ERIC Number: ED447817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Computers in Libraries, 2000: Proceedings (15th, Washington, D.C., March 15-17, 2000).
Nixon, Carol, Comp.; Burmood, Jennifer, Comp.
Topics of the Proceedings of the 15th Annual Computers in Libraries Conference (March 15-17, 2000) include: Linux and open source software in an academic library; a Master Trainer Program; what educators need to know about multimedia and copyright; how super searchers find business information online; managing print costs; new technologies in wide area networks; linking reserve records in the library catalog to scanned documents on the Web server; developing an architecture for user profile management; the library of the future and the world network; teaching how to search on a mutating Web; tracking electronic journals; successful Web page design; analytical encoding of electronic texts; online learning communities; building community using Internet tools; building the Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC) Alliance and a distributed system for electronic agricultural information; creating a structure for collaboration and technological innovations for AgNIC; a case study in digitization at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL); learning in the Government environment; principals and media specialists leading change; digital licensing; providing library services for off-campus library users; resources of the "invisible Web"; essential topics to cover in a 50-minute Web instruction session; MEDLINEPlus; digitizing the "Chicago Tribune"; an intranet hub process; the library in today's business environment; integrating library and computer services for users; delivering health information to consumers with MEDLINEPlus; how information technology is transforming library building design; unique technology grants for public libraries; the United Nations Digitization program at the Dag Hammarskjold Library; virtual end user training; the road to a virtual college of the 21st century; creating Web-based tutorials to extend instructional outreach; implications of NAS and SAN for library use; becoming grant savvy; electronic copyright and the electronic post-offices and post-roads; a new model for publishing on the Internet; a library/faculty collaboration on the Web; meeting diverse information needs through PubMed.; tracking workflow in a virtual environment; collecting and managing access to faculty-created Web-based resources; issues and supports of virtual libraries; using the Internet as a reference tool; digital possibilities in Interlibrary Loan, circulation, and collections; building a knowledgebase; integrating libraries and technology functions at universities; the National Library of Medicine; building knowledge bridges in organizations; print and electronic collection development; developing a technology training program for the public library; developing an intranet for an international audience; new methods of identifying and accessing electronic journals in libraries; e-services; delivering subject-specific internet classes in a public library; an introduction to Linux; and collected resources on the Web. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Change, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Cooperative Programs, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education, Information Technology, Internet, Public Libraries, World Wide Web
Information Today, Inc., 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055 ($19).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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