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Bridging the Past and the Future

21st Annual Conference of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians
June 20-24, 2001

Pacific Union College
Angwin, California, USA

 

Monday, June 18

Evening Arrival and check-in for Adventist Resources participants
 

Tuesday, June 19
Adventist Resources Pre-Session

8:30 A.M. Devotional
Warren Johns – Theological Bibliographer/Cataloger, Andrews University
9:00 A.M. Welcome
9:10 A.M. Remembering When: History of the Adventist Resources Section
James Nix – Director, Ellen G. White Estate, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
10:00 A.M. Break
10:15 A.M. Library Academic Support for Teaching Seventh-day Adventist History Classes – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Merlin Burt – Chair, Archives & Special Collections, Loma Linda University
Loranne Grace – Director of Technical Services, McKee Library, Southern Adventist University
Hernán Hammerly – Director, E.I. Mohr Library, River Plate University, Argentina
Ralph Köhler – Librarian, Theologische Hochschule Friedensau, Germany
Jim Ford – Curator, Adventist Heritage Center, James White Library, Andrews University
Tony Zbaraschuk – Special Collections Librarian & Archivist, La Sierra University
11:15 A.M. Adventist High School Teachers Use of Materials in Teaching Adventist History

Tony Zbaraschuk – Special Collections Librarian & Archivist, La Sierra University

Creating Adventist Bibliographies
Gary Shearer – Adventist Studies Librarian, Nelson Memorial Library, Pacific Union College
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:15 P.M. Business Session/Reports I
3:00 P.M. Break
3:15 P.M. Business Session/Reports II
4:00 P.M. Pacific Union College Heritage Room Tour
4:00 - 9:00 P.M. Arrival and check-in for Main conference participants
Registration for Main Conference
7:00 P.M. SDAPI Committee Meeting
 

Wednesday, June 20
Conference Program

8:00 A.M. Worship
Ginger Ketting – Professor of Education, Pacific Union College
8:15 A.M. Welcome and Opening Ceremony for 20th Anniversary Conference
Special Speaker

Dr. Ella Simmons – Provost and Vice President for Academic Administration, La Sierra University
9:45 A.M. Break
10:00 A.M. INFOMINE: A Virtual Library for Today and Tomorrow (Embracing the Future)
David Rios – Assistant University Librarian for the Sciences, University of California, Riverside [presentation notes]
10:45 A.M. History of SDA Periodical Index (Engaging Our Past)
Marilyn Crane, Special Collections Cataloger, Del E. Webb Memorial Library, Loma Linda University [presentation notes]
Keith Clouten – Director, James White Library, Andrews University [presentation notes]
11:30 A.M. E. Irving Mohr: A Reluctant Pioneer Librarian in Argentina (Engaging Our Past)
Fredy W. Rivoir – Associate Director, E.I Mohr Library, River Plate University, Argentina
Hernán Hammerly – Director, E.I. Mohr Library, River Plate University, Argentina
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:15 P.M. Group Photograph
1:30 P.M. ASDAL in Action–The Past Twenty Years (Engaging Our Past)
Lauren Matacio – Head of Bibliographic Services Department, James White Library, Andrews University
Cynthia Helms – Head of Information Services Department, James White Library, Andrews University [presentation notes]
2:15 P.M. Everyone’s Job is Institutional Advancement: How Librarians Can Be Partners in Fund-Raising (Examining Our Present)
Maynard Lowry – Director, Development for Corporations and Foundations Relations, La Sierra University [presentation notes]
3:00 P.M. Breakout Sessions (refreshments included)
4:15 P.M. Business Session I
5:15 P.M. Committees
7:00 P.M. Banquet with after-dinner presentation: Beyond Vintners and Tourists – Profiles the People who Live and Work in the Napa Valley (Engaging Our Past)
Tom Turner – Professor of Art, Pacific Union College
 
Thursday, June 21
7:00 A.M.

