The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Wednesday, 17 January 2007
8:30 AM-8:50 AM, Wednesday, 208
Registration and Coffee
 
8:50 AM-9:00 AM, Wednesday, 208
Session Welcome Address. Susan Tarbell, Chair, Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI)
 
9:00 AM-9:15 AM, Wednesday, 208
ASLI Introductions
 
9:25 AM-9:45 AM, Wednesday, 208
Session 1 ASLI History
Moderator: Susan Tarbell, Librarian, Air Force Weather Technical Library, Asheville, NC
9:25 AM1.1Celebrating Ten Years of Learning and Networking - The Atmospheric Science Librarians International   wrf recording
Madeleine Needles, Librarian, MIT Haystack Observatory, Westford, MA; and J. Triplehorn, M. Latyszewskyj, and E. Poole-Kober
 
9:45 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday, 208
Session 2 Key Note Speakers
Chair: Jean Phillips, Librarian, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
9:45 AM2.1Observations from the "Bridge to Knowledge" by The Weather Guys   wrf recording
Steven Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. E. Martin
 
10:30 AM-10:45 AM, Wednesday, 208
Coffee Break
 
10:45 AM-11:15 AM, Wednesday, 208
Session 3 The Language of Atmospheric Science
Chair: Madeleine Needles, Librarian, MIT Haystack Observatory, Westford, MA
10:45 AMA Climate Lexicon   wrf recording
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
 
11:15 AM-3:00 PM, Wednesday, 208
Session 4 The History of Atmospheric Science
Cochairs: Jean Phillips, Librarian, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Jinny Nathans, AMS, Boston, MA
11:15 AM4.140 Years of Observations from Geostationary Orbit   wrf recording
W. Paul Menzel, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
11:45 AMLunch Break  
1:00 PM4.2George Washington Carver as a Volunteer Weather Observer   wrf recording
Doria B. Grimes, NOAA Central Library, Silver Spring, MD
1:30 PM4.3The Papers of Guy Stewart Callendar: A digital archive on DVD   wrf recording
James Rodger Fleming, Colby College, Waterville, ME
2:00 PM4.4Data from the other side of the world, but...what shall we do with the paper?   wrf recording
Christine Sherratt, Lindgren Library, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
2:30 PMBreak -- Join Susan Tarbell, ASLI Chair; Keith Seitter, AMS Executive Director and ASLI members at the ASLI Booth during the break for a special cake-cutting ceremony in celebration of ASLIís 10th Anniversary.  
 
3:00 PM-4:30 PM, Wednesday, 208
Session 5 Electronic Access to Atmospheric Science Information
Chair: Gene Major, Global Change Master Directory, SSAI, Lanham, MD
3:00 PM5.1The New Model for Library Services at the Environmental Protection Agency  
Evelyn Poole-Kober, ASMD Library, USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC
3:30 PM5.2From the Warehouse to the Information Super Highway: Digitizing NOAA Documents   wrf recording
Kari Kozak, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
4:00 PM5.3Update on Digitization of Air Force Documents: A New Portal  
Susan Tarbell, Librarian, Air Force Weather Technical Library, Asheville, NC
 
4:30 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday, 208
ASLIís Choice Award and Exhibit Hall open until 6:30 p.m
 
5:00 PM-5:05 PM, Wednesday, 208
Sessions end for the day
 
6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Wednesday, 208
Annual ASLI Dinner, sponsored by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
 
Thursday, 18 January 2007
8:30 AM-8:45 AM, Thursday, 208
Coffee
 
8:45 AM-9:30 AM, Thursday, 208
Session 6 Information Retrieval in the Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Brian Voss, Librarian, NOAA Seattle Regional Library, Seattle, WA
8:45 AM6.1MGA Advanced Searching Techniques Works   wrf recording
Vicki Soto, Aquatic and Meteorological Sciences, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), Bethesda, MD
 
9:30 AM-10:00 AM, Thursday, 208
Session 7 Forensic Aspects of Meteorology
Chair: Maria Latyszewskyj, Librarian, Environment Canada, Downsview, ON Canada
9:30 AM7.1CSI Downsview: Creative Scene Investigation   wrf recording
Philip Chadwick, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
10:00 AMBreak  
 
10:15 AM-11:45 AM, Thursday, 208
Session 8 Publishing and Product Updates, Part 1
Chair: Jinny Nathans, AMS, Boston, MA
10:15 AM8.1Welcome Address (Including AMS Preprint Discussion)   wrf recording
Keith Seitter, AMS Executive Director, Boston, MA
10:45 AM8.2AMS Publishing Update   wrf recording
Kenneth F. Heideman, AMS, Director of Publications, Boston, MA
11:00 AM8.3AMS Book Publishing Update  
Sarah Jane Shangraw, AMS, Book and Monograph Manager, Boston, MA
11:15 AM8.4BAMS Update  
Jeff Rosenfeld, Editor, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA
11:30 AMQuestions and discussion from the floor  
 
1:00 PM-5:05 PM, Thursday, 208
Session 9 Publishing and Product Updates, Part 2
Chair: Evelyn Poole-Kober, ASMD Library, USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC
1:00 PM9.1Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (MGA)   wrf recording
Vicki Soto, Aquatic and Meteorological Sciences, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), Bethesda, MD; and C. Emerson
1:30 PM9.2American Geophysical Union (AGU)  
Nina Tristani, Marketing and Membership, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC
2:00 PM9.3Web of Science, Thomson Scientific   wrf recording
Paul Torpey, Global Sales Support Manager, Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia, PA
2:30 PMVendor TBD  
3:00 PMBreak  
3:15 PMASLI Business Meeting  
5:00 PMSessions end for the day  
 
Annual ASLI Field Trip will be on Friday, 19 January -- Southwest Research Institute, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, Daughters of the Republic of Texas at the Alamo. Lunch wil follow at a historic hotel
 

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