RESOURCES FROM SUPER CONFERENCE 2007

Session material, as provided by presenters, is listed below.



Wednesday, January 31st

Session # P012
EVERY CHILD READY TO READ
| Session Presentation Helen Kelly (.pdf)
| Session Presentation Helen Benoit (.pdf)
| Session Presentation Sharon Yates (.ppt)

Session # P017
PODCASTING FOR LEARNING
| Session Presentation Anita Brooks Kirkland (.ppt)

Session # 100
CORY DOCTOROW PLENARY SESSION
| Audio Presentation (available to Super Conference registrants only)

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Thursday, February 1st

Session # 300
THE FOREST OF READING® SHOWCASE 2006
| Video Presentation - The 2006 Award Winning Authors

Session # 302
BUILDING A BETTER STUDENT: USING INQUIRY TO IMPROVE LEARNING
| Session Presentation Jeannie An, Andrea McLellan, Olga Perkovic (.pdf)
| Handout - References and Suggested Readings (.pdf)

Session # 303
SCOUTING THE ACADEMIC LIBRARY AS A WORKPLACE
| Session Presentation Jennifer Soutter (.ppt)
| Session Presentation Suzanne L. O'Neill (.ppt)
| Session Presentation Jim Brett (.ppt)

Session # 304
STRIKING THE BALANCE: ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS TO NOISE AND OTHER "CONDUCT" PROBLEMS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Vivian Lewis and Helen Salmon (.ppt)

Session # 307
GREEN COMPUTING: THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF DESKTOP COMPUTING
| Session Presentation Catherine Steeves and Gillian Maurice (.ppt)

Session # 310
ACCESSIBLE LIBRARY SERVICES: A NATIONWIDE NETWORK
| Session Presentation Arlene Chan (.ppt)

Session # 311
IT TAKES A LIBRARY TO RAISE A COMMUNITY
| Session Presentation Marjatta Asu and Leanne Clendening (.ppt)
| Handout - Glossary of Community Development Terms (.doc)
| Handout - Sample Capacity Inventory of Individuals (.doc)
| Handout - Worksheets 1-3 (.doc)
| Handout - Worksheet 4 (.pdf)

Session # 313
SERVING PATRONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (AND THE PEOPLE THAT CARE AND SUPPORT THEM)
| Session Presentation Anne Dorsey and Sambhavi Chandrashekar (.ppt)

Session # 314
SURVEYMONKEY.COM: ASSESS YOUR LIBRARY'S SERVICES
| Session Presentation Sam Kalb (.pdf)

Session # 400
INFORMATION IS NOT ENOUGH: SHAPING THE USER EXPERIENCE
| Session Presentation Joan Frye Williams (.ppt)
| Video Presentation

Session # 402
CREATIVITY: THE ART AND SKILL OF WRITING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
| Session Presentation Gail Wells (.ppt)

Session # 403
THE CHANGING NATURE OF THE CATALOGUE AND ITS INTEGRATION WITH OTHER DISCOVERY SYSTEMS
| Session Presentation Karen Calhoun (.ppt)

Session # 405
HEARING VOICES? HAMILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY'S E-AUDIO COLLECTION — LISTEN AND LEARN!
| Session Presentation Aida Rudnik, Dijia Qin, Sean Crowe (.pdf)

Session # 406
THE JOINT AUTOMATION SERVICE INITIATIVE: BRINGING TOGETHER LIBRARY CATALOGUES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO
| Session Presentation Katherine Slimman and Leanne Clendening (.ppt)

Session # 409
OUTSTANDING OUTREACH
| Handout - Session outline (.doc)
| Handout - Community Corner #2 (.pub)
| Handout - Proposal: Family Storytime at YMCA (partner: L.E.A.P.) (.doc)

Session # 411
A WRITING CAMP FOR ADULTS? YOU CAN DO IT TOO!
| Adult Writers Book Camp - 2006 Registration Form (.pdf)
| adult book camp 2006 schedule & budget (.pdf)

Session # 412
DATABASE INSTRUCTION FOR YOUNG PATRONS: "MY TEACHER SAYS I NEED A BOOK"
| Session Presentation Meg Kwasnicki and Andrea Cecchetto (.ppt)
| References for Information Literacy Instruction (.doc)

