ASLS 2007 NYLA Annual Conference

ASLS Conference Program

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You Want to Catalog What?
Having trouble with your ephemera? Unsure of what to do with those magnets, stamps, posters, calendars, and other unusual materials? Our experts share their experiences, joys, and frustrations in cataloging the oddities of special collections.
Marcia Trauernict, Rochester Institute of Technology
Eleanor Brown, Cornell University

Baby Busters, Gen X, and Born Digital Babies
RSS, IM, YouTube, Blogs, Wikis, Google Scholar, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, and more! There is a global conversation going on now about what the next generation of web users will be like? Stephen will outline opportunities and a roadmap for success.
Stephen Abram, SirsiDynix 

So You Want to Be in Charge [download presentation PDF 5.1MB]
Presenters from academic and special libraries will share practical advice and tips on how to conduct interviews to hire the right candidate, as well as expectations of how interviewees should conduct themselves, when applying for leadership positions.
Melissa Jadlos, St. John Fisher
Karen Kreizman Reczek, Bureau Veritas

Bibliomining Made Easy
“Bibliomining is the combination of data mining, bibliometrics, statistics, and reporting tools used to extract patterns of behavior-based artifacts from library systems.” Whew, so what does that really mean and what about patron privacy?
Isola Ajiferuke, University of Western Ontario 

Mold, It’s Not Just for Breakfast
(Re)Visit the ins and outs of how to ensure your collections are safe from mold, how to recognize an outbreak, and what to do when it attacks.
Michele Brown, Cornell University

Mold Facts and Bibliography

Suppliers' List

Mold Remediation 

What Are They Thinking?
How do students do research papers? How do they experience the library and interact with technology? These questions and more are discussed by a panel of librarians and faculty, reporting on the methods and findings of their ethnographic study.
Jane Smith, University of Rochester
Sarada George, University of Rochester
Kenn Harper, University of Rochester