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promoting innovation and technology in libraries
Friday, March 1, 2002
Eugene Hilton
Eugene, Oregon



Call for Proposals

Submit a Program Proposal | Notes for Presenters

WHAT IS ONLINE NORTHWEST?
A one-day conference focusing on the use of technology within libraries and attracting librarians from the Pacific Northwest and around the country. Presenters receive free registration to the conference.

WHEN IS THE CONFERENCE?
March 1, 2002 (this will be the 19th annual conference)

WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE?
Eugene Hilton, Eugene, Oregon

WHAT TOPICS ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
The coordinating committee is open to presentations on innovative uses of technology within a library setting. We are particularly interested in programs that incorporate interactivity or workshopping; session rooms are set up with round tables. We encourage public, school, and special librarians to submit proposals. All topics relating to technology and libraries are welcome, but we are especially looking for submissions on the following topics:

  • Internet and workstation policy / Intellectual freedom
  • Search tool update
  • XML, SGML, and metadata (So many standards, so little time!)
  • Overview of different standards and the differences between them
  • Digital library initiatives
  • Distance education delivery
  • Document delivery
  • Linux: Is it in your future?
  • Streamig multimedia
  • Acces to non-textual information
  • Teaching library research through online courses
  • Downloadable books
  • Access to decentralized resources (institutional access to non-owned itmes or resources
  • Remote authentication / Access issues (Proxy, IP. etc.)
  • Accessibility / Compliance to ADA
  • Training for technology
  • Electronic classroom design
  • Copyright and electronic resources
  • Web tools: XML, Javascript, DHTML, Active server pages
  • Site management tools and issues
  • Developing interactive tutorials
  • User support: Computer support people and the people they support
  • Interface studies for databases / web sites
  • Usability
  • Migrating databases to the web
  • Filters and intelligent agents
  • Subject Web Resources like Business, Health, Education, etc.
  • New technology in library instruction
  • New tools in access or technical services
  • Virtual reference
  • Content development on the web
  • MyLibrary / DataRat / Create-your-own-pathfinder programs

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL?
September 14, 2001

HOW DO I SUBMIT A PROPOSAL?
Use the online submission form at http://www.ous.edu/onlinenw/forms/proposal.shtml


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