Category Archives: 2005

Reference Authoring

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“Reference Authoring.” Virtual Reference Desk Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. Presented current research on reference authoring emphasizing Reference Extract. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/Authoring.pdf

Opening Session at the Virtual Reference Desk Conference

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Opening Session at the Virtual Reference Desk Conference, San Francisco, CA. Presentation on current issues and themes in digital reference and overview of the Virtual Reference Desk accomplishments. Abstract: Presentation on current issues and themes in digital reference and overview of the Virtual Reference Desk accomplishments. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/VRDOpen.pdf

Reference Authoring

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“Reference Authoring” Friday Seminar SIMS, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. Discussed the intersection between digital reference and information retrieval. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/berkeley.pdf

Digital and Information Trends on the Library Landscape

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“Digital and Information Trends on the Library Landscape,” AASTO RAC, Wilmington, NC. Presented changes in libraries as a result of a changing technology landscape. Abstract: A discussion of the changing role of libraries in industry from external information providers, to organization wide repositories. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/AASHTO.pdf

Building DREW

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“Building DREW,” Reference Research Roundtable, ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. Presentation on the Digital Reference Electronic Warehouse. Abstract: The goals of the DREW project are to: create a schema useful in archiving components of a reference transaction in a standardized manner; work with services to turn their archives into the DREW format; collect, clean, and…

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Virtual Reference

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“Virtual Reference,” NYSLAA Annual Conference, Geneva, NY. Discussion on how virtual reference can impact library assistants. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/NYSLAA.pdf

Tools and Precision of a User Perspective

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“Tools and Precision of a User Perspective” Symposium on the Credibility of Internet Information from a User Perspective, Seattle, WA. Discussion on how tools can be used to determine credibility of Internet information. Abstract: A response/presentation on tools and the credibility of Internet information from the user perspective presented at a symposium co-sposored by ALA,…

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Cooperative Reference

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“Cooperative Reference,” AgNIC Tenth Annual Meeting, Potomac, MD. Presentation on the value of cooperative reference services. Abstract: The slides from my AgNIC presentation are now available. This presentation was a discussion of cooperative digital reference and its potential for the Agricultural Network Information Center . You can also hear an audio stream of the presentation…

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Creation of Shared Electronic Collections

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“Creation of Shared Electronic Collections” Harvard Symposium on the Education Information Commons, Cambridge, MA. Abstract: This presentation looked at major digital collections for education and the issues derived from how these services are made available to the education community. Slides: http://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2005/NeN.pdf