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#CILDC Workshop: Searchers Academy: Hacking Search

SearchingNow that our smart phones 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, creativity, collaboration—to advanced web research.

Searcher Academy allows you to interact with a series of industry experts, who share their search hacks and expertise in the field of web research. 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. Continue Reading →

Workshops @ #IL2009

Many conference attendees participated in pre-conference workshops at Internet Librarian 2009 yesterday and today.  Some workshops were small seminars and others, like the Searchers & Web Manager Academies and Screencasting workshop, were large information intensive events.  I like the coverage of the Twitter workshop by attendee Chris Freeman (civillibrarian).  Chris also covered the Library Camp Monterey and Keeping Afloat workshop on Saturday.  Thanks, Chris, for sharing!