Year 2013/2014

Spring Program

Copyright Law and Legal Research  
March 4, Tuesday
9:15 a.m. - noon
Widener University School of Law

MLA/DLA Annual Conference (Thursday - Friday, May 8 - 9, 2014, Ocean City, MD. Joint conference with Maryland Library Association)

Discovery Based Learning in Delaware Academic Libraries

  • Thursday, May 8, 3:30 - 4:30
  • Sarah Katz
  • Adrienne Johnson

Year 2012/2013

Fall Program

  • Christiana Care Health System
  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE
  • 8:30a.m. to Noon
  • Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Junior Board Cancer Resource Library
  • Lewis B. Flinn Medical Library and the Gail P. Gill Community Health Library
  • "Health Literacy," Ellen Justice, Community Health Librarian
  • Followed by optional lunch at Purebread Deli
  • Program Flyer
Spring Program
  • Delaware Art Museum and Library
  • Wednesday, April 10

MLA/DLA Annual Conference (Thursday - Friday, May 9-10, 2013, Ocean City, MD. Joint conference with Maryland Library Association)

  • Technology Update: Innovative Use of New Technologies at Delaware College and Research Libraries

Year 2011/12

Fall Program

  • Safeguarding Local History: A Visit to the Delaware Historical Society Library and Museum
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011
  • Wilmington, DE
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Followed by optional lunch at Bain's Deli.

Spring Program

  • Social Networking at the Delaware Public Archives
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Delaware Public Archives
  • Dover, DE
  • Flyer
  • Not sure how to use all these new social media outlets to get your message out?  Plan on attending this special workshop by the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) to learn how the Archives has effectively used these resources.  From social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Pinterest to free eBooks and online education kits for educators, the DPA has increased its online presence to better serve its researchers and to attract new audiences.  Workshop attendees will learn how the Delaware Public Archives promotes their digital content and incorporates social media into their work to share their collection holdings with a broader public.

MLA/DLA Annual Conference (Thursday - Friday, May 10-11, 2012, Ocean City, MD. Joint conference with Maryland Library Association)

  • No division sponsored programs at this conference

Year 2010/11

Fall Program

  • Tour: Naval Observatory Library
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2010
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Visit to the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) Library, a presentation of the mission and history of the Observatory, and a view of USNO’s timekeeping responsibilities with a presentation of the Master Clock system.
  • Sally Bosken, Head Librarian, USNO

Spring Program

  • Longwood Gardens
  • Friday, April 8, 2011
  • 8:45 a.m.-noon




MLA/DLA Annual Conference (Thursday - Friday, May 5 -6, 2011, Ocean City, MD. Joint conference with Maryland Library Association)

  • No division sponsored programs at this conference

Year 2009/10

Spring Program

  • Moving Forward, Looking Back: the Hagley Museum and Library
  • Friday, March 18, 2010
  • Hagley Museum and Library
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Going Digital at the Hagley Library – Kevin Martin, Curator of Digital Collections, Hagley
  • The Life Story of a Food Processor: Hagley’s Design Archives – Bess Williamson, Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of Delaware
  • Program Information

Annual Conference (Thursday, April 29, 2010,
1 p.m.–9 p.m, Dover Downs, Dover, DE)

  • Managing Reaction: A Case Study in Disaster Management
    Courtney Wilson, Executive Director of the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Mr. Wilson will discuss issues of leadership and management during the critical hours and weeks following a partial roof collapse at the museum, called one of the most catastrophic events in the history of American museums.

Year 2008/09

Fall Program

  • Created Worlds: Historical and Virtual Collections
  • Friday, December 12, 2008
  • Winterthur Museum & Country Estate and Library
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Guide to the Winterthur Library: The Joseph Downs Collection and the Winterthur Archives -- E. Richard McKinstry, Winterthur
  • Do I Really Need A Second Life? -- Alexia Hudson, Penn State Abington
  • Program Information

Annual Conference (Thursday, May 7, 2009, 5-9:00 p.m., Dover Downs, Dover, DE)

  • No division sponsored programs at this conference

Year 2007/08

Fall Program

  • New Ways to Reach Library Users
  • Friday, October 12, 2007
  • Delaware Academy of Medicine
  • Newark, DE
  • Program information

Annual Conference (Friday, May 9, 2008, Dover Sheraton)

  • In-house Preservation Discussion
    A discussion of practical hands-on conservation and preservation techniques. Mary Durio (Head, Preservation Deparment, University of Delaware Library) and Jessica Keister (University of Delaware Art Conservation Department)
  • Preserving America's History at the National Archives
    Doris Hamburg, esteemed conservationist and Director of Preservation Programs at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Washington, D.C. shares her broad expertise on this essential topic with you.

