About this site: This site hosts
the schedule for the Fall ‘06 offerings
of research and other topics. The previous schedule is here.
Most presentations are given in the Palace Road Building, unless otherwise specified, at Simmons
College, Boston, MA.
Everyone is welcome. Refreshments
will be served.
James Matarazzo, Dean Emeritus
- “Today’s most unpopular jobs”
Tuesday, October 3, 2006, 1-2
pm. Room: P206. View
the abstract here.
Nicole Henning, Brandy King - “Cool Tools:
digital tools used in the library setting”
Tom Clark (Sun Microsystems):
“Librarians need to get a Second Life”
Henning (MIT Libraries): “Aggregating
Information for Library Users”
King (Children's Hospital):
“Blogs in the Work Place”
Because of a conflict with an
ASIST/SLA presentation, the scheduled speaker
(G. Benoit) yields the date to these guest speakers.
Tuesday, October 17, 2006, 1:30
pm, Katzen Room in the new Library Building
Gillian Hallam - What's up in
Associate Professor, School of Information Systems,
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
LIS, IT & Career-Long Learning Down Under
Monday, October 30, 2006, 1-2 pm. Room: Special Functions Room (Main College Building).
Rong Tang - Users’ Mental Models
of Federated Searching
Simmons College, GSLIS
Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 1-2 pm.
University of California-Los Angeles
[This year’s Lazerow Lecturer]
November 29, 2006, 1-2 pm. Room: P207.
Schedule to speak:
Veilleux, Associate Professor, Simmons College, Dept of Computer Science
Patricia Erwin will speak on building a digital
library of cyber security resources
G. Benoit, Associate Professor, Simmons College, Information Retrieval projects
Sheila Denn, Assistant Professor, Simmons College