2005 HLA Conference

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    Playing with Story
    ( 2005-11-11) MacDonald, Margaret Read
    Learn six short audience-participation folktales from several cultures- you will leave ready-to-tell. Hints on telling and finding tellable folktales. Plus story texts and bibs. Great for those who work with young children. Or anyone who wants to add a few stories to their repertoire.
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    Funding a Digital Collections Program
    ( 2005-11-11) Palmer, Gayle
    This session covers strategies for funding digital collection programs through foundation and grant proposals. Covers preparation of a grant proposal, evaluating appropriate funding sources and creating case statements for internal operating funds. Reviews grant proposal elements and emphasizes matching your institution’s project with the appropriate funding agency.
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    The Changing Standards Landscape
    ( 2005-11-11) Coyle, Karen
    The formal process of standards development is being challenged by the rapid pace of technology and by the increasingly ad hoc nature of computer technology development. Technical standards in traditional environments can be out of date before they are finalized. A review of current library practices and the technologies that support them will reveal a changing landscape that is having a profound effect on the library community, with its strong dependence on standards.
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    Blog, Blogger, Blogging
    ( 2005-11-11) Saxton, Amy ; Robertson, Kathleen
    The cover story of Business Week (5/2/2005) was “Blogs will change your business.” Newsweek runs a column called “Blog Watch.” What does this have to do with your library? New Scientist (1/8/2005) reports that in 2004, the number of bloggers soared by 58%. Some are probably your library’s users. This session will give an overview of weblog & RSS fundamentals, illustrated by library blogs. New developments, like podcasting, will be covered.
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    Institutional Repositories: the What, Why, Where, and How of Them
    ( 2005-11-11) Rosenkrantz, Marcy
    In this talk Marcy Rosenkrantz gives a general definition of an institutional repository and discusses several instances of them at various institutions. Repositories will be examined as responses to the crisis in scholarly communications and as ways to promote student and faculty research. The discussion will addressed how faculty view repositories and explore two repositories at Cornell and arXiv.org, focusing on why arXiv.org is successful. Cornell University Library’s implementation of DSpace will be examined in terms of acceptance, use, implementation, costs and application at other institutions.
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    Orchestra Librarian? What’s that?
    ( 2005-11-12) Lake, Laurie
    Come learn the process of procuring and preparing music for a musical organization that performs a different program every week with a different conductor. Understand how the music rental business works and the licensing agreements needed for broadcast or staged performances. Decipher an instrumentation listing and learn the importance of detailed, accurate communication among the different departments in a performing organization. Through her extensive experience as librarian for the Honolulu Symphony and the prestigious Aspen Music Festival and School, Laurie Lake will take you behind the scenes of an orchestral performance through the eyes of an orchestra librarian.
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    Building Bridges: Supporting and Creating Library Services for Indigenous Populations
    ( 2005-11-12) Roy, Loriene
    Opportunities exist to develop and support indigenous library services. These include a national reading club for Native children (“If I Can Read, I Can Do Anything”), library instruction models, virtual exhibits, support for public access computing (Native Bridge to WebJunction.org), scholarships (“Honoring Generations”), consulting with tribal community/public libraries, and international collaborations. This work is guided by the Anishinabe clan system and publications by Dr. Greg Cajete, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, and the Alaska Native Knowledge Network.
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    Geographic Literacy and Libraries
    ( 2005-11-12) Fitzpatrick, Gary L.
    Technologies that exploit geographic elements of data are having a profound impact on many disciplines, forcing many researchers and analysts to learn the basic elements of geography and cartography. It will behoove librarians to develop their geographic literacy to better understand why and how geographic data sets must be collected and serviced and to better employ research tools that tap the geographic nature of data.
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    Federated Searching at BYU Hawaii
    ( 2005-11-12) Ieli, Angela ; Rathgeber, Becky
    Federated searching is changing the way people find information. Using a universal interface to search multiple databases is something that has been found to be more time effective and efficient in helping users find the information they need. The presenters will discuss the elements of federated searching and the implementation of WebFeat at BYU Hawaii, including what users have said about its effectiveness.
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    Coming of Age Online
    ( 2005-11-12) Harris, Frances Jacobson
    Today’s connected teenagers are habitual multitaskers, effortlessly blending their uses of information and communication technologies. But teens’ ease with technology does not always mean they make wise choices about what they say, do, or find online. This session addresses the consequences of coming of age online, focusing on two major issues of concern to librarians as well as the general public – open access to content and the nature of adolescent development.
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