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Library Product Spotlight

Monday, June 25, 10:00 am – 1:10 pm

The Library Product Spotlight will feature explanations and demonstrations of new products from ALA exhibitors that are designed to help improve your library. The Library Product Spotlight presentations will take place on Monday June 25, 2007 in the Washington Theatre and the Lincoln Theatre, both located in Exhibit Hall C of the Washington Convention Center. The presentations will run from 10:00 am to 1:10 pm concurrently.


Washington Theatre (Exhibit Hall C - 600 Aisle)

RFID Tagging in Hyperdrive: New One-Step Tag Production
10:00 -10:30 am
Presented by Tech Logic

Tech Logic has engineered new technology that makes converting from barcodes to RFID tags fast and painless. The EZ Tagging System instantly programs and prints multiple or single RFID tags with your library’s logo, title information, barcode, and library ID, without you having to pass tags over an antenna. You can batch load barcodes into the system for instant programming and printing, or scan barcodes as you move through the shelves with the portable system.

AquaBrowser Library®: The New Library Interface
10:40 – 11:10 am
Presented by TLC
AquaBrowser’sR Director of Development, Taco Ekkel, takes you on a journey from AquaBrowser’s beginnings to the latest features including Social Search and Discovery, Library 2.0, SaaS and revolutionary debuting technologies. Learn why over 200 libraries worldwide chose AquaBrowser and see amazing live implementations. Receive free copies of the book RISEN and enter a drawing for an Apple iPodR 30GB. Come see for yourself why AquaBrowser is the worldwide leader in visual faceted search!

NDLSWeb: Helping Your Patrons Access Your Digital Collections
11:20 – 11:50 am
Presented by Northern Micrographics
NDLSWeb gives you the ability to create, store and access your digital content within and across collections on the Internet. Using opensource software, NDLSWeb takes advantage of the best practices from a variety of sources to create a program that is easy to use for librarians and patrons. This presentation, and the accompanying CD, will highlight the features of NDLSWeb so you can see for yourself how you to use it in your library.

Non-Fiction Connection: Non-Fiction Readers' Advisory - Everybody's Talkin' Bout it!
12:00 – 12:30 pm
Presented by Bowker
Non-Fiction Connection™ is a new option in Bowker’s readers’ advisory duet of products. This offering features narrative non-fiction titles such as those with characters, storylines, and drama - much like a traditional novel. Get the first look at the product in action! Product Manager Melissa Kuzma, MLS, will be presenting as well as answering your questions about how Non- Fiction Connection can address your readers’ advisory and book group needs. (Non-Fiction Connection shares the same style interface as Fiction Connection which won the Charleston Advisor’s 2006 Best Interface Award)

Online Access to Company and Industry Research from Standard & Poor's
12:40 - 1:10 pm
Presented by Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is an internet-based application design specifically for public, academic and special libraries. NetAdvantage is the single source solution for business, industry and investment research providing company and industry analysis along with economic commentary and investment insight produced by Standard & Poor’s. NetAdvantage provides research and analysis on leading companies in the U.S. and throughout the rest of the world. Subscribers will benefit greatly from a range of tools including search, screening, reporting and downloading. The platform also provides a variety of tutorials and education on investing and savings.


Lincoln Theatre (Exhibit Hall C - 600 Aisle)

WebFeat Express 3.0: The Industry's First Automated Federated Search Engine with Menu Manager 10:00-10:30 am
Presented by WebFeat
WebFeat Express 2.5 with Menu Manager is the Industry’s only federated search solution with built-in e-resources access and management tools. The new WebFeat Proxy enables onestop remote authentication of all e-resources, whether searched through WebFeat or native interfaces. Using the WebFeat Administrative Console libraries can automatically configure federated resources, build database menus and subject categories, and manage e-resources. Federated search systems can be configured in as little as one hour - featuring native results, topic clustering and spell check.

Discover Marshall Cavendish Digital
10:40 – 11:10 am
Presented by Marshall Cavendish
Discover Marshall Cavendish Digital - a unique, customizable web-based digital resource that was developed to enhance the accessibility of Marshall Cavendish’s award-winning, authoritative content. In our session, librarians will learn our unique approach to building a digital collection, as well as a demonstration of Marshall Cavendish Digital’s distinctive functionality and ease of navigation.

360: The Only Complete and Integrated e-resource Access and Management Service
11:20 – 11:50 am
Presented by SerialsSolutions
This session will give attendees a solid understanding of E-Resource Access and Management Services (ERAMS) while detailing Serials Solutions’ vision in creating a single hosted suite of services for librarians to take advantage of. Key points will focus around the importance of using accurate and customizable metadata at the library level to create an e-resource knowledgebase that can be leveraged to provide patrons the best research experience, while promoting efficient management of e-resources. Further discussion will revolve around how Serials Solutions 360 Link, 360 Search, 360 MARC Updates, and 360 Resource Manager work in tandem to provide the greatest efficiencies for librarians and library users.

ebrary "Sneak Peek": Major New Technology Developments For Library Community
12:00 – 12:30 pm
Presented by ebrary
ebrary will preview significant new developments enabling us to better serve the library community. Support for Linux operating system; New Java-based Reader: Linux, PC, and Mac; Improved accessibility for the disabled-508C compliance; Improved user interface; Other enhancements to platform. Christopher Warnock, ebrary’s CEO, will provide a firsthand look at these new developments. Participants’ input may be incorporated into the final products. All participants receive free access to ebrary’s Library Center.

US Department of Labor Electronic Career Tools
2:40 - 1:10 pm
Presented by Career OneStop
Come learn about FREE electronic tools and resources offered on CareerOneStop (www.CareerOneStop.org) that help students, advisors, job seekers, and businesses plan for tomorrow’s economy, all brought to you by the U.S. Department of Labor. These tools will help you to understand labor and industry trends, locate education and training options, search for scholarships and connect with employer data to get hired. Also, please visit us at booth #4245 for some fun giveaways!


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