Internet Librarian '99
The Internet Conference and Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers

Call for Speakers

Program Chair 

Jane I. Dysart, Dysart & Jones Associates

Organizing/Review Committee

Stephen Abram, IHS Micromedia
Scott Brandt, Purdue University Libraries
Pamela Cibbarelli,Cibbarelli’s
Richard Geiger,San Francisco Chronicle
Doris Helfer, California State University
Cindy Hill, Sun Microsystems
Walt Howe, Delphi Internet Services
Richard Hulser,IBM Corp.
Barbara Quint, Editor-in-Chief, Searcher
Lauri Schafer, Microsoft Corp.
Hope Tillman, Babson College
Ferdi Serim, Editor, Multimedia Schools

Information Today Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for almost twenty years with the National Online Meeting and Computers in Libraries, is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Internet Librarian – the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, Intranet, and Web-based strategies in their roles as information navigators, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators, product developers, searchers, 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 and information specialists.

Internet Librarian ’99, including Internet@Schools’99, caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge with four simultaneous tracks plus many workshop and networking opportunities.  This year’s tracks and themes will encompass: Managing Content, Web Tools, Internet & Intranet Services, Managing Knowledge Assets, Distance Learning & Instruction, Case Studies of Internet and Intranet Librarians, Web Management, Digitizing Resources, Streaming Multimedia, School Libraries, and more.  Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications and case studies as well as technical and managerial issues.  Please consider sending 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.
Building web teams Developing Internet skills
Digitizing collections Managing desktop access
Cool Web tools: Java, XML, HTML Acquiring & managing content
Delivering Services Virtually Integrating Web based OPACs
Intranet case studies Special & virtual library case studies
Integrating K-12 Curriculum & Net Technology Interfaces & screen design
Search engine tools & tips Electronic commerce
Licensing & negotiating Document & image management
Knowledge management & Net technology Copyright in the Eworld
Publishing on the Web Managing electronic resources
Internet delivery channels Future Net/Web strategies
Streamlining electronic document delivery Capturing & delivering multimedia
Filtering & intelligent agents Distance learning technologies
Designing & maintaining web sites Digital Archiving
Creating & supporting virtual communities Security & authentication
Multimedia & image delivery Net Technology planning
Tools for evaluating web resources Lessons learned; strategies
Protecting & Using Intellectual property New retrieval tools
Migrating databases to the Web Collaborating with IT
Web developer tools & techniques Retooling budgets for the Eworld
Usability testing for Web sites Mining for Quality Information

If you would like to participate in Internet Librarian ‘99 as a speaker, please contact the Program Chair at the email/fax address listed below as soon as possible (May 15,1999 at the very latest).  Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation: title, subject, scope, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate you to the topic, and full contact information (title, address, email, 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, IL’99
Dysart & Jones Associates
47 Rose Park Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1R2
phone: 416/484-6129
fax: 416/484-7063

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

Information Today Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055
phone: 609/654-6266
fax: 609/654-4309

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