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2009

Placing All Information Within Our Control? Standards, Information Organization, and the 21 Century Library. Invited Presentation. Rice University, Fondren Library. March 16, 2009. Houston, TX.. Copy of Presentation.

 

2008

 

2007

Future of MARC: Challenges and Opportunities of 21st Century Cataloging. Invited Presentation. Massachusetts Library Association 2007 Conference. May 3, 2007, Sturbridge, MA. Copy of Presentation. Sample Results from MARC Analysis.

The Changing Face of Cataloging: Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. Invited Presentation for the Texas Regional Group of Catalogers & Classifiers Round Table at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. April 13, 2007, San Antonio, TX. Copy of Presentation.

Resources in the New Information Landscape: Threats or Opportunities? Invited Presentation for the Reference Round Table at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. April 12, 2007, San Antonio, TX. Copy of Presentation.

The Library's Diminishing Market Share: Rethinking What We Do.  The Eppes Lecture, College of Information, Florida State University. March 20, 2007, Tallahassee, FL. Copy of Presentation. Archived Webcast of Lecture: http://ci.fsu.edu/go/research/archived_events

A DSpace Foundation for a Teaching & Research Commons: The Metadata Education and Research Information Center. Invited poster at the 2007 Open Repositories Conference, January 25, 2007, San Antonio, TX. Copy of poster.

2006

Representation: A Common Thread in the Traditions and Practices of Information Organization. Refereed panel presentation,Toward a General Approach to Information Organization, at the 2006 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 6, 2006. Austin, TX. Copy of the Draft Paper.

The MERIC Prototype: A Proof of Concept for the MERIC Vision. Refereed panel presentation, Building a Digital Teaching Commons to Enhance Teaching and Learning: The MERIC Experience and Challenges,  at the 2006 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 7, 2006. Austin, TX.  Copy of the Powerpoint file.

The Potential for Web Services to Enhance Information Access to Legacy Data: An Exploratory Study and Application. Refereed poster at the 2006 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 7, 2006. Austin, TX. Copy of poster.

21st Century Cataloging... Catalogers’ Use of MARC 21st Century Cataloging: Challenges and Opportunities. Nevada Library Association Conference. August 18, 2006. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Catalogers' Use of MARC: Learning from Artifacts through Metadata Utilization Analysis. Invited presentation for the Research Libraries Group, Member Forum, August 8, 2006. Washington, DC.

Learning from Artifacts: Metadata Utilization Analysis. Refereed paper presentation for the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2006 Chapel Hill, NC. June 2006.  Copy of the Powerpoint file.

Catalogers’ Use of MARC and 21st Century Cataloging: Challenges and Opportunities. Montana Library Association Preconference Workshop. May 3, 2006. Missoula, Montana.

Metadata in the Networked Information Environment: Transformation, Reuse, Aggregation, and Interoperability. Presentation for the Research and Teaching Talk Series, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University. April 13, 2006. Philadelphia, PA.  

An Empirical Investigation of Metadata Utilization by Library Catalogers: The MARC Content Designation Utilization Project. Presentation for the Dr. Park's Metadata Class, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University. April 13, 2006. Philadelphia, PA.

Examining MARC Records As Artifacts Reflecting Metadata Utilization Decisions. Invited presentation for panel, The Metadata is the Message: Issues and Challenges for Digital Projects, at the IMLS WebWise 2006 Conference, February 16,2006. Los Angeles, CA. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

2005

An Alternative Approach to Interoperability Testing The Use of Special Diagnostic Records in the Context of Z39.50 and Online Library Catalogs. Refereed Paper presentation at the 2005 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 1, 2005. Charlotte, North Carolina. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

An Inquiry and Analysis of Metadata Utilization A Case Study of MARC. Refereed panel presentation at the 2005 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 1, 2005. Charlotte, North Carolina. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

Radioactive Metadata Records: An Interoperability Testing Approach Based on Metadata Utlization. Keynote presentation at Access 2005 Conference, October 18, 2005. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

Metadata Interaction, Integration, and Interoperability. Draft presentation for the MODS, MARC and Metadata Interoperability Program, sponsored by LITA, ALCTS, and NISO, at the ALA Conference. June, 2005. Chicago, IL. Copy of Powerpoint file [ppt or PDF]. 