Year 2006/07

Fall Program
  • HiTech, LoTech, NoTech Approaches to Instruction
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2006
  • Widener University
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Dr. Tim McGee, Director, Instructional Design and
    Technology, Philadelphia University, keynote speaker.
  • Vibiana Bowman, Reference Librarian, Rutgers University – Camden
  • Donna Wertheimer, Reference Librarian, Rutgers University – Camden
  • Eileen Stec, Reference Librarian, Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  • The program focused on instructional design for teaching and learning in academic libraries. Speakers discussed how to incorporate instructional technology with bibliographic instruction, designing tutorials, reaching today’s undergraduates, and working with English as a Second Language / English Language Institute (ESL/ELI) programs.
Annual Conference (Tuesday, May 8, 2007, Dover Sheraton)

Year 2005/06

Fall Program
  • Tricks and Treats of Blogging
  • October 21, 2005, Delaware State University
  • Stephen Marvin, Business and Social Sciences Subject Coordinator, and Reference Coordinator for the FH Green Library at West Chester University of PA
  • Jane Hutton, Electronic Resources Reference Librarian at FH Green Library, West Chester University of PA
  • Program Information
Annual Conference (May 19, 2006, Dover Sheraton)
  • Mining Public Records for Stories: Perspectives of Students, Journalists and Citizens. Ira Chinoy, Visiting Professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland at College Park
    Understand the importance of access to government information from the perspectives of library users, journalists and students. Mr. Chinoy is an award-winning journalist, instructor, and powerful story teller with important information to share.
  • Technology Trends Update
    Gregg Silvis, Assistant Director for Library Computing Systems, University of Delaware Library and Mandi Townsend, Head, Library Systems Support Department, University of Delaware Library
    Catch up on the latest technology news and applications with brief reports and live demonstrations. Topics include OCLC OpenWorldCat, Google, RSS feeds, blogs, podcasting, wiki and more.

Year 2004/05

Tour of the Delaware Public Archives -- June 9, 2004. Program flyer

Fall Program
  • Information Literacy
  • October 5, 2004, Delaware Technical & Community College, Stanton
  • Strengthening the Academic Identity of First Year Students through Information Literacy -- Etheline Thomas, Ph.D., DTCC - Wilmington
  • Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles -- Pamela A. MacPherson, DTCC - Stanton
  • Program Information | Program Information

Tour of the Delaware Public Archives

  • March 24, 2004
  • 10:00 a.m. to noon
  • Lunch following at the Lobby House (across the street from the Archives)

Invitation to attend Document and Photograph Preservation Workshop, at Delaware Public Archives -- April 16, 2005

Annual Conference (May 12-13, 2005, Dover Sheraton)

  • U.S. Patriot Act: Protecting Intellectual Property Rights -- Stephanie Ardito
  • Internet Literacy -- Fred Hofstetter
  • Pay Equity: Is the Revolution Over? -- Marta Deyrup

Year 2003/04

Fall Program
  • Delaware Legal Information
  • November 10, 2003, Delaware Division of Libraries
  • Delaware’s Regulatory & Statutory Codes Online -- Jeff Hague, Registrar of Regulations, and Ed McNeely, Government Information Center
  • The Legislative Library -- Ruth Ann Melson, Director, Legislative Library
  • Finding Delaware Legal Information -- Mary Jane Mallonee, Legal Information Center, Widener University School of Law
  • Program information

Tour of Delaware Public Archives -- March 24, 2004

Annual Conference (April 28-29, 2004, Dover Sheraton)

  • Delaware Instructional Technology
  • Jointly sponsored by the Delaware Center for Educational Technology and the Delaware Library Association.

Year 2002/03

Fall Program
  • About Delaware / By Delaware
  • September 25, 2002, University of Delaware Library
  • Join us for presentations on Delaware state & local resources created by Delaware Libraries or Institutions.
  • Delaware Index Newspaper Index -- Ben Prestianni, Wilmington Library
  • Delaware Postcard Project -- Laura Cochrane, University of Delaware Library
  • Public Projects of the DPA -- Tom Summers, Delaware Public Archives
  • Rebecca Knight, University of Delaware Library

Annual Conference (May 16, 2003, Wyndham Hotel, Wilmington)

  • Display: About Delaware / By Delaware

Year 2000/01

Bus Trip to National Agriculture Library, July 19, 2001

Year 1999/00

Searchers Forum
  • Delaware Legal and Legislative Information on the Web
  • Three sessions offered: Oct. 21: morning; Oct. 21: afternoon; Oct. 22: morning.

Year 1998/99

Searchers Forum
  • Government Information in YOUR Library
  • October 16, 1998
  • Delaware Technical & Community College, Dover
  • Program information
  • Federal Depositories -- John Stevenson Government Documents and Maps Coordinator, University of Delaware Library
  • Patent and Trademark Resources -- Tom Melvin Patent and Trademark Depository Program Liaison, University of Delaware Library
  • Government Information on the Internet -- Rebecca Knight Government Documents Subject Specialist, University of Delaware Library

Annual Conference (May 7, 1999, Wilmington)

  • Government Information Online in YOUR Library -- Rebecca Knight, Reference Department, University of Delaware Library
  • Over the River and Through the Woods But Watch Out When You Get to the Highway: Children, Libraries, and the Internet -- Cathy Wojewodzki, Reference Department, University of Delaware Library

Year 1987/1988

Delaware Documentation: A Workshop for Librarians on Delaware State Documents

  • February 2, 1988
  • Concord Pike Library
  • Speakers: Joanne Mattern, Deputy State Archivist, and Lee Steele, Acting State Librarian




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