GIRT Programs at the 2008 NYLA Conference

Saratoga, NY
November 5-8, 2008

 

Friday, November 7
Fleeting Memory: Online Government Information
10:30 am - 11:45 am

In 2006, the New York State Archives and Library downloaded agency websites that were expected to change with a new executive administration. Planning, implementation, problems, and partial success as well as vendor software options, storage and accessibility will be discussed.
Speakers:
Bonnie Weddle, New York State Archives
Lynne Webb, New York State Library
Bob Dowd, New York State Library

 

Friday, November 7
GIRT Membership Meeting
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Annual membership meeting and New York State DocumentsDepository program update.
Speaker:
Bob Dowd, New York State Library

 

Friday, November 7
Helping Your Customers with their Patent and Trademark Questions
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

New York State is home to five patent and trademark depository libraries. Representatives from some of those libraries will share the tips and expertise they gain annually at the United States Patent and Trademark Office's training seminars.
Speakers:
Bill Schilling, New York State Library
Kate Meddaugh, Central Library of Rochester
Ken Johnson, New York Public Library