During the two-day conference, more than 70 traditional lecture-style sessions, hands-on and workshop sessions, panel discussions, and poster sessions will be offered on a wide-range of library technology-related topics.
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2010
Wednesday, March 17th
10:10 AM

Digital Textbooks: Reading the Landscape

Frederic W. Murray, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

10:10 AM

Easy Personal Bibliographic Management Using Zotero

Peter Kirlew, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

10:10 AM

Getting Your Library Users Involved in Your Web site Redesign Process

Kimberly Babcock Mashek, Wartburg College

10:10 AM

iGoogle Sandbox for Libraries

Rene Erlandson, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Rachel Erb, University of Nebraska at Omaha

10:10 AM

Readers Advisory 2.0

Jody L. Wurl, Hennepin County Library
Michele McGraw, Hennepin County Library

10:10 AM

Selecting Metadata Field Concepts and Names

Jill Strass, St. Olaf College

10:10 AM

Transforming an Antiquated Vinyl Record Collection Simply and Frugally

Jim Frutchey, Marywood University

10:10 AM

Video Reference: A Pre-Test and Pilot Project

Christine Clifford, Hennepin County Library
Jennifer Nelson, Hennepin County Library

10:10 AM

11:20 AM

Copyright Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Marcia W. Keyser, Drake University

11:20 AM

Creating Improved Access to Minnesota Maps and Aerial Photographs Utilizing Online Mapping Technologies

Kristi L. Jensen, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Lesley Kadish, Minnesota Historical Society
Lisa Johnston, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

11:20 AM

Creating Online Tutorials using Wink: the CARLI Experience

Lorna Engels, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)
Paige Weston, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois

11:20 AM

Extending the Reach of the Library with a Mobile Reference Program

Eric P. Kallas, University Of St. Thomas - Minnesota

11:20 AM

How to Decide, Archon or Archivists’ Toolkit: Open Source Software Solutions to Manage and Provide Access to Archival Information

Tom Steman, St. Cloud State University
Ian C. Stade, Hennepin County Library
Alexis Braun Marks, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

One Tweet at a Time: developing critical thinking, library connections & information skills with Twitter

Rudy Leon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11:20 AM

PALS and Open Source

Jennifer Turner, PALS, A Program of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Stephen Elfstrand, PALS, A Program of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Linda Richter, PALS, A Program of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

11:20 AM

Showcasing Student, Faculty, and Campus Publications in a Small Liberal Arts College Institutional Repository

Janet Sietmann, Macalester College

11:20 AM

2:30 PM

Augmenting In-house and Vendor-supplied MARC records: Automating Batch Derive of ETD Records by XSLT

Lucas Mak, Michigan State University

2:30 PM

Building Safety Nets into the Online Library: A Presentation

Jerilyn Veldof, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Shane Nackerud, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Ryan Bean, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

2:30 PM

Contracting for creation of research guides using LibGuides

Mike Bloomberg, Augsburg College
Bill Wittenbreer, Augsburg College
Meg Holle, Augsburg College
Rebecca Ganzel Thompson, Augsburg College

2:30 PM

Google Wave: Ripple or Tsunami?

LeAnn Suchy, Metronet
Rudy Leon, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Rita Baladad, University of Minnesota, Minitex

2:30 PM

I'm not here I'm there -- using a local instant messaging server in your library

John Fink, McMaster University

2:30 PM

Michigan Evergreen: one consortium's experience with an open-source shared ILS

Ruth Dukelow, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services

2:30 PM

Public Library Instruction: From One to Nine in Ten

Mary Wussow, Dakota County/Inver Glen Library
Annemarie Robertson, Dakota County/Galaxie Library

2:30 PM

Re-imaging Libraries: Developing a Virtual World Presence

David L. Alexander, University of South Dakota

2:30 PM

Using technology to be creative; when managing labbies and computer support becomes part of the mix.

Terry Huttenlock, Wheaton College (IL)
Mary Carrington, Wheaton College (IL)

2:30 PM

3:40 PM

Beyond Boring: Using Technology to Engage Students with Information Literacy

Jennifer Quinlan, Saint Cloud State University

3:40 PM

Building Safety Nets into the Online Library: A Workshop

Jerilyn Veldof, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Jan Fransen

3:40 PM

Creating Interactive Websites with Flash

Amy Hribar, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Kristen Mastel, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Claudia Sueyras, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

3:40 PM

DIY Wiimote Interactive Whiteboards

May Chang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Kenner Miner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

3:40 PM

Fast, Cheap and Out of Control: Low-budget Technology Programs for the Non-experts

Cynthia Matthias, Hennepin County Library
Alicia Anderson, Hennepin County Library

3:40 PM

Integrating Online Library Resources into Learning Management Systems: a Roundtable Discussion

Fritz Vandover, Macalester College
David Collins, Macalester College

3:40 PM

LibGuides Interface Customization

Jenny Brandon, Michigan State University Libraries
Christine Tobias, Michigan State University Libraries
Kelly Sattler, Michigan State University Libraries

3:40 PM

There's Another App For That! Going Beyond Google Apps With Free Online Media Production Tools

Scott Spicer, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

3:40 PM

Using cloud computing to manage your electronic resources: OR You have HOW MANY spreadsheets?

Theresa Borchert, Concordia College - Moorhead
Erika Rux, Concordia College - Moorhead

3:40 PM

We’re off to see the Widget: Finding the Heart, Courage and Brains to Use an IM Widget

Brian Lind, Rochester Public Library

3:40 PM

Widgets and Gadgets: Dynamic Tools for Dynamic Libraries

Carissa Tomlinson, Towson University
David Dahl, Towson University

3:40 PM

Writing Open Source Software in Libraries: phxEventManager

Matt Butler, Iowa City Public Library
Kevin Hatch, Iowa City Public Library

3:40 PM

Thursday, March 18th
8:30 AM

Adding a Dash of Flash

May Chang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Kenner Miner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

8:30 AM

Create a Browser Toolbar for Your Library Using Conduit

Laura M. Wight, South Dakota State University

8:30 AM

Create a FREE Library Web Site in 1 Hour or Less!