Session # 413
HOT ISSUES IN SCHOOL LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Michael Rosettis (.ppt)
| Handout - Quotes on the Importance of School Libraries (.pdf)

Session # 415
KICK IT UP A NOTCH TO INSPIRE ACADEMIC SUCCESS
| Session Presentation Sharon Armstrong (.ppt)

Session # 416
NUTS AND BOLTS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY MANAGEMENT
| Session Presentation Peggy Thomas and Lisa Teodosio (.ppt)

Session # 417
TOP-NOTCH CANADIAN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR YOUR SCHOOL LIBRARY
| AGORA: The Virtual Museum Learning Centre Valérie Chartrand (.ppt)

Session # 418
BRINGING BLUE SPRUCE TO LIFE IN YOUR LIBRARY
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 423
THE LAST TABOO: INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND LAW IN CANADIAN LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Handouts Alvin Schrader (.pdf)

Session # 429
USING WEBLOGS AS A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOOL
| Session Presentation John Dupuis

Session # 500
THE FUTURE OF SEARCH
| Audio Presentation - Tomi Poutanen (available to Super Conference registrants only)

Session # 600
YOUR LIBRARY ON STEROIDS: TRANSFORM YOUR LIBRARY
| Video Presentation Leslie Burger

Session # 606
THE TWO SOLITUDES: ACADEMIC AND PUBLIC LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Janice Mutz and Sylvia Renaud (.ppt)

Session # 607
CAN YOU SAY COLLABORATION WITH INNOVATION? STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS FOR HEALTH LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Rebecca Zakoor (.ppt)

Session # 616
CITIZENS, PUNDITS AND SCHOLARS: IN DEFENCE OF BLOGS
| Session Presentation Kalina Grewal and Mark Robertson (.ppt)
| Bibliography - http://del.icio.us/citizensandpundits (Web site)

Session # 617
COMMUNITY PORTALS AND THE PUBLIC LIBRARY: MYHAMILTON.CA A NEW MODEL
| Session Presentation Kit Darling and Daphne Wood (.pdf)

Session # 618
THE LIBRARIAN IS IM: INSTANT MESSAGING VS VIRTUAL REFERENCE SOFTWARE╔ THE GREAT DEBATE
| Session Presentation Jenn Horwath and Elena Prigoda (.ppt)
| Outline - IM @ Gerstein Elena Prigoda(.ppt)
| Handout - The Great Debate (.doc)

Session # 620
THE DO'S AND DON'TS OF AUTHOR VISITS
| Author Visit Checklist for Educators (.doc)

Session # 622
GIVE 'EM THE GEARS: TEACHING RESEARCH SKILLS TO THE PRIMARY DIVISION AND BEYOND
| Session Presentation Sharon Armstrong

Session # 625
KEEPING IT REAL: ENHANCING BOYS' LITERACY SKILLS THROUGH NON-FICTION AND WRITING STRATEGIES
| Roger Nevin's Presentation Links (Web site)
| Session Presentation - Charmaine Barker and Michael Rosettis (.pdf)
| Handout - Instructional Strategies Charmaine Barker and Michael Rosettis (.doc)
| Handout - Resources Charmaine Barker and Michael Rosettis (.doc)

Session # 628
WIKIS AND LIBRARIES: ENGAGING STAFF AND USERS
| Session Presentation Darlene Fichter (.ppt)

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Friday, February 2nd

Session # 900
NEW INSTITUTIONS, NEW LANDSCAPES
NOUVELLES INSTITUTIONS, NOUVEAUX PAYSAGES
| Session Presentation - Ian Wilson and Lise Bissonnette [English / Français] (.ppt)
| Audio Presentation (available to Super Conference registrants only)

Session # 1000
LEADERSHIP BY DESIGN:
COMMITTING TO STRONGER PUBLIC LIBRARY GOVERNANCE BY 2010
| Presentation Catherine Biss (.ppt)

Session # 1103
LANGUAGE LEARNING IN THE LIBRARY: EXPLORING HOW ESL STUDENTS USE ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Karen Bordonaro (.ppt)
| Session Presentation Ming Xu (Jenny) (.ppt)
| Handout - Applying Background Knowledge... (.doc)
| Handout - What Else Can The Library Do? (.doc)
| Handout - Tips For Working Effectively... (.doc)
| Handout - For Further Reading (.doc)
| Handout - Survey of Language Learning Beliefs (.doc)
| Handout - Language Learning Comparison Chart (.doc)

