Conference Archives > 1994


NASIG 9th Annual Conference

A Kaleidoscope of Choices:
Reshaping Roles and Opportunities for Serialists

June 2-5, 1994
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

 

Conference Sessions

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Preconference Program

INTERNET TOOLS AND RESOURCES: AN ELECTRONIC BUFFET
GENERAL SESSION

Issues in Information Policy and Access
Birdie MacLennan

The Internet, Client-Server Computing, and the Revolution in Electronic Publishing
Birdie MacLennan

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1:

Tunneling through Cyberspace in Search of Adventure: An Introduction to Gopher
Betty Landesman

Breakout Session 2:

Digging Your Own Den in Cyberspace: A Gopher Construction Kit
Birdie MacLennan

Breakout Session 3:

Come into My Parlor, Said the Spider: World Wide Web and the Mosaic Interface
Birdie MacLennan

Breakout Session 4:

Communicating with Lists: A Beginner's Guide to Listservs and ListProcs
Leslie Knapp

Breakout Session 5:

(Almost) Everything Else You Ever Wanted to Know About Listservs and ListProcs
Betty Landesman

Plenary Sessions

PLENARY SESSION I: OVERVIEWS OF CHANGE

Technological Change and Its Influence on the Practice and Role of Information Management
Czeslaw Jan Grycz

The Future of Publishing
Robert Weber

Reshaping the Serials Vendor Industry
Dan Tonkery

Changing Focus: Tomorrow's Virtual Library
Naomi C. Broering

PLENARY SESSION II: AN INTROSPECTIVE VIEW OF CHANGE AND CHOICE

Getting Past the Rapids: Individuals and Change
Linda Moore

PLENARY SESSION III: CHOOSING CHANGE: NEW PRODUCTS AND NEW SKILLS

Electronic Chemistry Journals: Elemental Concerns
Richard Entlich

Adventures in Information Space: Biomedical Discovery in a Molecular Sequence Milieu
Mark S. Boguski

Grabbing the Bull by the Tail: Holding on During Change
Marjorie E. Bloss

Concurrent Sessions

I. Managing Organizational Change

Managing Organizational Change: The Harvard College Library Experience
Mary Elizabeth Clack

II. Reports from the Frontiers of Change

Wanted: Information Manager: New Roles for Librarians and Vendors
Sharon Cline McKay

From Earth to Ether: One Publisher's Reincarnation
Susan Lewis

Library Cultures in Conflict: Exploring New Roles for Librarians
Johann Van Reenen

III. Professional Advice on Handling Change

Understanding Transition: The People Side of Managing Change
Judy Clarke

IV. Real People and Virtual Libraries

At Ease in Liberspace
Susan A. Cady

The Human Side of the Virtual Library
Marion T. Reid

V. From Cutter Handmaids to Cyberspace Guides: The Future of Catalogers

Tools for a New Age: An Overview
Regina Reynolds

Getting the Expert into the System: Expert Systems and Cataloging
Paul J. Weiss

Standard Generalized Markup Language and the Transformation of Cataloging
Daniel Pitti

Workshops

Rethinking the Workforce and Workplace: Alternative Ways of Getting the Job Done
Fred Hamilton

The New World Order: Serials Management of Electronic Resources and Document Delivery
Marla Edelman

Negotiating Contracts for Electronic Resources
Nancy Gibbs

Keep Them Doggies Rollin,' or, Using Series Authority Records to Improve Cataloging and Processing Workflow
Kristin A. J. Smets

To Be Continued? or, The Birth of a Series
Steven Oberg

Integrating Documents Processing into Traditional Technical Services
Judy Chandler Irvin

Ethics in Action: The Vendors' Perspective
Heather Miller

Cost Accounting for the Serials Librarian: Making Financial Decisions in Tight Times
Barbara Shaffer

Serialists on the Front Line: New Opportunities for Serials Professionals in Reference and User Education
Katy Ginanni

Who Needs to Know What? Essential Communication for Automation Implementation and Effective Reorganization
Rita Broadway

Document Delivery: Staffing, Technology, and Budgeting Implications
Lucy Duhon

Methods for Collecting, Processing, and Providing Access to Electronic Serials
Paula Sullenger

Is It Tweaking or Catalog Enrichment? Choices in Reshaping Serial Cataloging Copy
Phoebe Timberlake

The Journal Pricing Season: The Publisher, Subscription Agent, and Librarian's Viewpoint
Debbie Madsen

And Then It Happened: Effect of Changes in the Serials Information Environment on the Small-to-Medium Size Academic Library
Elaine Jurries

Workstation Ergonomics and Computer Calisthenics
Amira Unver

Problem Solving Workshop Based on Total Quality Management (TQM) Principles
Larry Keating

Job Hunter's Workshop: How to Find and Land the Right Job, and Surviving the Transition
Carol MacAdam