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Sunday, July 15
 

1:00pm CDT

DERM Board Meeting

Board of Directors Meeting of the Environment & Resource Management Division


Sunday July 15, 2012 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E272D
 
Monday, July 16
 

4:00pm CDT

DERM Business Meeting and Networking

Annual business meeting: learn about DERM's activities and board decisions.


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E262

4:00pm CDT

Patent Research 101

Take the plunge into the world of intellectual property. Find out how to do patentability searches, litigation research, and state-of-the-art-searches.

SPEAKING:

Chris Vestal, LexisNexis; Kristin Whitman, Landon IP

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS: 
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/PatentResearching101CVKW.pdf


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E353A

4:00pm CDT

Web-scale Discovery Implementation with the End User in Mind

Web-scale discovery products represent the latest one-stop approach to searching library resources. Every stage of the implementation, from selection through the set-up phase to the use of the products, presents key challenges that need to be addressed to ensure the best research experience for the end user. This presentation will focus on some critical points along the way: the importance of a selection criteria grid and user experience studies;  implementation issues in relation to the ILS, e-resource holdings knowledge base, and other library tools; and OpenURL linking problems in the Web-scale environment.

MODERATING:

Rafal Kasprowski, Rice University

SPEAKING:
Rafal Kasprowski, Rice University; Debra Kolah, Rice University; Harry Kaplanian, EBSCO Publishing

SPEAKER HANDOUTS: 
http://www.slideshare.net/rkaspro/webscale-discovery-services-sla-2012-13745957 


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E265

6:00pm CDT

American West Reception

A hosted reception for members of SLA’s "western" chapters, their colleagues and friends. Please meet at the Newberry Library and contact Philip Gust (cell: 650.367.-7652; e-mail: pgust@stanford.edu) with any questions you may have.


Monday July 16, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street Chicago, IL 60610
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

8:00am CDT

From Info Pro to Info Hero: 5 Easy Ways to Turn Information into Insight

It's no longer enough to efficiently and cost-effectively find the best information. Now we also have to add value to our research products, and develop the services that out clients can't find elsewhere and can't imagine living without. In this fast-paced session, Mary Ellen Bates provides at least five simple techniques for providing more insight and value in what you send your clients.

MODERATING:
Patrick Clapp

SPEAKING:
Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information Services Inc.


Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E350

8:00am CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: E-Discovery Preparation through Information Management and Data Mapping

In an age of costly litigation, e-discovery is a fact of life. Teaching information professionals how to manage and reduce risks through management practices that reduce time and costs for e-discovery production is a needed activity. Identifying where an organization's data lives and what must be understood when a discovery request is made is a valuable asset for any professional on the e-discovery team. Tips on creating comprehensive data maps and best practices information management will be offered in this course.

MODERATING:
Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

SPEAKING:
Constance Ard, Answer Maven Solutions; Miller Montague, Answer Maven Solutions


Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

10:00am CDT

Engineering Enterprise Information: Usage and Challenges

Learn about information usage behaviors by engineers and how that relates to using social media to promote information resources and mobile devices. What are the impacts of new engineers coming into the workforce? What does the future hold for information resources across multiple platforms?

MODERATING:

Kathryn Breininger, Boeing Co.

SPEAKING:
Lydia Petersen, Outsell, Inc.


Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E251

10:00am CDT

Enterprise Search Roundtable

Join a discussion of enterprise search successes and challenges from the corporate perspective.

MODERATING: 
Nancy Linwood Lewis, DuPont Company

SPEAKING:
Peter Morville, Semantic Studios; Sofiane Kerboub, Abbott Laboratories; Margaret Ostrander, Thomson Reuters; Eileen Quam, State of Minnesota, MN.IT Services


Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E451A

10:00am CDT

Tales from the Trenches: Contract Negotiation Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Many librarians are involved in the contract negotiation process or work alongside their institutions' purchasing and procurement staff. They have to be able to read and comprehend often complex contracts in order to get the most favorable and sensible terms for their libraries and organizations. Experienced information professionals who manage the content and contracts for their organizations will share their knowledge and tips for "getting to yes" without too much bloodshed!

MODERATING: 
Amy Affelt, Compass Lexecon

SPEAKING:
Carol Ginsburg, BST America LLC; Steven Goldstein, Alacra; Barbara Hirsh, NERA Economic Consulting; Laurie Sue Leichman, McKinsey & Co Inc; Bob Lemmond, Wolters Kluwer; Bill Noorlander, BST America LLC


Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E353A

2:00pm CDT

How and Why Things Fail - Forensic Engineers and Information Specialists

Real Forensic Engineering not made for TV.  Librarians, information researchers, and libraries of all types and forms are essential to the field of forensic engineering. Come hear Michael Stevenson of ESI talk about what forensic engineering really is and how the gathering of information is key to the field.


MODERATING:
Cheryl Hansen, Engineering Systems Inc.

SPEAKING:
Michael Stevenson, ESI


Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
 
Wednesday, July 18
 

8:00am CDT

Science and Engineering 101

This year in 101 our experts will introduce the best tools to help you discover, obtain, and work with resources in nuclear engineering and physics.

SPEAKING:
Mary Frances Lembo, PNNL Tech Library Pacific Northwest Technical Laboratory; James Manasco, University of Louisville

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS: 

http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/SciEngineering101MaryFLembo.pdf

http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/SciEngineering101JManasco.PDF


Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E264

12:00pm CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: What's Changed Since Library School? MLS Training Update for Veteran and Not-So-Veteran Librarians

In this panel discussion, current LIS faculty will address how library school teaching and learning have changed in response to the job market and current practices in all types of libraries. Librarians will address what they learned and how they applied it on the job, as well as what they wish they had learned while in library school. Together, speakers will offer perspectives on continuing to learn on the job and staying connected.

SPEAKING: 
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University; Hope Jansen, CABI; Sara Tompson, University of Southern California


Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B