A Radioactive Metadata Record Approach for Interoperability Testing Use of Special Diagnostic Records in the Context of Z39.50 and Online Library Catalogs. Invited presentation at the Coalition for Networked Information Task Force Meeting, April 25, 2005. Washington, DC. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

A Web Services Approach for Search and Retrieve The Next Generation Z39.50. Invited presentation at Texas Library Association NetFair, April 7, 2005. Austin, TX. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

2004

A Web Services Approach to Search and Retrieve: The Next Generation Z39.50. Presentation at Access 2004 Conference, October 14, 2004. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Metadata Interaction, Integration, and Interoperability. Presentation at the NISO Workshop: Metadata Practices on the Cutting Edge, May 20, 2004. Washington, DC. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative: Cross-domain Resource Description and Resource Discovery. Presentation at the OASIS Symposium on Reliable Infrastructures for XML, April 27, 2004. New Orleans, LA. Copy of the Powerpoint file.

Making Sense of Usagae Statistics for Online Databases: Challengts, Lessons, and Strategies in a Statewide Context. Presentation at the Coalition for Networked Information Task Force Meeting, April 17, 2004. Washington, DC. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Next Generation Z39.50: A Web Services Approach for Search and Retrieve. Presentation at the 6th Annual State GILS Conference, March 31-April 3, 2004. Raleigh, NC. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Discovery Metadata for Special Collections: Concepts, Considerations, Choices. Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference, March 18, 2004. San Antonio, TX. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

A Complex Standard and Its Use: Results from an Empirical Analysis of MARC. Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference, March 18, 2004. San Antonio, TX. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Research and Projects: Presentation to the SLIS Board of Advisors. February 9, 2004. UNT, Denton, TX. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Teaching Metadata and Networked Information Organization & Retrieval: The UNT SLIS Experience. Presentation at the ALISE Annual Conference, January 7, 2004, San Diego, CA. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

2003

No Longer Under Our Control: The Nature and Role of Standards in the 21st Century Library. Presentation at the Library of Congress, Luminary Lecture Series, December 3, 2003. Washington, DC. Copy of the Powerpoint file. Transcript of speech.

MARC Content Designation Use: Implications for Indexing & Interoperability. Presentation at South Central Unicorn Users Group Annual Conference, October 17, 2003. Austin, Texas. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Users and Metasearch Applications: New Challenges for Usability Assessment. Presentation at Access 2003 Conference, October 3, 2003. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Assessing Metadata Utilization: An Analysis of MARC Content Designation Use. Presentation at Dublin Core Conference 2003, October 1, 2003. Seattle, Washington. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Optimizing Resource Discovery Service Interfaces in Statewide Virtual Libraries: The Library of Texas Challenge. Presentation at Libraries Without Walls 5: The Distributed Delivery of Library and Information Services, September 19-23, 2003. Molyvos, Lesvos, Greece. Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Extending Access to Information: Resource Discovery Service. Presentation to the University of Texas at Arlington Library Staff, May 30, 2003. Arlington, TX. 
Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Barriers to Interoperability: Technical and Not So Technical. Presentation at the 5th Annual GILS Conference, April 8, 2003. Lisle, IL. 
Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Positioning Z39.50 in the Networked Library: Standards for Building Sustainable Services. Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference, April 2, 2003. Houston, TX.
Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

Extending Access to Information: A Resource Discovery Service for the Library of Texas. Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference, April 2, 2003. Houston, TX.
 Copy of the Powerpoint file. 

2002

The 21st Century Library: Collaborative Services, Standards, and Interoperability. Presentation at the Netspeed 2002 Conference, October 26, 2002. Calgary, Alberta.  

Interoperability, Z39.50 Profiles, and Testing. Presentation at the Netspeed 2002 Conference, October 25, 2002. Calgary, Alberta.

Z39.50 for Finding It All. Presentation at the Access 2002 Conference, October 22, 2002. Windsor, Ontario.  

A Report from the zIILANE Study: Illinois Library Automation and Resources in the Networked Environment. Presentation at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference, September 25, 2002.Chicago, IL.  Copy of the Powerpoint presentation handout. 

ZLOT: The Z Texas Implementation Component of the Library of Texas. Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference, April 25, 2002. Copy of the Powerpoint presentation handout. 

Open Archives Initiative: Resource Discovery through Metadata Harvesting. Presentation at the Net Fair, Texas Library Association Conference, Dallas, Texas. April 25, 2002

The Virtual Library: A Service-based Architecture. Developed for the SLIS Village Colloquium on What is a Library? March 2002

An accompanying paper provides a narrative for the above powerpoint presentation.   Click on the title of the paper, The Virtual Library: A Service-based Architecture, to see a copy.

