UTexas GSLIS Continuing Educ. Calendar GLDT@UTXDP.DP.UTEXAS.EDU 22 Dec 1993 20:04 UTC
Continuing Education Seminars, 1993-94, (updated 12/14/93) Sponsored by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) The University of Texas at Austin Program Update (7 seminars) 1) Austin, Texas, February 19, 1994 -- one-day seminar, "Cataloging Audiovisual Materials for On-line Systems," will be held at the Education Building, The University of Texas at Austin. Fee is $45 ($40 @ grouprate). The speaker is Dr. Joanna Fountain, professional consultant and lecturer at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, The University of Texas at Austin. This seminar will serve as an introduction and refresher to school public, academic, and other librarians confronting the need to create original cataloging records for print and non-print materials, or to edit records obtained from bibliographic utilities and other vendors for local use. The presentations will review (1) pertinent AACR2 and MARC applications, including proposed revisions for simplification and format integration, and (2) selection of subject headings based on current authorities. Participants are encouraged to bring cataloging questions, a copy of AACR2 (1988 revision), and any other cataloging tools about which they might have questions. 2) Austin, Texas, March 3-4, 1994 -- two-day workshop, "Library & Information Leadership Institute 1994: Moving Up in Academic Library Administration," will be held at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel in Austin. Fee is $195 ($180 @ group rate). The speakers are Dr. Brooke E. Sheldon, dean of the GSLIS, The University of Texas at Austin; Richard W. Meyer, director of the library at Trinity University; Shelley Phipps, assistant dean for team facilitation, University of Arizona; and Mary Moore, Karen Seibert and Mary Lynn Rice-Lively, doctoral candidates in library and information science at The University of Texas at Austin. Topics include: "The nature of leadership," "Developing essential qualities for success," "Values and decision-making in the academic environment," "Restructuring the organization: the team approach," "Evaluation of academic library services; outcomes assessment; quality factors in academic environments," "Transforming the reference room--trends in delivery of electronic information," "New roles in fundraising," and "Developing a personal leadership development agenda." 3) NEW*** Austin, Texas, March 25, 1994 -- one-day seminar, "Using Micrographics and Optical Disks to Manage Records" will be held at the Thompson Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Fee is $95 ($85 @ group rate). The speaker is Dr. Eugenia Brumm, of Brumm Consulting. This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of the tools and technologies being utilized to organize, store and retrieve records, so that attendees can make informed choices about the varied forms of micrographics and optical disk systems. Topics for micrographics include microfilm, microfiche, microfilm jackets, aperture cards, COM, CAR, rotary and planetary cameras, legal issues, and quality issues. Topics for optical disks include a technology overview, advantages/disadvantages of OD, critical success factors for OD, and legal issues. 4) NEW*** Austin, Texas, April 8, 1994 -- one-day seminar, "Non-paper Based Collections: Strategies for Preservation" will be held at the Thompson Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Fee is $65 ($55 @ group rate). The speaker is Paul Banks, senior lecturer in preservation and conservation studies at The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Types of media discussed will include works of art, photos, film, sound recordings, realia, and computer media. Topics covered include causes and rates of deterioration, copying for preservation and use, controlling environment, and housing and management issues. 5) Austin, Texas, April 29, 1994 -- one-day seminar, "Business Reference: The Basics and Beyond," will be held at the Thompson Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Fee is $65 ($55 @ group rate). The speaker is Elisa Bass, research librarian at Sematech in Austin. Topics include: "Know your Customer"--characteristics of the business community that influence your customers and their requests; "Laying the Groundwork"--key things to ask and know to help you answer requests more effectively even if you don't have a business background; "Tools of the Trade" --standard published sources, creative published sources, government filings, industry watchers & players, major online databases, using the Internet, and international resources; and "Competitive Intelligence"--how it adds to the big picture. 6) Austin, Texas, Thursday and Friday, June 2-3, 1994 -- due to popular demand, we will be having a SIXTH PRESENTATION of the two-day seminar, "APPM and Archival Cataloging: a Workshop in the Practical Application of Archives, Personal Papers and Manuscripts, 2nd Edition," held at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel in Austin, TX. Do call to see if space is available, because this seminar is limited to 40 registrants and filled up very early when given previously. Fee is $250 (no group rate is available). Lunches and handout material are included, but you must bring your own copy of APPM 2nd edition for use in the workshop. Copies may be ordered from Teresa Brinati at the Society of American Archivists, Chicago, phone (312) 922-0140. The speaker is Steve Hensen, assistant director of special collections at Duke University Library, and author of "Archives, Personal Papers and Manuscripts," the AACR2-based cataloging manual recommended by LC, OCLC, RLIN, and SAA as the authorized standard for all archival cataloging. The program will be a hands-on workshop utilizing a combination of lectures, open discussion, and working exercises. It is aimed both at practicing archivists with responsibilities in bibliographic description as well as library catalogers who need to know more about modern archival cataloging. Some familiarity with US MARC-AMC format will be useful. Topics covered include: "Archival Cataloging in General," "Bibliographic Components and Record Types," " Archival Titles," "Physical Description and Statements of Extent," "Archival Cataloging Notes in General," "Principal and Other Notes," and "USMARC AMC Format Considerations." 7) DATE CHANGE*** Austin, Texas, Monday-Friday, June 20-24, 1994--the five-day workshop, "1994 Workshop in Visual Resources Collection Fundamentals: Current & Emerging," will be held in the Fine Arts Building at The University of Texas at Austin. Fee is $395 (no group rate, very limited enrollment), dormitory accommodations are available in Jester Center through UT Summer Conference Housing. The Speakers are Nancy Schuller, senior lecturer and curator of visual arts for the Visual Resources Collection, Department of Art, The University of Texas at Austin; Christine Sundt, curator of the Slide and Photograph Collection, The University of Oregon Library of Architecture and Applied Arts; and Toni Petersen, director and one of the founders of the Art & Architecture Thesaurus Project of the Getty Art History Information Program. Co-sponsored by the UT Austin Department of Art and Art History. This workshop is a revised version of the Visual Resources Collection Fundamentals Workshop held in previous years. In addition to aspects of traditional image management, this workshop will introduce emerging issues that visual resources curators must now begin to consider in their long-range planning. It is designed for persons just beginning as visual resources curators in educational institutions, museums, archives, or the private sector, those who wish to gain knowledge of the field as a potential career choice, as well as for those wishing to refresh their training and learn about how new technologies are changing the visual resources landscape. Topics will include: acquisition and collection development; facilities planning; conservation and maintenance; circulation and control; administrative activities; descriptive cataloging and classification; ICONCLASS and The Art and Architecture Thesaurus; and electronic access to images. ****************************************************************************** Group rate applies for 3 or more participants from the same organization or association who register as a group. For more information, or to register, contact David Terry at (512) 471-8806; email: email@example.com; fax (512) 471-3971.