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Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (Preconferences)

Thursday, April 6, 2006

Friday, April 7, 2006

Saturday, April 8, 2006

 

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WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2006
At Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

7:30 - 8:30 am

Preconference Registration

Location: LOBBY

8:30 - 5:00 pm (approximately)

One-day preconference workshops:

  • The Beat of a Different Drum: Leadership in a Collaborative Environment
    Location: East Grove [Be prompt--group shuttled to other locations]
  • WOW! Using Six Sigma to Increase Service Quality Performance AND Reduce Costs: The Approach, the Tools and the Results!
    Location: North Grove

Details about each preconference can be found here.

4:30 - 7:00 pm

All-Conference Reception - Cash bar; appetizers provided

Location: LOBBY

THURSDAY, April 6, 2006
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration

Location: LOBBY

8:30 - 9:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Carla Stoffle, Dean, UA Libraries and Center for Creative Photography

Location: Ballroom

9:15 - 10:45 am

The Directors' Panel
Paul Gherman, University Librarian, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University
Duane Webster, Executive Director, Association of Research Libraries
Brinley Franklin, Director of Libraries, University of Connecticut

Panelists will respond to the following questions.

    • What are the 3 critical opportunities for libraries that we must pay attention to in the next 5 years?
    • What are the characteristics of strategies that we need to learn in order to be successful?
    • What are the risks we need to be ready to take?

The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated discussion with participants.

Location: Ballroom

10:45-11:00 am

Break

11:00-12:00 pm

The Future of GIS Services in Academic Libraries: Exploring the Next Step

Abstract

Presenter:
Chris Kollen, Geography and Psychology Librarian, University of Arizona Library

Location: West Grove

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Making Library Assessment Work: The Role of Organizational Culture(s)  

Abstract

Presenters:
Martha Kyrillidou, Association of Research Libraries
Steve Hiller, University of Washington Libraries
Jim Self, University of Virginia Library

Location: East Grove

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Building with a Team: A Team-Facilitated Approach to New Building Planning and Execution

Abstract

Presenters:
Lynne Lysiak, Coordinator of Systems and Automation
Mary Reichel, University Librarian and Belk Distinguished Professor
Appalachian State University

Location: North Grove

12:00-1:30 pm

Lunch Program: Disruptive Innovation and the Academic Library

Abstract

Presenter:
David Lewis, Dean of the University Library, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Location: Ballroom

1:30-2:45 pm

The Government Information Road: Where Next?

Abstract

Panel Members:
Judy Russell, Managing Director, Information Dissemination (Superintendent of Documents), Government Printing Office
Daniel P. O’Mahony, Department Leader, Library Administrative Services, Brown University Library
Cheryl Knott Malone, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona
Atifa Rawan, Full Librarian, Social Sciences Team, University of Arizona Library

Location: North Grove

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Enabling Knowledge Creation: An Organizational Development Approach for Advancing Academic Library Centrality

Abstract

Presenter:
Mary M. Somerville, Assistant Dean, Information and Instructional Services, Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University

Location: East Grove

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Tick Tock, Tick Tock - Shortening the Strategic Planning Clock: Strategic Planning at the University of Arizona Library

Abstract

Presenters:
Maliaca Oxnam
Jim Martin
Mona Ammon
Sharon Knowlton
Michael Ray
University of Arizona Libraries, 2006 Long Range Strategic Planning Team

Location: West Grove

2:45-3:00 pm

Break

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Reflections on the Future of Library Collections

Presenter:
David Lewis, Dean of the University Library, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Location: East Grove

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Meeting the University Mission

Abstract

Presenters:
Paula Wolfe, Associate Librarian, Fine Arts, Photography, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Arizona Library

Katherine Estrella, Knowledge River Graduate Assistant, University of Arizona Library

Location: West Grove

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Sustaining a Collaborative Organization in a Changing Environment

Abstract

Presenters:
Gale S. Etschmaier, Associate University Librarian for Public Services, Gelman Library, George Washington University

