ACURIL XXXVIII JAMAICA Preliminary Program Brief Notes

ACURIL XXXVIII JAMAICA
ROSE HALL RESORT AND COUNTRY CLUB
MONTEGO BAY

E-Librarian: Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration
E-Bibliotecario: Ideas, Innovación e Inspiración
E-Bibliothécaire: Idées, Innovation et Inspiration

http://www.nlj.org.jm/acuril/ACURIL08.htm
http://acuril.uprrp.edu

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM – BRIEF NOTES
SATURDAY 31ST MAY 2008

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Registration – Pre-Conference Workshops

9:30AM – 4:30PM
Pre-Conference Workshops

Ride the New Wave – Web 2.0: Interacting with your users in the digital world.
Nicholas Cop, President, Nicholas Cop Consulting.

Organizing Business Records
Sonia Black, Campus Records Manager, UWI, Mona, Jamaica and Joanne Georges, Campus Records Manager, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Developing Information Literacy Skills and Programmes
Satellite activity co-ordinated by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations (Unesco), Information for All Programme (IFAP), University of the West Indies (UWI) Department of Library and Information Studies and University of the West Indies Library, Mona, Jamaica

SUNDAY 1ST June 2008

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Registration – Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00AM – 4:00PM
Pre-Conference Workshops

Ride the New Wave – Web 2.0: Interacting with your users in the digital world.
Nicholas Cop, President, Nicholas Cop Consulting.

Organizing Business Records
Sonia Black, Campus Records Manager, UWI, Mona, Jamaica and Joanne Georges, Campus Records Manager, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

10:00AM – 4:00PM
Registration – 38TH Annual ACURIL Conference

8:30AM – 1:00PM
Executive Council Meeting

2:00PM – 4:00PM
II OCLC Caribbean Users Meeting
Mr. Antonio Jose Alba, Regional Manager, The Caribbean and Central America

3:00PM – 4:00PM
Resolutions Committee Meeting
Meeting of Moderators & Rapporteurs with Rapporteur General

4:30PM – 5:30PM
Meeting of Vice President with Chairpersons of Special Interest & Content Area Groups
Orientation of New Members and First Time Attendees

7:000PM – 10:00PM
Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

MONDAY 2ND JUNE 2008

9:00AM – 10:30AM
BALLROOM: Stephen Abram, President, Special Libraries Association and Vice President of Innovation, SirsiDynix

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Sharing Privacy and Trust in a Networked World, Cathy De Rosa, OCLC

ROOM 1: Panel Discussion: The Internet, Social Networking and Information Literacy, Fay Durrant, Cherrell Shelley-Robinson, Mark Shane Scale and Barbara Gordon, Department of Library and Information Studies, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

ROOM 2: To be confirmed

ROOM 3: To be confirmed

ROOM 4: To be confirmed

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM
BALLROOM Academic Libraries & Information Technologies SIGs

ROOM 1: National and Public Libraries SIG

ROOM 2: School Libraries

ROOM 3: Special Libraries

ROOM 4: Research in the Information Field SIG

ROOM 5: Archives and Records Management

ROOM 6: Student’s Roundtable

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM
BALLROOM: To be confirmed

ROOM 1: Workshop – Library 2.0, Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

ROOM 2: Workshop – Usability Testing: A User-Centered Approach to Improve Electronic Resource Design, Brooke Wooldridge and Marilyn Ochoa dLOC

ROOM 3: Workshop – Blogs and Wikis Basics for ACURIL’s Learning Communities and Communities of Practice, Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, University of Puerto Rico

ROOM 4: Mars and Venus for Information Professionals: are your stakeholders hearing the message you intended to send, Barbie Keiser, Barbie E. Keiser Inc.

5:00PM – 5:30PM TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION UPDATES

ROOM 1: To be announced

ROOM 2: To be announced

ROOM 3: To be announced

ROOM 4: To be announced

7:00PM
Social Activity – Manager’s Reception

TUESDAY 3RD JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

8:00AM – 9:00AM
Conference Room: Meeting of Past Presidents

9:00AM – 10:30AM
BALLROOM: Oh! Information Work in the Read/Write Age, Rachel Singer Gordon, Information Today

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Developing a Culture Conducive to E-Library Development-Challenges and Issues from a Bahamian Perspective, Elsie Bain and Berthamae Walker, College of the Bahamas

ROOM 1: E-librarian: Redefining the roles and challenges in academic libraries in the Caribbean, Dorothy Palmer, UWI (Mona, Jamaica).

ROOM 2: Marketing Your Social Software, Karen Schneider, Florida State University, Florida, USA

ROOM 3: eBooks for eService – A Tool for Libraries to Stay Relevant, Pauline Nicholas and Thelma White, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

ROOM 4: The e-environment: Changing the face of Libraries, A Case Study of the Calvin McKain Library, Audrey Saddler, UTECH, Jamaica

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM
BALLROOM Health and Medicine Content Area Group

ROOM 1: Agriculture Content Area Group

ROOM 2: Knowledge Management Content Area Group

ROOM 3: IFLA/FAIFFE Workshop

ROOM 4: Law Content Area Group

ROOM 5: Organization and the Retrieval of Knowledge Content Area Group

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM
BALLROOM: Writing for Publication, Rachel Singer-Gordon, Information Today

ROOM 1: Web2.0 Integrated SWETS Wise, SWETS

ROOM 2: Podcasting, Master Students, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico

