VALE Users’ / NJ ACRL/NJLA CUS Conference
Thursday, January 6, 2005 

“Issues in Scholarly Information: From Creator to Producer to User.”
Busch Campus Center
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Schedule of Events
Use the VALE Conference Registration Form to sign up


9:00 am – 9:45 am International Students’ Lounge
Registration / Coffee / Poster Sessions
9:45 am – 10:15 am Center Hall
Knowledge Initiative Update | PPT version
10:15 am – 11:30 am Center Hall
Keynote Address:
The Anarchist on the Library: The Survival of the Copyleft in a Copyright World
Robert Boynton, Director, Magazine Journalism Program, New York University,
and author of “The Tyranny of Copyright?” NY Times, January 25, 2004
Reaction Panel:
Julie Still, author and Reference Librarian, Rutgers
Joseph Dillon, Director of Sales Administration, IEEE
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Morning Breakout Sessions
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Multipurpose Room
LUNCH – Sandwich buffetState of VALE | PPT version
Judith Cohn, VALE Executive Committee Chair
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm International Students’ Lounge
Poster Sessions
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions


Morning Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM

a. Keynoter Follow-up 
Robert Boynton

b. Writing for Publication 
Marta Deyrup, Seton Hall

c. Last Copy/Repository Issues 
Please review the following documents for discussion at this session
Mary Mallery, Montclair, Moderator Collections Under Stress: Developing a Coordinated Response to Ensuring Future Access to Print Holdings in New Jersey | PPT version
Judy Cohn, UMDNJ
John Cohn, County College of Morris
Robert Sewell, Rutgers University Last Copy/Repository Issues: Research Libraries’ Perspective | PPT version

d. Librarian’s Role in Combating Plagiarism 
Bill McNelis, DeVry

e. Privacy Policies & Your Library: Perfect Together? HTML version | PPT version 
Luis Rodriguez, Montclair

f. Scholarly Communication, the Promotion & Tenure Review Process and Librarians 
Richard E. Stern, Seton Hall

g. Closer to Searching the “Virtual Library”: IntLib Lightweight Integration Technology in Libraries HTML version | Powerpoint version
Michael Bieber, Jim Robertson and Richard Sweeney, NJIT

h. Team Elements: Making the Most of Your Committee Work 
Paula Williams, Bergen CC


Afternoon Breakout Sessions
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

a. Q&Anj Academic Queue – How Is It Working? HTML version | PPT version
VALE Reference Services Committee, Nancy Madacsi, Centenary, Moderator

b. Implementing Linking Agent: Benefits and Challenges (SerialSolutions Journal Linker Experience) 
Jia Mi, College of New Jersey

c. From Scribbler to Scribe to Scholarly Communicator: Transition Points in Publication 
Vibiana Bowman, Patricia O’Brien Libutti and Eileen Stec, Rutgers;
Mallika Henry, York College CUNY

d. VALE’s Electronic Resources: The Next Frontier 
VALE Electronic Resources Committee, Luis Rodriguez, Chair

e. What to Do and Where to Go: Strategies and Resources for Combating Plagiarism 
Robert Lackie and Michele D’Angelo-Long, Rider

f. JerseyClicks: NJ Statewide Portal Featuring Federated Searching 
VALE Resource Sharing Committee, Judy Gardner, Rutgers, Chair
Scherelene Schatz NJ State Library JerseyClicks: New Jersey’s One Stop Library Gateway to Quality Information | PPT version

g. Authors and Readers Both: Faculty, Fair Use, and Scholarly Communication
Jeanne Boyle, Rutgers Libraries
Marlie Wasserman, Rutgers University Press