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Conference
Evaluation

Thursday, October 1: Opening Reception

Average
(out of 5)

Wine and Cheese Reception

4.1

Friday, October 2: Integrated Systems and Local Infrastructure
Registration

4.4

Continental Breakfast

3.5

Welcome, Announcements, Introductions

4.3

Keynote Speaker

4.6

Coffee

4.0

Planning for Sustainable Desktop Computing

3.8

Network Computers - Benchmarking, etc.

3.6

Library Intranets

4.1

Lunch

3.4

Z39.50 Update

4.0

Browsers and Editors

3.6

Role of Libraries/Librarians in Organizing the Web

4.1

Coffee

3.8

Integrated Systems Vendor Panel

3.2

Saturday, October 3: Electronic Publishing and Digital Libraries
Databases Vendor Panel

3.7

Integrating Weblinks in the OPAC

3.2

Coffee

3.7

Internet Coding Standards

4.6

Web to Database Development Tools

3.7

Lunch

3.3

Information Architecture for the WWW

4.3

Java Applications

3.7

Coffee

3.7

Practical Digital Library Tools and Techniques

4.2

Library Showcase

3.7

Banquet: Willows Golf and Country Club

4.3

Sunday, October 4: The Internet
Feature Presentation: State of the Internet

4.3

Authentication and Security

4.0

Coffee

3.6

Search Engines Panel

4.5

Lunch

3.1

Consortium Licensing of Electronic Resources

3.6

Privacy, Censorship and the Law

4.0

Conference Summary

3.7

General Evaluation
Overall evaluation of the conference

4.5

Usefulness for addressing immediate concerns

4.1

Usefulness for addressing long term concerns

4.3

Schedule of sessions

4.1

Opportunities to meet informally with colleagues

4.2

Information Desk

4.1

Email facilities

4.3

Door prizes

4.0

Hotel facilities

4.0

 

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Additional Comments / Suggestions

This data is based on 80 completed evaluation forms out of a total attendance of 204 (39.2% return rate)

Here is the review of Access '98 from the December 98 issue of Library Hi Tech News

Thanks to Winnie Loewen
for compiling this data.