ROOM 3: IFLA/FAIFFE Workshop

ROOM 4: Handling Information Overload with Productivity Tools, Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

5:00PM – 5:30PM TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION UPDATES
ROOM 1: To be announced

ROOM 2: To be announced

ROOM 3: To be announced

ROOM 4: To be announced

7:00PM – 10:00PM
“We Lilkle But We Tallawah” – an experience true Jamaican Culture

WEDNESDAY 4TH JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

9:00AM – 10:30AM

BALLROOM: E-librarian Evolution: Practical and Successful Approaches to Learning Web 2.0 Carrie Gits, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Panel Discussion: Copyright and the E-Environment

ROOM 1: To be confirmed

ROOM 2: Information Literacy through E-Learning: a case study of OPAC Training to undergraduate students at the UWI, Mona, Verna George and Karlene Robinson, Mona Information Literacy Unit, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

ROOM 3: Information Literacy as the Driving Engine for Economic Success, Barbie Keiser, Barbie E. Keiser Inc.

ROOM 4: Combating Plagiarism: Beyond Information Literacy Skills Instruction, Myrtle Harris, School of Education, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

(DLIS ALUMINI LUNCHEON MEETING)

2:00PM – 3:30PM
BALLROOM: GENERAL ASSEMBLY I

ROOM 3: IFLA/FAIFFE Workshop

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM
BALLROOM: Strategies for developing, delivering and sustaining e-resources and e-library services to people unable to read print in the Caribbean, Winsome Hudson, National Library of Jamaica and Rosemary Kavanagh, ERK Consulting Inc.

ROOM 1: Synchronous states: a live demonstration of synchronous technologies in an e-environment, John Fracasso and Catherine Johnson, University of Western Ontario

ROOM 2: Workshop – Creating Your Own Learning 2.0 Based Program – The Fundamentals, Carrie Gits, Nova Southeastern University, Florida

ROOM 3: Open-Source Digitization Toolkit, Mark Sullivan, University of Florida, USA

ROOM 4: Successfully Automate Your Library in 10 Easy Steps – The Experience of the University of Trinidad & Tobago, Dave Stephens, COMPanion Corporation and Diana Madoo, University of Trinidad and Tobago

5:00PM – 5:30PM TECHONOLOGY UPDATES

ROOM 1: To be announced

ROOM 2: To be announced

ROOM 3: To be announced

ROOM 4: To be announced

7:00 – 9:00PM
Governor General’s Reception

THURDAY 5TH JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

9:00AM – 10:30AM
BALLROOM: Innovation Begins with “I’, Tony Tallent, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Libraries: Innovative and Inspiring, Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer, Delft Public Library, Netherlands

ROOM 1: Exploring Virtual Reference: a new horizon for Caribbean Libraries, Kumaree Ramtahal, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Devika Ramsingh, Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, Trinidad

ROOM 2: Energize your Catalogue: the Aquabrowser Experience of Northern Caribbean University Grace Carr-Benjamin, Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica and Luis Cabrera, RR Bowker

ROOM 3: E-Challenges and Initiatives at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Libraries, Arlene Dolabaille and Mariella Pilgrim, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad

ROOM 4: The Changing Face of Serials Collections: the case of the University of the West Indies Library, Mona, Evadne McLean, Margarette Pearce, Judith Rao and Joan Vacianna, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:00PM
BALLROOM Academic Libraries & Information Technologies SIGs – Business Meeting

ROOM 1: National and Public Libraries SIG – Business Meeting

ROOM 2: School Libraries – Business Meeting

ROOM 3: Special Libraries – Business Meeting

ROOM 4: Research in the Information Field SIG – Business Meeting

ROOM 5: Archives and Records Management – Business Meeting

ROOM 6: Student’s Roundtable – Business Meeting

4:00PM – 5:00PM

BALLROOM: FREE AFTERNOON

ROOM 1: FREE AFTERNOON

ROOM 2: FREE AFTERNOON

ROOM 3: FREE AFTERNOON

ROOM 4: FREE AFTERNOON

FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2008

9:00AM – 10:30AM
BALLROOM: OPEN FORUM – 3 Ts -Technology, Trends and Tips for Survival

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: GENERAL ASSEMBLY II

ROOM 1: FREE

ROOM 2: FREE

ROOM 3: FREE

ROOM 4: FREE

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM
BALLROOM: Preserving the national audiovisual heritage: AVIN, AVIDA and the Bennett/Coverley Collection of the National Library of Jamaica, Frances Salmon, UWI, Mona, Jamaica and Maureen Webster-Prince, National Library of Jamaica, Jamaica

ROOM 1: Ask a Librarian, Juan A. López, Citrus Ridge County Library, Florida, USA

ROOM 2: Examining Patron Behaviour: Maximising the Use of Electronic Resources at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Myrna Douglas and Maureen Kerr Campbell, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

ROOM 3: Putting the e in Oral History: Creating and Accessing Oral Histories at the University of South Florida Libraries, Mark I. Greenberg and Richard R. Bernardy Jr., University of South Florida Libraries, Florida, USA (Paper and Workshop)

ROOM 4: Workshop – CDS/ISIS for Libraries

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM TECHONOLOGY UPDATES

ROOM 1: To be announced

ROOM 2: To be announced

ROOM 3: To be announced

ROOM 4: To be announced

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Closing Ceremony, ACURILEAN Evening of Awards and Banquet

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