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MMIS Xtra News: Internet@Schools West Group Pricing—Bring a Friend, Get Deep Discounts!

Posted Sep 6, 2006
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Internet@Schools West 2006
October 23-24, 2006
Monterey, CA

Register by September 29, to receive the discounted registration price, PLUS bring a colleague for only $99!

Internet@Schools West is the conference for K-12 library media and technology specialists. This information packed event was designed to meet the needs of school librarians, and will give you a technology "infoboost" that will inspire you and serve you well back at your school or media center. You will leave with solutions you can use NOW in your school library. Here are just some of the session topics to be covered:

  • Grabbing Attention: Keeping Pace with Readers and Technology
  • Social Networking Sites and Personal Information Engines
  • Teachers, Librarians, and Technology: A Winning Combination!
  • The Evolving Librarian: Keeping Pace with Students and Technology
  • iPods, Audiobooks, E-Books, and More: Empowering Reading Through Your Library

For more information on Internet@Schools West, go to

Keynote Speakers
Monday Opening Keynote
Grabbing Attention: Keeping Pace with Readers and Technology
J.A. Jance, Author, The Edge of Evil and many J.P. Beaumont and Joanna Brady mysteries
Jance, a mystery writer and former K-12 school librarian, discusses how to incorporate new technologies such as blogs into her material, and shares where she gets her inspiration for her books as well as how she knows what people are interested in reading.

Tuesday Opening Keynote
The Wild, Wild Web: Online Bullies, Predators, and Stalkers, Oh My!
Jayne Hitchcock, WHOA (Working to Halt Online Abuse)--Kids/Teen Division, Dover, NH
Hitchcock will help you to help students being bullied and harassed online, and discusses the dangers students face by putting too much personal information in their blogs and on social networking sights.

Tuesday Closing Keynote
Gary's Latest Web Research Update
Gary Price, ResourceShelf and, Washington, D.C.
Web Search guru Gary Price tells you what is happening with the big name Web Search players. Price will also talk about how you can make your online work easier and more productive, as well as discuss specialized databases.

All attendees are welcome to visit the Internet Librarian exhibit hall, where you can check out the latest products and services from vendors in the library industry.
The grand opening reception in the Exhibit Hall will be Monday, October 23 from 5-7 p.m., and is the perfect place to meet new colleagues, gather will fellow librarians, and sample tasty treats!

Don't forget to register by September 29 to receive the early-bird discount of $199 and remember to bring additional persons from your organization for only $99 per person! Go online to and register now!

See you in Monterey!

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