North America's Largest Technology Conference 
and Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers 

Conference At-a-Glance

Preconference — Sunday, March 7
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1 Beyond Internet Training Basics
2 Languages of the Internet: Fundamentals of Evolving Knowledge Architectures
3 Leadership in the Virtual Organization
4 Intranets for Newbies & Bargain Hunters
5 Advanced Web Searching
6 Essential Technologies for Going Digital
7 NewMedia for Digital Learning Applications
8 Knowledge Management: Cases, Complexities, & Competencies
9 Top 10 Tips for Marketing Your Library on the Internet
10 Web Authoring: Beyond the Basics
11 Talking About Search Engines
12 Beyond Yahoo! Subject-Specific Sites on the Net

Postconference — Thursday, March 11
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
13 Second-Generation Intranet Development
14 Preparing for a User-Centered Technological Future
19 Using the Intranet/Web Presence as an Executive Suite Door Opener

20 Competitive Intelligence in the Digital Age

21 Managing Electronic Journals

22 Content Acquisition Strategies: Licensing and Negotiating for Success

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
15 Using the Internet to Access the Content You Need
16 Negotiation Skills for Newbies
17 Consortia Forum
18 Digital Licensing

Special Track — Computers in School Libraries ’99
Sunday, March 7
 Monday, March 8
9:00 a.m. The Balancing Act: Print and Electronic Collection Development

10:00 a.m.  Partnerships: Schools, the Public, and Filtering

11:15 a.m.  Information Literacy Standards: A Pathway to Curriculum Integration and Results

1:45 p.m.  Integrating Technology and Information Literacy Skills into the Curriculum

2:45 p.m.  Powerful Partnerships: Department of Defense Dependent's Schools Roles for Information Technology 

3:30 p.m.  Morphing into a Cybrarian

9:00 a.m. Professional Development: Modeling and Extending Effective Education Technology Uses

10:00 a.m.  Helping Them to Get IT

11:30 a.m. Networking: Provide Your Patrons the World

2:00 p.m. Box Office Hits: Technology Partnership Productions

3:00 p.m. Project Hi-Net

4:15 p.m. Learning Online with the Library of Congress

General Conference — Monday, March 8
Track A
Web Tools
Track B
Integrating Systems & Technology
Track C
Content Management
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
A1—Internet Appliances: Tools for Instructors B1—Library Systems & Technology: Expectations for the Future C1—Managing Digital and Physical Collections
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
A2—Java-Assisted Document Delivery B2—Implementing State-of-the-Art Technology C2—Licensing Content: “Let’s Make a Deal!”
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
A3—Using Open Source Software for Libraries B3—CD/DVD Technologies in Libraries C3—Shrinkwrap & Clickwrap Licenses
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
A4—Dialog with Expert Web Searchers B4—Dynamic Delivery of Information via the World Wide Web C4—Integrating Real and Virtual Collections
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
B5—URLs, PURLs & TRULs: Link Maintenance in the Web-Based OPAC C5—Coping with Consortiums and Sharing Electronic Resources
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A5—Computer-Based Tools for the Graphically Challenged B6—Is Groupware Destined to Fail? Improving the Odds C6—“Websizing Content” and Linking to Full Text

General Conference — Tuesday, March 9
  Track D
Webwizard’s Symposium
Track E
Digitizing Resources
Track F
Public Libraries
Track I
Virtualizing Services
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. D1—Design & Redesign: Second-Generation Case Studies E1—Building Digital Collections F1—Internet Public Library I1—Virtualizing in the Corporate Environment
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. D2—Personalized Library Web Pages E2—Standards & Processes for Digital Publishing F2—Hurdling Through Cyberspace I2—From Paper to Pixels: University Libraries in Transition
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. D3—Discipline-Specific Library Web Pages E3—Creating Personal Digital Libraries F3—Digital Public Library Solutions I3—The Smithsonian Institution Libraries Digital Information Center
    Track G
Knowledge Management
Track H
Library Networks
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. D4—Creating a Web Authoring Training Team G1—Putting Knowledge Management to Work H1—Regional and Global Library Networks I4—Torpedo! Optimizing Digital Journals
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. D5—Working on the Web: Virtual Communities Improve the Net G2—Knowledge Management: More Than Technology H2—Developing State-Wide Library Networks I5—Online Customer Care at COMPAQ
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. D6—Migrating to the Web G3—Knowledge Management: Buckman Case Study H3—The REAL Impact of Regional Library Networks I6—Easy Access to Multiple Web Sites & UseNet as a Reference Tool

Dine Around Town With Technology-Savvy Information Professionals
Wonderful food and dining expeditions to the superb restaurants of the Washington, D.C. area are planned. So plan on joining your colleagues for an evening of terrific conversation, great food and lots of fun you won't soon forget!  Check the boards in the registration area to sign up for the excursion of your choice!

General Conference — Wednesday, March 10
  Track J
Web Management
Track K
Learning Track
Track L
Intranet Librarians
Track M
Future Focus: 
Issues & Trends
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. J1—Standards and Techniques for Evaluating Interface Design K1—Using Distance to Connect Networked Learning Environments L1—Intranet Librarian Success Test M1—New Models for Library Cooperation
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. K2—Elbow Grease on the Monitor... Hands-On Approaches L2—Monsanto’s Intranet: Case Study M2—Consortia: Wave of the Future?
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. J2—Using Web Site Mapping for Improving Web Design  K3—Going Up and Getting Over: Web-Based Tutorials L3—The Intranet at Sequent Computer Systems M3—Retooling Budgets for the E-World
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. J3—A Comparison of Hot Web Management Tools K4—Information and Technology Literacy: Roles  L4—Intranets on the Cheap!  M4—Disintermediation: Challenges & Opportunities 
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. J4—Developing Metadata for a Specialized Community: An Online Agricultural Database K5—Training: Using the System L5—Intranet Ornamentation M5—What’s Hot & New
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. J5—Is Push Technology Really Dead? K6—Internet Training Programs L6—Publishing Dynamic Content via Corporate Intranets M6—Tools for Scenario Planning

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