Binghamton University Libraries Updates
Binghamton University Libraries has also now integrated Subject Guide links into Blackboard course pages. These links are setup to open a new page, directing users to the appropriate librarian’s subject guide for a specific area of study or course-guide. For more information, see the blog post- http://library2.binghamton.edu/news/blog/2012/02/02/subject-guides/
Erin Rushton, Web Services Librarian, presented "Implementing Primo at Binghamton University Libraries" at the National Federation of Advanced Information Services’ (NFAIS) meeting "Web Scale Information Discovery: The Opportunity, the Reality, the Future" in September 2011.
Rushton also co-authored the article, “The Goodness in the Evil of SEO Why Search Engine Optimization Matters to Information Professionals with Susan Funke. The article was published in the November 2011 issue of Searcher.
Edward M. Corrado, Director of Library Technology, has co-edited a book, "Getting started with cloud computing: A LITA guide," with Dr. Heather Lea Moulaison that was published this summer by Neal-Schuman.
Corrado presented on the topic of cloud computing with Dr, Moulaison at LITA National Forum, St. Louis, Missouri in September 2011.
Corrado also presented at the New York Library Association’s Annual Conference about cloud computing. During this conference, Corrado also co-presented about Tools for Digital Preservation and Asset Management with Mark Wolff, Rachael Jaffe (metadata/cataloging librarian), and Molly O'Brien (metadata/cataloging librarian ), and he participated in a panel about emerging technologies with Blake Carver and Ken Fujiuchi in November 2011.
Anne Larrivee, Social Sciences Subject Librarian, presented with colleague Ava Iulliano for the Reference Services Section (RSS) of RUSA for the 2012 American Library Association’s Midwinter Conference. The topic of their presentation was titled: For whom the Catalog Serves: Reference Librarians using Information-Seeking Features of Catalogs and Discovery Systems. Larrivee & Iulliano will be presenting a similar topic at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference for the The Readers' Advisory Research and Trends Forum.