Category Archives: Professional Development Committee

Professional Travel 2008

What sort of professional travel did people take, or are planning to take, in the first half of fiscal year 2008/09? Here is an overview of conference attendance from the Professional Development Committee. Follow up with your colleagues to see what they have learned.
Michael Boddy, Burke
American Theological Library Association conference (Ottawa)
Jeff Carroll, Coll.Dev.
Library Assessment Conference (Seattle)
Terry Catapano, LDPD
Balisage: the Markup Conference (Montreal)
Elizabeth Davis, Music
International Association of Music Libraries annual meeting (Naples, Italy)
Kathleen Dreyer, Business
IFLA Social Sciences Event pre-conference (Toronto)
Nancy Friedland, H&H
Preserving Our Audiovisual Media (Boston)
Natalie Gelber (OSMC)
OLAC/MOUG conference (Cleveland)
Mary Giunta, Lehman
ALA Annual (Anaheim)
Ted Goodman, Avery
ARLIS/NA Planning Conference (Indianapolis)
Susan Hamson, RBML
Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting (San Francisco)
Lauran Hartley, Starr
Literatures, Religions and Arts of the Himalayan Region: NEH Institute for K-12 Teachers (Worcester MA)
Emily Holmes, Preservation
Workshop on historic bindings (Patmos, Greece) (NEW DIRECTIONS AWARD)
Kathleen Kehoe, Biology
Annual General Meeting and Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting, Company of Biologists (Cambridge UK)
Vasare Rastonis, Conservation
European Bookbinding 1500-1800 (Patmos, Greece)
Annemarie van Roessel, Avery
XVI International Congress on Archives (Kuala Lumpur)
Neil Romanosky, ILL
IFLA Satellite Meeting on Rethinking Access to Information (Boston)
Jen Rutner, Access
Library Assessment Conference (Seattle)
Chris Sala, Avery
ARLIS/NA study tour of the Netherlands (NEW DIRECTIONS AWARD)
Jane Siegel, RBML
Rare Book School: “Cataloging Visual Materials” (Charlottesville VA)
Alex Thurman, OSMC
ALA Annual (Anaheim)
Melanie Wacker, OSMC
Dublin Core 2008 conference (Berlin, Germany)
Chengzhi Wang, Starr
Summer Institute on Chinese Studies Librarianship in the E-Environment (Seattle)
Song Yu, Chemistry
ACS National Meeting (Philadelphia)

Professional Travel in 2007

What sort of professional travel did people take in the second half of the 06/07 fiscal year? Herewith, from the Professional Development Committee, an overview of awards for conference attendance and the like. Please feel free to follow up with any of these colleagues to find out what they learned!

ALA Midwinter/Seattle
Sarah G. Wenzel
Jill Parchuck
Janet Gertz
Mary Giunta
Alex Thurman
Bob Scott
Charlene Chou
Colleen Major
Dave Motson
Emily Holmes
Francie Mrkich
Hideyuki Morimoto
Iris Wolley
Jeff Carroll
Jen Rutner
Joyce McDonough
Kate Harcourt
Ree DeDonato
Yasmin Saira

ACRL/Baltimore
Anice Mills
Fadi Dagher
Jen Rutner
Sarah G. Wenzel

ALA Annual/D.C.
Alex Thurman
John Tofanelli
Junko Stuveras
Bindu Bhatt
Colleen Major
Iris Wolley
Janet Gertz
Jen Rutner
Jill Parchuck
Joyce McDonough
Karen Green
Kate Harcourt
Mary Giunta
Melanie Wacker
Pamela Graham
Robert Rendall
Yasmin Saira
Emily Holmes
Hideyuki Morimoto
David Magier

Elizabeth Davis
-Conference on Russian Music Archives Abroad/ Moscow
-Tribute to Pete Seeger/D.C.
-Int’l Assoc of Music Libraries/Sydney

Kate Harcourt
-ALA RLG Focus Group/Seattle

David Magier
-Int’l Conf. on Maghreb Dig. Lib/Morocco

Claudia Funke
-Bibliographic Society of America/NYC
-RBMS Preconference/Baltimore

John Tofanelli
-Bibliographic Society of America/NYC
-Society for Textual Scholarship/NYC
-Birth of the Bestseller/NYC

Junko Stuveras
-AHA Annual/Atlanta

Jane Siegel
-Codex Foundation & Antiquarian Book Fair/Berkeley & SF

Karen Green
-NY Comic-Con Graphic Novel Conference

Iris Wolley
-ACRL Tech Trends Webcast

Gus Stamatopoulos
-Technology & Library Services/Princeton

Kitty Chibnik
-Ivies+ Access Services Symposium./Rutgers

Gus Stamatopoulos
-Ivies+ Access Services Symposium./Rutgers

Yasmin Saira
-Ivies+ Access Services Symposium./Rutgers

Bindu Bhatt
-AAS/Boston

Song Yu
-ACS National Mtg/Chicago

Consuelo Dutschke
-Manuscripts & Their Makers/Netherlands
-Annual Medieval Stud. Coll/NYC
-Int’l Medieval Congress/Kalamazoo
-Conf. & Wkshp on medieval ms. digitization/Oxford
-Int’l Conf. for Study of Piers Plowman/Upenn

Alexis Hagadorn
-Am. Inst. for Conservation

Catherine Carson
-Mid-Atl. Regional Arch. Conf (MARAC)/ Scranton PA

Janet Parks
-Mid-Atl. Regional Arch. Conf (MARAC)/ Scranton PA

Terry Catapano
-Mid-Atl. Regional Arch. Conf (MARAC)/ Scranton PA

Nancy Friedland
-ARLIS

Pamela Graham
-SALALM/Albuquerque

Jane Weintrop
-IASSIST Annual/Montreal

Kathleen Kehoe
-Company of Biologists Directors/London

Amanda Bielskas
-LACUNY Institute/NYC

Rick Block
-Cataloging & Metadata Workshop/NYC

Charlene Chou
-Lectures & library visits/Beijing

Hideyuki Morimoto
-Japan SLA/Tokyo

Jeff Carroll
-Book Expo America/NYC

Colleen Major
-Tribal College Librarians Prof. Dev. Inst./ Bozeman|
-ALCTS/DC

Seth Kasten
-ATLA/Philadelphia

Jennifer Lee
-RBMS Preconference/Baltimore

Michael Ryan
-RBMS Preconference/Baltimore

Emily Holmes
-NYS Higher Ed Initiative Ann. Mtg/Vassar

Francie Mrkich
-NYState Resource Sharing/ Saratoga Springs

Neil Romanosky
-NYState Resource Sharing/ Saratoga Springs

-submitted by Karen Green