Thursday, September 23, 2010

Forensic Surfing : How a News Librarian Searches the Web

The CLA-CASLIS Toronto Executive invites you to join us in our on Tuesday, October 5th for our first program of the 2010-2011 year. We will be kicking off our Learn Locally program series and celebrating Canadian Library Month with our very own Astrid Lange, who will be presenting Forensic Surfing : How a News Librarian Searches the Web.

The Web is a far more powerful research tool than many of us realize. With some surgical precision and advanced techniques, researchers can dig past quick keyword searches to find invaluable information sitting just below the radar screen. Join Astrid, as she demonstrates how she uses the Web to uncover information on the good guys, the bad guys and everyone (and everything) else in between.

Date: October 5th
Deadline for registration or refunds: October 1st
Location: Toronto Public Library, Lillian Smith Branch, 239 College Street
Nearest Subway: Queen’s Park
Time: Registration begins at 5:30 and the session will begin at 6
Cost: $20/members, $30/non-members, $10/students, unwaged, or retired persons. Special to CLA student members – CLA student members can attend programs for free!
Registration is still required for dinner accommodations.

A light supper will be served.

For registration information, please visit our the Programs page at our website at

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