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The Future of the Book Conference

Conference Proceedings

The Future of the Book Conference Proceedings (Archived)

Thursday, July 21
8:30 Second Floor Gallery Gather
9:00 Room 208

Introduction by Roy Ziegler, Associate Dean for Collection Development and Welcome by Julia Zimmerman, FSU Dean of Libraries

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9:15 Room 208

Keynote Presentation
– You Kant Touch This: the Immanent Book and the Digital Age

Elaine Treharne, FSU Professor of English and History of Text Technologies

 


10:15 Second Floor Gallery Break
10:30

Breakout 1

 


Section A
Room 103

Moderator:
Jessica Critten

 

Interplay of Screen and Print Books
-Gary Frost (University of Iowa, University Conservator)

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On the Future of the Scholarly Monograph in the Humanities
-Paul Fyfe (FSU, Professor of English and HOTT)


Section B
Room 214

Moderator:
Amy K. Weiss

 

Process Improvement, Print and the Reconstruction of Technical Services
– Jeffrey Bowen (University of North Florida, Carpenter Library, Digital Commons Administrator)
– Michael Kucsak (University of North Florida, Carpenter Library
)

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Duplication with a Purpose
– Erin Gallagher (Coutts Information Services, Collections Consultant)

Bob Nardini (Coutts Information Services, Head Bibliographer)

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Section C
Room 114

Moderator:
Sarah Buck Kachaluba

 

The Future of the Book in the Spanish-Speaking World
– Meiyolet Méndez (University of Miami Richter Library, Librarian Asst. Professor)
– Sarah Buck Kachaluba (FSU, Humanities Librarian)

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Section D
Room 208

Moderator:
Gloria Colvin

 

E-books in Academic Libraries
– Barbara Blummer (Center for Computing Sciences, Librarian)

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– Jeffrey Kenton (Towson University, College of Education, Assistant Dean)

A Call to Action: Intellectual Property and Accessing the E-book Age
Rachel Besara (FSU, Assessment Librarian)
– Rebecca Bichel (FSU, Associate Dean of Public Services)

– Kiersten Kinsley (FSU, Assessment Librarian)

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11:30 Room 108 Lunch provided
1:00

Room 208

Moderator:
Jane Marie Pinzino

Plenary Session: Author Perspectives

 

Perspective on Children's and Young Adult Books
– Carole Fiore, (Training and Library Consultant)

Perspective of a Scholar/Author
– Terry Harpold (University of Florida, Professor of English, Film and Media Studies).

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Perspective of an Adult Fiction Writer
Connie May Fowler (Winner, Southern Book Critics Circle Award and Francis Buck Award)

 


 
2:15

Room 208

Moderator:
Trip Wykoff

Plenary Session: Publisher Perspectives

 

Perspective of an Academic Library as Publisher
– JoAnne Deeken (University of Tennessee/Knoxville Libraries, Head of Technical Services and Digital Access)

Perspective Press of a University
– Meredith Morris-Babb (University Press of Florida, Director)

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Perspective of a For-profit Publisher
– Jim Draper (Gale-Cengage, Literature Publisher)

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3:30 Second Floor Gallery Break
4:00

Room 208

 

Keynote Presentation
McLuhan was Right

Bob Stein, Founder and Co-Director, The Institute for the Future of the Book

 


5:00

Room 108

 

E-Reader Petting Zoo
Rachel Besara (FSU, Assessment Librarian)
Rebecca Bichel (FSU, Associate Dean of Public Services)

 


5:00 Room 108 Reception  
7:00 Dinner on your own  
Friday, July 22
8:30 Second Floor Gallery Gather
9:00 Room 208

Welcome back

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9:15 Room 208

 

Keynote Presentation
As Libraries Change: Keep Your Eye on the Reader

Lynn Sutton, Dean, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University

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10:15 Second Floor Gallery Break
10:30

Breakout 2  

 


Section E
Room 103

Moderator:
William Modrow

 

Teaching and Researching Text Technological Transformation through Special Collections
– Denise Bookwalter (FSU, Professor of Art)
Elaine Treharne (FSU, Professor of English and History of Text Technologies)
William Modrow (FSU Libraries, Special Collections Librarian)
– Ben Yadon (FSU Libraries, Special Collections)

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Section F
Room 214

Moderator:
Erin Gallagher

 

Consortial E-Book Collections: A Sustainable Model for Scholarly Content
– Claire Dygert (Florida Center for Library Automation, E-Resource Licensing Specialist)
– Becky Donlan (Florida Gulf Coast University, Asst. Director of Library Collections)

– Roy Ziegler (FSU Libraries, Associate Dean for Collection Development)

 

 


Section G
Room 114

Moderator:
James Rhoades

 

Celebrating the Book in the Digital Age
– Jessica Critten (FSU, Graduate Assistant)
– James Rhoades (FSU, Research Librarian)

Satire and the Future of the Book
– William Meehan (Valdosta State University, Professor of Library and Information Science)

 


11:30 Room 108 Lunch provided  
12:30

Breakout 3

 


Section H
Room 103

Moderator:
Apryl Price

 

Going Digital in the Classroom
– Mercedes B. Clement (Daytona State College, Head Librarian, Library Services)
– Cheryl J. Kohen (Daytona State College, Librarian, Library Services)

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Open Access Textbooks
– Susie Henderson (Orange Grove Repository, Project Director)
– Meredith Morris-Babb (University of Florida Press, Director)

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Section I
Room 114

Moderator:
Michael J. Luesebrink

 

Library Technical Services Moves to the 21st Century
– Annie Glerum (FSU, Head of Complex Cataloging)
– Michael J. Luesebrink (FSU, Head of Monographic Acquisitions)
– Charles McElroy (FSU, Serials Department Head)
– Ruth Ziegler (FSU, Head of Authorities/Catalog Management)

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Section J
Room 208

Moderator:
Sarah Buck Kachaluba

 

Bookseller Perspectives
– Bob Nardini (Coutts Information Services, Head Bibliographer)
– Michael Zeoli (YBP Library Services, Global Consortial Sales, Director)

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Section K
Room 214

Moderator:
Marcia Gorin

 

Shaping the Future of the Book in the Arts
– Jessica Evans Brady (FSU, Visual and Performing Arts Librarian)
– Rachel Besara (FSU, Assessment Librarian)

Is Book a Verb? The Social Future of the Book
– Joe Windish (Georgia College, Lead Technical Specialist for Instructional Support)

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1:30

Room 208

Moderator:
Jane Marie Pinzino

Plenary Session: The Future of the Print Book

 

The Future of the Print Book : Libraries and Landfills?
– David Gants (FSU, Professor of English and HOTT)

What's the Future of the Print Book? A Rhetorical Question
– Michael Neal (FSU, Professor of English)

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What the Quake Book Tells Us about the Future of the Print Book
–Kathleen Blake Yancey (FSU, Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English and Director of Graduate Program in Rhetoric and Composition)

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2:45 Room 208

Closing Remarks

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