FLICC Meeting Announcement MA2002-20
Search Techniques of a Super Searcher:
Getting the Most from Web and Online Resources
See a draft of the agenda below.
Mary Ellen Bates, a prominent expert on the information industry and
author of five books about online research, joins FLICC for a workshop
on search techniques and strategies. At this all-day workshop, she
cover research on both the professional online services and on the
as well as adding value to research after the computer is turned off.
Visit her Web site at http://www.batesinfo.com.
Wednesday, May 22, 2002
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no
entrance to the Library of Congress before 8:30 a.m.)
Mumford Room, Sixth Floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, 1st
and Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C.
Capitol South Station (Blue and Orange Lines)
FLICC Education Working Group
$110.00--includes refreshments and handouts. Visit the FLICC
Educational Programs Web site at
http://lcweb.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online.
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995
Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask]
Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office (202-707-4800) 48
hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee
Draft of Agenda
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration and refreshments
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Search Strategies For Everyone:
Search strategies that apply to any kind of research--on the
professional online services, on CD-ROMs, on the Web...even manual
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 - 12:00 p.m.
Professional Online Search Strategies:
How to prepare for a search in the professional online services, and
super-searcher tips and techniques that relate to using the
Thoughts on Fee vs. Free:
When to use the fee-based online services and when to use the free Web
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Tips and Techniques for Web Searching:
How to prepare for and think about Web searching, and how to select a
Searching the Invisible Web:
What the invisible, dark and opaque Web is, and how to find material
hidden in the invisible Web.
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Adding Value After the Search:
How to add value to your research in order to make the benefits of the
library's information services clear to clients.