Saturday, April 14, 2007

Oregon Library Assn Conference - Genealogy & Local History Sessions

Oregon Library Association Conference
April 18-20, 2007
Corvallis, Oregon

Digitizing Grows Community
8:30-10 a.m. Friday, April 20th
Kate Cleland-Sipfle, Southern Oregon University; Rose Jackson, Portland State University; Marita Kunkel, Oregon Institute of Technology; Dorothy Ormes, Southern Oregon University

Unlikely collaborations between libraries (academic or public), multi-level government agencies, and nonprofits has enabled creation of digital collections of cultural heritage, public policy, and scientific interest for Oregonians. LSTA-funded cases presented are: Southern Oregon Digital History Collection, Oregon Sustainable Community Digital Library, and Klamath Waters Digital Library.

Genealogy Around the World
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, April 20th
Christopher D. Rumbaugh, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

Help your patrons travel to the lands of their ancestors! The Internet makes international genealogy a reality for many. This program will serve as an overview of genealogical resources available from around the world. See examples of databases, scanned images, national and regional archives, and genealogical societies. For reference librarians and support staff working directly with patrons.