Distance learning technologies
  • Identifying quality Internet resources
  • Digital rights management
  • Navigating strategies & techniques
  • Usability strategies
  • Integrating K-12 Curriculum & Net Technology
  • Digital archiving
  • Web development tools & techniques

Internet Librarian 2004 caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge with four simultaneous tracks plus many workshop and networking opportunities. This year’s tracks encompass such topics as: Managing Content & Knowledge Assets, Web Tools, Intranets & Portals, eLearning & Training, Case Studies of Internet and Intranet Librarians, Web Development & Management, Digitizing Resources, Distance Learning & Instruction, Streaming Multimedia, Digital Libraries, Content Management and more. Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications, new tools and techniques, case studies as well as technical and managerial issues. Please consider sending us a proposal to speak. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to participate in Internet Librarian 2004 as a speaker or workshop leader, please complete the submission form, or contact the Program Chair at the email address listed below as soon as possible (April 26, 2004 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation: title, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate to the topic, and full contact information (title, address, e-mail, phone & fax). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the summer.

Jane I. Dysart, Program Chair
Dysart & Jones Associates

Organizing/Review Committee

Scott Brandt,
Purdue University Libraries
Darlene Fichter, University of Saskatchewan
Richard Geiger, San Francisco Chronicle
Richard Hulser, Amgen
Micki McIntyre, UMDNJ HealthyNJ Librarian
Marydee Ojala, Editor, Online Magazine
Barbara Quint, Editor-in-Chief, Searcher
Donna Scheeder, Congressional Research Service
Michael Stephens, St. Joseph County Public Library

To receive the registration and program brochure in the fall, or exhibit information please check this Web site, or contact:

Information Today Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055
Fax: 609/654-4309

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