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When: October 26 & 27
Where: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Yale University (120 High Street, New Haven, CT)
What: Presentations, opportunities to hang out, and a Saturday unconference for sharing ideas


Friday, October 26th

8:30-10 registration open

9:15-10 Welcome and Keynote: "Academic libraries in the time of DPLA," Michael Dula, Chief Technology Officer, Yale Library IT

10 - breakout rooms open

10:00 Rich Wenger - Enhancing SFX KB update reports

10:20 Deborah Kaplan- Accessibility in Libraries

10:40 Edward Iglesias and Debbie Herman - Distributing the Future: Makerspaces in Academic Libraries

11-11:15 - break


11:15 Junior Tidal - Transitions: Moving from a PHP Flat-File Electronic Resources Manager to Drupal 6 Views

11:35 Lisa Sawin - Serendipitous Discovery: Leveraging Drupal Taxonomy to Increase the Visibility of Information Throughout Your Site

Noon-1:30 - lunch on your own

1:30 Joe Montibello - The last mile – If you can’t buy it, build it

1:50 Andrew Predmore - Linked From?

2:10 Ido Peled - Bed, Bath and Beyond: RESTful, SOAP and the World of Ex Libris APIs

2:30 Deborah Kaplan - CIDER: An Open-Source Collection Management System for Archives

2:50 Amy Deschenes - Making the Library Catalog Mobile-Friendly

3:10 Sands Fish - In The Library With A Data Pipe: A look into how the MIT Libraries are evolving a data ecosystem

3:30 breakout rooms close

3:30-3:45 - break, unconference signup

3:45-4:45 - panel discussion

5ish-7 reception at the Yale CSSSI

Saturday, October 27th

9-9:30 registration (for those only coming for Saturday)

9:30-2:30 unconference

Noon - pizza delivery

Information about meeting rooms and available equipment

Yale Info

New Haven Visitor Info
Yale University Library

Directions & Parking

From the Train Station

Take the Yale red line shuttle (free) to the College / Wall St. stop. See for the route map and times.

Coming by car

Grove St. Garage ($3.75 for first hour, $3.50 per hour after, $18 max per day)

Interstate 95
From the north: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven; take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91.
From the south: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven (left exit); take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91.

Interstate 91
From the north or south: Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street). Turn left on Orange St. Turn right on Grove St. The Grove St garage is on the right.

York St. Garage ($10 for 8am to 5pm, $17 max per day)

Interstate 91 - Merge onto Interstate 95 South and follow directions below.

Interstate 95 - From the north or south: Take exit 47 for the Oak Street Connector and head west. Turn right on York Street.

Saturday parking is free!

Parking is free on Saturday in all Yale lots! We recommend that you park in lot 51, which is located off of Temple st, south of Wall st.:,+new+haven,+ct&hl=en&sll=41.309935,-72.924387&sspn=0.001295,0.002384&hnear=319+Temple+St,+New+Haven,+Connecticut+06511&t=m&z=16 Note that Temple is a one-way street, accessed by turning left off of Grove or Trumbull.


1) Courtyard by Marriott at Yale University
30 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Special Code4lib Room rate -- $139.00.

30 rooms reserved under Code4lib. Must book by September 26th or room holds will be relinquished.

Quick facts about hotel:
Check-in @ 3:00pm
Check-out @ 11:00am
On-site parking, $18.00 per day
Wireless high speed internet
on-site restaurant/lounge
exercise room

2) Quality Inn, East Haven
30 Frontage Road, East Haven, CT 06512

Special NECode4lib room rate -- $70.00. (note - you'll need to phone in your reservation as the code won't work online.)

20 rooms reserved under NECode4lib. Must book by September 26th or room holds will be relinquished. However, the manager offered for any attendee of this group to contact him after this release time to see if there are any rooms still available and if so, he’ll honor the special rate of $70.00.

Quick facts about hotel:
Free deluxe continental breakfast
Free Wi-Fi internet access
Weekday newspaper
Shuttle service for groups to Yale University (the committee will work with Quality Inn to provide shuttle services to/from Yale for conference)

3) New Haven Hotel
229 George Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Special NECode4lib rate -- $129.00.

20 rooms reserved under NECode4lib. Must book by September 26th or room holds will be relinquished.

Quick facts about hotel:
Free WiFi internet access
on-site restaurant
Guest parking in secure garage across the street, additional fee of $18.00 per night
24 hour fitness center


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