ACURIL XXXIII JAMAICA Preliminary Programme (May 7, 2008)

FRIDAY 30TH MAY 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

ExLibris User Group Meeting
Loralynne Evans, Marketing Manager, North 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

8:00AM – 4:30PM Registration

8:00AM – 8:30AM Orientation of New Members and First Time Attendees

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

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Lists, Catalogues and Portals: Models and Tools for E-Resources Access, Ms. Karen Calhoun, Vice President, OCLC WorldCat and Metadata Services

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: Workshop – Usability Testing: A User-Centered Approach to Improve Electronic Resource Design, PART 1, Brooke Wooldridge and Marilyn Ochoa dLOC

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM

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

ROOM 1: Workshop – Look Ma – No Programming! Cool Tips and Tricks with Mashups, Robin Hastings, Information Technology Manager, Missouri River Regional Library,USA

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

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

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM

BALLROOM: Academic Libraries SIG
E-Libraries and the E-Librarian: A Panel Discussion
Presenters: Karen Lequay, University of the West Indies, Main Library, Cave Hill, Barbados. Likely to succeed: profiling the e-librarian/Mark Greenberg, University of South Florida Libraries, USA. Using Podcasting to Promote Hidden Treasures in Special Collections/Ardis Hanson, The Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library, Florida, USA. Virtually Collaborative: Providing Services for Geographically Dispersed Academic Health Services Research Teams

ROOM 1: National and Public Libraries SIG
“Are you being Served?” How well are public and national libraries in the Caribbean meeting the needs of the blind and the partially sighted? Discussion led by Rosemary Kavanagh, President ERK Consulting Inc

ROOM 2: School Libraries SIG

ROOM 3: Content Area Law Group General Meeting

ROOM 4: Research in the Information Field SIG and Student’s Roundtable
Podcasts of Information Professionals in the Caribbean: Learning , Doing Preserving and Facilitating Access to All, a seminar-workshop, Part I. Master students Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño, Arelys Fernández-Troche, Cindy Jiménez-Vera, Yumarys Polanco-Almonte, and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Coordinator of the Caribbeana Project, Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico. First Session.

ROOM 5: Archives and Records Management

ROOM 6: Special Libraries SIG

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

7:00PM Social Activity

TUESDAY 3RD JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

8:00AM – 4:30PM Registration

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

9:00AM – 10:30AM
BALLROOM: Panel Discussion on Copyright Issues in the Digital Environment. Isidro Aballi-Fernandez, Unesco; Karen Lequay, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Michael Sauers, Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission, USA, Phillipa Davies, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office

COFFEE BREAK 10:30PM – 11:00PM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM 1st ACURIL General Assembly. Chair: Adele Merritt Bernard, ACURIL President

Agenda
1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
2. Minutes of ACURIL XXXVII
3. Reports
3.1 President
3.2 Executive Director
3.3 Treasurer
3.4 Vice-President
3.4.1 Permanent Committees
3.4.2 Special Interest Groups
3.4.3 Nominations
4. Any Other Business

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM

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: Collaborating in the Cloud – Using Web 2.o Tools To Get Stuff Done, Robin Hastings, Information Technology Manager, Missouri River Regional Library, 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

ROOM 5: The Jamaican Legal System and Jamaican Legal Resources, Jeanne O. Slowe, Assistant Librarian, Norman Manley Law School and Winsome Henry, Senior Resident Magistrate, Parish of St. James, Jamaica

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM
BALLROOM:

ROOM 1: Second Life and you Library – developing services in the virtual world Integrated SWETS Wise, SWETS

ROOM 2: Podcasts of Information Professionals in the Caribbean: Learning , Doing Preserving and Facilitating Access to All, a seminar-workshop, Part II. Master students Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño, Arelys Fernández-Troche, Cindy Jiménez-Vera, Yumarys Polanco-Almonte, and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Coordinator of the Caribbeana Project, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico.

ROOM 3: Handling Information Overload with Productivity Tools, Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

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

7:00PM – 10:00PM Nice up Yuhself! – A Celebration of Jamaica Culture

WEDNESDAY 4TH JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

8:00AM – 4:30PM
Registration

9:00AM – 10:30AM

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

9:00AM – 4:00PM
ROOM 1: IFLA/FAIFE Workshop, Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Coordinator, Special Services, Queen’s Library, New York, USA and Barbara J. Ford, Director, Mortenson Center for International Library Programmes

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
BALLROOM: Participating in the Creative Commons, Michael Sauers, Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission, USA

ROOM 2: CDS ISIS Workshop, Part I Guilda Ascencio,

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

ROOM 5: 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

12:30PM
Deadline to submit nominations from the Floor to the Executive Council. Contact the Executive Director, Oneida R. Ortiz, at the ACURIL Booth.

