ACURIL XXXIII JAMAICA PROGRAMME

ACURIL XXXVIII JAMAICA
1- 6 June 2008
ROSE HALL RESORT AND COUNTRY CLUB
MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA

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

http://nlj.org.jm/acuril/ACURIL08.htm
http://acuril.uprrp.edu
http://cibernotasacurilcybernotes.blogspot.com

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

FRIDAY 30TH MAY 2008

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Registration – Satellite Workshop

9:30AM – 4:30PM
UWI, School of Continuing Studies, Orange Street, Montego Bay

Satellite Workshop
Developing Information Literacy Skills and Programmes

Satellite activity coordinated 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 – Satellite Workshop

9:30AM – 4:30PM
UWI, School of Continuing Studies, Orange Street, Montego Bay

Satellite Workshop
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

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Pre-Function Area (Upstairs)
Registration – Pre-Conference Workshop

9:30AM – 4:30PM

Trelawny Room
Pre-Conference Workshop
Ride the New Wave – Web 2.0: Interacting with your users in the digital world. Nicholas Cop, President, Nicholas Cop Consulting.

SUNDAY 1ST JUNE 2008

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Registration – Satellite Workshop

9:30AM – 4:30PM
UWI, School of Continuing Studies, Orange Street, Montego Bay

Satellite Workshop
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

8:30AM – 9:25AM
Pre-Function Area (Upstairs)
Registration – Pre-Conference Workshop

8:30AM – 1:00PM

Port Antonio Room
Executive Council Meeting

9:00AM – 4:00PM

Trelawny Room
Pre-Conference Workshop

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

9:00AM – 5:00PM

External Lobby
Registration – 38th Annual ACURIL Conference

2:00PM – 4:00PM

Hanover Meeting Room
II OCLC Caribbean Users Meeting.
Mr. Antonio José Alba, Regional Manager, The Caribbean and Central America

Port Antonio Room
ExLibris User Group Meeting
Loralynne Evans, Marketing Manager, North America

3:00PM – 4:00PM

Mount Zion Room
Resolutions Committee Meeting. Almaluces Figueroa, Chair

Cornwall Room
Meeting of Moderators & Rapporteurs with Rapporteur General.
Angelique Alleyne, Chair

4:30PM – 5:30PM

Cornwall Room
Meeting of Vice President/President Elect with Chairpersons of Special Interest & Content Area Groups. Bea Bazile, Chair

Orientation of New Members and First Time Attendees,
Carmen Santos Corrada (Spanish) – Port Antonio Room
Dorcas Bowler (English) – Falmouth Room
Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (French) – Mount Zion Room

6:30PM – 7:30PM
Rose Hall Ballroom Opening Ceremony

7:30PM – 10:00PM
Sugar Mills Water Park Welcome Reception

MONDAY 2ND JUNE 2008

EXHIBITIONS OPEN – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM
(Upstairs and Downstairs)
INTERNET CAFE – ALL DAY – NEGRIL ROOM

8:00AM – 5:00PM
External Lobby Registration

8:00AM – 8:30AM
Orientation of New Members and First Time Attendees
Carmen Santos Corrada (Spanish) – Port Antonio Room
Dorcas Bowler (English) – Cornwall Room
Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (French) – Mount Zion Room

9:00AM – 10:30AM
Rose Hall Ballroom

Inspiring and Engaging our Communities and Users.
Stephen Abram, President, Special Libraries Association and Vice President of Innovation, Sirsi/Dynix

MODERATOR: Astrid Britten (Aruba)

RAPPORTEURS: Dulce María Núñez de Taveras (Dominican Republic), Tony Tressor (Guadeloupe)

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM
Rose Hall Ballroom

Digital Library Dreams, Real Progress: Creating Value for students and scholars of the Caribbean.
Ms. Karen Calhoun, Vice President, OCLC WorldCat and Metadata Services

MODERATOR: Barry Baker (USA)
RAPPORTEUR: Mark Jean Baptiste (Haiti)

Port Antonio Room

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

MODERATOR: Marva Bradford (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Norma Livingston (Jamaica)

Hanover Room

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

MODERATOR: Judith Rogers (US Virgin Islands)
RAPPORTEUR: Maria de los Angeles Lugo (Puerto Rico)

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM

Rose Hall Ballroom

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

MODERATOR: Margot Thomas (St Lucia)
RAPPORTEUR: Audrey Saddler (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room

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

MODERATOR: Pedro Padilla Rosa (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Nicole Bryan (Jamaica)

