Attending: Veronica Bielat, Elise Brown, Ed Eckel, Angela
Kelleher, Stephanie Mathson,
Guests: Leslie Brown, Kim Winkle
I. Agenda approved.
II. Approves Business meeting notes with corrections.
III. Review conference session notes.
Elise will combine Carrie and Elise’s session notes into one
document. Stacy will compose an introduction and
conclusion to be submitted with our conference session
report. Still moving forward to redesigning and retooling
IV. Spring 2007 ILR Workshop
Michael Lorezen still slated to speak at the ILR Workshop.
He is interested in talking about the ins and outs of how
Google and other search engines work. Librarians should
have a solid understanding to better compete with
information sources such as Google.
Demographics of attendance: Academic vs. Public
Librarians. Varies according to topic selection for workshop
programming. 20% public/80% academic. ILR struggles with
providing programming to attract public librarians.
Pushing library content. Ability to bring up library content
when searching in Google. Set up personalized tool bars.
Blogs and RSS Feeds - Being technologically appropriate?
2nd Life - Video games - Info World - Info Lit model. Future
topic for programming. Gaming. Find people to talk about
this, perhaps video conference.
Facebook, MySpace, Live Journal - Social networking. How
are librarians trying to take advantage of this? Is it
appropriate? Invading students personal social space?
Poster sessions - show and share. Cool new technologies.
How to handouts. Stand and talk about what they are
Michael - Speaker
Hands-on - 2 computer labs
10:00am to 10:45am - Michael Lorenzen
10:45am - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am - 12:00 two hands on classes
12:00pm - 1:30pm for lunch on your own
1:30pm - 2:30pm two hands on classes
2:30pm - 2:45pm Cofee break
2:45pm - 3:45pm ish Posters, Informal wrap-up, and
Cookies Bring posters informal mingling session. How are
you using social software, RSS, plug-ins to push library
content, anything cool about informational literacy, social
networking. library services. Angie and Veronica put out
call for submissions and review for January meeting.
Activities to highlight talks. Google
RSS Feeds - Technology available? Search engine track.
Alternative search engines. Twingine Stacy - Search engine
session. Ed interest in Blogging. Taste in Podcasting. Nice
RSS feeds for Podcasts. Camtasia ? Search engine hands on.
Potential to do (2) different classes in a training sessions.
Then switch out for afternoon sessions.
Del.icious - (?) Storing weblinks
Social software - good to go with any internet browser.
Google Scholar, Library tool bar, custom Google searching.
Custom search design? Custom search design tools? Why
should students have to come to us? Can they design
custom access to pull down information for themselves.
Time for show and share?
Return to the topic of distance education. Students do not
understand the differences between resources. Proxies are
just not efficient. World Usability Day (?) Make it easier for
patrons to access. Tracks on Google development
presented at Internet Librarian Conference. Can we find
someone local who in working with topics. Using Google
Scholar. Mary Ellen Bates, 30 search tips in 45 minutes.
Greg Notess - Montana State. Tracks on search and search
engines. Screen casting and PodCasting.
What about instruction?
Recent Webcast ACRL Student Learning Outcomes.
Developing outcomes for new technologies. Commonality:
“How much attention do you have of the audience?”
Instruction can lead to great marketing source. How do we
use the free technologies
Mashups - EX: Combining Google Maps & Houses for Rent
Not applicable at this time, but very cool.
For workshop and promotional materials and blurbles. Work
on for December. Elise volunteers to work on promotional
flyers etc...Distill Publisher documents into PDFs.
Need to get mailings out in January. Create emails and get
it up on the Website and ILR Blog. Limited space available.
Feel free to print out flyer and post it for other people that
may be interested.
Active learning - Take the show on the road. Something
completely different for the future. Vibrant and larger
program. Fee based program that will bring up the quality
and level of services and information offered. To make it a
meaningful learning experience for peoples. Usable? Maybe
some type of certification? Something endorsed by MLA.
Immersion, elusive and expensive. Mini-immersion.
VI. Other Business/Sharing Time:
Internet Librarian - SPURL,FURL
Stacy - Repositories, Search Stacy will email Mary Ellen
Bates presentation. “Super Searchers Guide to...”
New Gadgets - New technology (not yet legal here). Cool
Tools - Darlene Ficter (?) Awesome websites. Web
bookmarking system, tag bookmarks, make RSS feeds out of
bookmarks. Feed to JS - Java Script cut and paste. Tag
library databases - Great hands on training activity.
Fast, Cheap, and Totally In Control (Useful)
Progressive peer review
Small Library Consortium
Information Literacy Instruction for Social Sciences (?) -
Veronica got her chapter published. Descriptors vs. subject
Camtasia - Screen casts Ed is making tutorials about
engineering resources. Produce flash, Quicktime, Windows
format. Potential workshop topic for the future. FireFox
free plug in video capture. Librarian manifesto...Finnish