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

Conference Overview

We are pleased to present the third 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 searchers, guides, Webmasters and Web managers, content evaluators, product developers, and more. As the premier tools for information managers and librarians, Internet technologies are the focus of this conference. It provides an active forum for our excellent speakers to explore the many and exciting range of issues and challenges facing information professionals today.

Jane I. Dysart, Dysart & Jones Associates

Stephen Abram — IHS Micromedia
Andy Breeding — Compaq Computers
Pamela Cibbarelli — Cibbarelli’s
Stephen Coffman — Los Angeles Public Library
Richard Geiger — San Francisco Chronicle
Doris Helfer — California State University
Cindy Hill — Sun Microsystems
Walt Howe — Delphi Internet Services Corp.
Richard Hulser — IBM
Barbara Quint — Editor-in-Chief, Searcher
Ferdi Serim — Editor, MultiMedia Schools
Hope Tillman — Babson College
The third annual Internet Librarian is a mixture of leading edge ideas and tools as well as exciting new services—all focused on information professionals and Internet related technologies. It features over 100 dynamic speakers in four simultaneous tracks plus 24 workshops, two evening sessions, and a two day Internet@Schools ’99 conference within a conference. Internet Librarian ’99 features several other two day conferences within the conference — Web Wizard’s Symposium, Searching Stream, and Wired for Success. Other themes and topics include Integrating the Net, Content Strategies, Intranet Librarians, Public Libraries & Virtual Communities, Intranet Case Studies, Managing Knowledge Assets, Web Tools, Search Engines, Net Trends, and more. Catering to leaders and learners, Internet Librarian ’99 will be of interest to all information professionals.

LEXIS-NEXIS is sponsoring a 50’s style CyberCafť in the Exhibit Hall providing workstations for searching the Net and checking e-mail! There are even places for you to plug your laptop into a phone line. During off hours, early morning and evening, we are holding hands-on Cybertours and Cybercruises led by Web experts. Click here for more details.

Barbara Quint, Editor, Searcher Magazine, leads the Southern California’s Online Users Group’s Quality Issues, Concerns, Demands: SCOUG Guidelines STILL Guide on Monday evening from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Tuesday evening, she highlights the strategies and plans for building the Earth’s Biggest Library as discussed in Track A. These programs are open to all attendees, exhibitors, and exhibit hall pass holders. Join us for coffee, cookies, and lots of fun!

Information Today invites all registrants, exhibitors, and exhibition visitors to receptions on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 to 5:45 PM. They provide opportunities to renew acquaintances and meet new colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere. For further networking opportunities sign up in the registration area for our Dine Around groups.

The Internet Librarian ’99 exhibition will feature over 100 booths offering the visitor a choice of products covering aspects of Internet, intranet, and library technology, including search engines, software, document delivery and Web delivery systems, online services, content providers, and more. If you are looking for Internet/intranet solutions, evaluating competing systems, keeping up-to-date with the newest Net products and developments, be sure to visit the Internet Librarian ’99 exhibition.

Preconference workshops are offered on Sunday, November 7 and postconference workshops on Thursday, November 11. They cover topics such as: Knowledge Management, Intranet Development, Content Acquisition Strategies, Search Engines, Choosing Net Technology, and more. Preconference and Postconference workshops involve additional registration fees and include lunch and coffee service. See registration form for pricing information. For a complete listing of these in-depth continuing education opportunities, refer to the conference program menu.

Join us for the second Internet Librarian Golf Classic. This tournament, sponsored by Dow Jones, The Gale Group, and Information Today, will be held on Thursday, November 11. The golf tournament co-sponsors have made generous contributions, making your participation fee just $50. Act quickly, because space is limited to the first 40 golfers! Lots of fun and prizes. For more information, contact Kathy Bayer by phone at 609-654-6266 or by e-mail at or check Information Today’s Web site at

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