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Free Cybertours for all Internet Librarian 2005
Exhibit Hall visitors!
Taking place at the CyberCorner in the Exhibit Hall, these
cybertours cover a range of topics and subject areas. They are
15 minutes long, open to all and add value to your visit.
Space is limited so it is first-come, first-served.
Join our Net-savvy Web experts for a look at their
favorite sites or information on the latest trends and
There is no need to register, simply
pick the cybertour of interest to you and arrive at
our CyberCorner within the Internet Librarian 2005
Exhibit Hall at the appropriate time.
Full-text book searching of books still under copyright is now available
from Amazon and Google Print. Yet limitations abound. Discover how to
most effectively search within these two collections and explore other
strategies for finding the full-text of books online.
Evaluating Business Sources 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Robert Berkman, Editor, The Information Advisor
The author of numerous best-selling books on business research, including
The Skeptical Business Searcher: The Information Advisor's Guide to
Evaluating Web Data, Sites and Sources shares tips and strategies.
Podcasting 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library & Publisher,
Open Stacks Weblog
Our experienced podcaster, talks about podcasting – what is it and why
librarians would be interested in this new technology and media. He illustrates
the technology and provides examples and links of interest.
Don't Judge an E-Book by its Cover 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Christopher Warnock, CEO & Founder, ebrary
Choices for acquiring E-Books today include a number of different models:
subscription, ownership, and information on the Internet, and they
have different pricing and usage models as well. E-Book acquisition today
is no longer just about the content, it's about how it's delivered, methods
of access, usability, “easeability” and the bottom line. Hear about these
choices from an expert.
Next Generation E-Books for
the Chemical Industry 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. William Woishnis, Chairman, Knovel Corporation
This session looks at the evolving landscape of electronic chemical reference
books and what the future has in store including such issues as chemical
structure searching, reference linking, new data types (video, flash presentations),
the role of generic search (Google, Yahoo) and the impact of
additional interactive features (tables, graphs, equations).
Medical Search Tips 3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Sandra Kendall, Director, Library Services, Mount Sinai Hospital &
Vicky Duncan, Health Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan
Our experts include tips on searching Medline and Google Scholar and
provide an overview of the best evidenced medicine resources for doctors
and nurses along with Google resources for health consumers/patients.
They compare search results using live demos.
Wednesday, October 26th
Instant Messaging (IM) & Libraries 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Aaron Schmidt, Thomas Ford Memorial Library This session covers research, applications, case studies, usage,
and workflow impact. It looks at the many uses of IM, from inhouse
staff communication to the delivery of content and discussions
with customers, as well as utilizing IM to confer and
plan with colleagues no matter where they are.
How to Design Library
Websites to Maximize Usability 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Chris Jasek, User Centered Design Manager, Elsevier
Hear 15 guidelines on how to make your library Website more
usable. These guidelines are based on a survey of library literature,
usability reviews of library Websites conducted for Elsevier
customers, and established usability best practices.
Online Trends from the CyberCorner 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information Services
What’s happening in the online world? What’s on the horizon for
info pros? What should we be studying, thinking about, and using?
Our industry expert and author of Building & Running a Successful
Research Business shares her opinions in this cybertour
of the top ten trends to watch for in the online world.
Audio Books and Video? 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Michelle Jeske, Manager of Web Information Services and
Resource Sharing, Denver Public Library (DPL)
Downloadable media such as Audio E-Books, Movies, and Music
is the next reality for libraries. This session provides highlights,
tips and lessons learned from DPL’s Audio E-Book initiative and
info on their next venture with downloadable video.