October 27-29 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California
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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Workshops at Internet Librarian include one full-day academy, Searchers Academy, along with a wide array of half day workshops on topics including information architecture, trends, Drupal, makerspace, negotiating, metrics, designing space, and more.

W1 - Searchers Academy: Hacking Search

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Mary Ellen Bates, Principal, Bates Information Services, Inc.
Greg Notess, Faculty & Graduate Services Librarian, Montana State University
Gary Price, Co-Founder, INFODocket & FullTextReports
Marcy Phelps, President, Phelps Research Inc.
Grace L Simms, Information Technology Librarian, Beeson Law Library, Samford University

Now that our smartphones can search the web for us, how do info pros set themselves apart from anyone with access to Google? This full-day workshop brings the basic principles of hacking—curiosity, creativity, collaboration—to advanced web research. Searchers Academy allows you to interact with a series of industry experts, who share their search hacks and expertise in the field of web research. There’s always something new to be learned from these leading-edge info pros. Participants should have basic experience with web searching, but even searchers with an extensive searching background will come away with a new attitude and new resources and tools. Academy topics include:

  • Hacking Google: Learn about the new and little-known search features that enable you to out-Google anyone... even your clients!
  • Hacking the Deep Web: Today’s best techniques for identifying and searching the rich content within the deep web
  • Hacking the Social Web: How to get the most value from social media, both for research and professional development
  • Hacking Your Deliverables: What you can do with your search results to make the information even more valuable
  • Hacking Subject Searches: Specific tools and resources for searching in a variety of specialized topics

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