Wednesday, August 02, 2006

CFP: Computers in Libraries 2007 (Arlington, Virginia, USA)

CFP: Computers in Libraries 2007 (Arlington, Virginia, USA)
Deadline: August 7, 2006
Conference: April 16-18, 2007

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Whether you call it Web 2.0, as first mentioned in 1999 but popularized by Tim O’Reilly in 2005, Web services, social media, or a new platform, social computing is enabling librarians and information professionals to interact with their clients and communities in new and exciting ways. New tools and processes have ignited creative integrated content mashups, specialized and personalized services for community segments, and exciting new techniques for dealing with voluminous information flows. Our conference theme, Beyond Library 2.0, captures leadingedge online initiatives and innovations in all types of information enterprises, tools and techniques for enhancing user-friendly digital information flows, information discovery and visualization methods for dealing with today’s information overload, building new communities and supporting online connections in engaging ways, and more. Join us at the most comprehensive conference for library and information professionals interested in technology to discover the insights, strategies and practices that will allow us to manage computers, libraries, digital information, and people in a cohesive and productive way.

Information Today, Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for more than 20 years with Internet Librarian and KMWorld & Intranets, is pleased to announce the 22nd annual Computers in Libraries—the most comprehensive North American conference and exhibition concentrating on all aspects of library technology. The conference offers a multifaceted program designed to meet the needs of librarians, information managers, systems professionals, Webmasters and Web managers, content evaluators, intranet strategists, portal creators, and information specialists. The focus of the conference is on cutting-edge technology that is transforming library operations, products and services, and roles within all types and sizes of library and information services.

Computers in Libraries caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge, offering four simultaneous tracks plus many workshops, networking opportunities, and an extensive exhibit hall. This year’s tracks and themes encompass: Building Communities; Integrating Systems & Strategies; Information Discovery & Search; Technology Planning; Managing Content & E-Resources; Web Tools & Leading-Edge Technology; Intranets & Portals; Search Engines; Case Studies of Internet & Intranet Librarians; Digital/Virtual Library Services; Library Automation & Infrastructure; Managing Information and Knowledge Assets; E-Learning &
Training; Web Design & Development; Streaming Multimedia; Managing Digitally; and more. Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications, “how-to” solutions, and case studies as well as technical and managerial issues. Please consider sharing your knowledge and sending us a proposal to speak. To the right are some of the topics we hope to cover, but don’t let this list limit your imagination!We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to participate in Computers in Libraries 2007 as a speaker or workshop leader, please submit a proposal as soon as possible (August 7, 2006 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation on the form: title,
abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate you to the topic, and full contact information for you and your co-presenters (title, address, e-mail, phone & fax). All abstracts are reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the fall.
Jane I. Dysart
Dysart & Jones Associates
Phone: 416-484-6129