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Free Seminars @ InfoToday 2001 Ė All Welcome

Announcing a series of free seminars for InfoToday 2001 visitors. Taking place in the Presentation Theater in Americas Hall II, and covering a wide range of topical contemporary issues for information and knowledge professionals, these seminars are open to all and add value to your visit.

There is no need to register, simply pick the sessions of interest to you and arrive at the presentation theatre within the InfoToday 2001 exhibit hall at the appropriate time.

These high-demand seminars are open on a first-come first-served basis, so be sure to get there early!

Tuesday, May 15th

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Library Automation Systems: Evaluating & Implementing
Marshall Breeding, Vanderbilt University
This session, by the author of Library Technology Guides web site, provides an overview of the key criteria for evaluating library automation systems, a look at what ones are available for further investigation in the exhibition hall, and some tips for implementing a new system in your library.

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Top Web Search Resources that Users Can Learn and Love
Rita Vine, President, Workingfaster.com
Web users don't read screens carefully, can't spell or type well, and are terrible at search engine query formulation. Internet trainers can help users find better information faster by showing them great, little-known and easy-to-use web resources that don't require heroic efforts to search successfully. Rita Vine shares her list of top web search resources that end users love, plus tips and tricks to help them get the most out of limited searching time.

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Roundup
Nancy Nelson, Nelson Associates
Infotoday 2001ís exhibition floor offers an electronic shopping mall designed to introduce you to the best and the latest management tools for information development, access and knowledge management. Stop in to get an expertís analysis and armchair view of whatís new on the floor, whatís hot and what we can look forward to on the horizon.

2:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
Intranet Toolkits
Stephen Abram, IHS Canada & Bonnie Burwell, Burwell Information Services
Intranet Professional newsletter brings you an informative presentation on Intranet Toolkits ó tools for integrating external content into intranets. It provides information professionals with a snapshot of the current state of intranet toolkits - what they are, which one does what, and why we should even care. Pointers to exhibitors with toolkits and free copies of the newsletter will be included.

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ten Top Tech Trends: An Information Space Odyssey
Nancy Nelson, Nelson Associates
What are the latest trends in information technology development? Join us for a crash course in whatís available, whatís in the works, what to expect as well as how you can keep on top of information management in your organization.
 

Wednesday, May 16th

10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Finding Electronic Resources: Tools & Techniques
Gary Price, Creator of Price's List of Lists & Direct Search
Come hear the latest tools and techniques used by an expert to keep current with new internet reference resources. The author of The Invisible Web shares the tools he uses to monitor the 'Net and to keep current as well as some tips for finding quality material.

11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Intranet Toolkits
Stephen Abram, IHS Canada & Bonnie Burwell, Burwell Information Services
Intranet Professional newsletter brings you an informative presentation on Intranet Toolkits ó tools for integrating external content into intranets. It provides information professionals with a snapshot of the current state of intranet toolkits - what they are, which one does what, and why we should even care. Pointers to exhibitors with toolkits and free copies of the newsletter will be included.

1:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Roundup
Nancy Nelson, Nelson Associates
Infotoday 2001ís exhibition floor offers an electronic shopping mall designed to introduce you to the best and the latest management tools for information development, access and knowledge management. Stop in to get an expertís analysis and armchair view of whatís new on the floor, whatís hot and what we can look forward to on the horizon.

2:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
Content Management for Information Professionals:  a Global Broadcast
Steve Coffman, LSSI; Stephen Arnold, Arnold Information Technologies; and others
Join us for an exciting world-wide broadcast featuring live speakers and online participants. Using innovative new conferencing technology, Steve Coffman leads both local and global participants through our featured discussion regarding content management for information professionals. Learn about the conference technology and the processes as well as some of the key ideas on content management from the world's leading thinkers and practitioners in the information field.

3:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
Library Automation Systems: Evaluating & Implementing
Marshall Breeding, Vanderbilt University
This session, by the author of Library Technology Guides web site, provides an overview of the key criteria for evaluating library automation systems, a look at what ones are available for further investigation in the exhibition hall, and some tips for implementing a new system in your library.
 

Thursday, May 17th

10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Roundup
Nancy Nelson, Nelson Associates
Infotoday 2001ís exhibition floor offers an electronic shopping mall designed to introduce you to the best and the latest management tools for information development, access and knowledge management. Stop in to get an expertís analysis and armchair view of whatís new on the floor, whatís hot and what we can look forward to on the horizon.

11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Finding Electronic Resources: Tools & Techniques
Gary Price, Creator of Price's List of Lists & Direct Search
Come hear the latest tools and techniques used by an expert to keep current with new internet reference resources. The author of The Invisible Web shares the tools he uses to monitor the 'Net and to keep current as well as some tips for finding quality material.

1:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m.
Ten Top Tech Trends: An Information Space Odyssey
Nancy Nelson, Nelson Associates
What are the latest trends in information technology development? Join us for a crash course in whatís available, whatís in the works, what to expect as well as how you can keep on top of information management in your organization.
 


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