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Science and Technology Section (STS): Past Annual & Midwinter Conferences

ACRL Science & Technology Section programming and materials from past conferences.

2020 Midwinter Conference

STS Federal Science Agency Update

January 2020

Recording Link: http://www.youtu.be/EyMzEjcxDCA 

Presenters: Mary Moulton (National Transportation Library), Cynthia Parr (Agricultural Research Service, USDA) and Kathryn Funk (PubMed Central, National Institutes of Health)

2019 Annual Conference

Federal Science Agencies Update @ Washington Hilton, Shaw room, Saturday, June 22nd, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

  • Cate Canevari - Library Director, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
    Devon Galena, USGS – Reston Library
  • Joanna Martin – Information Program Specialist, Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Wayne Strickland - Acting Associate Director, Office of Program Management, National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

– Sponsored by the STS Government Information Committee

The USGS Library has LibGuides https://usgs.libguides.com/?b=g&d=a and a New Library Catalog

2019 Midwinter Conference

Federal Science Agencies Update Sunday, January 27, 2019 1-2pm @ Grand Hyatt Seattle, Eliza Anderson Amphitheater

Presenters:

  • Liz Doyle, Supervisory Librarian, U.S. EPA Region 10 Library
  • Brian Voss, Library Director, NOAA Seattle Regional Library
  • Wayne Strickland, Acting Associate Director, Office of Program Management, NTIS

A discussion on the current state of federal sciences agencies and how they affect library services and collections

Sponsored by the STS Government Information Committee

2018 ALA Annual Conference

Federal Science Agencies Update @ Morial Convention Center, Rm. 227

  • Amanda J. Wilson (Head, National Network Coordinating Office, National Library of Medicine) will provide an Open Access update related to federal science information and federal science agencies (CENDI) information/data initiatives.
  • Wayne Strickland (Acting Associate Director, Office of Product Mgmt & Acquisitions, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service) will focus on strategies for continuing collection growth and public access of the National Technical Reports Library (NTRL); NTRL relationship building efforts with the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

– Sponsored by the STS Government Information Committee

2018 Midwinter Conference

Federal Science Agencies Update @ Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver​

A discussion on the current state of federal sciences agencies and how they affect library services and collections

Sponsored by the STS Government Information Committee

2017 ALA Annual Conference

Federal Science Agencies Update @ Hilton Chicago, Conference Room 4D

Please join us at the Update for the latest on DOE’s National Labs and databases, public access to federally-funded research, and NTIS. Speakers include:

  • Sandra Lee, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Amanda J. Wilson, National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • Wayne Strickland, National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Sponsored by the STS Government Information Committee