19th Annual Computers in Libraries 2004: North America's Largest Technology Conference & Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers

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HILTON WASHINGTON

MARCH 10-12, 2004

SEARCHING AND SEARCH ENGINES

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT

WEB DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND USABILITY

INTRANETS, PORTALS, AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

E-LEARNING, INFORMATION LITERACY, AND TRAINING

BUILDING AND MANAGING DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND E-COLLECTIONS

WEB TOOLS AND ROLES

INTERNET@SCHOOLS EAST

Three Keynotes & 90 Programs for one Low Price!

Computers in Libraries 2004 is full of examples of creative, working strategies and many practical ideas for what can be accomplished in our libraries and information services. Join us at Computers in Libraries 2004 and hear from experts, practitioners, and strategists--all from the information industry. With four strong program streams you can participate in sessions relating to navigating and searching, Web design and development, content management systems and strategies, working and learning electronically, search engines, Web tools and practice, optimizing technology, information and knowledge exchange, communities, and of course, lots and lots more.

CIL 2004 brings more than 100 knowledgeable speakers to four simultaneous tracks during the conference, plus three dynamic keynotes, pre- and postconference workshops, and an entertaining and informative evening program. This conference caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge and provides many exciting networking opportunities. Join speakers, authors, and fellow participants in refreshment breaks, informal dinner groups, receptions, and more.

Internet@Schools East

From the opening keynote on blogging in the classroom to the endnote on teaching with computers and curriculum integration strategies, Internet@Schools East challenges, inspires, and informs school library media specialists and technology center managers. This specialized 2-day conference, sponsored by Multi-Media & Internet@Schools, is on Thursday and Friday, March 11-12, and features four half-day program tracks and 20 knowledgeable speakers. Organized by David Hoffman, editor in chief, Multi-Media & Internet@Schools.

Workshops

Featuring three academies--1-day intensive updates by industry leaders--covering the latest searching tips by experts in the field, key hot topics and techniques for Web managers, as well as the trends and ideas for working with intranets and portals discussed in the Intranet Professionals Academy.

A selection of full-day academies and half-day preconference workshops are offered Tuesday, March 9 and postconference workshops are on Saturday, March 13. Topics include: tools for successful technology planning, blogging, how to teach what learners want to know, search engines beyond Google, Techstorm--technology brainstorm, current awareness delivery options, making learning stick, usability guidelines for organizing Web sites, Web authoring, practical XML & XSLT, online job hunting & staffing, measuring in libraries, new Web standards, evaluating cyber-security, and more.

Cybertours

Plan to pick up some quick tips, take a sneak peek at new products, and learn new skills at short, free Cybertours in the Computers in Libraries 2004 Exhibit Hall. For more details and updates about topics and speakers for this CIL feature, visit the Computers in Libraries Web site at www.infotoday.com/cil2004.

Exhibition

The Computers in Libraries exhibition will feature leading-edge companies offering the visitor a choice of products in all aspects of library technology, including Web-based products and services, integrated library and information systems, online services, document delivery services, Internet software tools, content suppliers, search services, and more. If you are looking for a particular product, evaluating competing systems, keeping up-to-date with new products and developments, be sure to visit the Computers in Libraries exhibition. …

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