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Everybody Had a Gimmick at the ALA Chicag05 Exhibits

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Everybody Had a Gimmick at the ALA Chicag05 Exhibits

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Daily Winners

Among the winners in ALA's daily floor drawings were these two Dianes, who luckily were in the exhibit hall when their names were called. Diane Lockridge (left, Kildeer Countryside Elementary School, Long Grove, Ill.) won a free trip to next year's ALA conference, and Diane Chen (right, Hickman Elementary School, Nashville, Tenn.), whose computer was recently stolen during bus duty, won the laptop.

Swashbuckler

Aye, aye! It's ISI. Finding information can be like a hunt for lost treasure. That seemed to be the message at the Thomson ISI stand this year. "Search ISI Web of Knowledge and qualify for the drawing to win a $2,500 prize," the postcard mailer said. And if you need help, stop by the booth and speak to the pirate.

Wheel of Fortune

Library outfitter Demco celebrated 100 years of serving librarians with a drawing. Lo and behold, there was a winner every time (for this spinner, anyway). There was also a drawing for a daily grand prize. …

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