Hanover Room

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

MODERATOR: Judith Rogers (US Virgin Islands)
RAPPORTEUR: Maria de los Angeles Lugo (Puerto Rico)

Falmouth Room

Workshop – Blogs & Wikis, the Basics for ACURIL’s Learning Communities and Communities of Practice. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda and Graduate Students: Yumarys Polanco-Almonte, Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño, Cindy Jiménez-Vera and Arelys Fernández-Troche, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, University of Puerto Rico

MODERATOR: Mavis Belasse (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Claudia Sutherland (Jamaica)

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM

Rose Hall 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

MODERATOR: Barry Baker, University of Central Florida Libraries
RAPPORTEUR: Almaluces Figueroa (Puerto Rico)

Hanover Room
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.

MODERATOR: Annette Smith, National Library Service of Barbados
RAPPORTEUR: Winsome Hudson (Jamaica)

Port Antonio Room
School Libraries SIG

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Mount Zion Room
Law Content Area Group: General Meeting

MODERATOR: Marisol Florén Romero, Florida International University, College of Law Library

RAPPORTEUR: Pedro Padilla Rosa (Puerto Rico)

Trelawny Room
Research in the Information Field SIG & Student’s Roundtable

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

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies
RAPPORTEUR: Francoise Thybulle (Haiti)

Cornwall Room
Archives and Records Management SIG

MODERATOR: Margot Thomas, National Archives Authority of St. Lucia
RAPPORTEUR: Claudette Thomas (Jamaica)

Falmouth Room
Special Libraries SIG

MODERATOR: Ardis Hanson, The Louis de la Parte Library, Florida Mental Health Libraries, University of South Florida
RAPPORTEUR: Matthew Blake (Jamaica)

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

6:00PM – 6:30PM Manager’s Reception

6:30PM – 7:30PM Rose Hall Ballroom
ACURIL Reception. Salute to Executive Director, Mrs. Oneida R. Ortiz

TUESDAY 3RD JUNE 2008

EXHIBITIONS OPEN – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM
(Upstairs and Downstairs)
POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM (Upstairs)
INTERNET CAFE – ALL DAY – NEGRIL ROOM

8:00AM – 12 NOON
External Lobby Registration

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

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Rose Hall Ballroom

Copyright Issues in the Digital Environment. A Panel Discussion by Isidro Aballi-Fernández, 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

MODERATOR: Marisol Florén Romero (USA)
RAPPORTEURS: Margot Thomas (St. Lucia), Marie-Francoise Bernabe (Martinique)

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM Rose Hall Ballroom

1st ACURIL General Assembly
Chair: Adele Merritt Bernard, ACURIL President

Agenda

1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
2. Minutes of ACURIL XXXVII
3. Reports
1. President
2. Executive Director
3. Treasurer
4. Vice-President
1. Permanent Committees
2. Special Interest Groups
3. Nominations
4. Any Other Business

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM

Rose Hall 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, Bahamas

MODERATOR: Rosella McCarthy Spencer (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Grace Carr-Benjamin (Jamaica)

Cornwall Room

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

MODERATOR: Carmen Santos-Corrada (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Norma Livingston (Jamaica)

Hanover Room
Collaborating in the Cloud – Using Web 2.0 Tools To Get Stuff Done. Robin Hastings, Information Technology Manager, Missouri River Regional Library, USA

MODERATOR: Elizabeth Pierre Louis (Haiti)
RAPPORTEUR: Angelique Alleyne (Jamaica)

Falmouth Room
eBooks for eService – A Tool for Libraries to Stay Relevant. Pauline Nicholas and Thelma White, UWI, Mona, Jamaica

MODERATOR: Bea Bazile (Guadeloupe)
RAPPORTEUR: Kumaree Ramtahal (Trinidad)

Trelawny Room

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

MODERATOR: Ronny Alders (Aruba)
RAPPORTEUR: Lorraine Nero (Trinidad and Tobago)

Port Antonio Room

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

MODERATOR: Hermine Salmon (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Pedro Padilla Rosa (Puerto Rico)

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM

Falmouth Room
Second Life and your Library – developing services in the virtual world. Nicholas Cop, President, Nicholas Cop Consulting and Integrated SWETS Wise, SWETS

MODERATOR: Lorraine Nero (Trinidad)
RAPPORTEUR: Angelique Alleyne (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room

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

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Francoise Thybulle (National Library of Haiti)

