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Convention Center, Room E253B [clear filter]
Sunday, July 15

8:00am CDT

Thinking Strategically: How to See the Big Picture

PRICE: $265.00 Member/ $265.00 Student Member/ $365.00 Non-Member

Finally, an interactive half-day workshop on practical techniques for thinking strategically! During 30 years of working with information professionals, the class instructors have often heard clients express the challenge of seeing “the big picture.” Senior managers responsible for information and knowledge management regularly raise concerns that info pros aren’t strong strategic thinkers. This course offers an intensive discussion of practical strategic thinking techniques, applies these techniques in a case study, and provides additional resources to help you align information services with organizational strategies.

William DeGenaro, DeGenaro & Associates Inc.

Jane Dysart, Dysart & Jones Associates; Rebecca Jones, Dysart & Jones Associates

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B

1:00pm CDT

Project Management for Information and Knowledge Managers

PRICE: $230.00 Member/ $115.00 Student Member/ $300.00 Non-Member

As technology becomes more prevalent in the library, information specialists are becoming innovators and technologists as well as content managers. They are now actively managing an organization’s information assets (including new technology projects) rather than passively responding to requests. Project management concepts, tools, and techniques discussed in this half-day seminar will help anyone complete technology/knowledge management projects on time and within budget while meeting project goals. Knowledge of PM will help you avoid common pitfalls, such as vague definitions of goals, unrealistic plans, and lack of meaningful schedules.  Participants will leave the course understanding how to put together a plan and budget, lead a team, and manage the project through completion.

Jennifer Swanson, Charles Stark Draper Laboratories



Sunday July 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B
Monday, July 16

11:30am CDT

Innovative uses of citation data to demonstrate institutional value and enhance research collaboration

Panel Discussion

This panel will discuss innovative applications of citation data and tools to meet specific institutional goals.  Topics related to research performance measurement and collaboration will be covered.

Monday July 16, 2012 11:30am - 1:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B

4:00pm CDT

Sailing through Cataloging: Cataloging Practices for Solos

Tips, tricks and other practical information for beginner and experienced catalogers.

Paul Burley, Northwestern University

Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B
Tuesday, July 17

10:00am CDT

DMAH Business Meeting

This is the annual business meeting of the Museums, Arts and Humanities division. It is an opportunity to hear about the accomplishments and plans for the future of the division. All members and interested parties are highly encouraged to attend.

Richard Hulser, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B
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

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