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INFO TO GO @ SILS UNC-CH



                                INFO TO GO
            Continuing Education for Information Professionals
                     http://ils.unc.edu/ils/infotogo/

                               sponsored by
                School of Information and Library Science
             The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

What is INFO TO GO?

INFO TO GO is an effort to involve practicing information and library
science professionals with new developments in their discipline.

Three one-day seminars are offered each semester on Fridays and are priced
to be accessible to a wide spectrum of the North Carolina information
community.

Where is INFO TO GO?

All programs will be held in Manning Hall, the home of SILS, on the UNC-CH
campus in newly renovated classrooms. Programs will begin promptly at 9:00
a.m. each day and end at 4:00 p.m. Parking arrangements will be made for
participants.

How do I attend INFO TO GO?

To reserve a space at any or all of the programs, please complete the
on-line registration form at
<http://ils.unc.edu/ils/infotogo/registration.html>.
If you have any questions, please e-mail them to
daquj@xxxxxxxxxxx or call Janice Daquila at 919-962-7024. Advance
registration is required to attend any of the seminars.

The standard cost for each program includes breaks, lunch and materials.
If you are currently a student, the cost includes breaks and ma
loopbterials only. The student rate is based on availability.

The deadline for registration for each program is one week before it
begins. Refunds, minus a $10.00 administrative fee, will be made for all
cancellations received in writing.

                                * * *

Rare Books and Special Collections: An Overview of Current Trends
February 28, 1997
        Standard rate: $45.00
        Student rate: $20.00

This one-day course will examine trends in rare books and special
collections librarianship with attention given to issues in collection
development and management, the identification of rare and special
materials in general collections, public service, the Internet,
preservation, and security. The course will be aimed at a broad audience
and no specialized background is required.

The instructor is Charles McNamara, Curator of Rare Books, Wilson Library,
UNC-Chapel Hill.

Beyond HTML: Trends and Techniques in the World Wide Web
March 21, 1997
        Standard rate: $100.00
        Student rate: $30.00

This seminar will give participants an overview of key trends in the
Internet's World Wide Web along with a hands-on introduction to some
advanced techniques for constructing dynamic, image-rich pages on the Web.
Participants are expected to be comfortable with basic Internet and be
interested in leading-edge authoring techniques. There will be information
on the latest developments in WWW technologies, including digital
multimedia, with a hands-on introduction to topics such as interactive
forms, Javascript, and streaming audio/video.

The presenter is Dr. Bert Dempsey assistant professor in the School of
Information and Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and currently principle
investigator on a Chancellor's Task Force Grant on Information Technology.

Searching the World Wide Web
April 18, 1997
        Standard rate: $100.00
        Student rate: $30.00

Everyone is "hitting the Web" and "surfing" these days, but are they
finding useful material quickly? Effective and efficient information
retrieval have always been the hallmark of libraries. This workshop will
focus on the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary for searching of
the World Wide Web. Participants will learn about a wide variety of search
engines, such as Alta Vista, Infoseek, and Yahoo, and will experiment
searching in hands-on sessions.

Dr. Helen Tibbo is associate professor and assistant dean in the School of
Information and Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. She teaches in the
areas of reference, information retrieval and archives.


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