Hanover Room
Handling Information Overload with Productivity Tools. Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

MODERATOR: Mavis Belasse (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Audrey Saddler (Jamaica)

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

7:00PM – 10:00PM
Montego Bay Civic Centre A Jamaican Cultural Extravaganza
Buses begin departing at 6:15pm from the Lobby Entrance

WEDNESDAY 4TH JUNE 2008

EXHIBITIONS OPEN – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM
(Upstairs and Downstairs)
POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM (Upstairs)
INTERNET CAFE – ALL DAY – NEGRIL ROOM

8:00AM – 12 NOON
External Lobby Registration

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Rose Hall Ballroom

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

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEURS: Dorcas Bowler (Bahamas), Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (Haiti)

9:00AM – 4:00PM

Falmouth Room

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

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM

Rose Hall Ballroom

Participating in the Creative Commons, Michael Sauers, Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission, USA

MODERATOR: Pedro Padilla-Rosa (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Angelique Alleyne (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room
CDS ISIS Workshop. Part I Guilda Ascencio, Consultant, Venezuela

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Port Antonio Room

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

MODERATOR: Elizabeth Pierre Louis (Haiti)
RAPPORTEUR: Valerie Francis (Jamaica)

Cornwall/Mount Zion Rooms

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

MODERATOR: David Drysdale (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Kumaree Ramtahal (Trinidad)

Hanover Room

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

MODERATOR: Thierry Cherizard (Haiti)
RAPPORTEUR: María de los Ángeles Lugo (Puerto Rico)

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 ALUMNI LUNCHEON MEETING
GSIST/UPR REOBAI Project Luncheon Discussion

2:00PM – 3:30PM

Trelawny Room
CDS ISIS Workshop. Part II Guilda Ascencio, Consultant, Venezuela

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Rose Hall 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.

MODERATOR: Carmen Santos-Corrada (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Negril Room
Knowledge Management Content Area Group
Note. Due to this presentation the Internet Café will be temporarily unavailable.

The Changing Face of ACURILNET: The basics of content management and use of Joomla. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Yumarys Polanco-Almonte and Edgar Jiménez-Ferrer, ACURIL Web Team

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Mount Zion
Law Content Area Group

Caribbean Law Libraries, Library Collections, Resource Sharing and Use Policies, Miriam Michel, UNIBE, Dominican Republic

MODERATOR: Marisol Florén-Romero (USA)
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Hanover Room

Organization and the Retrieval of Knowledge Content Area Group/Information Technologies Special Interest Group

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

MODERATORS: Ileana Rosa-Sotomayor (Puerto Rico) and Judith Rogers (US Virgin Islands)
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Cornwall Room
Agriculture and Environment Content Area Group

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

COFFEE BREAK 3:30PM – 4:00PM

4:00PM – 5:00PM

Rose Hall 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.

MODERATOR: Carmen Santos (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Marva Bradford (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room
CDS ISIS Workshop. Part III Guilda Ascencio, Consultant, Venezuela

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Hanover Room

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

MODERATOR: Hermine Salmon (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Dorcas Bowler (Bahamas)

Port Antonio Room

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

MODERATOR: David Drysdale (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Juliet Lindsay (Jamaica)

Cornwall/Mount Zion Rooms

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

MODERATOR: Adele Merritt Bernard (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Nicole Bryan (Jamaica)

5:00PM – 5:30PM TECHONOLOGY UPDATES

7:00 – 9:00PM Poolside. Social Activity

THURDAY 5TH JUNE 2008

EXHIBITIONS OPEN – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM
(Upstairs and Downstairs)
POSTER PRESENTATIONS – ALL DAY – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM (Upstairs)
INTERNET CAFE – ALL DAY – NEGRIL ROOM

8:00AM – 12 NOON External Lobby Registration

9:00AM – 4:00PM

Falmouth Room

IFLA/FAIFE Workshop. Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Co-ordinator, Special Services, Queen’s Library, New York, USA and Barbara J. Ford, Director, Mortenson Center for International Library Programmes

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEURS:To be selected from participants on the floor.

