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TechNet 2009
The Second Annual North Texas Conference
on Library Technology

took place
Thursday, May 7, 2009
at the
Lockheed Martin Recreation Area

Thanks to everybody that participated and helped to make the conference a success:
  • Steering Committee
  • NTRLS Staff
  • Session Leaders
  • Exhibitors
  • Volunteers
  • Attendees
  • Staff of LMRA
TechNet Conference for North Texas Libraries

Technet conferences are intended for all
library staff and supporters whose responsibiliies
involve the use of technology,
whether at the most basic or the most expert level.
A video of conference highlights is now available at at NTLP-TV.

Photos of the event are posted at
NTRLS' TechNet 2009 photoset NTRLS' TechNet 2009 photoset
All TechNet 2009 attendees are invited to participate in
North Texas 23

North Texas 23 is an online Learning 2.0 experience
for all librarians in the 20-county area of
North Texas Library Partners, for all TechNet 2009 attendees, and for anyone planning to attend the
2009 Children's and Youth Conference for Librarians

North Texas 23 begins May 7, 2009, and ends in August.

See the NorthTexas23 Blog at for details.

Suzanne Sears Keynote Speaker Suzanne Sears has a passion for connecting individuals to government information. She is head of the Government Documents Department at UNT's Willis Library, has been appointed to the Depository Library Council by Robert C. Tapella, public printer of the U.S. Government Printing Office, and serves on the education sub-committee of the American Libraries Association Government Documents Roundtable.
See the article and podcast by Suzanne Sears that were featured on the website in December 2008.

Topics covered at TechNet 2009 included ...
  • E-Government
  • IM Reference
  • New Tools and Gadgets
  • Web 2.0, 3.0 and More
  • Universal Access, Adaptive Technology
    and Alternative Formats
  • Digitization
  • North Texas ILS Consortium
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Open Source

Session handouts are posted on

More about sessions and speakers ...

TechNet is a project of the North Texas Library Partners (NTLP) -
home of the North Texas Regional Library System (NTRLS)
in cooperation with TLA District 7

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