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

(DLIS ALUMINI LUNCHEON MEETING)

2:00PM – 3:30PM

ROOM 2: CDS ISIS Workshop, Part II Guilda Ascencio

BALLROOM Health and Medicine Content Area Group
SANITAS’s Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration: A project for the Development of a tool for the organization of Information in Public Health in the Caribbean. PART 1. Carmen Santos-Corrada, Chair, Medical Sciences Conrado Asenjo Library, University of Puerto Rico

The Changing Face of ACURILNET: The Basics of Content Management with the Use of Joomla. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Yumarys Polanco Almonte and Edgar Jimenez-Ferrer, ACURIL’s Web Team /Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico

ROOM 4: Law Content Area Group:
Caribbean Law Libraries, Library Collections, Resource Sharing and Use Policies, Miriam Michel, UNIBE, Dominican Republic

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

ROOM 6: Agriculture Content Area Group

ROOM 7: Information Technology SIG

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 2: CDS ISIS Workshop, Part III Guilda Ascencio

ROOM 3: Workshop – Creating Your Own Learning 2.0 Based Program – The Fundamentals, Carrie Gits, Nova Southeastern University, Florida

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

ROOM 5: Synchronous states: a live demonstration of synchronous technologies in an e-environment, John Fracasso and Catherine Johnson, University of Western Ontario

5:00PM – 5:30PM TECHONOLOGY UPDATES

7:00 – 9:00PM Social Activity

THURDAY 5TH JUNE 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY

8:00AM – 12 NOON Registration

9:00AM – 4:00PM
ROOM 1: IFLA/FAIFE Workshop, Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Coordinator, Special Services, Queen’s Library, New York, USA and Barbara J. Ford, Director, Mortenson Center for International Library Programmes

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

10:30AM – 12 NOON
Elections to the Executive Council

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 2: dLOC Digitization Toolkit – develop your own digital resources, Mark Sullivan, University of Florida, USA

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, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

ROOM 5: Energize your Catalogue: the Aquabrowser Experience of Northern Caribbean University Grace Carr-Benjamin, Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica and Luis Cabrera, RR Bowker

ROOM 6: 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

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:00PM
BALLROOM Academic Libraries SIG

ROOM 1: National and Public Libraries SIG

ROOM 2: School Libraries SIG

ROOM 3: Special Libraries SIG

ROOM 4: Research in the Information Field SIG and Student’s Roundtable
Podcasts of Information Professionals in the Caribbean: Learning , Doing Preserving and Facilitating Access to All, a seminar-workshop, Part III. Master Students Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño, Arelys Fernández-Troche, Cindy Jiménez-Vera, Yumarys Polanco-Almonte, and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Coordinator of the Caribbeana Project, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico.

ROOM 5: Archives and Records Management SIG

3:00PM – ONWARDS

FREE AFTERNOON and EVENING

FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2008

8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration

9:00AM – 10:30AM BALLROOM: 2ND ACURIL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Agenda
1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
2. Reports of Standing Committees
2.1 Constitution and By-Laws
2.2 Publications and Public Relations
2.3 Finance
2.4 Membership
2.5 Continuing Education
3. Reports of Special Interest Groups
3.1 Academic Libraries
3.2 Archives and Records Management
3.3 Information Technology
3.4 National and Public Libraries
3.5 Research in the Information Field
3.6 School Libraries
3.7 Special Libraries
3.8 Students Roundtable
4. Reports of the Content Area Groups
4.1 Agriculture and Environment
4.2 Book Trade
4.3 Education and Social Sciences
4.4 Health, medicine and Natural Science
4.5 Knowledge Management
4.6 Law

5. Report of Elections by Scrutiny Committee
6. Resolutions
7. Any Other Business

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
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: WORKSHOP: Web 2.0m Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

ROOM 2: CDS ISIS Workshop, Part IV Guilda Asencio

ROOM 3: Workshop: Developing a copyright policy for your library, Jacqueline Lynch Stewart, Bob Marley Foundation

ROOM 4: Workshop: Special Libraries Section, Library and Information Association of Jamaica

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM
BALLROOM: 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 1: The Use of new communication technologies as tools to develop a model that will increase awareness of information literacy skills in a public library, Juan A. Lopez, Citrus Ridge County Library, Florida, USA

ROOM 2: CDS ISIS Workshop, Part V Guilda Asencio

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: Organization and Retrieval of Information, Keisha Sawyers, Caribbean Child Development Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Closing Ceremony and ACURILEAN Evening of Awards and Banquet

SATURDAY 7TH JUNE 2008

9:00AM – 12:30AM II Executive Council Meeting

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