STS Conference Programs and Discussions Groups

STS sponsors programs and discussion sessions during each ALA annual conference. In addition to the most up-to-date program information, this site provides archived mirrors of Section program web sites. For more information concerning the Section's programs, contact the  Conference Program Planning Committee.  For more information concerning any of the Section's discussion sessions and groups, contact the  appropriate sponsoring group

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   STS Conference Programs

June 27, 2011
New Orleans, LA
Innovation in an Age of Limits

June 28, 2010
Washington, DC
Federal Friends: Creating Greater Access to and Support for Science and Technology Information

July 13, 2009
Chicago, IL
Big Science, Little Science, E-Science, the Science Librarian's Role in the Conversation

June 30, 2008
Anaheim, CA
One part inspiration: Creative trends that further science learning

June 25, 2007
Washington, DC
Issues and Trends in Digital Repositories of Non-Textual Information: Support for Research and Teaching

June 26, 2006
New Orleans, LA
Kaleidoscope of Scientific Literacy: Fusing New Connections

June 23, 2006
New Orleans, LA
Preconference - Assessment and Beyond: Starting It Off, Pulling It All Together & Making Decisions

June 27, 2005
Chicago, IL
The New Crossroads: Science Librarians in the 21st Century

June 28, 2004
Orlando, FL
Making Connections on Campus: Collaborative Approaches to Information Literacy in the Sciences

June 23, 2003
Toronto, Ontario
Partners in Science: an Exploration of a Scientist-Librarian Relationship

June 17, 2002
Atlanta, GA
Old, New, Borrowed, Blue: Science and Technology Intellectual Property Issues in the Digital Age

June 18, 2001
San Francisco, CA
Quantum Leaps by Decade: Forty Years of Science Librarianship Through Collaboration

July 10, 2000
Chicago, IL
Communication and Information Models for the New Millennium: Scientists and Librarians Face the Future

June 26, 1999
New Orleans, LA
The Future is Here: Changing Realities for Sci-Tech Librarians
[ Streaming audio]

June 27, 1998
Washington, DC
Engineering the Future: A New Look at Organizational Thinking and Hyper-learning

June 30, 1997
San Francisco, CA
Scientific Researcher: Hardwired for Retrieval or Wedded to Print?

July 8, 1996
New York, NY
Leaders on the Web Trail: Redefining the Scholar's Workstation


STS Conference Poster Sessions (Abstracts and supporting materials)


Discussion Groups

Discussion Group Topic Descriptions

General Discussion Group Descriptions


Research Forum

STS Forum for Science and Technology Library Research

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Last updated May 13, 2010