March 12-14 hyatt regency crystal city
arlington, va

Mary Ellen Bates

Principal
Bates Information Services, Inc.

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

She is a prolific writer and speaker, having keynoted at conferences around the world, and has 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 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 2024

Tuesday March 12, 2024

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

A101: Super Searcher Tips

Monday March 11, 2024

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

W1: WebSearch University Presents Searchers Academy: Search Dreams Coming True?

Wednesday March 13, 2024

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

ChatGPT & Search Professionals: Bringing AI to Web Search

Computers in Libraries 2023

Monday March 27, 2023

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

W1: Searchers Academy: Rethinking Search Practices

Tuesday March 28, 2023

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

A101: Super Searcher: Tips for Making an Impact

Wednesday March 29, 2023

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

ChatGPT for Search Professionals: Bringing AI to Web Search

Computers in Libraries 2022

Tuesday March 29, 2022

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

A101: Super Searcher Sandbox

Monday March 28, 2022

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

W1: WebSearch University Presents Searchers Academy: Resetting Search

Computers in Libraries Connect 2020

Monday March 30, 2020

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

W1: Searchers Academy: Building Smarter Next- Generation Searchers

Tuesday March 31, 2020

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

A101: Super Searcher Secrets

Wednesday April 1, 2020

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

5 Key Tips for Live Online Learning

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

B204: AI, Insights, & Info Pros

Computers in Libraries 2019

Monday March 25, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

W1: Websearch University presents Searchers Academy: User Engagement in the Digital Age—Powered by Search

Tuesday March 26, 2019

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

A101: Super Searcher Shares Tips!

Wednesday March 27, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

C203: ROI & Value: Measuring & Talking About What Matters!

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

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