Diana Stirling, Mammoth Public Library
Sherrie Baltes, Pima County Public Library

8:30 AM

How to Create a Mashup Using Google Maps

Patrick Patterson, Indiana University Foundation

8:30 AM

RSS Feeds Freed From Readers: Getting the Benefits without Training the Users

Greg R. Argo, Concordia University - Saint Paul

8:30 AM

Second Life and Twitter for Librarians: Virtual Tools for Building Local and Global Networks

Rachel Hall, University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science
Angela Murillo, University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science

8:30 AM

Using Google Apps to Meet Standards

Dawn Nelson, Osseo Area Schools

8:30 AM

Web Video Boot Camp: An Introduction to iMovie for Librarians

Johan Oberg, Macalester College
Chris Schommer, Macalester College
Alison Sommer, Macalester College

8:30 AM

Yahoo Pipes: Create unique content for patrons

Todd Quinn, Northern State University

8:30 AM

10:00 AM

Best Practices for Creating Online Tutorials

Matt Lee, Minitex

10:00 AM

Developing Information Services for Special Library Users by Designing a Low Cost Digital Library: The Experiment of NOC-Digital Library

Ramadan Faraj Elaiess, University of Strathclyde

10:00 AM

Enhancing the Library Users' Web Site Experience with Web Analytics

Johan Oberg, Macalester College
Ben Durrant, University Of St. Thomas - OSF

10:00 AM

If You Build It Will They Come? Designing and Implementing a Digital Media Lab

Danielle Whren Johnson, Loyola/Notre Dame Library

10:00 AM

Is the content management system right for you?

Shelly Xiaoli Zhu, Youngstown State University, Ohio

10:00 AM

Library Integration--5000 Courses at a Time

Kate Peterson, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Jon Jeffryes, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Shane Nackerud, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

10:00 AM

Mastering Our Own Domain: The Power of LibGuides

Emily Waitz, Hamline University Law Library
Megan Jens, Hamline University Law Library

10:00 AM

Sell It to See It: Marketing Library Resources on the Web

Hamp Smith, Minnesota Historical Society
Alison Purgiel, Minnesota Historical Society

10:00 AM

Social Knowledge Management in an Academic Research Environment – A Case Study

Kimberly Silk, University of Toronto

10:00 AM

11:10 AM

A decent sort: Edmonton Public Library's decision-making model for automated check-in and sorting equipment

Adrienne Canty, Edmonton Public Library

11:10 AM

Be Where Your Users Are: Libraries in Content Management Systems

Jezmynne Dene, Claremont University Consortium

11:10 AM

E-Book Management – It Sounds Serial!

Carolyn J. DeLuca, University of St. Thomas
Dani L. Roach, University of St. Thomas

11:10 AM

If You Build It Will They Come? Issues in Institutional Repository Implementation, Promotion and Maintenance

Karen Bjork, North Dakota State University - Main Campus
Jeremy Brown, North Dakota State University - Main Campus

11:10 AM

Sharepoint in Libraries

Ben Durrant, University Of St. Thomas - Minnesota
John Heintz, University Of St. Thomas - Minnesota

11:10 AM

Social Networking in the (Law) Library: can you do that?

Marcia L. Dority Baker, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

11:10 AM

Streamlining recommendations for purchase with Coldfusion

Steve Mosing, Rochester Public Library - MN

11:10 AM

Wikipedia: The Educator's Friend (!)

Nathan A. Rinne, Osseo Area Schools

11:10 AM

1:30 PM

Keynote Presentation: Burning Pencils; Sharpening Questions

Ann Zarinnia, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

1:30 PM

3:40 PM

A Future of the Academic Library Web Presence

Cody Hanson, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Shane Nackerud, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

3:40 PM

A Library-Writing Center Partnership: Improving Research and Citing using Camtasia Video Tutorials

Jane Littlefield, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Anne Deutsch, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Brigitte Mussack, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

3:40 PM

And One Device Will Rule Them All: Make Way for Mobile Technologies

Danielle P. De Jager-Loftus, University of South Dakota, University Libraries
Alan Aldrich, University of South Dakota, University Libraries
Carol Leibiger, University of South Dakota, University Libraries
David Midyette, University of South Dakota, University Libraries

3:40 PM

Copyright Mashed-Up and Remixed

Jessica McIntyre, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Lyndi Finifrock, Bethel University
Betsy Dadabo, Bethel University

3:40 PM

Fast & Fun: Tech Topics for Libraries

Ann Walker Smalley, Metronet
LeAnn Suchy, Metronet
Matt Lee, Minitex
Patricia Post, CMLE
Danya Leebaw, Carleton College
Kristin Partlo, Carleton College
Karen Bauer, Bloomington Public Schools
Rita Baladad, Minitex

3:40 PM

Staying One Click Ahead: A Look at Emerging Technologies & their Impact on Libraries and Learning Environments

Ron A. Joslin, Macalester College
Fritz Vandover, Macalester College
Josh Allen, Macalester College

3:40 PM

Towards Digital Inclusion: The Role of Libraries and Other Community Technology Centers

Mary Ann Van Cura, MN State Library Services
Susan Nemitz, Ramsey County Library
Libby Caulum, AmeriCorp Community Technology Empowerment Program
Sarah Koschinska, Project for Pride in Living
John Richard, Waite House, Technology Literacy Collaborative
Terri Thao, Nexus Community Partners

3:40 PM