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Mary Ellen Bates

Principal
Bates Information Services, Inc.

Picture of Mary Ellen BatesMary Ellen is the owner of Bates Information Services, (BatesInfo.com) providing strategic business research and analysis to business professionals and special librarians, and consulting services to the information industry. She also offers strategic busines coaching for entrepreneurs (Reluctant-Entrepreneur.com).

She is a prolific writer and speaker, having keynoted at conferences around the world and written seven books and innumerable articles on the information industry. Her latest book is The Reluctant Entrepreneur: Making a Living Doing What You Love. She is a regular columnist for Online Searcher magazine and contributing editor for Information Advisor. She received her MLS from the University of California, Berkeley, and worked in special libraries for over a decade before starting her own company in 1991.

Computers in Libraries 2019

Computers in Libraries 2018

  • Monday, April 16, 2018
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. W1: WebSearch University presents Searchers Academy: Digitally Transforming Search
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    • 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A101: Super Search Tips!
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. B202: ROI Truth to Power: Measuring & Talking About What Matters!

Computers in Libraries 2017

  • Monday, March 27, 2017
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. W1: WebSearch University presents Searchers Academy: Upping Our Game
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    • 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Strategies

Computers in Libraries 2016

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Tools & Tips
  • Monday, March 7, 2016
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy: Reinventing Search

Computers in Libraries 2015

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy: Hacking Search
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. W17: Harvesting Information From Social Media
  • Monday, April 27, 2015
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Tips & Tools

Computers in Libraries 2014

  • Sunday, April 6, 2014
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy: Hacking Search
  • Monday, April 7, 2014
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Tips

Computers in Libraries 2013

  • Sunday, April 7, 2013
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy
  • Monday, April 8, 2013
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Secrets

Computers in Libraries 2012

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. D102: Super Searcher Secrets for Success

Computers in Libraries 2011

  • Sunday, March 20, 2011
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy
  • Monday, March 21, 2011
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Strategies & Tips
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Best of Biz Sources & Practices

Computers in Libraries 2010

  • Sunday, April 11, 2010
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy: Searching 2.0
  • Monday, April 12, 2010
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Shares: Search Tips Spectacular!
    • 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Top Tips for Business Research
    • 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Surfacing Value: Speaking to be Heard

Computers In Libraries 2009

  • Sunday, March 29, 2009
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy: Searching 2.0
  • Monday, March 30, 2009
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Search Tips
    • 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Business Info Online: Super Searcher Strategies
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    • 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Connecting With the Millennium Generation

Computers In Libraries 2008

  • PreConference Workshops – Sunday, April 6
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 1: Searchers Academy
  • General Conference — Monday, April 7
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A101: Super Searcher Shares 30 Search Tips
    • 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Business Info Online: Super Searcher Strategies

Computers In Libraries 2007

  • Sunday, April 15, 2007
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W1: Searchers Academy
  • Monday, April 16, 2007
    • 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A101: Alternative & Customized Search Engines (SEs)
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