Present: Alan Charnes (Alliance), Rose Nelson (Alliance), Jessica Branco Colati (Alliance), Ed Fugikawa (Alliance), John Culshaw (CUB), Suzanne Larsen (CUB), Yem Fong (CUB), Ellen Greenblatt (Auraria), Emily Epstein (HSL), Joan Lamborn (UNC), Helen Reed (UNC), Carol Steward (UNC), Greg Colati (DU), Diana Sweany (Regis), Rita Hug (UCCS), Diane Westerfield (CC), Dawn Paschal (CSU), Louise Treff-Gangler (Auraria), Melissa DeSantis (HSL), Laura Guy (CSM), Patricia Anderson (CSM)
Repository ServicesProgrammer, Alliance Digital Repository
The Alliance Digital Repository (http://adr.coalliance.org) is a consortial digital repository service currentlybeing developed at the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries. The repository actively develops andmaintains a set of services and open source tools to support ingestion, searchand discovery, digital object delivery and presentation, and preservation ofdigital content (i.e. digital images, text, audio files, video, and other content).
On April 18, colleagues from Alliance member libraries gathered around a table to discuss and present how they are implementing Web 2.0 applications in their library. It was interesting to see how so many librarians have dived into this latest set of technologies to create different access points to library resources. Rather than post minutes on the session, Steve Lawson from Colorado College has created a wiki with links to projects Alliance libraries have created. http://allianceroundtable.pbwiki.com/
Close to 200 librarians attended the Next Generation Library Interfaces All Alliance conference. The day began with a welcome from Alan Charnes,executive director of the Alliance. Immediately following, MarshallBreeding, Director for Innovative Technologies and Research fromVanderbilt University, provided an overview of the marketplace of nextgeneration library interfaces. Representatives from Aquabrowser, OCLC,TLC, and Ex Libris gave presentations on their Next Generationproduct. Glen Newton, Researcher from the National Research Council ofCanada was the afternoon k
Minutes prepared by Steve Lawson Edited by Rose Nelson
Kaijsa Calkins (Wyoming), Alan Charnes (Alliance), Carrie Forbes (DU), Mary Ann Harlow (Wyoming), Steve Lawson (Colorado College), Rose Nelson (Alliance), Blake Sanz (DU) Lecturer in University Writing Program, Caroline Sinkinson (CU Boulder)
Q: What are you currently doing?
Mary Ann and Kaijsa: Working with conditionally admitted students inthe Synergy Program. Taking a more "intrusive" position in theclassroom.
Wendy Shortridge, Linda DeFord, Rosiland Parker Yocom-Mines;Marianne Aldrich, Mike McEvers-CC; CC; Jane Thomas and Curt Williams-UCB; DaveHodgins and Kevin Jacobs –UCCS; Donna Goben-DU; Sara Vaughn and Deb Myers-UNC;