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TechNet 2012
NTLP's Fifth Annual Conference for Library Technology
University of Dallas, Irving, TX
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more detailed session descriptions (PDF)
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Handouts and presentation slides are now posted,
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Conference Schedule
All activities take place in Gorman Hall except as noted
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Sign-In
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Dedicated time to visit exhibits
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 1st Session
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Dedicated time to visit exhibits
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 2nd Session
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch - Haggar University Center
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. 3rd Session
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. 4th Session
3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Door Prizes & Closing Session
Lunch & refreshments are included in the cost of your registration.

Keynote: Google, eBooks & Beyond: Ethical Challenges & Issues for Today's Librarian
     Gary Price, InfoDocket

Closing Session: Perspectives
     Gary Price, Bobbi Newman, & Rochelle Logan

Poster Sessions
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Collaborative Writing: One File, Many Authors
Evelyn Barker, University of Texas at Arlington

Creating and Leveraging a Team of SuperUsers
Adam Lamprecht & Gabi Estes, Frisco Public Library

Defining What Preservation Through Access Means in Digitizing Community Newspapers
Ana Krahmer, University of North Texas

Digital Learning: Teaching Information Literacy through LibGuides
Gretchen Trkay & Boglarka Huddleston, University of Texas at Arlington

From Womb to One: Reaching the Underserved One Text at a Time
Tina Hager , retired librarian

Heather Scalf, University of Texas at Arlington

Lending eReaders at the Burleson Public Library
Sara Miller, Burleson Public Library

Polling for Answers: Capture Audience Participation!
Melissa Place, SMU Cox School of Business

QR Codes
Heather Scalf, University of Texas at Arlington

Ready, Set, Animate!
Janet Bickel-Burton, Texas Woman's University and Lesley Tsuchiya, SMU Cox School of Business

What If… Analysis of Demand-Driven Acquisitions of E-Books
Karen Harker, University of North Texas

Break-out Sessions & Presenters

  • 30 Apps in 30 Minutes!
         Greg Hardin

  • Arlington Public Library's Digital Arts, Robotics & After-School Technology Centers
         Erin Spicer & Jenny Ethington, both Teen Services Librarians at Arlington Public Library

  • Bridging the Digital Divide – It's MORE than Teaching Computer Skills to Seniors
         Bobbi L. Newman, Librarian by Day

  • Douglas County (CO) Libraries’ eBook Platform Development Experience
         Rochelle Logan, Associate Director of Support Services at Douglas County (CO) Libraries

  • Emerging Tools for Reading & Research
         Vidya Krishnaswamy, Public Services Librarian at Tarrant County College Southeast

  • Gary Price’s Resource Smorgasbord
         Gary Price from InfoDocket

  • Internet Safety for Students and Librarians
         Gary Price from InfoDocket

  • Is It Really That Bad? Verifying the Extent of Full-Text Linking Problems
         Karen Harker, Collection Assessment Librarian at UNT Libraries

  • Joomla CMS - A Great Tool for Library Website Development
        Ayyoub Ajmi, Library Technology Manager at Tarrant County College Northeast Campus Library

  • Media Digitization, Media Streaming & TAMI Partnerships with Texas Libraries
         Elizabeth Hansen, Outreach and Education Director at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI)

  • NTLP’s eBook Platform
         NTLP Staff

  • Online Medical Reference Made Easy
        Elaine Cox

  • POSTER SESSIONS - see detail
  • The Resident Techie: Tools & Tips for the Role-Shifting Librarian
         Lilly Ramin, Instructional Technologies Librarian at UNT Libraries & Kayci Barnett, Circulation Team Leader at Denton Public Libraries

  • The Right Technology at the Right Time for the Right Reason(s)
         Elizabeth Chase, Senior Librarian, and Gary Werchan, Library Systems Coordinator, both at Frisco Public Library

  • Using Social Media to Connect with Your Community, Your Colleagues & Your Computer Databases!
         Eileen Miller, Senior Public Services Librarian at Plano Public Library System

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