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Committee on Resource Sharing

This guide provides information about the Committee on Resource Sharing including the membership roster, general charges, past minutes, resources, and past events.

Resource Sharing Symposium

The Symposium, sponsored by CDLC's Committee on Resource Sharing (CORS), will be a 3-hour virtual presentation pertaining to current issues in Resource Sharing. We are honored to have Ben Hogben from Ithaca College as our keynote speaker to discuss change management. We will then present on a variety of topics from professionals in the area during our Lightning Round session. Join us for the last 30 minutes when we breakout into smaller discussion groups to connect with members from all library types across the Capital District.

This event is free and open to all CDLC and ESLN members!  


9:00--9:05 am       Welcome and Introduction
9:05--10:00 am 

      Keynote Address: Caterpillar, Cocoon, Butterfly: Adapting to Change When it's Inevitable

  • Ben Hogben, Ithaca College
10:05--11:20 am       Lightning Rounds
  • Susan D'Entremont (CDLC)
  • Lorie Wies (Saratoga Springs Public Library)
  • Maria DeGaetano and Meghan Wakeman (CDLC)
  • Ann Marie L'Hommidieu (NYS Department of Health)
  • John Raymond (Siena College) Brian Lawrence (RPI) Karin Howansky (WSWHE)
11:30--12:00pm         Breakout Rooms


Presentations and Bios:

Program: Caterpillar, Cocoon, Butterfly: Adapting to Change When it’s Inevitable
Description: Keynote Address
Presenter Bio:  Ben Hogben is the Access Services Manager for the Ithaca College Library. He has a BA from Ithaca College in Gerontology and training that includes employee and student coaching, and MBTI certification. He has written articles on coaching employees, conducting performance evaluations, hiring and training student employees, and co-authored an article on planning animal-assisted activities.
Program: NY Heritage
Description: Susan will provide a brief overview of this portal to primary source material in New York State and highlight some interesting new additions. 
Presenter Bio: Susan D'Entremont is the Continuing Education Coordinator and Digital Project Manager at CDLC. She holds an MA in Library Science with a concentration in archives from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
Program: The Saratoga County Oral History Project
Description: Several years ago, a group of professionals and volunteers from Saratoga County came together to talk about what to do with the many Oral Histories we had in our respective collections and how we could develop a project to capture more narratives before they were lost to time as folks passed on. This is our story.
Presenter Bio: Lorie Wies is the Local History Librarian in the Saratoga Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library.
Program: ILL delivery services in the Capital District and beyond
Description: Learn about CDLC's resource sharing services and how your interlibrary loan requests travel from one library to yours.
Presenter Bio: Maria DeGaetano is the Business Services Coordinator for the Capital District Library Council and has been managing the statewide delivery program, Empire Library Delivery, for 3 years. Meghan Wakeman is the Resource Sharing Librarian at CDLC since 2019.

Program: The Dynamic Duo: DOCLINE & PubMed
Description: A brief introduction to PubMed and DOCLINE and how they work together to provide a powerful resource sharing system for biomedical literature. 
Presenter Bio: Ann Marie L'Hommedieu has been a medical librarian for over 19 years.  She manages the Dickerman Library at the New York State Department of Health, and previously worked at the Schaffer Library at Albany Medical College. She also works part-time at Bethlehem Public Library. 

Program: Best Practices in Controlled Digital Lending
Description: A brief review of industry challenges, and how CDL might help.
Presenter Bio: John Raymond has been sharing resources since 2001, and enjoys the company of mountains, forests, and rivers. Brian Lawrence has been working in a library in different capacities for the last 5 years. Karin Howansky has been a school librarian for 12 years. She currently works for WSWHE BOCES School Library System supporting her fellow librarians in 31 school districts in the Saratoga-Glens Falls region. 

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