Program

Schedule Plenary Speakers Seminars Short Papers Workshops
Tours Exhibitions Receptions Committees

Schedule (PDF format)

Full Schedule June 21 June 22 June 23 June 24
Tuesday, June 21  
8 am - 6 pm Preconference Registration (Hyatt Regency St. Louis - Grand Hall)
  Preconference Workshops (Saint Louis University)
9 am - 4 pm Joel B. Silver, Curator of Books, The Lilly Library, Indiana University
Reference Sources for Rare Books
(Busch Student Center, Room 254)
  Gregory A. Pass, Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections, Saint Louis University and Librarian, Vatican Film Library; Susan L'Engle, Assistant Librarian, Vatican Film Library; Jennifer MacDonald, Special Materials Cataloger, Vatican Film Library
Descriptive Cataloging of Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Manuscripts
(Pius XII Memorial Library Knights Room)
5 pm - 6 pm New Member Orientation (Hyatt Regency St. Louis - New York)
6 pm - 8 pm Opening Reception (Hyatt Regency St. Louis - Grand Hall)
Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA)
   
Wednesday, June 22             Washington University
8 am - noon Late Registration (Outside Arts & Sciences Laboratory Sciences Building)
9 am - 10:30 am Plenary I (Arts & Sciences Laboratory Sciences Building, Room 300)
  Keynote Address
  Deirdre Stam, Associate Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University
10:30 am - 11 am Coffee Break (Rettner Gallery)
11 am - 12:30 pm Plenary II (Arts & Sciences Laboratory Sciences Building, Room 300)
  Special Collections Librarians as Educators

Steven Escar Smith, Director & Wendler Professor, Cushing Memorial Library & Archives Texas A&M University
  Margaret Mitchell, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Chicago Divinity School, and the Chair of the Department of New Testament and Early Christian Literature
  Suzy Taraba, University Archivist and Head of Special Collections, Wesleyan University (Moderator)
12:30 am - 2 pm Lunch on own
2 pm - 3:30 pm Seminars A - C
  -Digital Initiatives and the Impact on Cataloging Departments (Arts & Sciences Laboratory Sciences Building, Room 300)
-Virtual St. Louis: A Digital Urban Archives (Olin Library, Room 142)
-Redefining Rare, or, What's So Special About That Collection (Rebstock, Room 215)
3:30 pm - 4 pm Coffee Break (Rettner Gallery)
4 pm - 5:30 pm Short Papers
  Group I (Arts & Sciences Laboratory Sciences Building, Room 300)
  Mike Garabedian, Clark Library, University of California Los Angeles
You’ve Got to be Carefully Taught (With Apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein)
  Pablo Alvarez, Curator of Rare Books, University of Rochester
Class Presentations and Digital Initiatives: Two Strategies to Introduce Rare Books in Undergraduate Research
  Jacky Johnson, Special Collections Archives, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
The Underground Railroad in the Middle Ohio River Valley: Facts and Fallacies
  Eric Holzenberg, Director, The Grolier Club of New York (Moderator)
  Group II (Rebstock, Room 215)
  William Meehan, Student in MLS, Special Collections Specialization, Indiana University
Why Special Collections Exhibition Curators Must Consider the Audience: A Tutorial
  Ilhan Citak, Special Collections Assistant, Lehigh University
Digital Copernicus: 21st Century Edition
  Yoland Theunissen, Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Portland, ME
Promoting the Use of Historic Maps for K-12
  J. Fernando Peña, The Grolier Club of New York (Moderator)
  Group III (Olin Library, Room 142)
  Stephen Nonack, Curator of Manuscripts, Boston Athenaeum
Strategizing Education and Outreach: The Boston Athenaeum
  Geoffrey D. Smith, Professor and Head, Rare Books and Manuscript Library, Ohio State University Libraries
Perceptions of Them: Race and Ethnicity in American Popular Culture
  Sarah Goodwin Thiel, Digital Imaging Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries
Collection Features: A New Approach to Collection Promotion
  Daniel Slive, William Reese Company (Moderator)
5:30 pm - 8 pm Reception at University of Missouri-St. Louis, Mercantile Library
   
Thursday, June 23                 Hyatt Regency St. Louis  
9 am - 10:30 am Plenary III (Regency C)
  Programs and Prospects: Education and Training of Special Collections Librarians and Archivists in the United States
  Alice Schreyer, Director, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library
  Bill Landis, Metadata Coordinator, California Digital Library
  Beth Yakel, Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  Daniel Slive, William Reese Company (Moderator)
  Sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America
10:30 am - 11 am Coffee Break (Atrium A)
10:30 am - 2 pm Exhibition Catalog Display (Jeffersonian/Knickerbocker)
11 am - 12:30 pm Plenary IV (Regency C)
  Education and Training of Special Collections Librarians and Archivists Abroad
  E. Patricia Fleming, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto
  François Dupuigrenet Desroussilles, Directeur, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Sciences de l’Information et des Bibliotheques
  Mirjam Foot, Professor of Library & Archive Studies, School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London
  Eric Holzenberg, Director, The Grolier Club of New York (Moderator)
12:30 pm - 2 pm Lunch on own
2 pm - 3:30 pm Seminars D - F
  -Current Trends in Fellowships (Missouri Pacific)
-Preservation Education for Special Collections Librarians (Frisco/Burlington)
-Contemporary Issues and Initiatives Pertaining to Access in Special Collections (Regency C)
2 pm - 5:30 pm Tours of Special Collections Facilities
6 pm — Evening on own
9 pm Showing of Eyes on the Prize (Missouri Pacific)
   
Friday, June 24                        Hyatt Regency St. Louis  
9 am - 10:30 am Seminars G - I
  -Going Over to the Dark Side: Librarianship and the Book Trade (Frisco/Burlington)
-Describing Archives: A content Standard, or What do EAD, MARC, APPM, ISAD (G), EAC, and ISAAR (CPF) all have in Common? (New York Central)
-Digitizing Cultural Heritage: Academic Special Collections in Partnership with Native American Communities (Illinois Central)
10:30 am - 11 am Coffee Break (Foyer B)
11 am - 12:30 pm Plenary V & Closing Remarks (Regency C)
  What They Don't Teach You in Library School
  Mark Dimunation, Assistant Director for Special Collections, and Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, The Library of Congress
  Henry F. Raine, Cataloger, Mellon Broadside Project, The New-York Historical Society (Moderator)
  Wrap Up
  Terry Belanger, University Professor, University of Virginia


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