January 2010


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Hi Everyone,

We still have plenty of space for librarians, library staff, and library school students to attend the STELLA Unconference, Friday the 8th and Saturday the 9th--

Below is the prelim schedule for Friday.  If you can make it one or both days, then please add your name to the attendee list --  We have a great slate of topics, and an even better group of people attending.  There is no charge (with thanks to, and the lunch on Friday is free to the first 80 people on the attendee list.
Friday, January 8, 2010 - Schedule may be adjusted slightly on Friday morning

    * Session 0 - 9:00-10:00
         o Ballroom: Introductory session, opening statements, adjusting the schedule, stuff like that.

    * Session 1 - 10:10-11:30
          o Ballroom: Envisioning the science library of the future (TBA / facilitated discussion)
          o 1880: Information literacy initiatives with engineering faculty/students (Patricia Watkins / facilitated discussion)
          o 1864: Are citation databases still necessary + indexing resources such as SCOAP3, arXiv, etc. (Michelle Wilde and Sharon Schwerzel / facilitated discussion)

    * Session 2 - 11:40-1:00
          o Ballroom: Science librarianship & Web 2.0 (Jennifer King / hybrid)
          o 1880: Collection development: new collection emphases, patron-driven collection development, leasing content vs. owning books, etc. (Julia Gelfand and Michelle Wilde / facilitated discussion)
          o 1864: Journal collections: How are science librarians fine-tuning their journal collections during these tight times, etc. (Jeffra Bussmann + TBA / facilitated discussion)

    * Session 3 - 2:00-3:20
          o Ballroom: Ebooks: platforms, pricing, looking to the future, etc. (Michelle Wilde and Joe Kraus / facilitated discussion)
          o 1880: Training for science librarians (Julia Gelfand / facilitated discussion)
          o 1864: Developments in scholarly communications (author rights, open access, repositories, etc.) (Colleen Lyon / hybrid)

    * Session 4 - 3:30-4:50
          o Ballroom: Citation-based metrics (Bill Jacobs / presentation)
          o 1880: Mobile technologies in science libraries (Jeffra Bussmann + TBA / facilitated discussion)
          o 1864: Science programming as library services (Julia Gelfand / facilitated discussion)

The Saturday Schedule will be determined that morning.