Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
150 E. San Fernando Street
San José, CA 95112
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Roy Tennant, OCLC Research, was the keynote at this lively, interactive OCLC member event, generously hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. Speakers also featured the following individuals from our member community, who highlighted workflow efficiencies and discussed challenges at their libraries. Panelists included:
- Armanda Barone, Head of Original Cataloging at UC Berkeley
- Lai-Ying Hsiung, Head of Technical Services, UC Santa Cruz
- Sally Lancaster, Cataloging Manager, Alameda County Library.
Karen Schneider, Director of the Cushing Library at Holy Names University, provided closing remarks.
Presentations will soon be available.
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Introductions
Daphne Kouretas, Member Services Consultant, OCLC
Mary Nacu, Assistant Library Director, San José Public Library
10:15 – 11:15 Keynote: "A Bibliographic Metadata Infrastructure for the 21st Century"
Roy Tennant, OCLC Research
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion
Armanda Barone, Head of Original Cataloging at UC Berkeley: "Next Generation Technical Services Initiative: Transforming library technical services at the University of California"
Lai-Ying Hsiung, Head of Technical Services, UC Santa Cruz: "Next Generation Processes and Practices at UC Santa Cruz"
Sally Lancaster, Cataloging Manager, Alameda County Library: "Working with Vendors for the Best Outcome"
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch provided by OCLC
1:30 – 2:30 Roundtable Discussion
Participants will exchange good practices and identify opportunities in small groups.
2:30 – 3:15 Closing Keynote
Karen Schneider, Director of the Cushing Library, Holy Names University
3:15 – 3:30 Summary and Close
After the event, participants joined a guided tour of the King Library, a unique, award-winning multi-use facility managed in partnership by San José State University and the City of San José. For more information or to host an event in your area, please contact RJ Pettersen.