HIT THE RIGHT NOTES IN YOUR LIBRARY
ULA Fall Workshop
September 19, 2014
Karen H. Huntsman Library, Snow College
To register please visit: http://ula.org/content/ula-fall-workshop-2014-hit-right-notes-your-library
REGISTRATION: 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
OPENING SESSION : 9:30 – 10:50 a.m.
Alberta Comer, Dean, University of Utah Marriott Library
“Hitting the Right Notes: Past, Present, Future”
Dean Comer will look at libraries through the past 30 years to discuss the following: what does hitting the right notes mean for our users, have the right notes changed over the years, how do we know what the right notes are, and does “right” change over time?
Tour of Snow College Library
Jon Ostler, Director of Libraries, Snow College
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
“Book Arts: What is It?”
This session will discuss the artistic medium of book arts. We will learn its origins, processes, see current works, and talk about how these art objects fit into libraries.
Erin Morris, Salt Lake City Public Library Manager
“Students Transitioning from High School to College”
The library can provide a variety of learning opportunities for young adults as they prepare for college. Involve your teens in the opportunity to build their own experience. They will gain the skills and experience while enhancing their college applications. From research skills to test prep, your teens are an excellent resource to provide programing to your community.
Rahul Mukherjee, Youth Reading Program, Waterford High School; Safi Safiullah, Salt Lake City Library Manager; and Robin Chalhoub, Salt Lake County Library Training Coordinator
LUNCH: 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Snow College Catering
Music by Snow College String Quartet
Ivo Peterson, Storyteller Extraordinaire, Professor of Communications, Snow College
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
"Overdrive’s Finest Notes: eBooks and Audiobooks”
Come and learn how to get high quality, bestselling eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive. This is a dynamic, evolving, enriching e-source that everyone in Utah can use for free. All public libraries in Utah have it, many academic, and some school libraries. Learn who offers it and whether your institution would benefit in the future. Discover what’s new, how to do it, and get all of your questions answered.
Colleen Eggett, Utah State Library Training Coordinator
“If You Build It, They Will Come: Successful Adult Programming”
Interested in bolstering your adult programming presence? This one-stop workshop will give you the tips and tricks you need to enhance services to adults within your library. We will discuss the behind-the-scenes administrative role as well as the public programing portion of event planning and coordination. Attendees will come away with fresh ideas for partnerships, marketing, and community discussions, among other topics of interest.
Jessica Whetman, Weber County Library Adult Programming Coordinator and John Spears, Salt Lake City Library Executive Director
BREAK: 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: 2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
“Dusting off the History in Your Attic”
The Utah Academic Library Consortium and Mountain West Digital Library are teaming up with local libraries and cultural historical institutions in an initiative to locate, digitize and provide world-wide access to the private documentary heritage located throughout Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. Find out how your library can help the people in your community have their primary source materials (historical diaries, letters, photos, etc.) scanned and made available to the world.
Scott Eldredge, Brigham Young University Library Digital Initiatives Program Manager and Catherine McIntyre, Archivist and Digitization Librarian, Utah Valley University Sutherland Archives
“RDA is here to Stay”
In 2013, RDA officially replaced the AACR2 Cataloging Rules. Now that much of the dust has settled, learn or relearn what has changed, how it looks, and what it means for you and your library. This session will provide information for both public and technical services personnel.
Robert Maxwell, BYU Library Special Collections and Ancient Languages Cataloger