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WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World

The 2008 WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World will be held March 5-7, 2008 in Miami Beach, Florida. Sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and The Wolfsonian–Florida International University (The Wolfsonian-FIU), the theme of the conference is “WebWise 2.0: The Power of Community.”

The conference will explore the concept of Web 2.0 as it relates to the development of technological and digital resources in and among libraries, museums, archives, and related organizations. Current research on online users as well as innovative digital tools and programs to enhance library and museum services will be featured in presentations and demonstrations. Two half-day pre-conference workshops requiring separate registration, will be offered March 5. Additionally, Jonathan Fanton, president of the MacArthur Foundation, will provide a keynote address on March 6.

There are no registration fees for the WebWise Conference, but space is limited. For more information about this year’s conference, including the agenda, online registration, and information about travel and lodging, visit http://webwise2008.fcla.edu.

The annual WebWise Conference is sponsored by IMLS and this year will be co-hosted by The Wolfsonian–FIU, with support from the Florida Center for Library Automation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority. The WebWise welcome reception is sponsored by The Steven and Dorothea Green Library , Florida International University; The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University; Miami Art Museum; The Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami; Vizcaya Museum & Gardens; The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

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Thank You to our 2018 Conference Sponsors

ARC Document Solutions (Silver Sponsor)

EBSCO (Silver Sponsor)

ProQuest (Silver Sponsor)

ELSEVIER (Breakfast Sponsor)

IEEE XPlore Digital Library (Sponsor)

University of South Florida (Table Sponsor)