October 26-28 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California
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Sunday, October 25, 2015

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
Grace L Simms, Information Technology Librarian, Beeson Law Library, Samford University
Robert Berkman, Business Outreach Librarian, University of Rochester (NY) & Co-editor, The Information Advisor's Guide to Internet Research

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, cre- ativity, 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 research on the web and in social media. 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 for more effective and strategic searching. Get the latest tips and tricks from our super searchers!

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