ASLS 2009 NYLA Annual Conference

ASLS Conference Program

Niagara Falls, NY


Creating a Community of Libraries
Thursday 10:45AM-12:00PM
Conference Center, VII-Schoelkopf
Sponsor: ASLS
Be inspired by partnerships between libraries offering unique programming and services to patrons.
Speakers:
Barbara Billingsley, Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
Carol Sandler, National Museum of Play
Andrea Tillinghast-Thompson, Red Jacket Community Library
 

The Vanishing Record
Thursday 10:45AM-12:00PM
Conference Center, A-Adams
Sponsors: GIRT, ASLS
Government documents librarians discuss threats to online information and how this impacts collections & services.
Speakers:
Tom Ottaviano, Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo
Bob Dowd, New York State Library
 

Federated Searching and Beyond
Thursday 1:45PM-3:00PM
Conference Center, VII-Schoelkopf
Sponsor: ASLS
Hear reviews of federated search products, plus the latest on the University of Rochester’s eXtensible Catalog.
Speakers:
Erin Rushton, Binghamton University
Bridget Schumacher, University at Buffalo
Jennifer Bowen, University of Rochester

See Bridget Schumacher's session slides HERE.

See Jennifer Bowen's session slides HERE.

Teaching the X - Z Generations
Thursday 3:15PM-4:30PM
Conference Center, VII-Schoelkopf
Sponsor: ASLS
Find out what library instruction teaching strategies work with each generation of learners.
Speaker:
Paul Lehmann, Utica College
 

Polishing Your Portfolio
Friday 2:15PM-3:30PM
Conference Center, I-Red Jacket
Sponsor: ASLS
Get professional advice on preparing for the job market, promotion and tenure, or a career shift.
Speaker:
Susanne Markgren, Columnist 

Navigating the Library of Congress Labyrinth
Friday 3:45PM-5:00PM
Conference Center, C-Tubman
Sponsor: ASLS
Hear about the many superb digital collections available online at The Library of Congress from an LOC librarian.
Speaker:
Christine Pruzin, The Library of Congress
 

RU There? Mobile Technologies for Libraries
Saturday 8:00AM-9:15AM
Conference Center, Governor's Amphitheatre
Sponsor: ASLS
How are libraries using mobile technologies in reference services, exhibitions, instruction, websites, and online services?
Speakers:
Logan Rath, The College at Brockport, SUNY
Elaine Bergman, University at Albany
Ken Fujiuchi, Buffalo State College
 

Show Me the "Get It" Button
Saturday 11:00AM-12:15PM
Conference Center, Governor's Amphitheatre
Sponsor: ASLS
Learn about new models of resource sharing being piloted by academic libraries in NYS.
Speakers:
Cyril Oberlander, SUNY Geneseo
Cynthia Bertuca, University at Buffalo
 

A Change Is Gonna Come: Emerging Technology Trends for Librarians
Saturday 11:00AM-12:15PM
Conference Center, VI-Whitney
Sponsor: SMART ASLS
Hear from a panel of technology experts about technologies you can implement in your library today as well as the top technologies to expect in the near future.
Speakers:
Ken Fujiuchi, Buffalo State College
Jenica Rodgers-Urbanek, SUNY Potsdam
David Rothman, Community General Hospital Medical Library
 

Join us at the ASLS Reception! 

Thursday 6:00PM-7:00PM

Conference Center, VII-Schoelkopf