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Office of the Director: Presentations, FY 2008

May 2008, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

SIMILE Project / E-Theses / Dewey Renovation

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, May 29, 2008, 10:00am to 12:00 noon

  • SIMILE Project Review - MacKenzie Smith
  • E-Theses at MIT:  Update on the PETE Project - Craig Thomas
  • Dewey Renovation Plans - Millicent Gaskell

May 2008, All-Public Services Meeting

MIT Libraries All-PS Meeting

Improving Services: Local Initiatives in Public Services Units

Thursday, May 22, 2008, Bush Room, 10-105

Agenda:

  • Implementing the Recommendations of the Printing, Copying, Scanning Task Force
    Christine Quirion
  • Planning for the 2008 Library Survey
    Alex Caracuzzo, Lisa Horowitz, Kate McNeill

March 2008, Presentation for University of Vermont Library staff

Presentation for University of Vermont Library staff, Burlington, VT

Friday, March 28, 2008

  • United We Stand: Divided We Fail? Challenges and Opportunities in Combining Service Points -  Lisa R. Horowitz

January 2008, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

Project SimpLR / Worldcat Local update / Changes to Access Policy: Implementing the Recommendations of the Task Force on Public Access to the MIT Libraries

January 30-31, 2008

  • Project SimpLR update  - Nicole Hennig
  • Worldcat Local update  - Christine Moulen (slides included with Project SimpLR pdf, below)
  • Changes to Access Policy - Steven Gass, Stephanie Hartman

December 2007, MIT Libraries All-PS Meeting

Improving Services: Local Initiatives in Public Services Units

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007

  • Dewey: Improving Services: Giving Our Users What They Want - Millicent Gaskell and Alex Caracuzzo
  • Document Services: In the style of documentarian Ken Burns - Christine Quirion
  • ESL: Introduction - Anna Gold, A Toolbox for Outreach - Tracy Gabridge
  • Rotch: integrating content and services for users - Ann Whiteside, Jolene de Verges, and Lisa Sweeney
  • Humanities: Improving Services with Local Initiatives - Theresa Tobin

November 2007, Open science & scientific publishing: Open access and the progress of science

CSAIL / MIT Libraries seminar, talk following John Wilbanks (Science Commons)

November 13, 2007

  • "Promise, Permissions, Persistence, & Partnerships" - Anna Gold (Head, Engineering & Science Libraries)

October 2007, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

October 31 - November 1

  • Performance and Salary Review Processes  - Nina Davis-Millis, Robin Deadrick, Millicent Gaskell, Keith Glavash, Rebecca Lubas
  • Review of DSpace@mit Roadmap & Plans for Incorporating DOME and Other Related Initiatives - Sean Thomas

October 2007, Library Research Seminar IV

Library Research Seminar IV, London, Ontario

October 10 - 12, 2007

  • Use of Collaborative Spaces in an Academic Library - Howard Silver