A CD-ROM is available for purchase through The Digital Record (www.digitalrecord.org).
The CD-ROM features audio and supplemental materials (such as PowerPoint slides) for many of the sessions at Internet Librarian. Orders are shipped approximately 6 weeks after the event.
Listen and learn at a series of free cybertours and information sessions for all Internet Librarian 2006 Exhibit Hall visitors. Taking place at the CyberCorner in the Exhibit Hall, these cybertours cover a range of topics & subject areas. They are open to all and add value to your visit. Space is limited so it’s first-come, first-served. Join our Net savvy Web experts for a look at their favorite sites and topics! There is no need to register, simply pick the cybertour of interest to you and arrive at our CyberCorner within the IL 2006 Exhibit Hall at the appropriate time.
Free CyberTours — Tuesday, October 24th
Wikis: A Beginner’s Look 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Meredith Farkas, Distance Learning Librarian, Norwich University
Meet the creator of the Internet Librarian 2006 Wiki. Hear about great
ways that wikis can be used in libraries and the information industry.
Learn about resources for creating your own wiki and tips for
making them successful in your environment.
Jobs for Librarians & Info Pros 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Rachel Singer Gordon, Publisher, LISjobs.com & Author, The
Accidental Library Manager & The Information Professionals
Guide to Career Development Online
As the publisher of a comprehensive Web site featuring online job
resources for librarians and information professionals, our speaker
provides tips for finding jobs and staffing libraries.
Podcasting 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library & Publisher, Open
Stacks weblog Our experienced podcaster talks about podcasting – what it is and
why librarians would be interested in this new technology and media.
He illustrates the technology and provides examples and links of
Virtual Learning Tools for KM 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Susan Braun, Manager, Research Services, The Aerospace
This session focuses on the use of Opentext’s Livelink document
management and collaboration software. Livelink is the tool used to
house not only the digital library of corporate knowledge (which the
library manages) and other departmental folder structures, but also
collaboration areas where groups of experts from all over the corporation
meet to problem solve and craft “single voice” positions
on issues of customer concern. Braun talks about the wide range
of learning tools created to entice employees to use the software—from imbedded soundbite tutorials to more formal cyber slideshow
instruction like delivering live workshops and formal classes, cyber
brownbag sessions and creating custom virtual training for targeted
RSS for Information Delivery 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Todd Berkowitz, Director of Product Marketing, NewsGator RSS has emerged in the last year as a mainstream tool that is having
a big impact on how companies and their employees find, manage
and use information. Using case studies from a law firm, Goodman &
Carr and professional services giant Spencer Stewart, this session
outlines how to effectively integrate RSS into a company’s overall content
and knowledge management strategy and discusses how RSS
streamlines the process of information delivery within organizations
as well as increasing employee productivity.
Instant Messaging (IM) & Libraries 3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Aaron Schmidt, Thomas Ford Memorial Library
This session covers research, applications, case studies, usage, and
workflow impact. It looks at the many uses of IM, from in-house staff
communication to the delivery of content and discussions with customers,
as well as utilizing IM to confer and plan with colleagues no
matter where they are.
Free CyberTours — Wednesday, October 25th
Web Conferencing for Live Interaction with Clients 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Tom Peters, TAP Information Services
Web conferencing, with Voice Over IP for training, programs, virtual
tours, and virtual reference is another new way for librarians to interact
with clients on the Internet. This intro to Web conferencing discusses
options for librarians, costs, technical requirements and tips
for libraries who want to provide live interactive programs on the Web
where they can converse directly with clients of all ages.`
Medical Search Tips 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Sandra Kendall, Director, Library Services, & Melanie Browne, Librarian, Mount Sinai Hospital
Includes tips on finding the best health and medical information for
you, your family and your clients. Provides an overview of the best evidenced
medicine resources for doctors and nurses as well as health
consumers and patients. Compares search results using live demos.
Intranet Implementation Lessons 12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Sunyeen Pai, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Looks at key strategies for putting together an intranet for an academic
library with about 160 employees: using a project management
planning approach, following some systems analysis rules,
communicating with the staff, and working at understanding the
organizational culture. Discusses the challenges, lessons learned in
working with open source technologies such as Plone and Linux,
including how to get your installation, configuration and troubleshooting
information in a very dynamic development environment.
Libraries Collaborate to Assist in the
Global War on Terrorism 12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Greta Marlatt, Homeland Security Digital Library Brad Robison, Library Director, National Memorial
Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism
Shortly after the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
in Oklahoma City, family members, survivors and rescuers came
together to honor those killed in the bombing by establishing an institute
aimed at preventing, deterring and mitigating the effects of terrorism
by providing information to victims families, emergency
responders, policy makers, public health officials, scholars and students.
Likewise, following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was established and the
significance of information in winning the war on terrorism became
even more apparent. Hear what the Homeland Security Digital
Library (HSDL) at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey and
the MIPT Terrorism Information Center are collecting, organizing and
disseminating in order to defeat the global curse of terrorism.
Finding Maps on the Net 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Jerry Adams, Geography & Maps Librarian,
Brigham Young University
Lots of mashups and applications require maps. Join this cybertour
for lots of tips and insights for finding different types of maps on the