Annual Meeting Institute
Thursday, April 16

The Impact of Electronic Resources
Today's Law Library

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All activities in the Hilton Garden Inn
SCHEDULE (PDF version)
8:00 - 8:45 BREAKFAST Azalea Room
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome All sessions in Dogwood Room
9:00 - 10:30

Session 1 - Management of Resources

9:00 - 9:15

Traditional Materials - Whither Thou Goest?

Roxanne Marmion, Wm. S. Hein & Co., Inc.
PowerPoint presentation of results and comments of a survey of HeinOnline subscribers

9:15 - 9:45

Technical Services

Kevin Butterfield, College of William & Mary

Impact of electronic resources on Technical Services, in particular staffing, re-training, cataloging, binding policies

9:45 - 10:20

Licensing & Copyright Issues & Interlibrary Loan

James Heller, College of William & Mary

The impact of electronic resources in these areas, in particular the terms in vendor licenses and their restrictions; policy changes by libraries due to nature of electronic resources

10:20 - 10:30 Questions & Answers
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK Dogwood Room
10:45 - 12:15

Session II - Communications

10:45 - 11:05

Vendor Methods Utilized to Inform Marketplace (5 minutes each)

Laura Weidig, BNA Legal Solutions Consultant
Roxanne Marmion, Wm. S. Hein & Co. Inc. Sales Representative
Erika Beck, West Librarian Relations Manager
Julie-Webster Matthews, LexisNexis Librarian Relations Consultant

11:05 - 11:40

Librarian's Outline Methods Utilized to Inform Patrons

Billie Blaine, Supreme Court of Florida
Marian Parker, Wake Forest University
Kay Todd, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker

What methods librarians use to inform, train and stay abreast of new electronic resources and new enhancements to existing resources; what communication methods they like or dislike from vendors.

11:40 - Noon

Web 2.0

Kevin Butterfield, College of William & Mary
Faye Jones, Florida State University
Sally Irvin, Wake Forest University

Kevin & Faye will address their use of Web 2.0 in their library while Sally will outline other institution's policies whose model libraries emulate

Noon - 12:15 Questions & Answers
12:15 - 1:15 LUNCH American Grill
1:15 - 2:00

Session III - The Changing World of Libraries

1:15 - 1:50

Almost All Electronic Law Library

Gordon Russell, Lincoln Memorial University

Gordon's experience at Charleston LS to include faculty & student reaction and acceptance of mostly electronic resources; ABA's reaction during accreditation process; feedback from graduates and employers of individuals from Charleston LS; his plans for Lincoln Memorial University and what was learned from the Charleston experience

1:50 - 2:00 Questions & Answers
2:00 - 2:15 BREAK Dogwood Room
2:15 - 3:30

Session IV - Academic, Public, Private Directors Roundtable Discussion

2:15 - 3:15

The Impact Today and a Forecast for Tomorrow

Billie Blaine, Supreme Court of Florida
Marian Parker, Wake Forest University
Kay Todd, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker

Speakers will examine among other issues the impact on budget/budget cuts, staffing, changes in traditional acquisitions policies, collection management, and consortia arrangements

3:15 - 3:30 Questions & Answers
Wrap Up
Institute Coordinators: Sally Irvin, Terry Long & Dick Spinelli
Registration - Limited to 40 attendees

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