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Convention Center, Room E261 [clear filter]
Saturday, July 14
 

8:00am CDT

Taxonomy and Information Architecture for SharePoint

PRICE: $299.00 Member/ $199.00 Student Member/ $399.00 Non-Member

Many organizations struggle to organize content and are often unaware of the options available for creating successful information architectures. This course is designed to provide participants with the basic skills necessary to leverage taxonomy and metadata to improve navigation and search within a SharePoint environment. Techniques for implementing a taxonomy and metadata using native SharePoint functionality will be discussed, as will the tool’s limitations and potential solutions for the integration and management of complex taxonomic structures. Additional topics include faceted search, custom development and third-party add-ons.

SPEAKING:
Jeff Carr, Earley & Associates; Seth Earley, Earley & Associates

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


Saturday July 14, 2012 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E261
 
Sunday, July 15
 

8:00am CDT

Website Analytics and Usability

PRICE: $299.00 Member/ $199.00 Student Member/ $399.00 Non-Member

This course will provide foundational instruction for both Web analytics and Web usability studies, the quantitative and qualitative methods for measuring the effectiveness of your organization’s Website.  The workshop will use Google Analytics as the sample tool for Web analytics, including a basic overview and detailed training as time permits. A key focus will be identifying and interpreting relevant insights from the vast amount of data that Web analytics programs offer.  The second portion of the session will focus on the creation and process of a Website usability study.  At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to use these tools to target a variety of actionable insights into the strengths and weaknesses of your library’s vital Website presence.  Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops for hands-on access to practice sites.

SPEAKING:
Kate Marek, Dominican University

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

http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/WebsiteAnalyticsUsabilityKMarek2.pdf

 

 


Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E261
 
Monday, July 16
 

10:00am CDT

Archival & Preservation Caucus Annual Business Meeting

All interested SLA members are welcome to attend.


Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E261

1:30pm CDT

Springer Lunch & Learn Session #2

Springer will be hosting two sessions featuring Springer for R&D and Hospital Organizations. Learn firsthand how our new rd.sprigner.com site was created for your users and how the power of Springer Innovation can improve your library’s research and development capabilities. 

First we will want our participants to get to know each other in a quick Librarian Bingo Ice Breaker. Next you will be given instructions for the Springer for R&D Scavenger Hunt! For participating in the fun hunt, you will be automatically entered to win an Apple iPad! Food and drinks will also be served courtesy of Springer. RSVP Here 


Monday July 16, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E261

4:00pm CDT

Asian Chapter Board Meeting and Presentation of Asian Awards

Asian Chapter Board Meeting and Presentation of Awards


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E261
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

4:00pm CDT

Evidence-based Healthcare and the Cochrane Collaboration

The non-profit Cochrane Collaboration works to help health care providers make well-informed decisions about care based on the best available evidence. The group creates, updates, and promotes the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews – internationally recognized as the benchmark for evidence-based clinical review.

This session will provide insight into Cochrane’s purpose, scope, goals, and processes as the global focus on evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness research intensifies, while also providing a "behind the scenes" look at the role of information professionals in the creation of these reviews.

SPEAKING:
Roberta Scherer, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Claire Twose, Johns Hopkins University

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


Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E261
 
Wednesday, July 18
 

10:00am CDT

Combat Memories: Collecting Veterans' Histories

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress collects and preserves personal stories and other documents from America's war veterans. Robert Patrick will discuss the role that librarians play in this effort, focusing on the dual roles of many librarians who are both veterans and project facilitators.

MODERATING:
Monika Maslowski, Library of the Marine Corps

SPEAKING:
Robert Patrick; Library of Congress


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E261
 


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