Log in

  • Home
  • Developing People Through Libraries

Developing People Through Libraries

27th Annual Conference of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians
June 17-27, 2007

Helderberg College
Helderberg College, Somerset West, Republic of South Africa


Sabbath, June 16

9:15 A.M. Sabbath School
11:00 A.M. Church Service at All Nations Church, Anderson Hall
2:30 P.M. Depart for afternoon walk at Helderberg Nature Reserve

Sunday, June 17

8:00 A.M. Depart for Simonstown, False Bay, and more

Sunday, June 17
Pre-Conference Program — School Library Section

8:00 A.M. Registration
8:30 A.M. Devotional: Dr. A. Pantalone
9:00 A.M. Carolyn Gaskell
How Do You Manage? Vignettes from Selected SDA School Libraries in the Northwest

9:30 A.M.

Patricia Beaman 

Periodicals in the United States

10:00 A.M. Break
10:15 A.M.

Christy Berry

Raised by Librarians: Children’s Curiosity and Reference

11:00 A.M.

Bruce McClay

Getting Those Feet In

12:00 NOON

Katye Hunt

Simple Cataloging Tips

1:00 P.M. Lunch
2:00 P.M.

Carole Haynes

Ja-Jo-Je-Jou. What is this word?

2:30 P.M.

Marge Seifert

Teaching Students to be Information Literate

3:00 P.M. Break
3:15 P.M.

Dr. Cynthia Job

Promoting Reading in the Primary School

4:00 P.M.

Katye Hunt

To Mend, or Not to Mend

4:45 P.M.

Carole Haynes & Katye Hunt

You want to buy that book???


5:30 P.M. Supper

Monday, June 18

7:15 A.M. Depart for Robben Island, Stellenbosch University Library and Spier Farm (cheetah project)

Tuesday, June 19
Conference Program

9:00 A.M. ALICE Council Meeting
12:00 NOON ASDAL Executive meeting
1:00 P.M. Lunch
1:45 P.M.

Welcome to ASDAL & Helderberg College

Sabrina Riley, ASDAL President-elect/Program Chair Ruth M. Swan, ASDAL President
Wendy Young, Library Director, Helderberg College, Conference On-site Coordinator

Prof. G.T. de Preez, President, Helderberg College
2:00 P.M.

Archie L. Dick

People Developing People through Libraries: The South African Story

3:30 P.M. Break
3:45 P.M.

Nabisa Mbali

What Skills and Qualifications does a “SUPER” Librarian Need: Looking at the Competencies Needed in the Changing Library Information Science Profession

5:00 P.M. Helderberg College library tour, poster sessions, and exhibits

Poster Sessions

Lauren Matacio and Terry Robertson
Creating Animated Library Tutorials with Camtasia

This electronic poster session depicts the process involved in producing short animated tutorials with voiceover to incorporate in the Library Web site and course management software to use for library instruction for on and off-campus patrons. It includes the basics of working with Camtasia software and examples of short tutorials.

Rachael Foloshade Aina
Pattern of Information Sourcing and Utilization by Nigerian Private University Students: A Case Study of Babcock University

Three hundred sixty students were studied for patterns in their usage of the library. The majority of the students were aware of library hours; however, they use it primarily for teacher-induced assignments and activities. Lack of space, current materials, and reliable electric power are obstacles to students’ usage of the library.

5:30 P.M. Supper
7:30 P.M. Evening concert: Musicians in Africa

Wednesday, June 20

8:00 A.M. Devotional: Dr. M. Gwala, Theology Department Chairman, Helderberg College
8:30 A.M.

Cynthia Mae Helms, presenter; Yvette Sparrow, moderator

Enhancing Information Literacy through Individualized Instruction

9:20 A.M.

Bola C. Atulomah, presenter; DeForest Nesmith, moderator

The Library and the Development of Extra-Curricular Interest at Babcock University, Ilishan, Nigeria

10:00 A.M. Group Photograph
10:15 A.M.

Bruce McClay, presenter; Barenise Peffer, moderator

Marketing Strategies

11:05 A.M.

Sallie J. Alger, presenter; Nabisa Mbali, moderator

Working as a Student Assistant in an Academic Library Setting: Academic Benefits or Not?!

12:05 P.M.

ARS Presentation: David Birkenstock, presenter; Jim Ford moderator

A Report on the Historical Resources in Southern Africa

1:00 P.M. Lunch
2:00 P.M. Business Session I
3:00 P.M. Break
3:15 A.M.

Margaret Adeogun, presenter; Bernard Helms, moderator

Resource Sharing Among SDA Universities in the African Region: Developing People

4:05 P.M.

Cristina M. Thomsen, presenter; Bola C. Atulomah, moderator

Libraries as a Place of Grace

4:55 P.M. Tour Ellen G. White Center: Dr David Birkenstock.
Poster sessions will still be available for viewing.
5:30 P.M. Supper
7:00 P.M. Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index Board Meeting

Thursday, June 21

8:00 A.M. Devotional: C. Zygmont, Psychology Lecturer, Helderberg College
8:30 A.M.

Bruce McClay and Johanna McClay, presenters; Wendy Young, moderator

Elements of the Unusual

9:30 A.M.

ARS Presentation: Jim Ford, presenter; Annette Melgosa, moderator

Issues in Collecting and Preserving Seventh-day Adventist Materials

10:20 A.M. Break
10:35 A.M. Business Session II
12:05 P.M. ARS Business Session
1:00 P.M. Lunch
2:00 P.M. Breakout Discussions
  • Technical Services/Serials/System Administration: Sallie Alger, Moderator
  • Directors: Cristina M. Thomsen, Moderator
  • Public Services/Reference/Circulation: Christy Berry, Moderator
  • Archives: Jim Ford, Moderator
3:45 P.M. Break
4:15 P.M. Business Session III (Special Session / Officer installation)
6:00 P.M. Banquet

Friday, June 22

8:00 A.M. Cape Town Tour — all day

Sabbath, June 23

9:15 A.M. Sabbath School
11:00 A.M. Hymn Festival, Helderberg College Church
2:30 P.M. Departure time for visit to Vergelegen Historic Farm

This is a reprint of the Conference Program as it appeared in 2007. Some information may no longer be current.

Last Revised March 10, 2008

Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians ©2023

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software