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Future of the Catalog

April 23, 2007 at College of St. Benedict's
Powerpoint Worldcat as our Cat2(list of presenters on last slide of powerpoint)


Social Networking in Libraries
February 22, 2007 at Macalester College
Reference & Instruction Group
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Digital Projects Meeting
April 20, 2006 at Macalester College
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Reference & Instruction Group Meeting
November 15 , 2005 at the College of St. Benedict
Teresa Hall, 11:30am
Second Annual Round-Robin Showcase

Attend our second annual Round-Robin Showcase and tap into the good ideas that our colleagues have already put into practice. In this meeting, each library will be asked to present an innovation or two that could be used on other MnObe campuses. Web access and projection capability will be available.

Please let Tom Nichol (tnichol@csbsju.edu) know by November 1

* if you are able to attend
* if you would like a boxed lunch (cost: $5.75)
* what you would like for lunch: smoked turkey, roast beef, vegetarian (cheese), or vegetarian (hummus)

The boxed lunch includes baby carrots, apple, potato chips, cookie, beverage, mayo and mustard. All sandwiches are served with lettuce and sliced tomato on a cracked wheat bun.

Below are links to driving directions to the College of St. Benedict and a map of the campus. You may park in Lot #1 on the corner of Minnesota and College. We will meet in Teresa Hall (B on the map) at 11: 30 . Don't hesitate to email or call (320-363-5802) if you have any questions.

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Looking forward to seeing you!


Reference & Instruction Group Meeting
February 10, 2005 at Macalester College
Round-Robin Showcase

In this round-robin presentation, each library will be asked to present a good idea, new service or other innovation that could be used on other campuses. We will follow up with a "read anything good lately?" session to share reference/instruction articles.

The meeting will be held in the Macalester College Library and will begin at 12:30 and conclude by 3:00. Jean Beccone has kindly offered to order box lunches for those who would like them. The menu is attached . Please print it out, check the boxes next to the items you would like, and fax the completed form to Jean. You may pay Jean on February 10.

Please let Jean ( beccone@macalester.edu ) know by February 8 if you are planning to attend the round-robin.

Please fax your lunch orders to Jean ( 651-696-6617 ) by February 8.


Conducting Focus Groups
October 21, 12noon-3pm at Gustavus Adolphus College
This session led by Mollie Freier will begin with a brief description of focus group methodology, including a summary of what kinds of information focus groups can gather, who should conduct focus groups and how, and how information can be recorded and reported.


Millennials in the Library
Thursday, November 4, 12noon-3 pm at St. John's University

What changes in society and in our students have challenged our assumptions about information-seeking behavior? How will libraries adapt? Join Mike Kathman, Angi Faiks, Barbara Fister, and our colleagues in technical and public services to envision the future of our libraries -- and the library of the future


Futures of Technical Services
June 9-11, 2004 at St. John's University
Karen Calhoun as facilitator


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