Program

8-9am
Registration/Continental Breakfast

9-9:15
Introductions
Arthur Downing, Chief Librarian, Baruch College
Lisa Finder, President, LACUNY

9:15-10:15
Reversing the Technology Ratchet: Using Design Thinking to Align Hi-Tech and Hi-Touch
Keynote Speaker: Steven A. Bell, Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services, Temple University
presentation (PowerPoint)
Recommended Reading (PDF)
Video of Presentation (Quicktime)

10:15-11:00
Studying Students: Identification of Student Work Practices and Applications to Technology Design
Presented by Nancy Foster, Lead Anthropologist, Digital Initiatives Unit and David Lindahl, Director of Digital Library Initiatives, Digital Initiatives Unit - University of Rochester.
abstract
Q&A with Steven Bell, Nancy Foster and David Lindahl

11-11:15
Coffee break

11:15-12:15
Breakout Sessions

"Circulation is Abstract": Assessing Information Literacy through Web Usability: Remi Castonguay, LaGuardia Community College
abstract

Subject Resource Management System or SRMS: Mariana Regalado, Slava Gurgov, and Maura Smale, Brooklyn College
abstract
presentation

Serving the Reference Needs of Non-textbook Students: Sara Marcus, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences
abstract
presentation (PowerPoint)

12:15-1:30
Lunch and vendor presentations

1:30-3:00
Conversation: "Interacting with the user in mind"
Moderator:Kenneth Schlesinger, Acting Chief Librarian, York College
Kornelia Tancheva - Director, Department of Collections, Reference, Instruction, and Outreach (CRIO), Cornell's Olin and Uris Libraries
abstract
presentation (PowerPoint)
Ralph Vacca - Co-Founder and Director of Learning Technology, Kognito
abstract
Susan McGlamery - Project Director for 24/7 Reference and the Global Product Manager of Cooperative Services, OCLC
abstract

3-3:15
Short Break

3:15-4:15
Breakout Sessions

Absence Brings Us Closer: The Hidden Benefits of Virtual Reference Services: Rebecca Oling, Purchase College/SUNY
abstract
presentation (PowerPoint)

Intelligent Agent Concepts in the Modern Library: Valeda Dent, Hunter College
abstract
presentation (PowerPoint)
Agent Technology Reading List (PDF)

Who Moved My Desk? The Future Reference Platforms: Anamika Dasgupta, York College, and Steven Ovadia, LaGuardia Community College
abstract
presentation (PowerPoint)
Links presented handout (PDF)

4:15
Wine and Cheese Reception
Lounge