Friday, April 20, 2001
Saturday, April 21, 2001
Sunday, April 22, 2001
Monday, April 23, 2001
Contributed Papers - Monday, April 23, 2001
Poster Sessions
Technology Expo Demonstrations

Friday, April 20, 2001
8:00am-5:00pm Registration
8:30am-5:00pm USAIN Executive Council Meeting
1:00-3:00 pm

Pre-conference session

"Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data Resources for Agriculture" description

Steven Morris (NCSU Libraries)

3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:30 pm

Pre-Conference session

"Scholarly Communication and Copyright: "Emerging Issues and Campus Initiatives" description report

Peggy Hoon (NCSU Libraries)

Panelists: Anita Ezzo, Michigan State University; Norma Kobzina, University of California, Berkeley; Allison Level, Colorado State University

Moderated by Allison Level (Colorado State University)

7:00-9:00 pm

Welcome Reception, Top of the Tower, State Capital Hotel

Sponsored by The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma



Saturday, April 21, 2001
8:00am-5:00pm Registration
8:00-8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by CSA

8:30-8:45 am Welcome
8:45-9:45 am

Keynote Address: "No More Fences"

Dr. Wanda D. Sykes, Southeastern District Director, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service report

Sponsored by Cargill, Inc.

Moderated by Debbie Currie (North Carolina State University)

9:45-10:00 am Questions for Keynote Speaker
10:00-10:30 am

Break with Exhibitors

Sponsored by EBSCO


"GMO's: What are the issues?"

Michael Sligh, Director of Sustainable Agriculture for the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA and member of USDA's Advisory Board on Agricultural Biotechnology

"Information Sources on the GMO Controversy"- Tim McKimmie (New Mexico State University)

Moderated by Margaret C. Merrill, Virginia Polytech Institute and State University), Social Issues Interest Group

NOON-1:15 pm

Lunch with Darren Schmall "The Original Pizza Farmer"

( report

Sponsored by The Pennsylvania State University Libraries

Moderated by Amy Paster (Pennsylvania State University)

1:15-2:30 pm

Trends and Issues in Document Delivery report

"The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Meeting the Challenges of Document Delivery at an Off-Campus Agricultural Research Facility"-

M Kay Mowery, (University of Georgia)


"Needs Assessment to Aid Decision-Making Toward E-journals Subscription and a Pilot Document Delivery Service: Case Studies at the University of Maryland"

Alesia McManus (University of Maryland)

"Desktop Delivery of Documents: The Issues"

Jim Ward (CISTI)

Moderated by Luti Salisbury (University of Arkansas), Document Delivery Interest Group

2:30-3:15 pm

Interest Group Discussion

Moderated by Kathy Fescemyer (Pennsylvania State University)

3:15-3:30 pm


Sponsored by the Special Libraries Association

3:30-4:30 pm

National Agricultural Library (NAL) and AgNIC Update

Pamela Andre, (Director, NAL)

Melanie Gardner, (AgNIC Coordinator, NAL)

Moderated by Amy Paster (Pennsylvania State University)


Report on the Results of the NAL Customer Service Survey

Barbara Hutchinson (University of Arizona)

Moderated by Amy Paster (Pennysylvania State University)

6:00-7:00 pm Agricola Interest Group Dutch Treat Dinner, Top of the Tower Lounge, State Capital Hotel
6:15-7:00 pm Using the Agricultural Literature Authors Group Meeting, Top of the Tower Lounge, State Capital Hotel
7:00 pm Agricola Interest Group Meeting, Top of the Tower Lounge, State Capital Hotel



Sunday, April 22, 2001
8:00am-5:00pm Registration
8:00-9:15 am

USAIN General Business Meeting & Breakfast

Sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University

Chaired by USAIN President Diana Farmer (Kansas State University)

9:15-10:00 am

Contributed paper session

"Libraries and Extension: Engaging in Partnerships," Angi Faiks (Cornell University) (abstract)

"Reaching Out: Land Grant Library Services to Cooperative Extension Offices, Experiment Stations, and Agriculture Science Centers," Tim McKimmie (New Mexico State University) (abstract)

Moderated by Heather K. Moberly (Oklahoma State University)

9:30 am- 5:00 pm 1890 Deans and Library Directors' Association Business Meeting (Closed)
10:00-10:15 am Break

Vendor Demonstrations

Moderated by Mary Ochs (Cornell University)

11:00 am-NOON

Preservation Committee Update

Moderated by Katherine Walter (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

NOON-1:30 pm Lunch on your own
1:30-2:45 pm

Comparing AGRICOLA by Vendor.

Comparisons will be made of access to AGRICOLA via CSA, Community of Science, FirstSearch, OVID, and SilverPlatter. Clarification of which attributes are inherent in AGRICOLA data and which are added by vendors will also be provided

Speakers: Susan Flood (Auburn University), Eileen Herring (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Heather K. Moberly (Oklahoma State University), Valerie Perry (University of Kentucky), Sally Sinn (National Agricultural Library), Helen Smith (The Pennsylvania State University)

Moderated by Carla Casler (University of Arizona), AGRICOLA Interest Group

2:45-3:00 pm


Sponsored by CAB International

3:00-4:30 pm

Pioneering Portals: MyLibrary@NCState

Presenters will discuss portal technology, specifically the project called MyLibrary@NCState

Speakers: Tripp Reade and Keith Morgan (North Carolina State University)

4:30-5:00 pm Closing Discussion
6:30-9:00 pm

Awards Dinner, Top of the Tower State Capital Hotel

Moderated by Barbara Hutchinson (University of Arizona)


Monday, April 23, 2001
7:30-8:15 am

Continental Breakfast at State Capital Hotel

Sponsored by Ovid

8:15-9:00 am Bus to McKimmon Conference and Training Center
9:00am-4:00pm Registration (at McKimmon Center)
9:00-10:15 am Contributed Papers Sessions, Group 1 and Group 2
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-11:45 am Contributed Papers Sessions, Group 3 and Group 4

Lunch at McKimmon Center

Sponsored by Haworth Press

noon-4:00 pm IT EXPO
4:15 pm Bus to library, including brief tour of Centennial Campus
5:00-7:30 pm

Closing Reception hosted by NCSU Libraries.

Tour D.H. Hill Library and view "The Sodfather: A Friend of Agriculture in North Carolina," an exhibit celebrating the career of recently retired North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Jim Graham. Having served thirty-six years in office, Graham ranks as the longest serving commissioner of agriculture in the United States.

7:30-8:00 pm Return by bus to State Capital Hotel
  Evening on Your Own


Contributed Papers - Monday, April 23, 2001


Group 1 (9:00-10:15 am)

Group 2 (9:00-10:15 am)

Group 3 (10:30-11:45 am)

Group 4 (10:30-11:45 am)

Poster Sessions

Preservation Management Issues in an Agriculture Library: Balancing Best Practices with Practical Consideration, Margaret Mellinger and Mary Ellen Weber (University of Tennessee) (abstract)

Information System for the Process of Research into Desertification and Sustainable Development of the Natural Resources, Imd-eldin Ahmed Ali, (Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan) (abstract)

Technology Expo Demonstrations



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