ASLS 2006 NYLA Annual Conference

Adding Value: Formula for the Future

November 1–4, 2006

Saratoga Springs, New York


Quilt Raffle at the ASLS Booth
“Wrap Yourself Up in a Good Book”
Made for the ASLS Section of NYLA by Cara Molyneaux, 2006

ASLS Quilt Wrap Yourself Up in a Good Book

Twin Size - Handmade 

On Display at the ASLS Conference Booth

 Raffle Tickets: $1.00 for a single or $5.00 for six. 

 Raffle Date – Saturday, November 4, 2006

 Tickets available from ASLS Board members or at the Conference Booth



ASLS NYLA Sessions for the 2006 Annual Conference

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Beyond the Bulleted List: Creative Uses of Powerpoint
Are you tired of the same old PowerPoint presentations? Looking for new ways to enhance programming? There’s more to PowerPoint than you might think! Discover new uses with the creative experts from Microknowledge.
Speakers: MicroKnowledge Computer Training and Consulting

Thursday, 11/2/2006

Issues in Managing the One-Person Library
Librarians in one-person libraries often feel disconnected and out-of-touch. Since they often cannot get out to meetings and workshops, they miss networking with others. Learn some creative ideas for staying connected to others in the field and keeping current with library issues and technology.
Patti McCall, Albany Molecular Research Library
J. James Mancuso, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Library

Thursday, 11/2/2006

ASLS General Membership Meeting
Membership meeting. Join your colleagues for discussion and refreshments!

Thursday, 11/2/2006

Is a Researcher a Researcher?
A researcher is a researcher, right? Or not? What does a researcher find fascinating? During this session, we will find out! Three librarians will discuss their libraries, their special collections and their very special patrons. Join us for a session that is bound to be interesting.
Speakers: Jim Gandy, New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center
Mary Beth P. Bobish, New York State Small Business Development Center
Joshua Waller, Fashion Institute of Technology

Friday, 11/3/2006

 Navigating the Waters: Tips for New Librarians
What do new academic librarians need to know in order to negotiate library culture and politics? Librarians from academic and special libraries team up to present this information that was never discussed in library school.
Speakers: Lisabeth Chabot, Ithaca College Library
Andrea Langhurst, Technical Services Librarian, GE Global Research

Saturday, 11/4/2006

Statistics: Numbers That Add Value to Your Library
This session will discuss the use of a variety of library statistics for public relations and marketing purposes. What statistical measures are the most useful? What should we be collecting? And what is the most effective way to present them when we are using them as a marketing tool?
Speakers: Deborah Lines Andersen - College of Computing and Information, University at Albany
Xiaoai Ren, College of Computing and Information, University at Albany

Saturday, 11/4/2006