ERIC Number: ED543417
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Voyaging from the Past, to the Present, and into the Future: Knowing Your Heritage. Selected Papers from PIALA 2003, Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums Annual Conference (13th, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, November 4-6, 2003)
Drake, Paul B., Ed.
This publication follows the tradition of publishing selected papers from Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums (PIALA) annual conferences. This 13th annual conference was held in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, November 4-6, 2003. The volume begins with a listing of the members of the PIALA 2003 Planning & Steering Committee and PIALA Officers and Executive Board, and the Conference program schedule. Jane Barnwell, Pacific Specialist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library, provided the keynote address "Personal Heroes." Presentations included: (1) Kosrae State Entity Report (Aaron Sigrah); (2) Special Libraries in Vanuatu (Betsie Leisale Kaltabang); (3) Secretariat of the Pacific Community Library Activities 2003 (Rachele Oirente); (4) Traditional Island Crops Website & ADAP Program Resources (Eileen Herring); (5) It's Just a Piece of Paper, or Is It: The Story of Records in Micronesia (Tom Beckman); (6) Practical Techniques for Managing Library Electronic Resources (Thomas Hodge); (7) Access to Free Materials: Support for Education Collections with Government Documents (Suzanne T. Bell); (8) Searching EBSCO via PREL (Frandu Liu); and (9) Presenting and Preserving Photographs (Lynn Davis). Includes results of the library professional development survey taken at PIALA 2002 (Nancy Lane) and a report on the project to create and expand digital databases for three collections in the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library (Martha Chantiny). The volume ends with an appended conference report, chronology of PIALA conferences (with links to fulltext availability), Hawaii Library Association Resolution on the International Partnership between HLA and PIALA, and PIALA flyer and conference registration materials.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums
Identifiers - Location: Federated States of Micronesia; Hawaii; Vanuatu