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Lori Curtis
Professional Development    Classes
  • Research versus research: Sometimes the Little r Is All You Need ( 12/2013 )
    Medical Library Association Webinar, December 11, 2013 - With so many changes happening in health care, medical libraries are forced to change their focus and end goals to align... This presentation will help medical librarians gain a better understanding of what types of research they can do to help prove value, whether it be formal Research (with a big R) or quality initiative research (with a little r).
  • Mount-Making for History Artifacts, Monday, September 12, 2011, San Bernardino County Museum

    ( 9/2011 )

    Workshop on how to construct proper museum and archives mounts for three dimensional objects for proper storage and display

  • Shiftin Skills to Navigate the Changing Horizon: Finding Our Way in New Biomedical Research and Health Care Environments. MLA Webcast, Wed., April 20, 2011

    ( 4/2011 )
  • Cut the Cord: Connecting to Our Mobile Users. MLA Webcase, Wed. November 18, 2009

    ( 11/2009 )
  • Beyond the Book: Care and Handling of Costumes & Textiles, September 17, 2009, William S. Hart Ranch and Museum, Newhall, Calif.

    ( 9/2009 )

    Hands-on one-day workshop on the care and hadling of costumes and textiles, storage and exhibit.

  Seminars and Conferences
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, 36th Annual Conference, Adventists University of Health Sciences/Florida Hospital, Orlando FLm June 20-23, 2016 ( 6/2016 )
    Conference theme: Information Literacy: Librarians as Agents of Transformation.
  • Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., March 16-18, 2016 ( 3/2016 )
    Annual meeting of the users of the library INNOVATIVE software suite of products.
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, 35th Annual Conference, Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, TX, July 13-16, 2015 ( 7/2015 )
    Conference theme:  Quality Assurance Through Accreditation: Achieving World Standards for SDA Institutions.
  • Western Roundup 2015, Denver, CO, May 27-30, 2015 ( 5/2015 )
    Joint conference of the Intermountain Archivists, Northwest Archivists, Society of California Archivists, and the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists.
  • 2015 Digital Initiatives Symposium, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, April 29, 2015 ( 4/2015 )
    Topics addressed included collaboration and digital projects; collaborating with faculty for digital humanities projects; open access; digitizing the Black experience; retrofitting metadata in legacy digital collections; introducing undergraduates to Open Access; creating and sustaining a digital syllabus collection; creating a public collaborative digital space for a special collections environment; restricted access to digitized archival collections; materializing hypertexts - bridging the gap between digital and analog; and more.
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, 34th Annual Conference, Office of Archives, Statistics and Research, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, MD, July 6-10, 2014. ( 7/2014 )
    Conference Theme: Adventist Archives: Building on Our Past in Bits, Bytes, and Boxes. As Association President-elect it was my responsibility to choose the theme and organize the conference. Conference includes presentations related to Adventist resources, the Adventist Digital Library, digitization standards, Small scale preservation, finding aids, digital workflow, Adventist archives, software, religious collections at the Library of Congress, utilizing undergraduate students in archives, institutional repositories, and more.
  • Society of California Archivists Annual General Meeting, Palm Springs, Calif., May 8-10, 2014 ( 5/2014 )
    THEME: Archives and the Public. Annual meeting for archivisits working in California. I was on the local arrangements committee.
  • Internet Librarian, Monterey, Calif., October 28-30, 2013 ( 10/2013 )
    Annual conference for all things related to library service and the internet. THEME: Community Engagement: Strategies, Services & Tools.
  • CONTENTdm Users Group Conference, Seattle, Wash., August 8-10, 2013 ( 8/2013 )
    Conference for all users of the digital asset management program CONTENTdm.
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, 33rd Annual Conference, Walla Walla University, College Place, Washington, June 25-30, 2013 ( 6/2013 )
    Conference theme: The Bedrock of Seventh-day Adventist Librarianship: What Never Changes or What Should Never Change. This conference sought to bring to light the core principles of Christian librarianship in general and Seventh-day Adventist librarianship in particular. What values and philosophies do we bring to our professional work regardless of whether we find ourselves in academia, public or school librarianship, Adventist or public institutions. The keynote address was given by Drew Harrington, Dean of Clark Memorial Library, University of Portland. The title of the address was What Can We Count On? Library Core Values Amidst Change.
  • Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences, Annual Meeting, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, May 15-16, 2013. ( 5/2013 )
    Conference theme: Digital History. Keynote speaker was Brandy Schillace, PhD, Assistant Professor of English, Winona State University. Prof. Schillace spoke on "Virtual Memory: Medical History and Public Engagement in the Digital Age."
  • Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., April 23-26, 2013 ( 4/2013 )
    Annual conference for the users of the library INNOVATIVE software suite of products.
  • 53rd Annual Rare Books and Manuscripts Conference, San Diego, Calif., June 19-22, 2012 ( 6/2012 )
    THEME:  FUTURES! -- Sessions focused on three intertwined components of special collections libraries and archives work: Use, Object, and Discovery; explored ways in which special collections materials are used in digital humanities, the future of discovery and access to collections made possible with linked open data. Also considered was the evolution of multiple aspects of the profession: collection development, security, preservation, cataloging, outreach, education, and research.
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians Annual Conference, Pacific Union College, Angwin, Calif., June 19-23, 2011