2001

Z39.50 Profiles: Specifications to Improve Interoperability. Presentation at the Michigan Library Consortium Special Program: Facilitating Resource Sharing: Current and Emerging Standards for Libraries. Ann Arbor, Michigan. October 30, 2001.

Z-Interop: The Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed. Presentation at Access 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba. September 27, 2001.

Bath Profile Update: An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications and Resource Discovery. Presentation at Access 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba. September 27, 2001.

Improving Z39.50 Interoperability: The Bath Profile -- An International Z39.50 Specification for Library Applications & Resource Discovery. Presentation at the 67th IFLA Council and General Conference, Boston, MA. August 23, 2001.

Mapping the Interoperability Landscape for Networked Information Retrieval.   Presentation at the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Roanoke, VA, June 24-28, 2001.

A Z39.50 Update on Profiles and Testbeds. Part 1: The NISO National Z39.50 Profile for Library Applications & Part 2: The Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed. Presentations at the OCLC SiteSearch Users Group Meeting, Dublin, OH. May 8, 2001.

Z39.50 Interoperability: Profiles and Testbeds. Presentation at the Coalition for Networked Information Spring Task Force Meeting. Washington, DC.  April 10, 2001.

Bibliographic Control in the Networked Environment:  Highlights from the Library of Congress Bibliographic Control Conference (November 2000). Presentation at the Texas Library Association Conference.  San Antonio, TX.  March 29, 2001.

Introduction to GILS: Resource Discovery and Integrating Access to Information. Presentation at the Third Annual GILS Conference.  Illinois State Library, Springfield, IL.  March 28, 2001.

The Emerging 21st Century Library: Services, Standards, and Interoperability. Presentation at the OFFLINE Meeting.  Montana Library Network.  Helena, MT.  February 23, 2001.

Z39.50 Profiles and the U.S. National Profile for Library Applications. Presentation at the NISO Z39.50 Open Forum.  American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Washington, DC.  January 14, 2001.

The Virtual Library: Definitions, Architecture, Interoperability, and Standards. Presentation to the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.  January 5-7, 2001.

2000

Z39.50 Profiles: Profiles for Library Applications. Presentation at the Z39.50 Implementors Group Meeting, Washington, DC. December 2000.

Resource Discovery Using Z39.50: Promise and Reality. Presentation at the Library of Congress Bicentennial Conference on Bibliographic Control for the New Millennium: Confronting the Challenges of Networked Resources and the Web, Washington, DC, November 15-17, 2000.

Z39.50 Update: Profiles and Semantic Interoperability. Presentation at the AccessY2K Conference. St. John's, Newfoundland. September 21-23, 2000.

Z39.50 Profiles. The Bath Profile. Presentation at the Z39.50 Implementors Group Meeting, Leuven, Belgium. July 2000.

Realizing the Vision: Improving Interoperability with Z39.50 Profiles. Presentation to the OCLC SiteSearch Users Group Meeting, Dublin, OH, May 2, 2000.

Metadata: Current Approaches for Networked Information Organization, Discovery, and Retrieval. Presentation at Southwestern Association of Law Libraries Meeting, San Antonio, TX. March 31, 2000.

Z39.50 in Texas: Z Texas Profile Update. Presentation at Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 14, 2000.

Metadata: Current Approaches for Networked Information Organization, Discovery, and Retrieval. Presentation at Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 14, 2000.

Z39.50 Now! Gaining Market Share...Serving Users. Presentation for the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Executive Briefing.  San Antonio, TX. January 18,2000.

1999

Z39.50 and Metadata: Synergistic Solutions for Integrated Access to Distributed Global Resources, Presentation to the Second Asian Digital Libraries Conference, Tapei, Taiwan, November 8-9, 1999

The Z Texas Profile: Improving Z39.50 Interoperability with a Focus on User Requirements, Presentation to Access99, Guelph, Ontario, October 25-26, 1999

21st Century Access to Knowledge: Metadata & Z39.50, Presentation to School of Library and Information Sciences, Academic Homecoming, Denton, Texas, October 1, 1999

Year 1998

The Development of ANSI/NISO Z39.50: A Case Study in Standards Evolution, Dissertation Defense Presentation, April 6, 1998

SLIS Masters Degree Programs of Study, Presented to SLIS BOA, February 13, 1998.

Case Study in Standards Evolution, Presentation to NISO Board, January 8, 1998

 

 

 

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