Magazine article Computers in Libraries

21st Annual Computers in Libraries 2006: North America's Largest Technology Conference & Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers

Magazine article Computers in Libraries

21st Annual Computers in Libraries 2006: North America's Largest Technology Conference & Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers

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Hilton Washington | March 22-24, 2006

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* Searching and Search Engines

* Digital Content Management

* Web Design, Development, and Usability

* Intranets, Portals, and Planning

* E-Learning, Information Literacy, and Training

* Building and Managing Digital Libraries and E-Collections

* Communities, Collaboration, and Digital Trends

* Internet@Schools East

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CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS Tuesday, March 21

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

W1: Searchers Academy

W2: Web Managers Academy: Building Next Generation Library Web Site

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

W3: Advanced Weblogs: Applications, Technology, Cases

W4: Social Tools for Your Library

W5: Teaching the Internet

W6: Current Awareness Delivery Options

1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

W7: Advanced Thinking for Serious Web Searchers

W8: Technology Planning for Libraries

W9: Creating Online Tutorials in Less Than 30 Minutes

W10: Building Taxonomies for Information Retrieval

POSTCONFERENCE WORKSHOPS Saturday, March 25

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

W11: Digital Initiatives: Ask the Expert

W12: Integrating RSS into Your Web Site

W13: Service Strategy: How to Get the Right "Mix" of Services

W14: Buying Digital Content: Negotiating Licenses for E-Content

W15: Implementing Federated Searching and OpenURL-Based Linking Services

1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

W16: Digitization Project Management Essentials

W17: Mining Blogs & RSS for Research

W18: Personal Information Management Techniques & Resources

W19: Observing & Analyzing Library Web Site User Behaviors

W20: Interoperability Standards & Searching Multiple Repositories

W21: Mobile Searching & Computing for Libraries

Thursday, March 23

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

OPENING KEYNOTE:

Virtual School Libraries and 21st-Century Service

THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL LIBRARY IMPERATIVE!

10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

S101: School Libraries on the Move!

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

S102: Doorways to Online Learning

ISSUES, IDEAS & RESOURCES FOR THE PROFESSION

1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

S103: "School Rooms"--Portals and Content for Blended Learning

2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

S104: Teachers, Librarians, & Technology: A Winning Combination!

4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

S105: Collaboration Is Key: Linking Summer Reading & Electronic Research Skills to Produce a Multimedia Project

5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

RECEPTION: Visit the Exhibit Hall

Friday, March 24

SCHOOL LIBRARIES ON THE CUTTING EDGE

9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

S201: Using RSS for Really Savvy "Resourcery," or How Bloglines Made Me Look Brilliant

10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

S202: NCLB and School Media Programs

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

S203: Podcasting 101

DIGITAL IMAGERY, VISUAL LITERACY, & COLLEGE-LEVEL RESEARCH SKILLS

1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

S204: Managing Digital: Using the Medium with Primary Students

2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

S205: We Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in the Media Center and Beyond

3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

S206: Using Technology to Prepare High School Students for College Research Success

GENERAL CONFERENCE Wednesday, March 22

9:00 a.m.-   OPENING KEYNOTE | Search Engine Report | Chris Sherman,
9:45 a.m.    Associate Editor, SearchEngineWatch

9:45 a.m.-   COFFEE BREAK
10:30 a.m.

             TRACK A                      TRACK B
             INFORMATION                  WEB DESIGN &
             DISCOVERY & SEARCH           DEVELOPMENT

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