2004 Conference Program

7th Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International Conference
Seattle, WA January 14-16, 2004
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Wednesday, January 14, 2004
ASLI program and ASLI dinner

8:30am Registration and Coffee
9:15am ASLI Roundtable Discussion
Moderator:Patty Carey
ASLI members and attendees will describe their libraries and unique collections, new resources and special projects. This is also an opportunity to distribute new brochures, other descriptive materials and contact info to attendees.
10:15am Break — Sponsored by ISI
10:30am Keynote Speaker
Moderator:Jinny NathansPutting Information in Context in the Workspace of Today and Tomorrow
Mary Lee Kennedy, Director, Knowledge Network Group, Microsoft Corporation
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Invited Speakers
Moderator: Patty Carey and Maureen WoodsExtreme Weather of the Pacific Northwest
Dr. Clifford Mass, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Linkages between Climate Variability and the Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific
Dr. Nick Bond, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean

2:30pm Break
2:45pm ASLI Contributed Papers
Moderator: Madeleine NeedlesBjerknes and Son – and NOAA’s Treasures
Doria M. Grimes, Librarian, NOAA Central Library, Silver Spring, MD

Notebooks of Abbott Lawrence Rotch founder of Blue Hill Observatory
Jinny Nathans, Librarian and Archivist, AMS, Boston, MA

Digitization of Air Force Weather Technical Documents
Susan Tarbell, Librarian, Air Force Weather Technical Library, Asheville, NC

4:00pm Exhibit Hall open until 7:30 p.m.
5:30pm Pre-AMS Banquet reception in Exhibit Hall
7:00pm Annual ASLI Dinner
Elliott’s Oyster House on Seattle’s waterfront. Sponsored by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts

Thursday, January 15, 2004
ASLI program, vendor updates, business meeting

8:45am Coffee
9:00am Publishing and Vendor Relations
Moderator: Susan TarbellKilling the Print Journals
Keith Seitter, DeputyDirector, AMS, Boston, MA

Best Practices with Publishers: Negotiating Site Licenses for Online Journals
Maureen Woods and Gayle Gray, NOAA Seattle Regional Library, Seattle, WA

10:15am Break
Sponsored by Swets Blackwell
10:30am Product Updates from Information Providers
Moderator: Maria LatyszewskyjThe Web of Knowledge 2.0: Premium Content and Information Tools for the Researcher, Student and Information Professional
Jeff Dougherty and Kristin Kulp, Thomson-ISI, Philadelphia, PA

Swets Information Services Products and Enhancements
Karen Lund, Swets Blackwell, Runnemede, NJ

New Products and Information from the AGU
Steve Cole, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.

12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Product Updates from Information Providers
Moderator: Maria LatyszewskyjAmerican Meteorological Society
Ken Heideman, Director of Publications, and Jeff Rosenfeld, Editor, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Michael Miyazaki on Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts’ product enhancements

New Products and Information from John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Louise Breinholt, Society Journals Marketing Manager, John Wiley & Sons Ltd

New Products and Information from Elsevier
Jacques Kiebert, Senior Publishing Editor, Earth Sciences Department

3:00pm Break
3:30pm ASLI Business Meeting
4:30pm Exhibit Hall open until 6:00 p.m.

Friday, January 16, 2004
Annual ASLI Field Trip

8:30am – 4:30pm Annual ASLI Field Trip
Visits to the Microsoft Archives and Museum, the Boeing Technical Library, and the NOAA Regional Library. Cost: $40 (Lunch not included).Contact Judie Triplehorn at (907) 474-7512 or gilibrary@gi.alaska.edu to register for the Field Trip or for additional information.