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2011 MLA Conference Presentation Materials

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Wednesday Presentations, Oct 5
Thursday Presentations, Oct 6
Thursday Poster Sessions, Oct 6
Thursday Table Talks, Oct 6
Friday, Oct 7

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Racing to Read: Incorporating Early Literacy at Your Library
Presented by Nancee Dahms-Stinson, Youth Services Coordinator, Springfield-Greene County Library; Jessie Alexander-East, Youth Services Department Manager, Mid-Continent Public Library
Sponsored by YSD/CSRT

The Library Automation Landscape in Missouri: Integrated Library Systems and Resource Sharing
Presented by
Carl Wingo, Consultant, Technology & Digitization Services, Missouri State Library
Co-sponsored by CIRCILLSIG, CITSIG, and TSSIG

Dream Big - Read: Programming Ideas for the 2012 Summer Reading Club
Presented by Naphtali Faris, Youth Services Consultant, Missouri State Library
Sponsored by CSRT

Librarians Reading for Glory: The Statewide Reading Competitions so Far
Presented by Christa Van Herreweghe and Annie Fuller
Sponsored by MLA Conference Planning Committee

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Using the Building Block Picture Books in Story Time
Presented by: Amy Held, Julie Schwartz
Sponsored by CSRT and YSD

Campus Copyright Support from a University Library
Presented by Bonnie Postlethwaite, Associate Dean, UMKC University Libraries; Laura Gayle Green, Music/Media Librarian, UMKC University Libraries; Paul Callister, Associate Professor and Director, UMKC Law Library
Sponsored by RGISIG/MACRL

The World of Book Blogs
Presented by Joy Weese Moll
Sponsored by CITSIG

The Revised Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative
Presented by Dr. Tom Kochtanek, Haiying Qian, and Yunhui Lu.
Co-sponsored by GENESIG, CITSIG, and RGISIG

Promoting Diversity and Literacy: African American Read-In Programs in Missouri Libraries
Presented by
Grace Jackson-Browne, Assistant Professor of Library Science, Missouri State University
Sponsored by Outreach, GENE-SIG, PLD, MACRL, RGISIG, and CSRT

Stand By Your State: Researching Missouri Civil War Militia Soldiers and Organizations
Presented by Tom Pearson, St. Louis Public Library
Sponsored by GENE-SIG and RGISIG

Poster Sessions:

  • Web-scale Discovery Services: An Overview - Emily Scharf, Webster University

  • That All May Read: Serving Seniors and Our Veteran - Natalie Junkin - Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

  • Money Smart Week @ Your Library - Kelly Miller, Manager, Park Central Branch Library, Springfield-Greene Library District

Table Talks:

  • Good Practices for Great Outcomes: Cataloging Efficiencies That Make a Difference - Eric Forte, OCLC
    Sponsored by: Tech Services SIG

Merging Traffic: How We Planned for and Implemented a Combined Reference & Access Services Desk
Presented by Tom Burns, Melanie Church, and Fu Zhuo, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Sponsored by RGISIG

Friday, October 7, 2011

Google Maps and Google Earth - More Than Finding Your House and Flying Through the Grand Canyon
Presented by
Sandy Schiefer, Government Documents Librarian, University of Missouri - Columbia
Sponsored by RGISIG

Complete Overhaul: A Teen Space Renovation
Presented by Rebecca Power, Teen Services Librarian, Lawrence Public Library; Kim Fletcher, Youth Services Coordinator, Lawrence Public Library
Sponsored by YASIG

Web 2.x Tools to Make you Look Cool 3: Tools for Tomorrow
Presented by
Cynthia Dudenhoffer, Director of Information Resources, Central Methodist University
Sponsored by MACRL

My Info Quest: A Collaborative SMS-based Text Reference Service
Presented by
Tom Peters, CEO, TAP Information Services; Meredith McCarthy, Reference Librarian II, Jefferson County Library
Sponsored by CITSIG, YASIG, and RGISIG

Preservation the Easy Way: Tips Learned from the ISPSR Digital Preservation Workshop
Presented by Danielle Theiss, Head of Public Services, Rockhurst University Library
Co-sponsored by TSSIG and CITSIG

Heartland REFORMA and Pura Belpré
Presented by Christine Peterson, Library Information Specialist, Johnson County Library; Anitra Steel; Sarah E. Velasquez
Sponsored by Outreach, CSRT, and YSD

Executive Orders of Missouri Governors
Presented by Annie Moots, Government Documents Librarian; Tom Leimkuehler, Electronic Resources Librarian; Melissa Gamblin, Library Technician II. All with Missouri State Library.
Sponsored by RGISIG

Strengthening Your Digital Library Branch
Presented by
Lauren Williams, Generalist Reference Librarian,; Brandy Sanchez, Regional Services Librarian, and Kirk Henley, Generalist Reference Librarian. All with Daniel Boone Regional Library.
Sponsored by CITSIG

Evolving the MLA Way: How 10 Years of Conference Attendance Helped One Librarian's Professional Development
Presented by Marty Miller, Reference Librarian, MCC-Longview
Sponsored by MACRL

Keeping Up with YA
Presented by
Sarah Bean Thompson, Springfield-Greene County Library
Sponsored by YASIG

Video Rental and Its Use in Academic, Public, or Special Libraries: A Debate on Copyright and Terms of Service
Presented by:
Dawn Sanders, Cataloger, Spencer Art Reference Library, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art; Danielle Theiss, Head of Public services, Rockhurst University Library

Show-Me Succession Planning
Presented by Stephanie Tolson, Dean of Learning Resources, St. Charles Community College
Sponsored by PEERSIG

Lightning Round 2

Screencapture Software: Which One Should We Choose?- Emily Scharf, Webster University


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October 20, 2011