Depart for all day tour

  • San Francisco Public Library. This library offers something of interest to all librarians.
  • Pier39. San Francisco’s premier attraction! Here you have a picturesque view of the Bay, more than 100 shops, sea lions at home, creative street performances by local entertainers and other events. A sack lunch will be provided.
  • Sonoma State University, Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center. Opened in August 2000, one interesting feature is the Automated Retrieval System (ARS), which is a computer-managed storage facility. It allows the library to store all its bound periodicals and other items on-site. To date, approximately 450,000 volumes are stored in this way. Items are requested directly from the on-line catalog and are retrieved in less than 10 minutes.
  • Solano Mission. The last (21st) and northernmost California mission, Mission San Francisco Solano was the only one founded after Mexico’s independence from Spain. It was also the only mission established without the prior approval of the Catholic Church. Founded July 4, 1823 by Father Jose Altimira and named after St. Francis Solano, missionary to the Peruvian Indians, it is located in the town of Sonoma, which is 20 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 12.
  • Fresh Choice Restaurant – Rohnert Park. All You Can Eat Vegetarian Buffet (Includes one drink).
8:00 P.M. ALICE Board Meeting
 

Friday, June 22

8:00 A.M. Worship
Greg Schneider – Professor of Behavioral Science, Pacific Union College
8:30 A.M. Breakout Session Reports
9:45 A.M.

A Time for Something New: One Library’s Experience in Consortia Involvement (Examining Our Present)

Joyce Van Scheik – Librarian, Canadian University College [presentation notes]

10:30 A.M. Break
10:45 A.M. McKee Library’s Web Site Development (Examining Our Present)
Marge Seifert – Director of Public Services, McKee Library, Southern Adventist University
Patricia Beaman – Periodicals Librarian, McKee Library, Southern Adventist University [presentation notes]
11:30 A.M. Periodicals–In a Sea of Change, Do You Sink or Swim? (Examining Our Present)
Marilyn Gane – Head of Periodicals Department, James White Library, Andrews University [presentation notes]
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:30 P.M. E-Books (Embracing Our Future)
Stephanie Carter – Librarian, Centralia College [presentation notes]
2:15 P.M. Business Session II
3:30 P.M. Break
3:45 P.M. Committees
5:15 P.M. Supper
6:45 P.M. Depart for Elmshaven Tour and Vespers
James Nix – Director, Ellen G. White Estate, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
 

Sabbath, June 23

9:15 A.M.

Depart for all day Adventist Heritage Tour

  • Worship at the Healdsburg Church 11:00 and lunch in the Fellowship Hall at 12 noon.
  • Healdsburg: Historical Healdsburg includes two Ellen G. White homes and is the site of Healdsburg College.
  • St. Helena: Eliel Cottage, Ellen G. White’s home at St. Helena Hospital and a visit to the St. Helena Cemetery where the graves of Loughborough and Arthur L. White are located.
  • Napa: Grave of Stephen Haskell; site of first SDA church in Napa.
  • Supper at SDA Retirement Estates, Yountville – 6 p.m.
 

Sunday, June 24

8:00 A.M. Worship
Nancy Lecourt – Professor of English, Pacific Union College
8:30 A.M. Bridging the Great Divide: Library Support for Distance Learners (Embracing Our Future)
Ad Hoc Committee on Distance Education (Coordinators: Marilyn Gane – Coordinator of Off-Campus Library Services, James White Library, Andrews University, and Ruth Swan – Media Librarian, Eva B. Dykes Library, Oakwood College)
9:45 A.M. Break
10:00 A.M. Business Session III
10:30 A.M. Closing Ceremony of the 20th Anniversary Conference (Humorous and Enlightening Vignettes from ASDAL history)
Chloe Foutz – Director, Ella Johnson Crandall Library, Union College
11:45 A.M. Into the Future: On the Preservation of Knowledge in the Electronic Age (Embracing Our Future)
A film by Terry Sanders and narrated by Robert MacNeil
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M.

Shopping

  • Hurd Beeswax Candle Factory – see how candles are made, enjoy varieties-for the candle lover.
  • St. Helena Premium Outlets – small upscale outlet mall.
  • Main Street Calistoga – specialty shops, souvenirs, several dining options.
  • Scenic view of Valley.

The Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians thanks EBSCO Publishing for their support generous contribution to this conference.

This is a reprint of the Conference Program as it appeared in 2001. Some information may no longer be current.

Last Revised April 19, 2002

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