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Office of the Director: Presentations, FY 2011

June 2011, Society for Scholarly Publishing Conference

Presentation as part of panel,
What Our Readers Actually do on Scholarly Publication Sites – Figuring it out through Usability Testing
for Society for Scholarly Publishing Conference
Boston, MA, June 2011.

Lisa R. Horowitz -

May 2011, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

Diversity/PR/Department Briefs  

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, May 19, 2011, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Introduction - Ann Wolpert  

  • Report from the Libraries' Committee on the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion - Robin Deadrick, Silvia Mejia, and Ann Marie Willer 
  • PR, Advertising and Virtual Media: Integrated Marketing Strategies for the MIT Libraries - Heather Denny
  • New Department “Briefs”:
    • Instruction and Reference Services - Howard Silver
    • Acquisitions, Metadata and Enterprise Systems - Nina Davis-Millis and Marilyn McSweeney

February 2011, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

Budget Update/Vail Access/Department Briefs  

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, Feburary 17, 2011, 2:00pm to 4:00noon

  • Budget Update for Fiscal Year 2012 - Ann Wolpert
  • Vail Access Project- Nancy Schrock and Stephen Skuce
  • New Department “Briefs”:
    • Collections Strategy and Management - Millicent Gaskell
    • User Experience - Nicole Hennig 

November 2010, MIT Libraries All-Staff Meeting

Project Lifecycle/Assessment/Department Briefs  

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 5, 2010, 10:00am to 12:00noon

  • New Project Lifecycle Process - Keith Glavash
  • Assessment Planning in the Libraries - Lisa Horowitz
  • New Department “Briefs”: Information Delivery and Access and Liasons for Department, Labs, and Centers - Christine Quirion and Tracy Gabridge