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2010 MLA Conference Presentation Materials

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Thursday, Oct 7
Friday, Oct 8

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Cataloging Audiovisual Materials: Tools of the Trade
Presented by Amy Pennington
Sponsored by TSSIG

Competitive Reading
Presented by Christa van Herreweghe, Patrick Wall
Sponsored by RISSIG

Finding Free Images: How to Locate and Use Images Ethically
Presented by Coleen Rose
Sponsored by MACRL

Innovative Ways Patrons Can Ask a Librarian Using IM, Texting, Twitter, and VoIP
Presented by Danielle Theiss-White
Sponsored by MACRL

LibX Toolbar: Maximize the Use of Your Library Resources
Presented by Judy Siebert Maseles
Sponsored by MACRL

Mega Database Review: How to Have What You Want and Want What You Have
Presented by Mary Anne Erwin and Emily Scharf
Sponsored by MACRL

New or Old: Getting Out There on the Job Market
Presented by Neosha Mackey, Ann Riley, and Bonnie Postlewaite
Sponsored by MACRL, PEERSIG

Using Building Blocks in Storytime
Presented by Ron Freeman
Sponsored by CSRT Building Block Committee

What's Hot in Young Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction
Presented by Sarah Bean Thompson
Sponsored by YASIG

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Don't Stop Believing: St. Louis University Libraries' Journey with CONTENTdm
Presented by Drew and Lori Kupsky
Sponsored by TISSIG

Introduction to the American Community Survey
Presented by Katina Jones
Sponsored by Gov Docs

Library Marketing Inside Out
Presented by Christina Pryor
Sponsored by PRC

Poster Sessions:

  • Digitizing Archival Materials at Missouri State University - Shannon Mawhiney
  • E-Book Reader Petting Zoo - Christy Schink
  • Missouri State Agency Databases - Annie Moots
  • You Got the Job - Now What? - Vicki Gruzynski

Reference Purchasing: Buying What Your Users Will Use
Presented by Patricia Gregory, Deborah Katz, Patrick Wall
Sponsored by RISSIG

The Revolution Will Be Cataloged: Re-Envisioning the Academic Library
Presented by Cynthia Dudenhoffer, Carrie Flaspohler
Sponsored by MACRL

Show Me The Data: Turning Numbers into Illustrations with Excel
Presented by Andrea Miller
Sponsored by TSSIG

Survival Archival: Archival Processing for the Clueless Librarian
Presented by Tricia Walker
Sponsored by TSSIG

Table Talks:

  • The ABCs of XYZs: Reaching Out to 20/30-Somethings - Rebecca Clarke, Heather Cottle-Dillon, Sharla Lair, and Tracy Stout


Web 2.x Tools to Make You Look Cool: The Internet Strikes Back
Presented by Cynthia Dudenhoffer
Sponsored by MACRL

"What is an Outcome?" A Quick Peek Into the Logic Model-Based Project
Presented by Andy Stewart
Sponsored by PLD, MACRL

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Friday, October 8, 2010

21st Century Libraries: The Challenges and Opportunities
Presented by Roberta A. Stevens, President, American Libraries Association
Sponsored by MLNC

Bibliographic Management Remix
Presented by Rachel Brekhus and Danielle Theiss-White
Sponsored by MACRL

E-Books: Loaning, Licensing, and Listening
Presented by Linda Tarantino
Sponsored by CIRCILL SIG, PLDf

Free Means Free: An Overview of Open Source Technologies
Presented by Brent Husher, Jon Goodell
Sponsored by MACRL

Great Read-Alouds for Storytime!
Presented by Brandy Sanchez
Sponsored by CSRT

Information and Media Freedom
Presented by Charles N. Davis
Sponsored by Intellectual Freedom Committee

Leading a Science Fiction Discussion Group
Presented by Tom Pearson
Sponsored by RISSIG

Lighthouses, Taxation, Women’s Rights and Molasses: Finding and Using Government Documents as Primary Sources
Presented by Sandy Schiefer
Sponsored by Gov Docs SIG

More Than a Melody: Providing Graphical Subject Access to Sheet Music Covers
Presented by Garth Tardy
Sponsored by TSSIG, MACRL

New Ways of Organizing Library Collections: The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s (TSPL) Pilot Neighborhood Project
P resented by Dawn Sanders, Jenny Ellis
Sponsored by TSSIG

Programming for the Spectrum
Presented by Heather Dieffenbach
Sponsored by Youth Services Division

WALL-E Hits the Stacks: Implementing a Robotic System for Collection Storage and Retrieval
Presented by Bonnie Postlethwaite, Stuard Hinds
Sponsored by MACRL

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