This year LIS will be streaming the annual NERCOMP conference on our Middlebury Campus. If you are interested in attending, the on-line conference will be held in KIRK all day both the 13th and 14th of March. To see the program of topics please visit, http://www.educause.edu/NC12/Program/Online. You are welcome to join for any part or all of the conference.
In Feb., I attended a symposium on New Discovery Tools sponsored by NERCOMP. The primary sessions were
- One Library’s Journey Toward Next-Generation Discovery and Delivery (Steve Shadle, Serials Access Librarian, University of Washington Libraries)
- Information, Not Location: Putting the What in Front of the Where So Patrons can Find When, Why and How (Ken Varnum, Web Systems Manager, University of Michigan Library)
with additional “lightning presentations”. If you are interested in reading my impressions, I’ve uploaded a summary here (MS Word doc).
The URL for the conference is here.
On Monday, Barbara, Elin, and I attended the NERCOMP Workshop: Usability in Libraries and Beyond at UMass Amherst. Continue reading