Take your search skills to the next level!

WebSearch University enables Internet researchers to hone their skills and refresh their search competencies. The world of Web search changes so quickly and so drastically that keeping up is vitally important to information professionals determined to provide the best and most relevant information to their clients, organizations, and colleagues. Learn the new twists and turns, new search tools, new resources, new techniques, and new approaches to Web research. Revisit how you use the Internet for research. Rethink your approach to search. WebSearch University’s two-day intensive environment is devoted to how information professionals can most effectively and efficiently apply Internet resources to their individual work situations.

What’s New for 2008?

WebSearch University returns to Washington this autumn! Join your colleagues at this unique educational opportunity. Bring your search skills to the next level. WSU is where searchers learn the latest developments that affect their internet research activities. The curriculum is packed with information on search techniques, collaborative technologies, mobile search, personalization, alternative search engines, and current awareness tools. This year we’re adding sessions on rich resources for specific topics such as sci-tech, competitive intelligence, international, and legal. WSU will also have some new faces on its faculty.

WebSearch University will put you on the fast track to searching better, faster, and more effectively. If you search the internet as part of your daily work, don’t miss this chance to learn power searching from the pros!

WebSearch University Faculty

Mary Ellen Bates
Bates Information Services, Inc.

Robert Berkman
University of Rochester (NY)

Laura Gordon-Murnane
Bloomberg BNA

Ran Hock
Online Strategies

Greg Notess
Montana State University

Marydee Ojala
Online Searcher Magazine

Christina K Pikas
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Gary Price
infoDOCKET & FullTextReports

Danny Sullivan
Search Engine Land

Genie Tyburski
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP