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Libraries, Leadership and the Future

23rd Annual Conference of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians
June 13-18, 2003

Atlantic Union College
South Lancaster, Massachussets, USA

 

Friday, June 13

12:00 NOON Registration in Science Complex
4:00 P.M. Executive Committee meets in Presidential Dining Room in Dining Commons
6:00 P.M. Tour of Heritage Museum in Village Church
7:00 P.M. Agape Supper in South Lancaster Village Church
Richard Trott – Professor of Religion, Atlantic Union College
 

Sabbath, June 14

7:30 A.M. Bus departs for New Hampshire
Sabbath School & Worship at Washington, New Hampshire Congregational Church
Robert Kennedy – Professor of Religion, Atlantic Union College

Picnic at Washington, New Hampshire Congregational Church
Heritage Tour

Washington, New Hampshire Seventh-day Adventist Church
Sabbath Trail
Millen Pond
Homes of Cyrus Farsworth and Uriah Smith, pioneers of the SDA Church

Supper at Old Mill Restaurant

 

Sunday, June 14
Pre-Conference Programs

7:30 A.M. Continental Breakfast in Science Complex
8:00 A.M. Registration in Science Complex
ADVENTIST RESOURCES SECTION
8:30 A.M. Devotional
Myron Wehjte – Professor Emeritus of History, Atlantic Union College
9:00 A.M. Keynote Address: Massachusetts Church Documentation Initiative
William Milhomme – Field Archivist, Massachusetts Historical Records Advisory Board, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston
10:15 A.M. Break
10:30 A.M. Issues in Collecting and Preserving SDA Materials
Jim Ford – Curator, Adventist Heritage Center, Andrews University
11:45 A.M. Experience in Finding Early SDA Materials
Merlin Burt – Chair, Archives & Special Collections, Loma Linda University
12:15 P.M. Lunch
1:30 P.M. Mining the Internet for Adventist Resources
Larry Onsager – Head, Patron Services, Andrews University
2:45 P.M. Break
3:00 P.M. Business Session
5:00 P.M. Tour of AUC’s heritage collections
5:45 P.M. Supper
7:00 P.M. Further discussion on meta data finding aid
AUC Library, first floor
SCHOOL LIBRARIANS SECTION
Theme: “Creating & Charting Our Future.”
8:30 A.M. Registration
9:00 A.M. Devotion – “Fresh Faith & Affirmation
Wolfard Touchard – Reference Database Librarian, Andrews University
11:00 A.M. Benefits of ASDAL

Paulette McLean Johnson – Associate Librarian, Pacific Union College
Joel Lutes – Public Services/Systems Librarian, Pacific Union College

12:00 NOON Lunch
1:30 P.M. Help Shape the Direction and Plans for SDA School Libraries
2:30 P.M. Free Electronic Databases for Your Library
3:30 P.M.

Library Assignments

Paulette McLean Johnson – Associate Librarian, Pacific Union College

4:30 P.M. Promote Librarianship and Library Services to Seventh-day Adventist Institutions
5:30 P.M. Supper
7:00 P.M. ALICE Council meets in G. Eric Jones Library
 

Monday, June 16
Conference Program

7:30 A.M. Breakfast
8:00 A.M. Registration in Science Complex
8:30 A.M. Welcome and Announcements
  • Paulette McLean Johnson – ASDAL President-Elect and Conference Program Chair
  • Cynthia Mae Helms – ASDAL President
  • Margareta Sbacchi – Onsite Co-ordinator, Atlantic Union College
  • Academic Dean, Atlantic Union College

Devotional

Richard Brown – Professor of Biology, Atlantic Union College

9:00 A.M. Keynote Address: Looking Into the Future: Online Journals, Secondary Databases, Full Text Databases, Linking – How Will They All Evolve?
Tim Collins – EBSCO Publishing
10:15 A.M. Break
10:30 A.M. Leadership for Everyone and Every Day
Gilbert Abella – Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, La Sierra University
11:15 A.M. Orienting the Student Employees at James White Library
Cynthia Mae Helms – Head, Department of Information Services, Andrews University
12:00 NOON Lunch
1:00 P.M. Group Photograph
1:15 P.M. Your Personality and You – pt. 1
Bradley Booth – Professor of Education, Atlantic Union College
2:00 P.M. Leadership in Libraries: Sharing Experiences – Panel Discussion

Moderator: Annette Melgosa – Associate Librarian, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines
Chloe Foutz – Library Director, Union College
Marley Soper – Library Director, Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
Hernán Hammerly – Library Director, Universidad Adventista del Plata, Argentina
Keith Clouten – Library Director, Andrews University

3:00 P.M. Break
Poster Session: Treasures in Your Library

Larry Onsager – Head, Patron Services, Andrews University
Esther Tyler – Cataloging Librarian, Andrews University
3:30 P.M. Business Session I
4:30 P.M. Breakout Sessions

Public Services
Technical Services
Systems
Library Directors
School Librarians
Distance Learning

5:30 P.M. Supper
7:00 P.M. SDAPI Board meets in G. Eric Jones Library
 

Tuesday, June 17

8:00 A.M. Bus departs for Boston day trip
Freedom Trail
Lunch and Shopping
Tour of John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
Supper at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn
 

Wednesday, June 18

7:30 A.M. Breakfast
8:00 A.M. Welcome and Announcements in Founders Hall
  • Margareta Sbacchi – Onsite Co-ordinator, Atlantic Union College
  • George Babcock – President, Atlantic Union College

Devotional

Elizabeth Castle – Assistant Pastor, College Church. Adjunct Faculty of Religion, Atlantic Union College

8:30 A.M. Taking Our Pulses: Using Polling to Access Customer Satisfaction
Ruth Swan – Associate Director, Florida A&M University Libraries
9:15 A.M. Googling – Our Future?

Larry Onsanger – Head, Patron Services, Andrews University [presentation notes]
10:00 A.M. Break
10:15 A.M. Your Personality and You – pt. 2 

Bradley Booth – Professor of Education, Atlantic Union College
11:00 A.M. Business Session II
12:00 NOON Lunch
1:15 P.M. Assessment Workshop
Tom Abbott – Dean, UMA Lewiston-Auburn College and Dean of Libraries and Instructional Support
4:15 P.M. Break
4:30 P.M. Business Session III
6:00 P.M. Cocktails and tour of Thayer Conservatory
7:00 P.M. Banquet in Thayer Conservatory

This is a reprint of the Conference Program as it appeared in 2003. Some information may no longer be current.

Last Revised July 17, 2003

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