2004 Conference Presenters
|Stephen Abram, MLS, is President 2004-2005 of the Canadian Library Association and Vice President Innovation of Sirsi Corporation. He has been VP of Corporate Development for Micromedia ProQuest and Publisher Electronic Information for Thomson. He ran libraries for Coopers & Lybrand and Hay Group. Stephen has been listed by Library Journal as one of the top 50 people influencing the future of libraries and librarianship. He has been awarded SLA's John Cotton Dana Award as well as being a Fellow of the SLA. He was Canadian Special Librarian of the Year and Alumni of the Year for the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto where he is teaching management of libraries. He gives over 45 international keynote talks annually to library and information industry conferences.|
Virginia has been a systems coordinator now for 22 years of the 27 that she has spent as a librarian. Her initial entry into the profession was as a reference librarian also doing documents and serials. Then she got the opportunity to do documents, serials, and special collections. After serving at University of Houston - Victoria for two years she got the opportunity to do systems. At that time she became the systems coordinator for both the Victoria College/University of Houston - Victoria and the Victoria Public Libraries and also did archives and special collections for the VC/UH-V Library. She moved to Lamar University in 1979.
David is the System Administrator for the Abilene Library Consortium, in Abilene, TX.
Laura Castillo is the Assistant Director at the Alvin Community College Library.
Carla Clark is the Head of Access Services and Systems at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA.
LaNita is the Library Systems Assistant at the Weatherford College Library.
John Fitzgerald is a Key Account Manager with 3M Library Systems. He has been with 3M for 20 years and has worked with many libraries helping them to analyze their workflow and implement new technology including - security, self checkout and RFID.
Johnathan Hayes is a Senior Sales Representative with Unique Managment, and has been with the company for 3 years.
LadyJane Hickey is the Head of Cataloging at the Newton Gresham Library at Sam Houston State University, in Huntsville, TX.
Tracy is the Systems Librarian at the Dick Smith Library at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX.
Rob Klaus is the Manager of Information Services at Unique Management. He has been with the company for four years, with a focus on ILS Collection Agency interfaces.
Kristi is a Systems Librarian from Bossier Parish Community College.
Jill Mason is an Account Services Manager for EBSCO Information Services for the last 12 1/2 years. She works for the Dallas regional office and provides service to accounts in Louisiana and in Texas from El Paso, Waco, Nacogdoches to the Rio Grande Valley. She has participated in a number of Sirsi-to-EBSCO EDI projects.
Linda is a Librarian and Head of Access Services at the Newton Gresham Library at Sam Houston State University. SHSU has been with Sirsi for just over 2 years, and were previously a DRA site.
Scott is an Account Services Manager for EBSCO Information Services, where he has been since 1993, including service in EBSCO's Asia Pacific office, serving customers in Southeast Asia and China.
Bobbie is the Periodicals Assistant at the Hardin-Simmons University's Richardson Library, where she has served since 1988.
Pat Vince is a Consortium Librarian with LOUIS.