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ACRL-Oregon Call for Program Ideas for 2008 OLA/WLA Conference

ACRL-Oregon sponsors a pre-conference, programs, and a social event at every OLA Annual Conference. We are pleased to present a slate of programs and events of interest to academic librarians statewide.

For current information and blog posts about programs, meetings, and events sponsored by ACRL-Oregon at the OLA Annual Conference, click the “OLA Annual” category.


Below is archived information about the ACRL-Oregon Call for Program Ideas for the 2008 OLA/WLA Conference:


Thank you to those who took the survey for type of programs to sponsor for the 2008 OLA/WLA Joint Conference. Below are the results from this year’s survey, which will help us put together excellent ACRL-sponsored programs.


HOW WOULD YOU CHARACTERIZE YOUR JOB?
(NOTE: THIRTY-EIGHT ACRL-OR MEMBERS RESPONDED TO THIS SURVEY)

  • Tech Services (26%), 26%
  • Public Services (42%), 42%
  • Administrative (24%), 24%
  • Systems (13%), 13%
  • Other: (5%), 5%

ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 5, HOW INTERESTING ARE THE FOLLOWING TOPICS TO YOU?

1 = Very Interesting      3 = Neutral      5 = Not Interesting

  • Management of small academic libraries, 1.2
  • Making user-friendly catalogs, 1.7
  • Collection development & open access, 2.0
  • Culture shock in the library: keeping up with change, 2.2
  • Competitors of libraries: what they do better,2.2
  • Library assessment: how and why, 2.2
  • How to conduct usability tests, 2.2
  • Collection development of electronic resources, 2.2
  • Networking with students online, 2.3
  • Doing big things with very little, 2.3
  • Collection development & assessment, 2.3
  • Library liaison outreach: beyond brick and mortar, 2.4
  • Preservation of intellectual freedom & alternative perspectives, 2.4
  • Federated searching, 2.4
  • Current issues of copyrights and licensing, 2.5
  • Privacy and technologies in libraries, 2.5
  • Growing leaders within the library, 2.6
  • Cataloging electronic documents, 2.7
  • Information literacy, 2.7
  • Grant writing basics, 2.9
  • Records management, 3.1
  • Management of libraries apart of larger organization, 3.1
  • Cataloging serials, 3.2
  • Cataloging audio & video/DVD, 3.2
  • Archives & museums, 3.3
  • Evaluating disaster plans, 3.4

ADDITIONAL SUGGESTED TOPICS:

  • The future of the catalog/cataloging.
  • Management of small academic libraries.
  • Database construction to support decision analysis for serials.
  • Creating an assessment plan for all functions of the library.
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