MSU Symposia: Academic Library Futures

Fall 2006: Mediation Shifts? Mediation Rifts?

Program Schedule

Official Schedule of the day’s events.

8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast (Coffee, tea, juice, danishes, muffins, bagels, and fresh fruit)

9:00 AM: Welcome (Bruce Morton)

9:10 AM: Keynote (Lorcan Dempsey) Please see the Keynote page for more info

10:00 AM: Break

10:15 AM: Panel Discussion (Panelists: Lorcan Dempsey (OCLC), Tamara Miller (MSU-Bozeman), Barry Brown (UM-Missoula), and Ann St. Clair (Montana Tech); each panelist will speak for approximately 15 minutes)

11:15 AM: Discussion (panelists and audience)

Noon-1:30 PM: Lunch (Choice of London Broil over pasta or rice, Grilled chicken breast with peach and red onion salsa, or Grilled vegetable fettucinni with green salad)

1:30- 2:45 PM: Breakout sessions foci:

There will be 5 groups of 10 to 12 people. Your participation group will be indicated by the number on your badge.
Each focus is prefaced by the speculative:

What will the future hold in regard to…

  1. Focus: The The impact of DISTANCE (on students, faculty, vendors, information resources, etc.) Facilitator/reporter: Brent Roberts
  2. Focus: Procurement of non-locally held information resources Facilitator/reporter: Greg Notess
  3. Focus: The Catalog and/or MARC Facilitator/reporter: Jan Zauha
  4. Focus: The library website-why, how, what, is it worth? Facilitator/reporter: Joan Hantz
  5. Focus: Reference Services (including instruction) Facilitator/reporter: Bonnie Allen

2:45-3:00 PM: Break (water, soda, coffee, cookies, brownies)

3:00 PM: Panel Discussion (Panelists: Bonnie Allen, Jan Zauha, Brent Roberts, Joan Hantz, Greg Notess. Each panelist will speak for 10 to 15 minutes)

4:00 PM: Discussion (panelists and audience)

4:30 PM: Wrap-up (Lorcan Dempsey)


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