Fifth Annual CARL Conference * September 19-20, 1997

Interest Group
Preconference Programs

Interest Group Preconference Programs: ABLE CALM-N CCIG CSUL

"SIC Transit, Hello NAICS!
Creating New Pathways to Industrial Classification"

Presented by ABLE (Academic Business Librarians Exchange)

Friday, September 19, 1997
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Carole Ambler
Chief of the Services Division, Bureau of the Census.
Chair of the Economic Classification Policy Committee.
Jennifer Boettcher
Texas A & M University
Margot Diltz
Information Access Corporation 


In 1997, the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) will replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) as the new standard to describe business establishments and industries. The system will be used by Canada and Mexico as well as the United States for statistical compilations. What are the differences between the NAICS and SIC codes? What is the timeline for development? How will this affect commercial publishers that use SIC codes? What implications does the transition have for business research?

"Making the Decision to Change
and Getting the Job Done:
Issues in the Changing Library Workplace"

Presented by CALM-North (California Academic Library Managers--Northern Region)

Friday, September 19, 1997
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Vicki Rosen 

 Vicki Rosen, Lee Leighton, Armanda Barone

  Vicki Rosen
Coordinator of Regional Library Services, University of San Francisco
Lee Leighton, Armanda Barone
Head & Asst. Head of Technical Services, University of California--Berkeley
Mary Dolven
Director of Library Services, Diablo Valley Community College
Janice Dost
Partnership for Librarian Continuing Education, and
Director, Library Human Resources Department, University of California--Berkeley  .

 Abstract: As libraries experience technological change, growing demand for services, and shrinking budgets, librarians and support staff are faced with a rapidly changing work environment and work roles. Coping with these changes can be challenging and unsettling. Vicki Rosen and Lee Leighton will address the issues of the changing library workplace; Mary Dolven and Janice Dost will discuss training, continuing education, and professional development as a means of coping with change

"What's Up with Information Competency in California?

Presented by CCIG (Community College Interest Group)

Friday, September 19, 1997
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gabriela Sonntag

Ned Fielden,
San Francisco State University
Topsy Smalley,
Cabrillo College
Gabriela Sonntag,
CSU San Marcos
Abstract: The preconference will bring together people who will describe the current status of programs/projects/initiatives in California community colleges, the CSUs and the UCs related to the topic of information competency. The focus will be on how to incorporate information competency in to the curriculum of community colleges as a component of student success. There will also be a short meeting to discuss the organizational process for the new Community College Interest Group (Northern California) of CARL.

"Status of the CSU Unified Information Project"

Presented by CSUL (California State University Librarians)

Friday, September 19, 1997
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Arglenda Friday, Moderator

Doug Davis

Doug Davis
University Librarian, Cal State Los Angeles (Biographical sketch)
Member, UIAS Management Team and UIAS Contract Negotiation Team.
Dr. Gordon Smith
Associate Director for Library Policy and Planning, CSU Office of the Chancellor



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