Yes, it's true, early bird registration for this year's Annual gathering closes today. If you were debating whether or not to go to the conference, check out this year's Solo Division lineup - it's sure to make you want to attend!
12:00-1:30pm Solo Librarians Division Board Meeting. ALL INVITED!
10:00-11:30am Practical Guide to a User-Focused Digital Library. This session elaborates on the various aspects of building, managing, and promoting a digital library including tools to build and evaluate a digital library, digital content licensing, and tips on how to promote the use of this content. (Speaker Qin Zhu). Co-sponsored by DIT.
2:00-3:30pm SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Brand You and Web 2.0. Mary Ellen Bates: How do you manage your online profiles, establish your expertise and express yourself on the web, without compromising you reputation? This session looks at how info pros can make use of the social web to build their professional networks, establish their credibility and share their expertise, without compromising their professional reputation.
4:00-5:30pm Success Stories of Solos. Original session format back by popular demand! Success is measured in a variety of ways. In this roundtable discussion panelists share their success stories in solo librarianship. Come find out how others have broken down walls, created innovative services and more! Share your own story. Attendee discussion and participation encouraged. Moderated by Patrick Clapp
8:00-10:00pm. Solo Librarians Division Open House. Did you ever find yourself asking, "am I a Solo Librarian?" Or, "I have some staff, am I still a Solo?" To answer these questions and more join the Solo Librarians Division to unravel the mysteries of the Solo Librarian. Meet new friends and make new ones while you enjoy good food and beverages. All are welcome to this great networking event!
10:00-11:30am Solo Librarians 3rd Annual Gerry Hurley Memorial Leadership Session. Leadership and Influence: Building Capacity for Change. Weaving together research from advocacy, collaboration, influence and leadership, Ken Haycock will provide a practical yet evidence-based approach to building capacity for change and improvement in your organization.
12:00-1:30pm Solo Librarians Division Business Meeting and Luncheon. The Solo Board of Directors will share news of the past year, as well as plans for the next year, with members and guests.
8:00-10:00pm. Joint Reception with the Petroleum & Energy Resources, Government, and Transportation Divisions @ Mulates—“The Original Cajun”Check them out a www.mulates.com.
10:00-11:30am Taxonomy Made Easy. An Introduction to Taxonomies for the Accidental Taxonomist This session will provide an overview of taxonomies and tools to help you get started. Speaker Heather Hedden. Co-sponsored by DTAXO.