Monday, February 7, 2005

Keeping Libraries Relevant: Trends, Toys, and Technology - Program

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Keeping Libraries Relevant: Trends, Toys, and Technology

Date: April 1, 2005
Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island

See what it will take to thrive in the future library environment.
Discover how the new wave of web-based information services and search
engine technology is transforming the role of the library as information
provider to an ever-changing student "mindset". Learn how academic
libraries must adapt and evolve to continue to be the premier provider
of information services on campus.

Join NELINET for this full-day conference where key speakers will provide a glimpse of what the academic library of the future may look like as well as discuss strategies for transforming the library so it will continue to be an integral and key part of the world around it.

Special Guest Speaker:

Gary Price, Co-Author, The Invisible Web; Publisher,; and News Editor, Search Engine Watch

If you missed Gary Price at the Internet Librarian 2004 conference this past May, this is your chance to see him in New England! He will provide up-to-the-minute tips and suggestions on search engine and Internet trends. Take away lots of ideas for productivity tools, free information resources, and cool search strategies.

Additional Guest Speakers:

Lynne O'Brien, Director, Duke Center for Instructional Technology
"Duke's e-learning with the iPod"

Ron Nief, Director of Public Affairs, Beloit College
"Beloit College Mindset List"

Carla J. Stoffle, Dean of Libraries and Center for Creative
Photography, University of Arizona
"Keeping Libraries Relevant in Universities"

Conference Costs:

Full Member: $135.00
Affiliate Member: $155.00
Non-member: $190.00