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Sunday, July 15

12:00pm CDT

News Division Board Meeting

News Division Board Meeting: This is a meeting of the division's elected officers.

Elizabeth Edwards, OAK Information Services 

Sunday July 15, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
News Division Suite, Palmer House 9128 – Daley Suite

7:00pm CDT

News Division Silent Auction and Open House

The News Division will hold its annual Silent Auction and Open House in the News Division Suite. Join us for an evening of fun with your colleagues.

Sunday July 15, 2012 7:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
News Division Suite, Palmer House 9128 – Daley Suite
Monday, July 16

8:00am CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: The Wikileaks Controversy

The Wikileaks scandal headlined worldwide news in 2010 - 2011 and highlighted issues of government classification, information policy, and information ethics. This session will explore various facets of the controversy.

SPEAKING: Patrice McDermott, OpenTheGovernment.org

Monday July 16, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

10:00am CDT

The New State of Journalism: Insights from James O'Shea

James O'Shea of the Chicago News Cooperative will be the keynote speaker for the News Division in this session on the current state of journalism. O'Shea is past editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times, former managing editor of the Chicago Tribune, and author of "The Deal from Hell," a recent book that examined real estate investor Sam Zell's newspaper acquisitions.

Debra Bade

James O'Shea, Chicago News Cooperative


Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450A
  Programs, Session

4:00pm CDT

News Division Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting open to all members of the News Division.

Elizabeth Edwards, OAK Information Services 


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E267

6:00pm CDT

News Division Awards Reception and Banquet

PRICE: $55.00 Member/ $55.00 Student Member/ $55.00 Non-Member

The News Division's annual Awards Reception and Banquet will honor our award recipients for 2012. Location TBA via the DNWS listserv and on the web site.

Monday July 16, 2012 6:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Kendall College, Wine Room 900 N. North Branch St, Chicago, IL 60642
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.

Patrick Clapp

Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information Services Inc.

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

10:00am CDT

Global Economic Outlook

Robin Bew, chief economist and editorial director of the Economist Intelligence Unit, will present his views on the state of the global economy and share what a "day in the life" is like for a leader in this worldwide business intelligence organization.

Robin Bew, Economist Intelligence Unit

Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450A

2:00pm CDT

Photo Digitization and Archive Developments

This session will focus on new developments and case studies in the world of news archives, particularly with regard to photo collections and page archives.

Kyle Henke, Columbia College Chicago Library; Janel Kinlaw, National Public Radio; Steven Puglia, Library of Congress

Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E451B

4:00pm CDT

Success Stories of Solos

Success is measured in a variety of ways. In a reception-style atmosphere, participants will share their stories of solo librarianship success. Find out how others have broken down walls and created innovative services, and share your own story! Attendee participation is encouraged.

Patrick Clapp

Kevin Adams, ESR; Hildy Dworkin, NYC Department of Social Services; Carla Robinson; Tanya Whippie, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E266
Wednesday, July 18

8:00am CDT

News Division Education Session

PRICE: $35.00 Member/ $30.00 Student Member/ $45.00 Non-Member

The News Division annual education session. Annie Anderson, from the Public Insight Network of American Public Media, will provide news researchers, journalists, and other attendees with a high level overview of PIN and how it helps newsrooms do smart, targeted crowd-sourcing. PIN currently has more than 130,000 sources around the country and 60 partner news organizations.

Nina Johnson, University of Missouri - Columbia Missourian Newspaper Library

Annie Anderson, American Public Media 

Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B

12:00pm CDT

Digital Asset Management: Techniques for Indexing Non-Textual Content

This session will provide an overview and case studies of using controlled vocabularies and metadata schema to index and manage non-textual content including video, still images, and audio files. The session will focus on the unique standards, best practices, tools, and challenges of DAM. The session will also address how the DAM approach differs from (and integrates with) the management of textual content.

Leigh Montgomery, Christian Science Monitor

Rene Aranzamendez, Getty Images; David Riecks, ControlledVocabulary.com; Laura Fu, Sears Holdings Corporation; Randall Marcinko, MEI




Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E451A

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