2006 Retreat, Augusta, GA, March 10-12

The Library as Physical and Virtual Space for Knowledge Management:

Blueprints for the Future

CONBLS Directors’ Retreat, March 10-12, 2006

Hosted by Medical College of Georgia Greenblatt Library

Augusta, GA

Retreat Summary

Friday, March 10

4:00 p.m. Shuttle pick-up @ hotel for Greenblatt Library

4:30 p.m. NLM’s Changing Faces of Medicine Exhibit and library tour

5:30 p.m. Shuttle from Library to Reception/Dinner

6:00 p.m. Reception/Dinner (Bistro)

9:00 p.m. Shuttle from Bistro to Radisson

Note: Please let me know if you plan to arrive later than the Library visit and need transportation to dinner. I could pick you up in front of hotel @ 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 11 (Radisson)

8:30 a.m.—Continental Breakfast

9:00-12:00 noon—Academic Learning Space: An Information Commons, Crit Stuart, Associate Director for Public Services, Georgia Tech Libraries

Noon-1:00 p.m.-Lunch

1:00-4:00 p.m.—Smart Tech: an Institutional Repository, Tyler Walters, Associate Director for Technical Services, Georgia Tech Libraries, and, GALILEO’s Knowledge Management Repository: A State Perspective, Mark Spasser, PhD, Chair, Education and Information Services, Medical College of Georgia

4:00-5:00 p.m.—Assessment and Wrap-up

Dinner—On Your Own (numerous downtown eateries and night clubs)

Sunday, March 12 (Radisson)

8:30 a.m.—Continental Breakfast

9:00-12:00 noon—Program (State of Our Universities and Libraries)

Morehouse School of Medicine Library (formerly the Multi-Media Center), Cynthia L. Henderson
UF Health Science Center Libraries Status Report, Beth Layton
The Medical College of Georgia: State of the Library, Tamera Lee
University of South Carolina School of Medicine State of the Campus and Library, Ruth Riley

12:00 noon—1:00 p.m.–Lunch

Recommended local options for those who may arrive early or stay longer (an easy distance via the River Walk just outside hotel unless noted otherwise):

Augusta Golf and Gardens ( http://www.gghf.org/)

Morris Art Museum ( http://www.themorris.org/)

Ft. Discovery Museum ( http://www.nscdiscovery.org/)

Augusta Canal and Petersburg Boats ( http://www.augustacanal.com)–short cab ride from downtown)

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