Lynn Silipigni Connaway, with Marie Radford (Rutgers)
"Facework in Chat Reference Encounters"
Library Research Round Table Research Forum, "Librarians as Research Subjects"
Saturday, 24 June 2006, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Morial Convention Center, Rooms 240-241
This presentation reports on the project, "Seeking Synchronicity: Evaluating Virtual Reference Services from User, Non-User, and Librarian Perspectives." See http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/synchronicity/ for further project details. The Seeking Synchronicity project is funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and in-kind contributions from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and OCLC.
"VIAF – The Virtual International Authority File"
International Relations Round Table International Paper Session, "National Libraries"
Saturday, 24 June 2006, 1:30 p.m.
Morial Convention Center, Room 297
This presentation is available online at: http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/viaf/ala2006c.ppt. More information about the VIAF project is available at: http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/viaf/.
FAST: A Faceted, LCSH-based Subject Vocabulary
Saturday, 24 June 2006, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
New Orleans Marriott - Bissonet
Library Journal selected the FAST program as one of its "Picks" at ALA for Cataloging & Metadata http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6337363.html
This presentation is available online at: http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/fast/ala06-5f.ppt. For more information about FAST, visit the project page: http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/fast/