Friday, April 22nd
CATLA Spring Conference
Location: North Party Room, Beamer Student Center
412 S. Chase Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
Theme: New Horizons in Discovery
9:30 am - Coffee and Registration: North Party Room
10:00 am - Business Meeting
10:30-11:45 am - Keynote speaker: Steve Oberg, Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian at Wheaton College
11:45-1:00 pm - Lunch (dining hall cost - $10.60)
1:00-2:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions
2:30-3:00 - Tours of Buswell Library and the Wade Center
Parking: The nearest parking is the East Lot of the Billy Graham Center (BGC) closest to the football field (Map). You may park in the W sections of the BGC lot. After parking, cross College Avenue and proceed directly north to the Beamer Student Center. Both the North Party Room and the main dining hall are on the upper level.
For our keynote session in the morning, Steve Oberg's talk is entitled, “Open (and Shut): Best Practices and Ideas for Integrating Open Access Publications into Virtual Collections." For our concurrent sessions, Karl Stutzman from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary will lead a discussion about implementing a discovery service using OCLC's platform, and Jenny Schmidt, the Coordinator of Services for SWITCH (Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange), will provide an overview of available discovery services.
Please RSVP to Lisa Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1st.