Submitted by Blake on November 27, 2001 - 3:20pm
Anjlee writes \"Online Information 2001
4-6 December 2001
The Grand Hall, Olypmia, London, UK
Yet again Online promises to be the biggest and best event in the Information Industry calendar, with more than 200 international speakers, 340 exhibitors and 15,600 visitors expected.
Well worth a look if you are in London, next week. Tickets to the exhibition are FREE if you pre-register online.
Submitted by Ryan on July 31, 2001 - 10:48am
The Dmitri Sklyarov debacle has made e-book copyright issues a focus of this year\'s BookTech West Expo:
\"For those who are convinced that e-books can never be properly encrypted and that publishers are about to deliver their intellectual property to a horde of maleficent pirates, the Adobe case proves that anything can be hacked,\" said Richard Nash, director of acquisitions for eBookagent.net. . . Copyright will be among the major topics of discussion at this book and technology publishing conference, which runs through Wednesday and is expected to draw more than 1,400 book-publishing professionals. (More from Wired.)
Submitted by Ryan on July 1, 2001 - 12:28pm
Publishers Weekly\'s assessment of ALA 2001:
An upbeat spirit on the show floor was directly related to reports that, with few geographic exceptions, library budgets continue to grow. And although libraries are spending more money on electronic equipment and digital information, they are also buying more books. George Coe, CEO of Baker & Taylor Library Services, said his company\'s library business continues to expand: \"Our business is up considerably over last year. This is a great show for us.\"
Submitted by Blake on June 18, 2001 - 5:55pm
WHAT: ALA Awards Reception/Inaugural Banquet
WHERE: San Francisco Marriott, 4th Street, (between Market and Mission Streets)
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
writes: \"Please join President-Elect Mitch Freedman and library luminaries
for a very special action, at the San Francisco Marriott. This
protest, organized by librarians with the support of Local 2,
is in support of the hotel workers. We stand by Local 2 hotel
workers until they win a contract that guarantees fair working
conditions, family friendly benefits, and a real voice on the
Submitted by Blake on June 17, 2001 - 10:12am
Steve Fesenmaier passed alomg this report from
This is a report from the frontlines of the ALA
DAY ONE (6/15)
6:00 Local 2\'s Siege V: protest/picket line begins, at SF
Local 2 has scheduled two all-day actions at the
Friday and Saturday, June 15-16, from
LIBRARY WORKERS AND CONFERENCE
ATTENDEES INVITED TO JOIN WITH
LOCAL 2 IN PROTESTING THE MARRIOTT AND ALA.
Below is the text of the message that went out earlier
this week, along with the full chain of events from the
ALA and you can take a look at a Protest Button 1 or Two from
Submitted by Blake on June 16, 2001 - 12:42am
\"Maurice J. Freedman\" wrote:
I am writing this message to those 4,300+ people that
voted for me, as
well as all other ALA members.
I will not be attending the ALA Inaugural Banquet, at
which I was
scheduled to be inaugurated as President-Elect,
2001-2002. I will not
be attending the 3rd Executive Board meeting, the one I
should attend as
Submitted by Blake on March 7, 2001 - 9:20am
Cabot writes \"Speech on the Occasion of the Opening Plenary Session of the Ontario Library Association\'s Super Conference is
\"I\'m here also to salute all of you librarians – individuals who have created and sustained this organization over the years, through good times and through bad, and who persevere. And who are \"reaching forward\" now into the next century with the same commitment, creativity and excellence.\"
Submitted by Blake on February 13, 2001 - 11:59am
When: March 26-27, 2001
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto ON
Theme: e-content / people. knowledge. business
Information Highways is Canada\'s leading event for the Internet content community and a premier learning experience about user-driven Internet content. The program features 5 topic streams including Knowledge Management at Work; Government Online; Enterprise Knowledge ROI; Internet Publishing & Distribution; and Power Users. For more information on keynotes, programming, exhibiting, or registering for INFORMATION HIGHWAYS 2001, click informationhighways.net, email info @ informationhighways.net or call (416) 488-7372.
Submitted by Blake on January 16, 2001 - 5:14pm
Submitted by Blake on July 31, 2000 - 10:33pm
E-Book 2000: September 25-27, Washington DC
To learn about E-books -- how the technology is developing, the
applications that are emerging, and the impact of e-books on libraries --
plan to attend E-Book 2000 on September 25-27, at the Ronald Reagan Building
and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Blake on March 21, 2000 - 6:22pm
Information on the XIX Brazilian Congress of Library Science and Documentation, the III Latin-American Congress of Library Science and Documentation, and the VII National Meeting of Legal Documentation and Information can be found at: www.pucrs.br/cbbd2000
The event will take place in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, from 24 to 30 September 2000, at the Convention Center of the Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS.
Main Topic: Information for Citizenship.
Submitted by Blake on February 10, 2000 - 5:14pm
Ray McBride writes \"The 15th Annual Computers in Libraries 2000 Conference will be held March 15-17 in Washington D.C. at the Washington Hilton and Towers. It is billed as North America\'s largest technology conference & exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers. Sponsored by Information Today this years conference has something for everyone. For additional information visit InfotodayThe conference report is Here \"