[Asis-l] One week left to register for regional ASIS&T Program: TO GOOGLE OR NOT TO GOOGLE?

Lavagnino, Merri B mbl at iupui.edu
Mon Jun 6 15:37:48 EDT 2005

*** Only ONE WEEK left to register!! ***
*** All registrations due end of day Monday, June 13!! ***

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The Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago Chapters of the American Society for
Information Science & Technology (I-ASIS&T) and the University Libraries
of Notre Dame invite you to the following program:

Friday, June 17, 2005
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
126 DeBartolo Hall
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Join us for a day-long regional ASIS&T program, sponsored by the
Indiana, Michigan, and Chicago chapters and hosted by the University
Libraries of Notre Dame! 

*** Program Abstract ***
John P. Wilkin of the University of Michigan will explain the UM-Google
digitization deal: what it is, how they got there, and what it will mean
for the University of Michigan. Edward J. Valauskas of Dominican
University will tell us about his research on search engines and how
they use - or don't use - metadata. And Pascal V. Calarco, Aaron Bales,
and Tom Lehman from the University of Notre Dame will outline their
recent usability testing and redesign to improve the usability and
usefulness of the library catalog, targeted to undergraduate populations
who are more comfortable using Google for their information needs.

*** Program Logistics *** 
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.:	Registration / Networking

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.:	"The UM-Google Digitization Deal: What
It Is, How We Got There, and What It Will Mean for the University of
Michigan," John P. Wilkin, Associate University Librarian, University of

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: 	Lunch / Networking

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: 	"The Use of Metadata by Search Engines: Evidence
>From the Internet Journal First Monday," Edward J. Valauskas, Follett
Chair, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican
University, River Forest, Illinois, and Chief Editor, First Monday

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: 	Break / Networking

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: 	"Make It More Like Google: Redesigning the
Library OPAC at the University of Notre Dame," Pascal V. Calarco, Aaron
Bales, and Tom Lehman, University Libraries of Notre Dame/Michiana
Academic Library Consortium

*** Lunch *** 
Lunch will be arranged as "Dutch Treat Dine-Arounds." We will break up
into small groups and walk to nearby restaurants. A Notre Dame host will
accompany each group. Menus will be available at the registration table
in the morning; sign up for your favorite restaurant or group there!

*** Cost *** 
$15 for ASIS&T Student Members
$25 for ASIS&T Members
$25 for Non-Member Students
$35 for Non-Members

*** REGISTRATION: (deadline:  Monday, June 13, 2005) *** 
Register online or download a registration form to mail in at:
http://www.asis.org/Chapters/IASIS/programs/20050617.html. We accept
Visa, Master Card, and American Express via our online form or fax.

*** PARKING *** 
Parking is a short walk away. See http://www.nd.edu/maps/. There is a
large visitor lot at the south of campus, and additional parking for
those who stay at the on-campus hotel, the Morris Inn

The University is located just south of the Indiana Toll Road
(Interstate 80/90) and just east of Indiana 933. From the Toll Road, use
exit 77 (South Bend/Notre Dame) and turn right (south) onto Indiana 933
(Michigan Street). Turn left (east) onto Angela Boulevard (the fourth
light), drive about one mile and turn left (north) onto Notre Dame
Avenue (the first light).

We would love to see you there!

Merri Beth Lavagnino
Indiana ASIS&T Chair
mbl at iupui.edu

Pascal Calarco
Indiana ASIS&T Chair-Elect
pcalarco at nd.edu

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