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Online Northwest: Coming Up in February January 10, 2008

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Sent out to the Pacific Northwest chapter of the Special Libraries Association:

ONLINE NW DATES AT A GLANCE:
Conference: Feb. 22, 2008
Early bird registration deadline: Jan. 28, 2008
Refund deadline: Jan. 28, 2008

WHAT IS ONLINE NORTHWEST?
Online NW is a one-day conference focusing on the use of technology
in libraries.  The conference attracts librarians from the Pacific Northwest
and beyond and is sponsored by the Oregon University System Library Council.

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Use the online registration form available via http://www.ous.edu/onlinenw/

WHEN IS THE CONFERENCE?
Friday, February 22, 2008

WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE?
CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the Oregon State University campus,
Corvallis, Oregon

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE PROGRAMS BEING OFFERED?
This year's topics will include:
- Usability
- Learning 2.0
- Next Generation Catalogs
- Remote Public services

Keynote:  Jared Spool
Jared Spool is one of today’s most effective, knowledgeable and entertaining communicators on the subject of usability. He’s been working in the field since 1978, before the term "usability" was ever associated with computers. He is the founder of User Interface Engineering (http://www.uie.com/), a company whose research teams help clients understand how to solve their design problems.  Spool is a top-rated speaker at more than 20 conferences every year and is a faculty member at Tufts University’s Gordon Institute.  Spool’s Online Northwest keynote is titled Why Good Content Must Suck: Designing for the Scent of Information.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR EARLY REGISTRATION?
Early registration ($100) is due on or before Monday, January 28, 2008

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?
Visit http://www.ous.edu/onlinenw/
Email: online.northwest@gmail.com

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