2008 LITA National Forum Schedule

PRINTER-FRIENDLY Schedule with rooms and locations [pdf] 


THURSDAY, October 16, 2008


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Preconference I:

Marketing the Value of the Library’s IT Department
Grace Sines & Gary McCone of National Agricultural Library, MD

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Preconference II:

Innovations in Next Generation Library Management Systems
Andrew Nagy, Villanova University; Tim Daniels, Pines Program Manager; Diana Weaver, Northeast Kansas Library System


FRIDAY, October 17, 2008

8:00 a.m. - noon            Preconference I (continued):
Marketing the Value of the Library’s IT Department
Grace Sines & Gary McCone of National Agricultural Library, MD

8:00 a.m. - noon   Preconference II (continued):
Innovations in Next Generation Library Management Systems
Andrew Nagy, Villanova University; Tim Daniels, Pines Program Manager; Diana Weaver, Northeast Kansas Library System

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.    Opening General Session

What is social cataloging and where is it going?
Tim Spalding, found and developer, LibraryThing.com

2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.    Refreshment Break

2:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

Civil Rights Digital Library

Crowdsourcing Digitization: Harnessing Workflows to Increase Output

The State of Technology Access and Funding in U.S. Public Libraries: A National Study

Using Open Source Software to Develop a Digital Video Library

User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

LibX – Enhancing User Access to Library Resources

                                   
4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.    Break

4:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

Portals to Learning: What librarians can learn from video game design 

Distributed Digital Preservation Networks: Three Working Examples

Podcasting for Public Librarians 101: Or, If a Children’s Librarian Can Do This, So Can You!

Course Management Systems: Integrating Library Content, Panel Discussion 

Re-swizzling the IT Enterprise for the Next Generation: Creating a Strategic and Organizational Model for Effective IT Management

Don't Make Me Choose! (or, Just Get What I Need!): Making It Simple to Borrow


7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.    Sponsor Showcase & Reception

SATURDAY, October 18, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 900 a.m.    Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.    Sponsor Showcase

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  General Session:

Hi-Fi-Sci-Fi-Library: Technology, Convergence, Content,Community, Ubiquity and Library
Michael Porter, Community Product Manager, WebJunction


10:15 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.    Break

10:50 a.m. - noon          Concurrent Sessions

Institutional Repositories: Design and Development, Panel Discussion 

Five-minute Madness 

Designing for participation: Building capacity in the library profession through participatory networking

ALA Washington Office update 

Library 2.0 PDQ: Meeting the Challenges of the Rapid Growth of Distance Learning and Off-Site Courses at a University Regional Campus 

How We Stuffed the Six Floors of Milner Library into the Palm of Your Hand


12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.    Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

Hacking Web 2.0: Protecting wikis, blogs and SQL databases

Putting the Library Website in Their Hands: The Advantages and Challenges of a Homegrown Content Management System

Use of Digital Displays in a Library Environment

Building your own collaborative Web applications with Drupal, an Open Source Content Management Software  

  Bringing Information Literacy into the Social Sphere: A Case Study Using Social Software to Teach Information Literacy at Wake Forest University 

A Faceted Browsing Approach to Duke's Digital Collections: Using Open-Source Platforms to Enhance the User Experience


2:40 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.    Refreshment Break

3:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

The Chronopolis: Digital Preservation Archive Development and Demonstration Program

Navigate Library Mazes through Online Interactive Map

Building a Web Based Laboratory for Library Users 

Web Site Redesign: Perspectives from the Field, Panel Discussion 

Community First: using technology to connect people and library service through the decades

Universal Search Solution - NELLCO's IMLS National Leadership Grant

6:30 - 8:30pm                Open Gaming Night

Evening Networking Dinners

SUNDAY, October 19, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.          Poster Sessions

9:00 - 10:10 a.m.          Concurrent Sessions

Optimizing Library Resources for Screen Readers

WorldCat Local – a Statewide Discovery Toolkit Project 

Participation and Power: Combining Community Features with Existing Metadata in NextGen Public Interfaces

Illogical Students: Don't Blame 'Em, Game 'Em


10:10 - 10:30 a.m.         Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - noon          Closing General Session:

Obligation of Leadership
R. David Lankes, director of the Information Institute of Syracuse University