Session # 1104
STATISTICAL LITERACY AT THE REFERENCE DESK
| Session Presentation Suzette Giles, Laine Ruus and Jeff Moon (.ppt)

Session # 1105
WINDOWS™ OF OPPORTUNITY: FACULTY SDI IN THE 21st CENTURY
| Session Presentation Heather Matheson (.pdf)
| Bibliography (.pdf)

Session # 1115
AM I TOO OLD TO LEARN? COMPUTER LITERACY TRAINING FOR SENIORS IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY SETTING.
| Session Presentation [Part 1, Part 2] Sarah Harrison (.ppt)

Session # 1117
POP GOES THE LIBRARY
| Session Presentation Sophie Brookover (.pdf)

Session # 1120
THE COMPETENCY CULTURE
| Session Presentation Valerie Ridgway and Cathy Grant (.ppt)

Session # 1200
THE SENSE OF COMMUNITY IN OUR CHANGING LANDSCAPE
| Audio Presentation - Glen Murray (available to Super Conference registrants only)

Session # 1318
LIBRARY BLOGS USING WORDPRESS
| Session Presentation Greg Sennema (.ppt)

Session # 1319
DIGITAL GAME-BASED LEARNING AND INFORMATION LITERACY
| Session Presentation Christy Branston (.pdf)

Session # 1320
IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM, JOIN 'EM: HOW YOU CAN GET YOUR YOUTH PROGRAMS ONLINE
| Session Presentation Lita Barrie (.pdf)

Session # 1321
PRACTICAL USABILITY RESEARCH TIPS: GETTING USERS TO THEIR TARGET CONTENT
| Session Presentation Darlene Fichter (.ppt)

Session # 1324
PRESENTATION SKILLS CONFERENCE FOR STUDENTS @ YOUR LIBRARY®
| Bio - Dr. Lesley M. Soden (.doc)
| Handout - Superb Stories Sell! - Lesley Soden (.doc)

Session # 1325
ADVOCATING FOR SUPPORT: A TWO-PRONGED APPROACH
| Session Presentation Sharon Armstrong (.ppt)
| Library/Media Centre Assessment Questionnaire For Elementary School (.pdf)
| Adopt a Teacher-Librarian (.doc)

Session # 1326
LITERACY, LEADERSHIP AND SCHOOL LIBRARIES
| Session Presentation Kathy Cowan and Tim Gauntley (.ppt)

Session # 1327
LITERATURE: DUCT TAPE FOR THE SCIENCE CURRICULUM
| Session Bibliography (.pdf)

Session # 1328
NUTS AND BOLTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL LIBRARY MANAGEMENT
| Session Presentation Sharon Mills and Maureen Casey (.zip)

Session # 1405
KEEPING PACE: HEALTH INFORMATION PRESCRIPTION PROJECT
| Session Presentation Elyse Pike, Mary Solomon and Linda Bumstead (.ppt)

Session # 1408
ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES FOR LIBRARY SERVICES
| Session Presentation Julie McKenna and Isla Jordan (.ppt)

Session # 1409
BUSTING BUDGET BARRIERS
| Session Presentation K. Ball, A. Kaay, P. Zimmerman (.ppt)
| Works Cited (.doc)

Session # 1412
ILS, THE NEXT GENERATION: MODULARITY AND OUTWARD INTEGRATION
| Session Presentation Karen Calhoun (.ppt)

Session # 1413
EMPOWERING PUBLIC SERVICE ON YOUR WEB SITE THROUGH A CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
| Session Presentation Darcy Glidden and Paul Takala (.pdf)

Session # 1416
DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS AND YOUTH: HOW LIBRARIES CAN GIVE TEENS THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO SUCCEED!
| Session Presentation Lita Barrie, Shauna Clinning, Christine Dalgetty (.pdf)

Session # 1419
TAKIN' CARE OF BUSINESS: BUILDING BRIDGES WITH THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
| Session Presentation Emma Duncan (.ppt)

Session # 1421
PUT A BLOG ON THE FIRE AND LIGHT THAT WIKI!
| Session Presentation Anita Brooks Kirkland (.ppt)

