The Conferences Database contains conference and meeting announcements. Although it is possible to download conference descriptions using anonymous FTP or anonymous RCP, use of the Conferences button on the Xnetlib client, or opening
http://netlib2.cs.utk.edu/confdb/Conferences.htmlusing a forms-capable World Wide Web browser, allows searching separately by title, dates, location, or description keywords, as well as viewing of the results in a window. Conferences may be submitted from the Xnetlib client or from a forms-capable World Wide Web browser. The contents of the title, location, and description fields are added to a full-text index when a conference is entered into the database. A geographical database handles location name aliases and hierarchical geographical relationships.