2003

Leonardo's Laptop
Ben Shneiderman, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland, College Park
see also: http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/leonardos-laptop
audio recorded 12/10/03

San Diego: What to Expect? The Conference and the Placement Center
Christine Jenkins (GSLIS), Kathleen Kern (Reference, Main Library) and Sue Searing (LIS Library)
audio recorded 12/9/03

Preparing to Present: Tips and Strategies for the Interview Presentation
Lisa Hinchliffe
audio recorded 12/8/03

Future of Reference Discussion
Frank Menchaca, reference publisher for Scribner's/Macmillan
audio recorded 12/5/03

Salary Negotiation Talk
Leigh Estabrook gave a presentation on salary negotiation as part of an ALA event
audio recorded 11/19/03

The Picshuas of H.G.Wells drawn from the archives: A work in progress
Gene Rinkel, Curator of Special Collections, Rare Book and Special Collections Library
audio recorded 11/17/03

The Information System Challenges of Tropical Botany
Dr. John Janovec
see also: http://www.nybg.org/bsci/staf/janovec.html
audio recorded 11/14/03

The History and Future of Internet Libraries
Jim Zimmerman, President, http://www.thelibrarychannel.com/
an ALA sponsored event
audio recorded 11/13/03

What's Behind your OPAC? Delivering a Catalog with Scripting Languages and Databases
Chad Fennel
ASIS&T Tech Talk Series
audio recorded 11/06/03

Barbara Ford of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs
an SLA event audio
audio recorded 10/29/03

In the Dark of Night: A Scary Storytelling Concert for Adults
A benefit for the Center for Children's Books with Janice Del Negro, Dan Keding and Dennis Frederick
audio recorded 10/25/03

GSLIS Spring '04 Course Showcase
GSLIS faculty talk about the courses they are teaching this Spring.
audio recorded 10/13/03

Making Digital Libraries a Reality
Ian Witten, New Zealand Digital Library Project, Computer Science Department, Waikato University, New Zealand
a Proseminar event
audio recorded 9/29/03

Mortenson Distinguished Lecture
Information Competencies: A Bridge to Narrow North-South Knowledge Gaps
Jesus Lau, Director, USBI Veracruz Library and UV Virtual Library Coordinator, Veracruz, Mexico
audio recorded 9/23/03

Passions of the Internet and the Art of Living
Rafael Capurro
a Proseminar event
audio recorded 9/22/03

Scientific discovery in complementary but disjoint literatures: the role of Medline title-searching and a study of B-list precision as a function of sublanguages and randomness; implications for hypothesis-generation
Don Swanson, Professor, Division of Humanities, University of Chicago
a Proseminar event
audio recorded 9/8/03
Readings:


LIS 360 Practicum Informational Meeting
Dale Silver
audio recorded 9/5/03

Social Justice Speaker Series
Christine Jenkins, GSLIS Associate Professor, and Curt McKay, Assistant Dean of GSLIS presented on LGBT issues for LIS.  audio recorded on 11/20/03.
Kamau Laraviere, Director of the UIUC Urban Exchange Center, read two poems followed by class discussion.  Introduction and reading ofBlack Poem audio, reading of Paradoxes of Oppressionaudio recorded 10/6/03
Professor Julian Rappaport from the UIUC Department of Psychology. Audio not available for this session.
Professor Al Kagan, UIUC African Studies Bibliographer and Professor of Library Administration. audio recorded 10/23/03
Dr. Kathleen de la Pena McCook, University of South Florida. audio recorded 10/16/03
Panel Discussion with Yanira Vegerano, Fernando Reyna, Paul King and Hugh Phillips. audio recorded 10/2/03
Jeffrey Huber from School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University. audio recorded 10/9/03
Alejandro Molina from the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. audio recorded 9/4/03
Imani Bazzell from Sisternet. audio recorded 9/11/03
Dr. Loriene Roy from the University of Texas. audio recorded 9/18/03
Shireen Mitchell from Digital Sisters. audio recorded 9/25/03

Secrets from the Search Committee: Getting and Keeping that Academic Reference Job
Jennifer E. Knievel
audio recorded 5/30/03

The Role of Cultural Institutions in the Twenty-first Century
Bob Martin, Director of IMLS
audio recorded 5/5/03

FRBR - Getting Ready
Dr. Barbara Tillett, Chief of the Cataloging Policy and Support Office (CPSO) at the Library of Congress
see also: http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/guest_lectures/LEEPApril30.html
http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/guest_lectures/FRBR_Bibco/img0.html
http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/guest_lectures/VIAF_Rome/img0.html
audio recorded 4/30/03

Intro to HTML and Web Design
audio recorded 4/21/03

Initiatives in Indigenous Librarianship
Loriene Roy was on campus to interview for a newly created position of Director of Native American Studies and a joint appointment at GSLIS.
audio recorded 4/18/03

Barbara Ford of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs
an ALA sponsored event
audio recorded 4/17/03

Making Culture Visible: The Impact of Designer's Design Decisions on Students' Software Preferences
Nichole Pinkard, University of Chicago
a Proseminar event
audio recorded 4/14/03

Electronic Field Guide: An Object-Oriented WWW Database to Identify Species and Record Ecological Observations XML / Web Services and Electronic Field Guide
Robert Morris, University of Massachusetts
audio recorded 4/7/03

A Chat with a Knowledge Architect
Vivian Bliss (MS '97), Natural User Interface Platform, Microsoft.
audio recorded 3/14/03

What Tech Skills are in Demand for LIS Grads?
Panel of Academic, Public, School, and Special Librarians.
Sponsored by the Student Chapter of ASIS&T.
audio recorded 3/8/03

Rare Book Collections
Alvan Bregman, UIUC Rare Books Librarian.
audio recorded 2/25/03

Hope Olson - GSLIS faculty candidate lecture
Hope Olson, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Alberta
audio recorded 2/19/03

Cheap Date: Tales of Love and Romance
A Storytelling Valentine for Adults Benefit for The Center for Children's Books: Janice Del Negro, Betsy Hearne, Dan Keding, The Storyweavers, Megan Wells, and others will present an evening of traditional stories and modern tales, folk ballads and popular songs, reflecting various aspects of romantic love.
audio recorded 2/14/03

Meet Bonnie Bracey
Bonnie Bracey
audio recorded 2/12/03

Digitizing A Discipline: Possibilities and Problems for History and Historians
Roy Rosenzweig
audio recorded 2/10/03

Professional Development Workshops Series

The Job Search Process with Curt McKay audio recorded 2/5/03
Introduction to "GSLIS Career Central" with Dale Silver (see below)
Writing Cover Letters and Resumes with Curt McKay audio recorded 2/12/03
Interviewing Skills with Curt McKay audio recorded 2/19/03
Salary Negotiation with Leigh Estabrook audio recorded 2/27/03
Professional Development Q&A audio recorded 3/6/03