CONTENT ROUNDTABLES IN SURINAME

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: MONDAY, 08 JUNE 2015, 16:00--17:00PM

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MARIO TORRES-RAMOS, MAP, MIS (Puerto Rico) HEALTH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

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HÉCTOR RUBÉN SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ, MLS, Esq. (Puerto Rico) LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

CONTENT AREA ROUNDTABLES CONCURRENT MEETINGS, on Monday,, 08 JUNE 2015, 16:00-17:00 PM

THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMME INCLUDES VENUES FOR EACH ROUNDTABLE.

Discussion on the three Sub-Themes coordinated by each Team and from Call for papers and workshops



AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND GREEN LIBRARIES

Chairs: Astrid Britten (Aruba) and Linda Claudia de Four (Trinidad and Tobago)
Venue: Royal meeting room 4


CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chairs: Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (Haiti) Jane Smith (Suriname) and Luisa Vigo-Cepeda (Puerto Rico)
Venue: Royal Ballroom II.


1.Result ACURIL’s education Survey 2015.
Presenter: Elizabeth Pierre-Louis (Fondation Connaissance et Liberté (FOKAL- Haiti)


2.Workshop How to develop a Professional Portfolio using Google Sites.
Presenter: Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Graduate School of Information Sciences and
Technologies, University of Puerto Rico


HEALTH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE.
Chairs: Ardis Hanson (Tampa, USA) and Carmen Santos-Corrada (Puerto Rico)
Venue: Cabin

1. Equal Access to Information in the Creation and Development of Digital Repositories at University Libraries in the Caribbean for Persons with Disabilities.
Presenter: Mario Torres-Ramos, MAP, MIS, Automation Librarian, Library System, University of Puerto rico (Puerto-Rico)/Doctoral Student, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


2. Desarrollemos las Destrezas de Información y Tecnologías utilizando las Bibliotecas Virtuales de Salud en el Caribe/ Lets develop information and technological skills using the Health Libraries in the Caribbean. Presenter: Carmen Santos-Corrada, MLS, MA, Director Virtual Health Library of Puerto Rico/Special Collections, Conrado Asenjo Library, University of Puerto Rico. (Puerto Rico)


3. The CARPHA EvIDeNCe Portal : Supporting evidence-informed decision-making in health.
Presenter:
Ernesta Greenidge, Head, Medical Sciences Library, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West indies, St Augustine Campus (Trinidad and Tobago)


CULTURAL HERITAGE

Chairs: Margo Groenewoud (Curaçao), Bea Bazile (Guadeloupe), and Dorcas Bowler (Bahamas)
Venue: Royal Ballroom I

The Dutch Caribbean Digital Platform: how building a cultural heritage platform can improve education and research in a small island developing state.

Presenters: Margo Groenewoud, Head Library Services and Lisette Rosini, Information Specialist, University of Curaçao (Curaçao)


LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
Chair: Hector Rubén Sánchez (Puerto Rico)

La legislación o normativas bibliotecarias que estimulan a la educación continua del profesional de la información, desde auxiliares a profesionales; identificar que se está gestando en las unidades de información y asociaciones en la región caribeña, y generar ideas proactivas dentro de la discusión entre los presentes para contribuir al plan estratégico de ACURIL. [The library legislation and standards that stimulate continuing education; identify what is being conducted in information units and associations in the region, and submit proactive ideas in the discussion to contribute to ACURIL’s Strategic Plan].
Presenter:
Hector Rubén Sánchez-Fernández, Esq.
, Director, Law Library, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico /President, Law Librarians Association of Puerto Rico

Venue: Royal meeting room 3



VIRTUAL REFERENCE SERVICES.
Chairs:
Jeannette Lebrón-Ramos (Puerto Rico) and Kumaree Ramtahal (Trinidad & Tobago)
Venue: Multipurpose Room


1. Equitable Virtual Reference Service for People with Disabilities in the Academic Caribbean Environment.
Presenter: Jeannette Lebrón-Ramos, MAP, MIS, Bibliotecaria I, Biblioteca de Derecho, Universidad de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)/ Doctoral Student, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

2. Informal Virtual Reference at an Academic Library.
Presenter
: Shamin Renwick, Senior Librarian I, Alma Jordan Library, UWI, St. Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago)