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Science & Technology Division [clear filter]
Monday, July 16
 

10:00am CDT

Collections in Transition: E-Books and Collection Development

As collections move from the print to the electronic world, libraries must change their collection development practices and policies to reflect new opportunities and challenges.  In this session you will learn how libraries are transforming their collection development practices and policies to address the proliferation of electronic books, including acquisitions based on patron demand. In addition, learn about creating, managing and selling e-books from the publisher’s perspective, information that will give librarians valuable insight into e-books from press to desktop.

MODERATING:
Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Univ of South Florida Polytechnic

SPEAKING:
Krista Coulson, University of Chicago Press; Leslie Reynolds, Texas A&M University Libraries; Rebecca Vargha, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 

SPEAKER HANDOUTS: 
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/CollectionsinTransLReynolds.PDF  


Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E351
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

4:00pm CDT

The Science of Beauty Care

Back by popular demand, this session will focus on the science and chemistry of popular skin care products. Scientists will provide insights into the benefits of skin care products old and new, and experts from the industry will address the cultural side of skin care trends. Product samples will be available.

SPEAKING:
Patricia Aikens, BASF Beauty Care Ingredients


Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E258
 
Thursday, July 19
 

9:00am CDT

Tour of the University of Chicago Library

The newly opened Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago is already a city icon.  We will take a behind the scene tour of the robotic book retrieval systems and the underground storage facility.  Chemistry Division members will also tour the University of Chicago’s John Crerar Library.


Thursday July 19, 2012 9:00am - 3:00pm CDT
Meet in the 8th Street Lobby of the Chicago Hilton