ASLS 2011 NYLA Annual Conference

ASLS Conference Program

Saratoga Springs, NY


High School to College Collaboration: Creating and Preserving Information Literacy Skills in Students
Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Saratoga Hilton High Rock
Learn how the High School to College Program in WNY brings together secondary education and undergrad faculty and librarians to help students retain information literacy competencies as they move through the educational system.
Speaker:Andrew Yeager, Medaille College,  and Ann Marie Wik, Lancaster Central SD

What do Our Users Want? Patron-driven Acquisitions Projects
Saturday 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Sponsor: ASLS  
Learn how to enhance your library's collection in a cost effective, practical way through purchase on demand and other patron driven acquisition models.
Speaker:Kate Pitcher, SUNY Geneseo,Marcy Strong,University of Rochester, and Sheila Smokey, Rochester Institute of Technology

Innovations Between Libraries and Publishers
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Sponsor: ASLS  
Learn how Columbia Libraries' Center for Digital Research and Scholarship is creating research repositories and data support and forging partnerships with publishers to enhance scholarly communication.
Speaker: Rebecca Kennison, Columbia University Center for Digital Research and Scholarship

Stories of Our Past:  Oral History Projects
Friday 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Sponsor: ASLS, EFRT
Collecting oral histories helps us capture the collective memories of a community. Come hear about the implementation of several oral history projects in NYS.
Speaker: Reagan Brumagen, Radkow Library, Corning Museum of Glass, Jim Gandy, NYS Military Museum, and Ellen McHale, NYS Folklore Society

Tools for Digital Preservation and Asset Management
Friday 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Sponsor: ASLS  
Learn how two university libraries are preserving digital materials using Ex Libris' Rosetta and Luna Imaging's Luna.
Speaker: Mark Wolff, SUNY Albany, Edward Corrado, SUNY Binghamton, Rachel Jaffee, SUNY Binghamton, and Molly O'Brien, SUNY Binghamton

How May I Help You? Implementing the Single Service Desk in Libraries
Friday 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsor: ASLS  
The need to create efficiencies combined with lower in-person demand for reference has caused some libraries to consolidate reference and circ tasks at a single desk. Learn how this model is working for one academic library.
Speaker: Jill Dixon, Binghamton University