Session # 1422
PROMOTING STUDENT LITERACY THROUGH SCHOOL LIBRARY INITIATIVES
| Session Presentation Hetty Smeathers and Michael Rosettis (.ppt)
| Handout - Sample Activities (.doc)
| Handout - Comparing Internet Search Tools (.doc)
| Handout - Continuum of Studies (.doc)

Session # 1503
ONTARIO SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
| 2007 Annual General Meeting (.ppt)
| OSLA President's Report - AGM 2007 Michael Rosettis (.doc)

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Saturday, February 3rd

Session # 1700
ALL CONFERENCE EVENT
SOLUTIONS FOR A NEW GENERATION
| Session Presentation Max Valiquette (.pdf)

Session # 1801
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION TODAY: PART ONE
| Bio - Reva Cooper (.doc)
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 1803
DISCOVERING THE WORLD OF PATENTS
| Session Presentation Michael White (.pdf)
| Handout - 2005 Canada Patents per Population Map (.pdf)
| Handout - 2006 U.S. Patents per Population Map (.pdf)
| Handout - Canadian Patent Number Guide (.pdf)
| Handout - U.S. Patent Number Guide (.pdf)
| Handout - How to Read a Patent (.pdf)
| Handout - U.S. Patent Classification - Classes by Title (.pdf)

Session # 1804
PLANNING FOR A NEW BRANCH LIBRARY
| Session Presentation Wendy Schick (.ppt)
| Session Presentation Adele Kostia (.ppt)
| Advocacy Sample - Brampton Library New Branch (.ppt)

Session # 1805
WHAT THE BOARD SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WORKING WITH A UNION WORKFORCE
| Session Presentation John Platz (.ppt)

Session # 1807
FRIENDLY SPACES: REORGANIZING PICKERING'S CENTRAL LIBRARY FOR MAXIMUN USABILITY
| Session Presentation Cathy Grant, Paula Coutts and Amy Caughlin (WWW)
| Library 2.0 Manifesto (WWW)

Session # 1809
TOWN AND GOWN: CREATIVE LIBRARY PARTNERSHIPS
| Session Presentation - C. Callaghan, D. Cummings, T. Walker (PDF | PPT)

Session # 1811
THINKING DEEP, DEEPER, DEEPEST: HELPING STUDENTS PROCESS INFORMATION
| Session Presentation Jo-Anne LaForty and Sharon Mills (.ppt)

Session # 1813
THE GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB: EMBRACE THE INSANITY!
| Maria's and Diana's Picks Maria Martella and Diana Maliszewsk (.pdf)

Session # 1816
OLA BEST BETS FOR CHILDREN
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 1818
A FIELD GUIDE TO READERS OF CHRISTIAN BOOKS
| Session Presentation Jim Seybert (.ppt)

Session # 1901
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION TODAY: PART TWO
| Bio - Reva Cooper (.doc)
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 1904
A NEW APPROACH TO E-RESERVES: THE SENECA LIBRARIES EXPERIENCE
| Session Presentation Jennifer Peters-Lise and Jane Foo (.ppt)

Session # 1910
SOCIAL TOOLS: MORE THAN JUST A GOOD TIME
| Session Presentation Jenn Horwath and Cynthia Williamson (.ppt)
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 1911
VIRTUAL REFERENCE - IS IT MAKING A DIFFERENCE?
| Session Presentation Leila Wallenius (.ppt)
| Session Presentation (text) Leila Wallenius (.doc)

Session # 1912
TIMESAVING SHORTCUTS WITH MACRO EXPRESS
| Session Presentation Greg Sennema (.ppt)

Session # 1913
GENEALOGY RESOURCES YOU CAN USE NOW!
| Session Presentation Elise C. Cole (.ppt)

Session # 1915
WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA? PERCEPTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS OF THE LIBRARY BRAND
| Session Presentation Ken Roberts and Daphne Wood (.pdf)

Session # 1916
LET THE GAMES BEGIN! FAMILY LITERACY GAMES THAT CAN HELP CHILDREN ACHIEVE GOLD IN READING
| Centre for Expertise in Family Literacy (www.familyliteracyexpertise.org)

Session # 1921
OLA BEST BETS FOR TEENS
| Handout (.doc)

Session # 1922
GLEE! - GIZMOS AND GADGETS TO MAKE LIBRARY LIFE EASIER, ENJOYABLE, EDUCATIONAL AND ENVIABLE!
| Handout (.doc)

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