SEPTLA Fall 2018 Meeting Invitation

Join us for the next SEPTLA meeting!

DATE: Thursday, November 8, 2018
LOCATION: Missio Seminary (formerly Biblical Theological Seminary) in Hatfield, PA

Please RSVP by October 26, 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/taARtYpvHfnYjNXj2

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/ZM4Um4EBEtj 200 N Main St, Hatfield, PA 19440

Tentative schedule

9:30-10:00, Registration and Light Refreshments
10:00-10:30, Interest Group Meetings

  • Cataloging and Metadata Interest Group: (1) Cataloging workflows, (2) Resources (materials/programs) for training paraprofessional staff in cataloging (particularly copy cataloging). If you have some internal documentation on these topics that you would like to share with the group, please bring at least 10 photocopies.
  • Research Services Interest Group: (1) Electing a new chair , (2) Training videos (or other topic of the group’s choosing)

10:45-11:45, Business Meeting
11:55, Greeting
12:00-1:15pm, Lunch ($10)
1:30-2:45, Resource Sharing Task Force Discusses SEPTLA Resource Sharing Survey 2 Results
3:00, Tour of the Missio Library and Booksale (optional)

SEPTLA Business Meeting Agenda, November 8, 2018

  1. Welcome and Thanks
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes from May 11, 2018
  4. Reports
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Research Services Interest Group
    • Cataloging and Metadata Interest Group
    • Communications Committee
    • Continuing Education Committee
  5. Amendments to Bylaws
  6. Job Description for SEPTLA Administrative Assistant
  7. Openings
    • Chair of Continuing Education Committee
    • Member at Large of the Continuing Education Committee
    • Newsletter Editor
  8. Institutional News
  9. Other Business
  10. Conclusion and Next Meeting

SEPTLA Business Meeting Agenda, May 11, 2018

  1. Welcome and Thanks
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes from October 4, 2017
  4. Reports
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Membership Task Force Report
    • Continuing Education Committee Report
    • Communications Committee Report
    • Research Services Interest Group
    • Cataloging and Metadata Interest Group Report
  5. Election of Officers
    • Secretary
    • President
  6. Additional Openings (to be appointed by Executive Committee)
    • Archivist
    • Newsletter Editor
  7. Institutional News
  8. Other Business
  9. Adjourn

SEPTLA Spring 2018 Meeting Invitation

DATE: Friday, May 11, 2018
LOCATION: Cairn University

Please plan on attending the SEPTLA spring meeting at Cairn University on May 11, 2018. All activities will be held in the Masland Library. Please park anywhere in lots A-E.

Thanks to EBSCO’s generosity, there is no additional cost to lunch for individuals. Please RSVP by April 28, 2018: https://goo.gl/h9ggu5

Directions: https://cairn.edu/about/area/map/
Campus Map: https://cairn.edu/documents/2014/01/campus-map.pdf/

Questions? Email stephaniekaceli@cairn.edu

Tentative schedule

8:45-9:15, Registration and Light Refreshments, Biblical Learning Center (BLC) 131
9:15-9:30, Welcome and Introductions
9:30-11:30, EBSCO Presentations, BLC 131
11:30-12:30, Lunch, BLC Area
Sponsored by EBSCO, Inc.
12:30-1:15, Interest group meetings
• Cataloging and Metadata Interest Group, BLC 132
Discussion of the new look to the RDA Toolkit—3R Project
• Reference Interest Group, BLC 134
Creating Library Instructional Videos
1:15-2:15, A Conversation with the Resource Sharing Task Force, BLC 131
2:30-3:00, Business meeting, BLC 131
3:00-3:30, JSTOR Forum demonstration (refreshments included), BLC 131

Fall 2017 Discussion and Presentation

Strengths, Passions and Needs of Our Libraries

Facilitators: Ondrea Murphy, Continuing Education Committee; Virginia Dearborn, Communication Committee

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Using the Internet Archive and Theological Commons as an On-Ramp to Digitization and Access for Local Collections

Presenter: Gregory Murray, Director of Digital Initiatives, Princeton Theological Seminary Library


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An Invitation to the SEPTLA Fall Meeting

Lancaster Bible College
901 Eden Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

Dear SEPTLA Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 to attend the fall SEPTLA meeting. Registration will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the Teague Learning Commons.

