KEYNOTE — Net of the Future
a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Zarella Rendon, Managing Director, XML-Factor
you wondering what the semantic Web is all about?
Have you heard of Internet 2? Are you struggling with which
metadata standard to use for electronic documents? Our speaker
provides unique insight into the various electronic document
initiatives. She is a member of the W3C XSL Working Group
and OASIS, the non-profit global consortium which is driving
the development, convergence and adoption of electronic
document and e-business standards. She focuses on the current
initiatives both at the W3C and OASIS, as well as the underlying
standards that drive Internet content. She gives an overview
of the future of the Internet and a brief description of
the standards and recommendations affecting Web development
and infrastructure and their impact for Internet librarians.
S201 — Detecting and Diagnosing Mouse-Click Plagiarism:
Librarian Faculty Partnerships
a.m. 11:15 a.m.
Connie Ury, Library Outreach Coordinator, &
Lori Mardis, Information Librarian, Owens Library,
Northwest Missouri State University
plagiarism increases as Internet-based sources continue
to alter the landscape of the information environment. Faculty
is increasingly faced with the need to document and diagnose
whether student work is original or plagiarized. Lack of
student understanding of plagiarism and the depth of information
now available in online formats provide a landscape in which
teachers find themselves searching for students sources,
feeling like travelers without a compass or roadmap. Presenters
share experiences partnering with faculty to document plagiarism,
efforts to educate students about plagiarism, and online
resources that enable faculty to become adept at locating
Session S202 — Lessons Learned from the JSTOR Secondary
Schools Pilot Project
a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Ronica Bhattacharya, Assistant Director for Library
Bruce Heterick, Director of Library Relations,
Secondary School Outreach, JSTOR
a not-for-profit organization, is responsible for an online
archive of scholarly journals. Participants in the JSTOR
Secondary School Pilot Project (2000-2002), involving teachers
and librarians from 16 schools around the country, share
the learnings, look at the interesting usage data accrued,
and the anecdotal feedback about how the resource was integrated
into curriculum. Learn how to engage students in research
and improve their learning of research literacy skills.
S203 — No More Cat and Mouse: Teaching the Real Purpose
of Citing Sources
p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Debbie Abilock, Consultant
Lissa Crider, Librarian, Lick-Wilmerding High
really important when it comes to teaching about plagiarism?
After all, science researchers, inventors, musicians, and
knowledge workers are always referring to and building upon
the work of others! Learn from a librarian and curriculum
developer how to reframe the way you teach the citing of
resources so students understand the public good and contribute
to our democracys common-wealth. [Design
projects to discourage plagiarism.] Learn about the newest
tools to help students cite correctly and why its
not cheating for students to use interactive
Internet tools to help with their citations.
p.m. 3:15 p.m.
S204 & S205 — Free Educator Web Sites: Visible
p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Deborah Hunt, Senior Information Specialist,
Gary Price, Co-Author, The Invisible Web
librarians, teachers and the students they serve are bombarded
with educational Web sites and resources that can be overwhelming.
Join this dynamic duo as they explore some visible and invisible
educator resources that are free and jam packed with reliable
information. Take back valuable information to your schools
and districtsshare and teach all these great resources.
p.m. 7:00 p.m.