Promoting Information Retrieval Strategies in Federal Agencies
Monday, March 31, 2003, 9:00 - 3:00

Have you explored what thesauri and taxonomies can do for your library
and information center? Join your colleagues for a day-long workshop
that will explore recommended approaches to taxonomy development and the
skills and resources needed to use them successfully. Hear the experts
review state-of-the-art tools and discover ways to apply them to your
netcentric environment.

Welcome - Priscilla Guthrie, Deputy Chief Information Officer (DoD)
Moderator - Jan Herd, Science, Technology & Business Division, Library
of Congress

Presenters -
Denise Bedford, World Bank
John Dickert, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Mike Genuardi, NASA
Marjorie Hlava, Access Innovations
Howard McQueen, McQueen Consulting
Jessica Milstead, JELEM Company
Steve Newcomb,
Etta Russell, CALL Thesaurus
Susan M. Tarr, Federal Library and Information Center Committee

Date: Monday, March 31, 2003

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. -- There
is no entry to the Library of Congress Buildings before 8:30 a.m.)

Place:  Mumford Room, 6th Floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress,
 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. \

Metro: Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines)

Sponsor FLICC Content Management Working Group/Department of
Defense/, Knowledge Management Working Group of the Federal CIO

Registration:  Free, but advanced registration required. Call the FLICC
office to register- (202) 707-4800-or visit the FLICC Educational
Programs Web site at

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask]

Cybercast FEDLINK is pleased to announce that this event will also be
cybercast! On Monday, March 31, 2003 at 9:00 a.m., simply point your
browser to and watch
the proceedings at your desk.

Information:  Call FLICC at (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995

Cancellations Please notify FLICC (202) 707-4800 if you cannot attend
so those on the waiting list have an opportunity to register.