ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference
Media and Popular Culture: Effects on Academic Libraries
University of Connecticut, Bishop Center, Storrs, CT
Friday, April 18, 2008
Registration is now open for the ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference. This yearâ€™s conference will explore how libraries are adapting to the interactions of popular culture, new media technologies, and scholarly pursuits in higher education. Please join us to examine the libraryâ€™s role in a landscape of Web 2.0 and open access publishing and to consider how we can develop relevant service models in this environment.
Visit the conference web site to register: http://www.acrlnec.org/springconf08/index.shtml
â€œThe Library in the Academy: Where Are We Going? and How Will We Get There? and Who Cares?â€
James G. Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University
â€œThink Like a Media Mogul: Experiential Marketing for Academic Librariesâ€
Brian Mathews, User Experience Librarian, Georgia Institute of Technology
â€œCyberculture, Academia, and the New Webâ€
Bryan Alexander, Director of Research, NITLE (National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education)
â€œDo You Need a Videographer in Your Library?â€
Nick Baker, Reference and Web Services Librarian, Williams College
â€œCollaborative Development of Visual Literacy Toolsâ€
Ian McDermott, Visual Literacy Instruction Fellow
Barbara Rockenbach, Director of Undergraduate and Library Research Education
Danuta A. Nitecki, Associate University Librarian for Public Services and Library Teaching and Learning; Yale University Library
Panel on digital media facilities and collections:
- Julie DeCesare, Digital Media Librarian, Boston
â€œMedia: Maintaining the Balanceâ€
- Debra H. Mandel, Head, Digital Media Design Studio, Northeastern University Libraries
“Planning and Creating the Digital Media Design Studio at Northeastern University Libraries”
- Steven Park, Manager, Learning Resource Center, Homer Babbidge Library, University of Connecticut
â€œOpening Up Comprehensive Media to a Wider Student Populationâ€
Tours of select University of Connecticut Librariesâ€™ facilities will be available. Visit Connecticutâ€™s flagship institution of higher learning and home of the Huskies.
The ACRL New England Chapter would like to thank our sponsors for making this conference possible.
Silver: Wolters Kluwer OVID, SpringerLink, Standard & Poors
Bronze: Ebsco Publishing, Gale Cengage Learning, OCLC, ProQuest Company, Sage, Waldo, H. W. Wilson
Please take time to visit these sponsors at the conference!