inFIRE Conference 2001

Editor: Lian Ruan

The 2001 Annual inFIRE Conference was co-organized by the RJA Group, Inc. and the Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2001. The conference was held at the downtown office of the RJA Group on May 1st and 3rd in Chicago with a field trip to the Illinois Fire Service Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 2nd. The theme "Our New Horizon: Challenges and Solutions" was addressed in a wide range of subject areas in three days. Speakers from inFIRE member libraries, the fire service, a library school, the University of Illinois Library, and fire protection industry discussed knowledge transfer, fire services and the Chicago Fire Department in Illinois, library outreach training programs, changes in the library profession, state and national fire training perspectives, continuing professional development for special librarians, fire incident documentation projects and the Illinois Digital Cultural Heritage Community Project.

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Table of Contents

Contributed Papers:

Conference Program

About the Speakers

Conference Attendees

Conference Photographs

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