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Monday, July 16

12:00pm CDT

Engineering Division Business Meeting and Lunch

PRICE: $25.00 Member/ $10.00 Student Member/ $35.00 Non-Member

Join your colleagues to celebrate another year of the Engineering Division.  Enjoy a sitdown lunch and network with others.  We will have our annual business meeting during lunch, there will be a special speaker, and you can take part in our annual raffle for charity.  Don't forget to congratulate the winners of the Engineering Division's awards.  A good time will be had by all!

Pam Enrici, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E271A

4:00pm CDT

DRM: The Discussion Continues

Librarians have been struggling for many years with digital rights management (DRM) protections built into electronic documents. These protections often make it difficult or impossible to treat an electronic acquisition in a traditional way, i.e., by purchasing it once and sharing it serially among a community of users. Librarians have entered into a dialogue over the past year with publishers and other vendors (e.g., aggregators) of DRM-protected products (standards, journal articles, books, etc.). During this session, you will hear from attendees about how they have been coping (or not) with the DRM challenge. Afterward, we’ll determine where we need to go from here.

Bert Saul, Simpson Gumpertz and Heger Inc.; Sabina Tannenbaum, LTK Engineering Services

Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E264
Tuesday, July 17

8:00am CDT

DENG Standards Update

Learn about the latest product innovations from many of our technical standards publishers and vendors.

Susan Morley, CSA Group

Stuart Bowyer, SAI Global; Rodney Buhrsmith, Eastview; Patti Ensor, CSA Group; Todd Fegan, Techstreet; Andrew Knopes, SAE International; Betsy Kulamer, American Society of Civil Engineers; Leanne Lowry, ANSI; Sohel Shaikh, British Standards Institution; John Pace, ASTM International; Michael Spada, IEEE

Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E264

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?


Kathryn Breininger, Boeing Co.

Lydia Petersen, Outsell, Inc.

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

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.

Cheryl Hansen, Engineering Systems Inc.

Michael Stevenson, ESI

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

4:00pm CDT

Open Access to Federal Science Technology Information

The session will address Open access through the Federal Science Repository Service (FSRS) and the collaboration between NTIS and the scientific and engineering communities. Learn the what, why and how of this collaboration and find out how it is working and what it can do for you.

Wayne Strickland, National Technical Information Serv

Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

6:00pm CDT

All-Sciences Poster Session and Reception

This event highlights multiple themes representing innovation, creativity, and change, with support from multiple  divisions. Join your colleagues for food, drink, and networking, and learn new ideas to take back to your library.

Tuesday July 17, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room BC
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.

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




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

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