10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Evaluating Stock Web Sites: A Database Development
Corey Murata, University of Washington
Web site: http://faculty.washington.edu/murata/OnlineNorthwest/
This session will examine the design and development process of
the Stock Research Sites on the Web site, including the creation and
maintenance of the back-end database, building the interface and the
site evaluation process.
Corey Murata is the Business Computer-based Services
Librarian at the University of Washington, Foster Business Library.
He has been a business librarian for eight years and spent the last five
years at UW. In addition to special projects like the
Research Sites on the Web and the
Ratios Calculator, Corey also does the general maintenance and
development for the
Foster Business Library web page and is part of a team of
business librarians at the Foster Business Library providing
reference and research services to students and faculty of the
Business School and the greater UW community.
Panel: Creating the Perfect Technology Classroom
Janeanne Rockwell-Kincanon and Roy Bennett, Western Oregon
University; Sharon Elteto, Portland State University
Web site: http://www.wou.edu/library/staff/kincanon/techclass.htm
Planning, installing, and operating the "ideal" training classroom
is a very difficult proposition. This session is a panel presentation
by several libraries that have faced the challenge of designing and
running a technology-based classroom.
Roy Bennett is Computer Services Librarian at Western
Oregon University. Janeanne Rockwell-Kincanon is the User Education
Librarian at Western Oregon University. Sharon Elteto is Bibliographic
Instruction Librarian at Portland State University.
After Google, What?
Dale Vidmar, Southern Oregon University
Google has recently become one of the most popular and fastest
growing Internet search tools. But is Google the "be all, end all"
for information professionals? This presentation explores Internet
searching beyond Google.
Dale Vidmar is the Electronic Resources and
Instruction Librarian at Southern Oregon University Library. His
interest in Internet searching and search tools led to an obsession
that has become a daily part of his working life.
Coming Unglued, Getting Unwired
Teresa Landers and Amanda McKeraghan, Corvallis-Benton County
Staff from the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library will
describe their two-year struggle to connect their Bookmobile for
online catalog and Internet access in rural areas of Benton County
and the City of Corvallis.
Teresa Landers is currently the Deputy Director for
Public Services for the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. She
has been a librarian for 22 years and has served in a variety of
capacities in special and public libraries. Before coming to
Corvallis she spent 15 years in the Phoenix Arizona area and the
5 years before that in Washington State in Seattle and Yakima.
She received a Master's in Organizational Management in 1999.
Amanda McKeraghan is currently the Extension Services Librarian
at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. She received her MLS
in June, 2000, and has just completed her first year as a librarian
after driving the bookmobile for two years. She also has a Masters
in Rural Social Anthropology and has worked in rural community
Using PHP to Build Dynamic Web Sites
Mark Dahl, Central Oregon Community College
Web site: http://library.cocc.edu/PHP/php.phtml
PHP is a flexible server-side scripting language that runs on free
software. Learn how to use it to write dynamic web pages and to
provide web-access to database content in an SQL database.
Mark Dahl has been Systems and Technical Services
librarian at Central Oregon Community College since December 1997.
He has masters degrees in European History and Library and
Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
His professional interests include web development and the Linux
Wednesday, 13-Dec-2006 09:33:05 PST