2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salem Photo Database: Making the Move to the Web (Again)
Abigail Elder and Becky Clark, Salem Public Library Salem
Web site: http://www.salemlibrary.org/presents/
Salem Public Library moved its database of Oregon photographs
from Questor to CONTENT, which provides new options for storing,
indexing, and managing images. In addition, CONTENT offers new
features for searching and linking within the database.
Becky Clark is the Network Support Technician at
Salem Public Library and Technical Support Supervisor for OPEN.ORG,
the library/city Internet service.
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.
Using Database-Driven Web Sites to Design New Search Tools for
Eileen Llona, Central Washington University Library
Web site: http://www.televar.com/~eileen/onw/
Locally-developed databases can add flexibility to web page design.
Types of data that can be incorporated from library catalogs to
develop user interfaces will be demonstrated using PHP and MySQL.
Eileen Llona is a Systems Librarian at Central
Tech Support: Who Are We Supporting?
Carol McGeehon, Douglas County Library System
Is computer support focused on the needs of the users or the
technology? Take a look at the different interests and expectations
of the end user, library computer support staff and computer services
Carol McGeehon has been Technical Services Manager
at Douglas County Library System for the past 12 years. Her position
involves computer systems, wide area network, and PC management.
Previous to this, she spent 9 years on the public floor including
reference, circulation and ILL. Carol presented at Online Northwest
1998 on technostress. In her spare time she is an amateur
The Electronic Information Desk: Communication Made
Jessica Albano, Lorena O'English, and Adam Hall, University of
LibQuest is a one-stop-shopping information and referral service
for library patrons. E-mailed questions are answered, or referred to
the appropriate specialist or library unit. This presentation will
show the evolution, structure, and future of LibQuest.
Jessica Albano received her MLIS from the University
of Washington's School of Library and Information Science. She is
currently the Communications Studies Librarian at the University of
Washington's Suzzallo and Allen Libraries. As one of the first
librarians to manage LibQuest, Jessica helped to shift the focus
to incorporating electronic reference as well as electronic
Adam Hall has been the Manager of Operations for Reference &
Research Services in the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries since 1997,
and Coordinator of Information Services since 1992. He was
Assistant Head of Circulation in the Berkeley Public Libraries for
5 years, prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest and joining the
UW Libraries staff. Adam was one of the originators of the Libraries'
LibQuest email information service and has continued his involvement
with it to this day. He also has a masters degree in counseling
Carole Svensson received her MLIS from University of Washington's
School of Library and Information Science. She formerly held the
position of Business Librarian at Elon College in North Carolina,
and is currently Technology Services Librarian at the University of
Washington-Tacoma. As the newest member of the Libquest team, Carole
hopes to participate in the technological evolution of the
So Many Standards, So Little Time
Kyle Banerjee, Oregon State University
MARC, Z39.50, XML, TEI, SGML are you confused by the
alphabet soup of standards? This session provides an introduction
to important standards that librarians face and what you need to
know about them.
Kyle Banerjee, chair of this year's Online Northwest
conference committee, is a cataloger and self-proclaimed library
"geek" at Oregon State University. Recently he moved from Eugene
to Monmouth, which cut his commute time in half. When asked how he
uses all of the extra time created by the move, he responded with,
"Entertaining Keiko, my wonder-puppy, daydreaming about the joys of
acronyms, and perfecting the cloning process in my basement lab so
that I can create the perfect cataloger, and have lots of time to
work on tracking down all those standards." Yeah, Kyle!
Wednesday, 13-Dec-2006 09:33:05 PST