NECode4lib 2012 Home
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 (slides)
11-11:15 - break
11:15 Junior Tidal - Transitions: Moving from a PHP Flat-File Electronic Resources Manager to Drupal 6 Views (slides)
11:35 Lisa Sawin - Serendipitous Discovery: Leveraging Drupal Taxonomy to Increase the Visibility of Information Throughout Your Site (slides)
Noon-1:30 - lunch on your own
1:30 Joe Montibello - The last mile – If you can’t buy it, build it (slides)
1:50 Andrew Predmore - Linked From? Tiq Link Code
2:10 Ido Peled - Bed, Bath and Beyond: RESTful, SOAP and the World of Ex Libris APIs (slides)
2:30 Deborah Kaplan - CIDER: An Open-Source Collection Management System for Archives
2:50 Amy Deschenes - Making the Library Catalog Mobile-Friendly (slides)
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)
Noon - pizza delivery
Directions & Parking
From the Train Station
Take the Yale red line shuttle (free) to the College / Wall St. stop. Cross College and walk down Wall St. toward High St. Take a left onto High St., then a right into the Library.
See http://www.yale.edu/shuttle 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)
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.
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.
*Walk down Grove St. to High St. Take a left on High St. and walk 1.5 blocks to Library entrance on 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.
*Walk up York St. to Elm St. Take a right on Elm, walk one block, then take a left on High St. Walk 1/2 block to Library entrance on left.
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.: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=319+temple+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
- within walking distance of Yale University - see walking map: http://goo.gl/maps/yBhs0
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
Shuttle service for groups to Yale University (the committee will work with Quality Inn to provide shuttle services to/from Yale for conference)
- Driving distance, 5 to 15 minutes depending on traffic - see driving map: http://goo.gl/maps/zDRWd
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
Guest parking in secure garage across the street, additional fee of $18.00 per night
24 hour fitness center
- within walking distance of Yale University - see walking map: http://goo.gl/maps/qJhKg
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