- (2009) Presented as an
invited talk at the Library of Congress Annual Forum on
Federal Information Policies, The
Future of Reading, October 22, 2009.
- (2003a) Presented at the
California League of High Schools Annual Conference, What
You Can Do About Plagiarism, a workshop for high
school teachers, Monterey, California, November 22,
- (2003b) Presented at the
California School Library Association Annual Conference,
Science Information Literacy Portal: 9-12 Learners,
a workshop for school librarians and teachers, Ontario,
California, November 16, 2004.
- (2002a) Presented at the
Poster session, Teaching Science Information: Taking
Users to the Next Level, of the Chemical Division,
Special Libraries Association, 2002 Annual Conference in
Los Angeles, June 11, 2002. "Mapping of physics content
standards to information literacy power." Abstract is
The entire poster session may be accessed is here.
- (2002b) Association of
Independent School Librarians, AISL, Conference, April
17-20, 2002, in Pasadena, California. The Conference was
on "Curriculum and Beyond." Panel presentation within
Workshop 2, Did They Forget What They Learned in
High School? A panel of college and high school
librarians discussed what students needed to know when
they get to college.
- (2002c) California School
Library Association, November 2002, Sacramento, Sowing
the Seeds of Literacy, Reaping the Riches of Learning.
To present a session on "Aligning 9-12 science learning
outcomes with information literacy skills." The abstract
will be available soon.
- (2001a) The 67th
International Federation of Library Associations and
Institutions (IFLA) conference in Boston, August 16-25,
2001. Participation in the Discussion Group, "How is
virtual reference different from face-to-face reference?
Guidelines and new competencies for reference services
to the remote user." http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla67/papers/058-98e.pdf
- (2001b) Annual meeting of
the American Society for Information Science and
Technology (ASIS&T). Washington, DC : Oct 31-Nov 4,
2001. Contributed paper to be presented: "Accessing
engineering global information for engineers." to be
published in the Proceedings of the ASIS&T 64th
Annual Meeting. vol. 38.
- (2000a) COBISS/SICRIS
Annual Conference, keynote presentation, "Toward a
global access to bibliographic information: Converging
patterns, new paradigms." The presentation is available
with its English version.
The presentation was on November 29th 2000 in Maribor,
Slovenia. Published in Obvestila, 5(4) : 4-28,
- (2000b) California School
Library Association, Santa Clara, November 2000.
Presented 2 workshops:
- "Survival skills:
What every high school graduate must know before
s/he goes to college." 1-hour session.
information literacy for 7-12 learning communities:
From design to implementation and assessment."
- (1999a) Annual meeting of
the American Society for Information Science (ASIS).
Washington, DC : Oct 31-Nov 4, 1999. "Learning Portfolio
for accessing engineering information for engineers."
Published in the Proceedings of the ASIS 62nd Annual
Meeting. vol. 36, p. 450-61.
- (1999b) California School
Library Association, Palm Springs, November 1999.
"Curriculum-embedded information literacy for 7-12
Distributed Information, Computation, and Process
Management for Scientific and Engineering Environments
(DICPM), May 15-16 1998. Invitational workshop sponsored
by MIT and funded by NSF.
Information technology literacy: A position paper,
invited by the National Academy of Sciences. Irvine,
January 16, 1998.
LOEX-of-the-West Conference: Library Instruction for
the 21st Century. "Information Literacy: Teaching
now for year 2000". Southern Utah University, Cedar
City, Utah, May, 1998. Published in RSR, Reference
Services Review, 26(3-4), 1998. Special Double Issue. p.
Invitational presentation at the Sixth Annual Conference
of the Southern
California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), May
18, 1998, USC.
"Information access instruction: A case study."
University of California at Berkeley, January 13, 1995.
"Design principles for Information Access Instruction: A
case study." Stanford University, March 10, 1995.
"Information access instruction: design principles."
Presented at the California Library Association,
November 12, 1994.
"The design and implementation of Mapper: A
semi-automatic advisor", presented at the 81st Annual
Conference, SLA, Geography and Map Division, Pittsburgh,
June 9-14, 1990.
"A multiple-observation approach in knowledge
acquisition for expert systems: A case study", a paper
presented at the conference sponsored by the
International Association of Science and Technology for
Development, Zurich, June 26-28, 1989.