If you plan to attend the fall meeting, please RSVP by Wednesday, September 27 to Bethany Fethkenher at bfethkenher@lbc.edu. Please include in your email whether you will be eating lunch at LBC.

Lunch Options:
We will be having a buffet-style lunch in LBC’s Olewine Dining Commons. There you can select from the food items offered that day. All meals include your choice of beverage. Lunch will be $8 per person (cash only please). Here are the selections planned for the serving stations:

  • Assorted Pizzas
  • Pasta w/ Marinara and Alfredo Sauces
  • A hot ham sandwich on a roll w/ spicy mustard and cheddar cheese sauce
  • Turkey Tetrazzini
  • Egg noodles
  • Vegetable Lasagna
  • Fresh side vegetables
  • Chicken patty sandwich
  • Grilled cheese sandwich
  • Fresh cut French fries

**Please indicate if you have any special dietary restrictions.

Our theme for Fall: Shine Locally, Share Regionally

Directions to the LBC campus

Campus Map: Here is a campus map: https://www.lbc.edu/Assets/PDFs/About/campus_map-web.pdf. The Library is housed in the Teague Learning Commons (Number 16 on the map).

Parking: The parking lot is outside of the Teague Learning Commons. Overflow parking is available on the gravel lot behind the building. There is no need for a parking pass.

Meeting Schedule and Agenda

More details will be forthcoming in the SEPTLA Newsletter.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Mr. Clint Banz
Director of Library Services
Lancaster Bible College
Capital Seminary & Graduate School

SEPTLA Fall 2017 Meeting Schedule and Agenda

“Shine Locally, Share Regionally”

Location: Lancaster Bible College
Date: October 4, 2017

9:30-10:00am – Registration & Light Refreshments

10:00-11:45am – Morning Program

SEPTLA: Strengths, Passions & Needs of Our Libraries
Facilitators: Ondrea Murphy, Chair, Continuing Education Committee
Virginia Dearborn, Chair, Communications Committee

11:55am – Greeting

Dr. Philip Dearborn, Provost of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch

1:15-2:00pm – Afternoon Program

Using the Internet Archive and Theological Commons as an On-Ramp to Digitization and Access for Local Collections
Presenter: Greg Murray, Princeton Theological Seminary

2:00-2:15pm – Interest Group Meetings

2:30-3:00pm – Business Meeting

3:00pm – Tour of the Teague Learning Commons

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SEPTLA BUSINESS MEETING

OCTOBER 4, 2017

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and Thanks
  2. Approval of Minutes from April 21, 2017
  3. Reports
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Continuing Education Committee Report
    • Communications Committee Report
    • Cataloging and Metadata Interest Group Report
    • Research Services Interest Group Report
  4. Affirmation of Membership Change
    • United Lutheran Seminary (formerly Lutheran Theological Seminary Philadelphia and Lutheran Theological Seminary Gettysburg)
  5. Confirmation of Position
    • Treasurer – Patrick Milas, Princeton Theological Seminary
  6. Volunteers for Open Positions
    • Continuing Education Committee – committee member (one position)
    • Membership Task Force – task force member (two positions)
    • Archivist
  7. Institutional News
  8. Other Business
  9. Adjourn

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Library Support for Online and Distance Education: SEPTLA Continuing Education Event (ATLA Newsletter)

On Friday, April 21, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Theological Library Association (SEPTLA) met at New Brunswick Theological Seminary for our biannual meeting. The program consisted of speakers addressing the theme of library support for online and distance education. Many of our institutions… more

Karla Grafton, “Library Support for Online and Distance Education: SEPTLA Continuing Education Event,” ATLA Newsletter, May 8, 2017, https://newsletter.atla.com/2017/septla-spring2017/

Spring 2017 Presentations

Take Your e-Learners to the Library

Bill Hemmig, Dean of Learning Resources & Online Learning
Margaret Montet, Information Literacy Librarian
Bucks County Community College

Embedding Rights in Distance Education

Stephen Marvin, Subject Liaison & Campus Copyright Coordinator
Francis Harvey Green Library, West Chester University of PA

Distance Libraries from Three Perspectives

Dana Kerrigan, Director of Library Services
May H. Baker Memorial Library, Valley Forge Military Academy & College