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Conference at Glance

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Conference at Glance

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Preconference Workshops

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

W1: Service Strategy: How to Get the Right "Mix" of Services

W2: Simple Solutions for Dynamic Web Services Using RSS

W3: Getting Library Grants

W4: Technology Solutions Planning

W5: AJAX for Libraries

W6: User-Centered Approach to Website Design

W7: Teaching Web Search Skills

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

W8: Searchers Academy

W9: Web Managers Academy

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

W10: Web 2.0: A Users' Guide

W11: Social Tools for Your Library

W12: Tips and Strategies for Launching an IM Reference Service

W13: Current Awareness Delivery Options

W14: Project Management for Libraries

W15: Hiring, Keeping, & Working with Techie Staff 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

W16: Mining Blogs & RSS for Research

W17: Wikis: Basics, Tools, & Strategies

W18: Creating Online Tutorials in Less Than 30 Minutes

W19: Integrating RSS into Your Web Site

W20: Digital Initiatives: Ask the Expert

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

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

OPENING KEYNOTE:

Grabbing Attention: Keeping Pace with Readers and Technology

LMSs ON THE CUTTING EDGE

10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

S101: The Evolving Librarian: Keeping Pace with Students and Technology

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

S102: iPods, Audiobooks, E-Books, and More: Empowering Reading Through Your Library

GO THERE, DO THAT!: WEB-BASED RESOURCES AND TOOLS

1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

S103: Taking the Classroom Global: Online Tools for Global Collaboration

2:15 p.m.-3:00p.m.

S104: Bookhooks and the Collaboratory

3:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

S105: Eureka! Public Domain Multimedia Sources

4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

S106: The Truth Is Out There: Visual Literacy for the Digital World

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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

KEYNOTE:

The Wild, Wild, Web: Online Bullies, Predators, and Stalkers, Oh My!

SOCIAL NETWORKING, SAFETY, AND CYBERETHICS

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

S201 : Social Networking Sites and Personal information Engines

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

S202: Cybersins and Digital Good Deeds: Good and Bad Behavior with Technology

MORE WEB-BASED RESOURCES AND TOOLS

1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

S203: Teachers, Librarians, and Technology: A Winning Combination!

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

S204: ALTEC's Online Teaching and Learning Toolkit

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

CLOSING KEYNOTE:

Gary's Latest Web Research Update

EXHIBIT HOURS

Monday, October 23 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24 9:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 25 9:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

GENERAL CONFERENCE * MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

9:00 a.m.-    OPENING KEYNOTE | Grabbing Attention | J.A. Jance,
9:45 a.m.     Author, The Edge of Evil

9:45 a.m.-    COFFEE BREAK
10:15 a.m.

              TRACK A                       TRACK B
              INFORMATION DISCOVERY         PUBLIC LIBRARIES' FUTURE
              & SEARCH

10:15 a.m.-   A101: Search Engine Report    B101: Public Library 2.0:
11:00 a.m.                                        Emerging Technologies
                                                  & Changing Roles

11:15 a.m.-   A102: 30 Search Tips          B102: Delighting PL Users:
12.00 p.m.                                        Personas in Action

12:00 p.m.-   LUNCH BREAK
1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m.-    A103: New Search Strategies   B103: Reaching Patrons:
2:00 p.m.                                         Online Outreach for
                                                  PLs

2:15 p.m.-    A104: Searching the New       B104: Web-Based Experience
3:00 p. … 
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