Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Geoscience Librarianship 101


“Geoscience Librarianship 101” – a free seminar on earth science

information resources and their organization – will be presented by the

Geoscience Information Society on Saturday, October 8 in Minneapolis,

Minnesota. Registration is open to all information professionals as well

as students in library and information studies.

The workshop is aimed at librarians new to the geosciences and those

already in the field who want a refresher. A team of experienced

geoscience librarians will cover topics in collection development,

reference and instructional services, maps and geographic information

systems (GIS). Presenters include Lisa Dunn (Colorado School of Mines),

Adonna Fleming (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Lura E. Joseph

(University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana), and Linda Zellmer (Western

Illinois University). After the formal presentations participants will

have the opportunity to engage in open discussion and to give feedback.

Clara McLeod, earth and planetary sciences librarian at Washington

University in St. Louis, is coordinating the event.

Geoscience Librarianship 101 will be held from 9:15 AM to 4:30 PM at the

Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Room S1500. Pre-registration is

required; no walk-ins will be admitted.

Registrations must be received by September 30, 2011. To sign up, please provide your name, daytime contact
information, and professional (work/school) affiliation to: Clara P. McLeod, Rettner Earth & Planetary Sciences Library, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, St. Louis, MO 63130, telephone
314-935-4817, e-mail cpmcleod@wustl.edu.
Sponsored by GeoScience World and ESRI