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Steve at 2010 LAUNC-CH Conference

Ellen has already written an admirably thorough posting on the LAUNC-CH Conference we attended on Monday, but now that my week has finally settled down to merely busy instead of insanely packed as it draws to a close, I can add a few comments. I’ll begin by talking about the most interesting session I attended,... more

LAUNCH-CH Research Forum, May 20, 2009

On May 20th, a beautiful North Carolina afternoon, Ellen Daugman, Kaeley McMahan and Craig Fansler traveled to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library to present posters in the LAUNCH-CH Research Forum. The Forum is made up of 2 hour-long poster sessions sandwiched around a paper presentation by three presenters. The poster sessions were arranged along a corridor... more

MB @LAUNC-CH March 2009

Erik Mitchell, Kevin Gilbertson, Cristina Yu, Mary Scanlon, Ellen Daugman, Steve Kelley and I all attended the LAUNC-CH conference at Chapel Hill on March 9, 2009. I attended the Next Generation Library Systems session from 12:45 to 2:15. That presentation, not surprisingly, focused on the OLE Project, (Jean Ferguson and John Little were presenters) and... more


On Monday, March 9th a whole group of ZSR librarians traveled down to Chapel Hill for the Launc-ch conference. It was my first time going and I was very impressed with how well run the conference was. While Kevin and I did a presentation on digital forsyth, I would much rather spend my time commenting... more

2009 LAUNC-CH Conference

Mary Beth drove us to Chapel Hilll for the Conference on March 9. We arrived in time to sample a nice breakfast and met up with several colleagues from ZSR. Rethink, Redefine, Reinvent: the Research Library in the Digital Age was this year’s theme for the LAUNC-CH Conference. It was just as well planned and... more

2009 LAUNC-CH Conference

Rethink, Redefine, Reinvent: the Research Library in the Digital Age was the theme of this year’s Launch conference. Since so many of us attended this conference, each of will blog one presentation to avoid repetition. In the afternoon I attended the break-out session “Changing Workforce” which I thought from the title would be about diversity... more

Cultivating Collaboration Across Learning Communities

LAUNC-CH Conference Cultivating Collaboration Across Learning Communities Ellen Daugman and Mary Scanlon attended the recent LAUNC-CH conference in Chapel Hill. Here’s our report: Keynote speaker: Abby Blachly from LibraryThing Ellen and I attended this year’s LAUNC-CH conference in Chapel Hill; the focus was on collaboration across learning communities and the sessions were designed to present... more

Steve at 2007 LAUNC-CH Conference

On Monday, March 12th, I joined Mary Scanlon, Ellen Daugman and Sharon Snow and headed to Chapel Hill for the 2007 Librarians’ Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Conference, which had the theme “From MySpace to OurSpace: Connecting With Millennials.” Here are the sessions I found most interesting: Are We Ready... more