Location: North Grove

4:15-5:30 pm

Poster Sessions

Details

Location: Acacia A & B

5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm

Cash Bar Opens - poolside
Entertainment:
Tortolita Gutpluckers
Buffet Dinner
Location:  Garden Room & Poolside

FRIDAY, April 7, 2006
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

8:30 am

Logistics and Housekeeping

Location: Ballroom

8:45 - 10:00 am

The Information Business, Where Next? The Vendors' Perspectives

Abstract

Panel Members:
David Bass, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, ebrary
Kittie Henderson, Academic Sales Manager, Ebsco Information Services
John Tagler, Vice President, Customer Marketing, Academic & Government Accounts Elsevier
Steve Bosch, University of Arizona Libraries

Location: Ballroom

10:00-10:15 am

Break - supported by Ovid

10:15 - 11:15 am

Evaluating Methods of Change

Abstract

Presenter:
Nancy Kress, Head, Bookstacks Department, University of Chicago Library

Location: East Grove

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Finding the Power of Community of Practice:  Lessons Learned from a National Diversity Recruitment Initiative

Presenters:
Danielle Milam, Sr. VP/Program & Development, Urban Libraries Council
Deborah Turner, Research Investigator, Ph.d. candidate, University of Washington Information School

Location: West Grove

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Reframing Work Through Language

Abstract

Presenters:
Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, University of Wyoming
Barbara Hutchinson, Assistant Dean and Team Leader, Digital Library and Information Systems Team, University of Arizona Libraries
Barbara Preece, Executive Director, Boston Library Consortium

Location: North Grove

11:15 - 12:15 pm

Charting the Course:  An Inclusive Process for Strategic Planning

Abstract

Presenters:
Cheryl Albrecht, Associate Dean for Public Services, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati
Jane Carlin, Department Head, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati

Location: West Grove

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Integrating Measurable Outcomes into the Work of Teams

Abstract

Presenter:
Michael J. Fosmire, Purdue University

Location: East Grove

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Pathway to the Future: Library Bibliographic Services for the 21st Century

Abstract

Presenters:
Amy Kautzman, Head of Research and Collections, Doe/Moffitt Libraries, UC Berkeley
Terry Ryan, Associate University Librarian, UCLA Electronic Library

Location: North Grove

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch (provided)

Location: Garden Room

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Redesigning Technical Services by Reconceptualizing Staff

Abstract

Presenter:
Francine M. DeFranco, Director, Collections Services, University of Connecticut Libraries

Location: East Grove

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We Value Leadership Throughout Our Organization

Abstract

Presenter:
Gene Spencer, Associate VP for Information Services and Resources, Bucknell University

Location: North Grove

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Going Beyond the One-Shot Instructional Session for Freshman English

Abstract

Presenters:
Victoria Mills, University of Arizona Library
Leslie Sult, University of Arizona Library

Location: West Grove

2:30 - 2:45 pm

Break - supported by Ovid

2:45-3:45 pm

Two Libraries, One Plan: Combining and Refining Technical Services Across Two Campuses

Abstract

Presenters:
Andrea Peakovic, Head of Government Documents, Kenyon College
Ellen P. Conrad, Catalog Specialist, Denison University

Location: West Grove

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Back to the Future: Emory University Libraries Step Back to Look Forward

Abstract

Presenters:
Linda J. Nodine, Human Resource Associate, General Libraries, Emory University
Eric Bymaster, Director, Budget & Finance, General Libraries, Emory University

Past: Team Reorganization
Present: Evaluation and ongoing organizational assessment
Future:  Flexible organization responding to the University’s needs and strategic plan

Location: North Grove

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Downstream from Team: Riding the Rapids of Reorganization

Abstract

Presenters:
Judy Sackett, University of Kentucky Libraries; Maureen
Sullivan, Organization Development Consultant

Location: East Grove

3:45-5:00 pm

Closing Speaker: Richard E. Luce, Research Library Director at Los Alamos National Laboratory

More information about Rick.

Location: Ballroom

SATURDAY, April 8, 2006
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

8:30 - 11:00 am

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow

Location: Ballroom

11:00 - 12:00 pm

Closing dialogue