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Computers in Libraries 2009

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March 29, 2009

Hyatt Regency Crystal City 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway • Arlington, VA

With computers not only in and around libraries but also libraries in computers these days, tomorrow should be very interesting in the information world. Will libraries still be at the core of the information industry, connecting with technology to spread information, ideas and learning? Will libraries be in new places and spaces? Libraries are definitely at the forefront of experimenting with and adopting new technology, tools and processes. They are using them to spread ideas and learning and to create specialized and personalized services for their communities.

Our conference theme, Creating Tomorrow: Spreading Ideas & Learning,focuses on leading edge technology tools, processes, and practices in libraries, as well as the new spaces and places where their products and services thrive. It highlights exciting new 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 spreading information, ideas and learning; 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 insights, strategies and practices that will allow us to create tomorrow and manage computers, libraries, digital information, and people in a cohesive, exciting, and productive way.

Information Today, Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for more than 25 years with Internet Librarian, and KMWorld & Intranets, is pleased to announce the 24th 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, information directors and managers, and information specialists. The focus of the conference is on leading edge technology that is transforming library operations, products and services, roles and processes within all types and sizes of library and information services.

Hear from experts, practitioners, technologists and strategists — all from the information industry. We have five strong program streams. You can participate in sessions relating to information discovery and search, web design and development, communities and collaboration, next generation catalogs, social software, open source, innovation and change, government libraries, content management, learning, planning, special libraries, search engines, mobile and virtual worlds, and more. With over 150 knowledgeable speakers in five simultaneous tracks plus three dynamic keynotes, pre-and post-conference workshops, an entertaining and informative evening program, CIL09 is a definite must-attend event. It caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge while providing many exciting networking opportunities ó join speakers, authors, and fellow participants in refreshment breaks, informal dinner groups, receptions, and more.

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