We've Got to Stop Meeting like This: Conferences Online
Ojala, Marydee, Online
When putting together a list of conferences and trade shows that librarians and information professionals might attend, I suddenly realized how different my approach was from what it had been several years ago. In a DOLLAR $IGN column that focused on travel and tourism information sources (DATABASE, June 1990), I devoted a few paragraphs to traveling to conferences. I discussed sources on commercial databases that listed upcoming conferences and trade shows. The two major databases at that time were FAIRBASE and Eventline, both then on DataStar.
THE TRADITIONAL MEETING APPROACH
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Publication information: Article title: We've Got to Stop Meeting like This: Conferences Online. Contributors: Ojala, Marydee - Author. Magazine title: Online. Volume: 23. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 1999. Page number: 80+. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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