2012 Annual Conference

Monday, May 14

In the Information Watershed

Venue:
Suncor Energy Fluvarium on 5 Nagle’s Place, St. John’s.

Program:
8:30-9: Registration
9-9:15: Opening Remarks – NLLA President, Crystal Rose
9:15-10: Patrick Miskell, “The Past is only a click away: What the Digital Archive has to offer”
10-10:45: Ian Gibson, “E-books: Challenges for users and library staff.”
10:45-11: Break
11-12:30: AGM
12:30-1:30: Lunch
1:30-2:15: Krista Godfrey, “QR Codes: Best Practices”
2:15-2:45: Advocacy Update – NLLA President, Crystal Rose
2:45-3:00: Break
3:00-4:30: Lightning Round (7 seven minute presentations, followed by questions):
Julia Mayo – St John’s Public Library Trends
Crystal Rose – Community Engagement
Kate Shore – LibraryThing and Special Libraries
Jing Xiao – Archive and Special Collection Control System
Krista Godfrey – Working in the Cloud
Kelly Hatch – Health Sciences Library Flood – overseeing the books stacks move; lessons learned
Jennifer Dyke – Targa Technical Centres Initiative – Assistive Technology Solutions for Persons with Autism

Social Events:
Sunday, May 13, 7:00 pm: A Night at the Movies – Screening “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear”. Location: QEII Library, Conference Room, 5th floor. Snacks will be served!

Monday evening, May 14, 6:00 pm: NLLA Conference Dinner. Location: East Side Marios, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John’s. Spouses/partners/friends welcome!

We do not have online payment available at this time. Please make cheque or money order payable to “Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association” and mail to the following address: Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association, PO Box 23192, Churchill Square, St.John’s, NL, A1B 4J9. Attendees may also pay on-site on the day of the conference.

For more information, please contact Conference Planning Committee Chair, Erin Alcock.

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