Technology innovation Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the NJLA College and University Section Technology Innovation Award:

* Choong Hoong Liew, Web Designer; and Mei Ling Lo, Math/Computer Science Librarian at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey for “The Rutgers Library Toolbar” project using the LibX Toolbar plug-in. (See: http://www.libx.org/ ).

To watch the winners present the Rutgers Library Toolbar project and presentations from all the excellent nominees for this year’s Technology Innovation Award, come to the Technology Innovation Forum on Wednesday, April 30th, at 3:30PM at the NJLA 2008 Conference at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch, NJ.

The names and projects of the nominees for the NJLA CUS Technology Innovation Award for 2008 are the following:

1) Project: Building the Virtual Library.
Presenter: Craig Anderson, Reference Librarian, Nancy Thompson Library, Kean University.
See the Kean U. Library 2.0 Web site at: http://library.kean.edu/web2.html .

2) Project: Online Information Literacy Tutorials.
Presenter: Sharon Yang, Systems Librarian, Rider University Libraries.
To view the online tutorials, see: http://www.rider.edu/172_5851.htm .

3) Project: eCRC Online Library Projects at the ADP Center for Teacher Preparation and Learning Technologies, Montclair State University.
Presenter: Joe Russo, Curriculum Resource Center Coordinator, ADP Center for Teacher Preparation and Learning Technologies, Montclair State University. For more information and to visit the eCRC open-source Koha catalog and other Library 2.0 CRC projects, view them online at: http://cehs.montclair.edu/academic/ADP/ecrc.html

4) Project: LibGuides at Princeton University Libraries.
Presenter: Nancy Pressman Levy, Librarian for Public and International Affairs and Population Research Library, Princeton University Donald E. Stokes Library. For more information, visit the project online at: http://libguides.princeton.edu/ .

5) Project: The Rutgers Library Toolbar.
Presenters: Choong Hoong Liew, Web Designer; and Mei Ling Lo, Math/Computer Science Librarian at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. For more information on the LibX Toolbar plug-in, see: http://www.libx.org/ .

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Register now for the NJLA 2008 Conference online at: http://www.njla.org/conference/2008/ .

Early bird registration ends April 4th!
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* Mary Mallery, Ph.D.
* Chair, NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Technology Committee
* Assoc. Dean for Technical Services
* Harry A. Sprague Library
* Montclair State University
* Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
* Phone: 973-655-7150
* Fax: 973-655-7780
* E-mail: mallerym@mail.montclair.edu
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