Thursday, March 06, 2008

WAAL Conference: Winds of Change, April 15-18 in Manitowoc

Think outside the Google box with keynote speaker Gary Price, library consultant and editor of ResourceShelf (formerly with, at the Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians (WAAL) Conference, April 15-18, 2008, at the Holiday Inn, Manitowoc. The conference, "Winds of Change: Setting Sail for Manitowoc," focuses on topics of interest to academic librarians in particular, but librarians of all stripes will find worthwhile programs.

Additional presentations will include:

• Will you be my friend...on Facebook? From basics to advanced features.
• Expanding Role of the Academic Librarian: Academic Support Services as Outreach
• Open Editions: An Introduction to Collaborative Environments for the Production of Scholarly Editions
• Super Student Worker to the Rescue!: Developing an Information Resources Internship Program in a Small Undergraduate Library
• Video Gaming and Online Social Simulations: Overview and Issues for Collection Development
• Avoiding the "Library Nerd Loop" - Engaging Students and Creating a User-Friendly Library Environment
• Improving Teaching and Learning through Instructional Partnerships: Building Librarian Relationships with One-on-One, In-depth Conversations

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