11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
CONTENT: A Model for Collaborative Image Database Building
Trevor James Bond and Alan Cornish, Washington State University
Web site: http://www.wsu.edu/~cornish/content/info.html
This session will describe the CONTENT software and its application
in collaborative database building. Issues such as scanning practices,
metadata creation, costs, and the technical infrastructure needed
to support image databases will be discussed.
Trevor James Bond, Special Collections Librarian,
oversees the Historical Photograph Collections and Printed Materials
in Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington
Alan Cornish works as a Systems Librarian at the Washington State
Practice What You Preach and Deliver the Goods!: A
Comparison of Instructional Technology Systems for One Course, Two
Cynthia Akers, Emporia State University
The nature of distance education programs offered by the School
of Library and Information Management, Emporia (KS) State University,
and a changing student populace have created opportunities to
re-examine course delivery systems, learning outcomes, and
Cynthia Akers is currently Assistant Professor and
Head of Access Services at White Library, Emporia State University,
Emporia, KS. She also serves as a National Faculty member of the
School of Library and Information Management, ESU. Her research
interests include distance education library services and
Planning For Public Training Success
Mary Stillwell and Kara Hannigan, Bill and Melinda Gates
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation partners with public
libraries to provide access to technology in their communities.
We'll discuss the elements of successful public training programs
and share examples from programs around the country.
Mary Stillwell has worked in interlibrary loan,
reference and circulation in both public and academic libraries and
received her MLIS at the University of Pittsburgh. She was a User
Services Consultant for the Electronic Information Network in
Pittsburgh, PA, where she was responsible for training the staff
and patrons of a public library consortium on the DRA system and
other technology topics. Mary was employed by the Washington State
Library in Olympia as a traveling trainer and consultant for the
Public Library Internet Connectivity Project. She was recently chosen
to become certified by the Public Library Assocation as a trainer
for the "Managing for Results" program, which helps libraries
allocate and manage resources. She has been with the Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation as a trainer since July of 1998.
A Telecommuter's Center in a Small Public Library
Randy Collver, Molalla Public Library
This presentation will examine the rationales, plans, problems and
solutions in locating a facility for telecommuters in a small rural
public library. We also look at available software, policies, and how
it is used.
Randy Collver, currently City Librarian at the
Molalla Public Library in Molalla, has spent the better part of his
28 year library career working with computer and communications
technologies and how they can become and effective and efficient
elements in the suite of programs offered by small libraries.
Cheap is Good, Free is Better: An Introduction to Application
Frederick Reenstjerna, Douglas County Library System
Application Service Providers (ASPs) offer a variety of software
on the Internet for accounting, database management, and productivity.
Find out how ASPs work, selection considerations, and how you could
use them in your library.
Fred R. Reenstjerna is Cataloging Librarian at the
Douglas County Library in Roseburg, Oregon. His education includes
an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland, an M.Ad. from Lynchburg
College, and an Ed.D. from West Virignia University. Fred has worked
in public, museum, and academic libraries, as well as the Library
of Congress. Fred is a "geekosaur," having worked with computers in
libraries for the last 3 decades of the previous century. In the
past year, he has developed web-based library applications for
Wednesday, 13-Dec-2006 09:33:05 PST