3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
EAD and XML: Delivering Electronic Finding Aids
Ryan Wick and Faye Harkins, Oregon State University
Web site: http://www.orst.edu/Dept/Special_Collections/subpages/malamud/index2.htm
XML was used to encode a finding aid according to Encoded
Archival Description in order to improve access and searching
capabilities. Software and issues of delivering XML files via
the Internet are discussed.
Faye Harkins is a Library Technician in Special
Collections, The Valley Library, Oregon State University. Ryan Wick
is the Student Assistant and Webmaster in Special Collections, The
Valley Library, Oregon State University.
Research for the 21st Century: The Evolution of a Research
Course for Distance Learners
Jennifer Wu, North Seattle Community College; Lynn Kanne and
Karen Michaelsen, Seattle Central Community College
Are you ready to adapt curriculum to the online environment?
Librarians created a dynamic and interactive research skill course
for students pursuing an online AA degree. Discussion will focus on
instruction experiences and "best practices."
Jennifer Wu is a faculty librarian at North Seattle
Community College. She is a co-developer and instructor of the online
course "Research for the 21st Century" and has been involved in
other distance learning projects.
Karen Michaelsen is a faculty librarian at Seattle Central
Community College where she coordinates library instruction. She also
teaches several credit courses in library research, and co-developed
"Research for the 21st Century".
Lynn Kanne is a faculty librarian at Seattle Central Community
College where she teaches both online and on ground. She is currently
reviewing the "Research for the 21st Century" curriculum for
Usability Testing for Effective Web-Based Learning: An
Interactive Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Web Site
Robert Vander Hart and Margaret Spinner, University of
Massachusetts Medical School
Web site: http://library.umassmed.edu/EBM/onlinenw/
This web site at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
aims to teach EBM principles in a distributed learning environment.
Our demonstration conveys ongoing efforts to enhance this site as
an active learning tool.
Robert Vander Hart has been a reference librarian
and the web site manager at the Lamar Soutter Library at the
University of Massachusetts Medical School since May 1997. Prior to
that he worked in the Government Publications department at The
University of Iowa Libraries. Robert holds an M.A. degree in Library
and Information Science and an M.A. degree in Music, both from
The University of Iowa. Raised in south-central Iowa, Robert
currently resides with his wife and two sons in Worcester,
Margaret (Peg) Spinner is a reference librarian at the Lamar
Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
She has a BA degree in Education from the University of
Massachusetts Amherst and an MLIS degree from the University of
Rhode Island. The development of instructional materials and
online tutorials allow her to combine her interests in teaching
Internet Resources for Spanish Speakers
Abigail Elder and Marya Hunsinger, Salem Public Library
Web site: http://www.salemlibrary.org/presents/
Hispanic Americans, the fastest growing demographic in the U.S.,
are posting the largest increase in computer and Internet use. Learn
about Salem's Internet outreach, including databases, homework help,
and links to Spanish-language sites.
Abigail Elder is a Senior Librarian and the Online
Coordinator in the Adult Services Division at Salem Public Library.
She received her MLIS from the University of Wisconsin in 1997.
Marya Hunsinger is a Library Assistant III in the Youth Services
Division at Salem Public Library. Before moving to Oregon, she was
the Director of the Women's Resource Center and an instructor in
Spanish and Women's Studies at Bowdoin College in Maine. She has
taught Spanish in Oregon at Linfield College, Willamette University,
and Western Oregon University.
FindOR GILS Project
Susan Westin, Oregon State Library
Web site: http://www.osl.state.or.us/findor/olnw
FindOR (GILS) is a search engine that makes it possible for
the citizens of Oregon to find State Government Information quickly.
Learn different search strategies so that you can assist your patrons
in locating state government information.
Susan Westin is an Information
Specialist and the FindOR project coordinator at the Oregon
Note: This session replaces the cancelled program "Dynamic and
database enhanced websites using Cold Fusion."
Wednesday, 13-Dec-2006 09:33:05 PST