Goddard Library Annual Event
“Preserving the Past, Navigating the Future”
Come see a variety of resources and tools that help us preserve the past and
prepare for the future.
The Staff of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library invite you to
their Open House on October 15, 2003, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
At 11:00 a.m. Center Director Al Diaz will introduce the first speaker Ed
Rogers, Goddard’s newly appointed Knowledge Management Architect. Mr.
Rogers will present “Knowledge, People and Value.”
And at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Howard McCurdy, professor of public affairs and chair
of the public administration department at American University. Will speak
on “The Influence of Low-Cost Initiatives on the NASA Space Flight Program.”
Dr. McCurdy is an expert on space policy, he recently authored Faster,
Better, Cheaper, a critical analysis of cost-cutting initiatives in the U.S.
In addition, there will be demonstrations of exciting new technologies,
services and projects. Demonstrations will feature:
· The New MyLibrary Portal
· The New Web of Knowledge
· Library One Search
· Website Capture Project
· Digital Video Technologies
· Interactive Technical Handbooks
· Semantic Search Engine for Technical Information
· James Web Space Telescope Next Generation Integrated Network
· IMAGES (Image and Movie Archive of Goddard’s Earth and Space Sciences)
Refreshments and giveaways will be available throughout the day.
R.S.V.P. by October 10, 2003 to [log in to unmask]
or by phone at 301-286-5869.
*Your R.S.V.P. is essential so that we may coordinate entry on the Center
Janet Ormes, Director
The Goddard Library
Federal Library of the Year 2002