    ( 6/2011 )
  • American Association for the History of Medicine 84th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Penn., April 28-May 1, 2011

    ( 4/2011 - 5/2011 )
  • IUG 2011 Annual Conference, San Francisco, Calif., April 14 - 16, 2011

    ( 4/2011 )

    Annual conference for the national and international Innovative Interface online catalog software users

  • Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Penn., April 27-28, 2011

    ( 4/2011 )
  • Internet Librarian 2010 : Insights, Imagination, & Infor Pros: Adding Value. October 25-27, 2010, Monterey Conference Center

    ( 10/2010 )
  • Southern California Innovative User Group Annual Meeting, Cal Poly Pomona, October 20, 2010

    ( 10/2010 )

    Annual meeting of the Southern California users of the Innovative Interfaces online catalog software

  • Internet Librarian 2009 -

    Net Initiatives for Tough Times: Digital Publishing, Preservation & Practices. October 26-28, 2009, Monterey Conference Center

    ( 10/2009 )
  • Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians Annual Conference, June 21-26,2009, Andrews University

    ( 6/2009 )
  • Internet Librarian 2007 - 2.0: Info Pros, Library Communities & Web Tools. October 29-31, 2007, Monterey Conference Center

    ( 10/2007 )
  • Southern California Innovative Users Group 2006 Meeting, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA.

    ( 10/2006 )

    Annual meeting of librarians and staff from colleges, universities and other libraries and archives that use the Innovative Interfaces products. Sessions were held on updates and enhancements to the system; new technology, how to incorporate the new ISBN-13 code and the impact of such on technical services, new research software components, etc.

  • Protecting Library Collections: Disaster Response in Action. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, sponsored by the Los Angeles Preservation Network.

    ( 9/2006 )

    Protecting Library Collections: Disaster Response in Action. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, sponsored by the Los Angeles Preservation Network. This program was designed for library administrators and those having responsibility for emergency preparedness, response, and decision-making from public, academic, school and special libraries, historical societies and archives. The program included presentations on establishing priorites for salvage, emergency response team roles and responsibilities, levels of disaster assessment, when to activate the response team and hands-on sessions in salvage activities. Speakers included Richenda Brim, Head of Collection Maintenance, Getty Research Institute; Charlotte Brown, Archivist, UCLA; Gretchen Karl, Getty Research Institute; Susan E. Parker, Deputy University LIbrarian, UCLA; and Kristen L. St. John, Conservator, UCLA.

  • 26th Annual ASDAL (Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians) Conference -- "Twenty-five Years: Tradition and Change", Sunday, June 18 - Sabbath, June 24, 2006, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN, USA.

    ( 6/2006 )

    26th Annual ASDAL (Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians) Conference -- "Twenty-five Years: Tradition and Change", Sunday, June 18 - Sabbath, June 24, 2006, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN, USA. This was the silver anniversary conference. Monday, June 19 was devoted to the Adventist Resources Section with the theme of Communication. Jud Lake, Southern Adventist University, presented a talk on independent ministries and their web sites. Bill Summers, Director and Archivist, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, Nashville TN spoke on communications for denominational archives. Tuesday, June 20, began the main conference with the keynote address Atrophy delivered by Keith Clouten, Library Director (retired) Andrews University.

  • CONTENTdm New Users Webinar, April 18, 2006, 9:00- 11:00. A webinar to introduce new CONTENTdm and potential users to the possibilities of using CONTENTdm digital asset management software to manage the University''s digital assets.

    ( 4/2006 )

    A webinar to introduce new CONTENTdm and potential users to the possibilities of using CONTENTdm digital asset management software to manage the University''s digital assets.

  • Shaken or Stored? Managing Archival Change in the Twenty-First Century. Society of California Archivists Annual Conference, San Francisco, California.

    ( 4/2006 )

    Keynote speaker was David Carmicheal, Georgia State Archivist and President of the State Council of Archivists.

  • Preservation of Audiovisual Materials: A workshop sponsored by Amigos Library Services, held at the annual conference of the Society of California Archivists, April 27, 2006, San Francisco, California.

    ( 4/2006 )

    Preservation of Audiovisual Materials: A workshop sponsored by Amigos Library Services, held at the annual conference of the Society of California Archivists, April 27, 2006, San Francisco, California. The workshop presenter was Elizabeth Klein, Administrative Coordinator, Imaging & Preservation Services, Amigos Library Services. Workshop attendees learned the basic concepts involved in the creation, preservation, housing and reformating of a wide variety of audiovisual materials, from wax cylinders to optical media.

  • Cataloging Photographs, Manabi & Sumi Hirasaki National Resource Center, Japanese American National Museum, March 17, 2006 --

    ( 3/2006 )

    A workshop presented by The Society of California Archivists in which the participants were introduced to the principles and practices used in cataloging photographs, learning the tools, stragies, standards and online resources available for creating useful descriptive bibliographic records for photographic materials.

  • WebWise 2006: Inspiring Discovery - Unlocking Collections.

    ( 2/2006 )

    The WebWise conference is an Institute of Museum and Library Services initiative bringing together representatives of the museum, library, archives, education and other fields interested in the future of high-quality online content for inquiry and learning.