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Rose Hall Ballroom

Innovation Begins with “I”. Tony Tallent, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

MODERATOR: Margaret Rouse-Jones
RAPPORTEURS: Joy Ysaguirre (Belize), Abul K. Bashirullah (Venezuela), Lacroix Jefferson de Dieuseul (Haiti)

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

COFFEE BREAK 10:30AM – 11:00AM

11:00AM – 12:30PM

Rose Hall Ballroom
Libraries: Innovative and Inspiring. Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer, Delft Public Library, Netherlands

MODERATOR: Wilfred Jean Bertrand (Haiti)
RAPPORTEUR: Monique Alberts (St. Maarten)

Hanover Room

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

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Allison Phills (St. Kitts)

Port Antonio Room

E-Challenges and Initiatives: an acquisitions perspective, a case study of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Libraries, Arlene Dolabaille and Mariella Pilgrim, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad

MODERATOR: Valerie G. Francis (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Prisca Ischemo (Jamaica)

Mount Zion

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

MODERATOR: Marva Bradford (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Meerabai Gosine-Boodoo (Trinidad)

Cornwall Room

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

MODERATOR: Ronny Alders (Aruba)
RAPPORTEUR: Stella Sandy (Trinidad)

Trelawny Room

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

MODERATOR: David Drysdale (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Audrey Saddler (Jamaica)

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Rose Hall Ballroom
Academic Libraries SIG

A Forum on E-Libraries, E-Learning and E-Environment: an informal discussion on trends and issues in today’s academic libraries. Focuses on e-services such as virtual reference, e-learning such as distance education and e-literacy, web 2.0 and library 2.0.

MODERATOR: Barry Baker (Florida, USA)

Port Antonio
National and Public Libraries SIG

MODERATOR: Annette Smith (Barbados)

Trelawny Room
School Libraries SIG

MODERATOR: To be selected at the Conference

Cornwall Room
Special Libraries SIG:

MODERATOR: Ardis Hanson (Florida, USA)

Hanover Room
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. Part III. A seminar-workshop, Graduate students Yumarys Polanco-Almonte, Cindy Jiménez-Vera, Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño, Arelys Fernández-Troche and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Coordinator; Team of the ACURIL Caribbeana Project / Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico.

MODERATOR: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Puerto Rico)

Mount Zion Room
Archives and Records Management SIG

MODERATOR: Margot Thomas (St. Lucia)

3:00PM – ONWARDS FREE AFTERNOON and EVENING

FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2008

EXHIBITIONS OPEN – 9:00AM – 3:00PM – PRE-FUNCTION ROOM
(Upstairs and Downstairs)

INTERNET CAFE – 9:00AM – 3:00PM – NEGRIL ROOM

8:00AM – 12 NOON
External Lobby Registration

9:00AM – 10:30AM
Rose Hall Ballroom

2ND ACURIL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Chair: Adele Merritt Bernard, ACURIL President

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
Rose Hall 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

MODERATOR: Valerie Francis (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Karen Lequay (Barbados)

Falmouth Room

Workshop: Web 2.0 Cliff Landis, Valdosta State University, USA

MODERATOR: Jane Smith (Surinam)
RAPPORTEUR: Angelique Alleyne (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room
CDS ISIS Workshop, PART IV Guilda Asencio, Consultant, Venezuela

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

Port Antonio Room
Workshop: Developing a copyright policy for your library, Jacqueline Lynch Stewart, Bob Marley Foundation

MODERATOR: Pedro Padilla-Rosa (Puerto Rico)
RAPPORTEUR: Yulande Lindsay (Jamaica)

Cornwall/Mount Zion Rooms

Records Management within the E-Government Environment in Jamaican Organizations, Special Libraries Section, Library and Information Association of Jamaica, Claudette Thomas, Presenter

MODERATOR: Joanne Georges (Trinidad)
RAPPORTEUR: Matthew Blake (Jamaica)

LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM – 2:00PM

2:00PM – 3:30PM
Rose Hall 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

MODERATOR: David Drydale (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Kumaree Ramtahal (Trinidad and Tobago)

Cornwall/Mount Zion Rooms
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. López-Cortés, Citrus Ridge County Library, Florida, USA

MODERATOR: Rosella McCarthy Spencer (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Audrey Saddler (Jamaica)

Trelawny Room
CDS ISIS Workshop. Part V, Guilda Asencio, Consultant, Venezuela

MODERATOR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.
* Note – Workshop will end at 4:00PM

Port Antonio Room

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)

MODERATOR: Nicole Coke (Jamaica)
RAPPORTEUR: Lorraine Nero (Trinidad and Tobago)

Falmouth Room

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

MODERATOR: Jane Smith (Suriname)
RAPPORTEUR: To be selected from participants on the floor.

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Rose Hall Ballroom
Closing Ceremony and ACURILEAN Evening of Awards Banquet

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