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Online Doc Forum Presenters Materials for Download

by Paul Keith on Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 02:07 pm

Materials from the 2011 LITA National Forum presentations can be downloaded from here.

Presenters: File naming convention - first two words of the title from your proposal.  Add your files as an attachment to this document.

Materials from the 2011 LITA National Forum presentations can be downloaded from here.

Presenters: File naming convention - first two words of the title from your proposal.  Add your files as an attachment to this document.

Note: There is a 20MB size limit on file uploads, and you may only upload files with permitted file extensions.  These include common Office (and OpenOffice) file formats, common graphics formats, and PDF.  They do not include ZIP files.  You may need to break up your session materials into several parts.  Our apologies for this as we try this new methodology.

 

DO NOT USE THIS TEXT EDITOR FOR PRESENTATION MATERIAL/INFO. PLEASE, ATTACH FILES ONLY!

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Discussion Transportation to Hyatt at the Arch

by Jennifer Brandon on Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:16 am

The conference hotel, (Hyatt at the Arch) has a very thorough, yet succinct, page with information on transportation to the hotel, including info on rental cars, Metrolink, taxi, shuttle, Amtrak and local bus.  I have copied it below, but you can view the page here: http://www.stlouisarch.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/services/transportation/in...

The conference hotel, (Hyatt at the Arch) has a very thorough, yet succinct, page with information on transportation to the hotel, including info on rental cars, Metrolink, taxi, shuttle, Amtrak and local bus.  I have copied it below, but you can view the page here: http://www.stlouisarch.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/services/transportation/in...

Transportation

Enterprise Rent A Car
Hyatt Regency St. Louis At The Arch is pleased to announce that we now have an Enterprise Rent A Car in the hotel. 

Hours: 7:30am - 6:00pm Monday-Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, Closed Sunday.

Located next to the Front Desk, for more information please call 314 436 7100.

MetrolinkA light rail train system connecting the main and east terminals of Lambert International Airport to the downtown area. Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch guests can exit at 8th and Pine Street (hotel is at 4th and Pine St.) just minutes from the hotel. Total travel time is approximately 27-30 minutes. The trains run approximately every 30 minutes from 5:02 a .m. to 12:48 a.m.

 

Cost: $3.50 to / from airport.  Not recommended for people with heavy or large amounts of luggage as there is a short walk to the hotel.  *All other rides on the METROLINK are $2.00 each way.  Metrolink tickets are sold at each stop.

 

TaxiFor wheelchair guests, contact Richardson Transportation at 314-725-9111 (prefer 24- hour notice) Or Harris Cab (some extra charges may apply) at 314-535-5087 or 314-371-7111.   Taxi is approximately $45.00, each way.

 

GoBest Express 
Now the shared ride service/Airport transportation. Reservations are strongly suggested but not required. Click here to make a reservation or for complete information. Or guests can call 24 hours a day to (877)STLGOVAN (785-4682). 

The cost is $21 for one person one way or $37 roundtrip. 

Pick up at Airport is: 

Main Terminal: 
(American Airlines, Delta, Northwest, Continental, United etc.)
Located at MT12 near American Airlines Baggage Carousel 2 and at M17 near the USO and Baggage Carousel 6. 

East Terminal:
(Southwest Airlines, Charter Flights, USA 3000)
Located at ET12 by the baggage area.

Amtrak8 blocks from hotel--taxi is approx $8.550 S 16th St., St Louis – 314-331-3309

 

Local BusBi-State Transit runs. Cost is $1.75.Megabus Stop for service between St. Louis and Chicago, call 877-GO2-MEGA (877-462-6342) or go to www.megabus.com for information!

 

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Discussion Libraries in St. Louis you may want to visit

by Jennifer Brandon on Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:15 am

If you want to visit libraries in St. Louis, here is a list of libraries (searched in LibWeb):

http://www.ohiolink.edu/cgi-bin/libweb-search.pl?search=%22st.+louis+mo%22

If you want to visit libraries in St. Louis, here is a list of libraries (searched in LibWeb):

http://www.ohiolink.edu/cgi-bin/libweb-search.pl?search=%22st.+louis+mo%22

St. Louis Public Library Connect Info
St. Louis Community College Connect Info
University of Missouri - St. Louis Connect Info
St. Louis County Library Connect Info
Saint Louis University Connect Info
Saint Louis College of Pharmacy Connect Info
Richmond Heights Memorial Library Connect Info
Missouri Botanical Garden Connect Info
Missouri Baptist College Connect Info
Harris-Stowe State College Connect Info
Washington University Connect Info
Concordia Seminary Connect Info
Maryville University Connect Info
Webster University Connect Info
Fontbonne College Connect Info
Covenant Theological Seminary Connect Info
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Discussion St. Louis - Local Attractions

by Jennifer Brandon on Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:14 am

A list of local attractions from the Hyatt website (content provided by Frommers):

A list of local attractions from the Hyatt website (content provided by Frommers):

Anheuser-Busch Brewery 
Tel: 314/577-2626
Anheuser-Busch, one of the world's largest beer brewers, was established at this site in the 1860s, and many architectural gems from that time period remain. Tours of the brewing process take in the 1...Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis 
Tel: 314/533-2824
4431 Lindell Blvd
Built after the turn of the 20th century and something of a curiosity, this cathedral combines a Romanesque exterior with a brilliant Byzantine interior and boasts the largest collection of mosaics in...Gateway Arch/Jefferson National Expansion Memorial 
Tel: 314/982-1410
707 N. 1st St
America's tallest national park monument, this graceful rainbow of shining steel soars 630 feet above downtown and the Mississippi River, commemorating westward expansion in the 1800s. Tram rides to t...Missouri Botanical Garden 
Tel: 314/577-9400
4344 Shaw Blvd
Opened in 1859, this is the country's oldest and one of the world's top-rated botanical gardens: a 79-acre delight featuring the nation's largest Japanese strolling garden, a Chinese garden, the world...Missouri History Museum 
Tel: 314/746-4599
5700 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis's history is presented through photographs, memorabilia, first-person narratives, portraits, and more, with displays featuring the city's role in westward expansion, the Dred Scott case (whi...Museum of Transportation 
Tel: 314/965-7998
3015 Barrett Station Rd
Founded in 1944 but only now getting the attention it deserves with newly expanded grounds, this unique museum "houses one of the largest and best collections of transportation vehicles in the world" ...St. Louis Art Museum 
Tel: 314/721-0072
1 Fine Arts Dr
Housed in a Beaux Arts-style building constructed for the 1904 World's Fair, this great museum is a buffet of the arts, where visitors can sample as much as they like of the displays from around the g...St. Louis Union Station 
Tel: 314/421-6655
1820 Market St
Once the nation's busiest passenger-rail terminal, this restored 100-year-old terminal is one of St. Louis's biggest attractions and now contains more than 80 specialty shops, restaurants, and even a ...

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Discussion Off Site Activities -- entertainment, museums, shopping, etc

by Jennifer Brandon on Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:10 am

Links from the Hyatt web site of activities categorized by type of activity:

http://www.stlouisarch.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/activities/offsite/index.jsp

Links from the Hyatt web site of activities categorized by type of activity:

http://www.stlouisarch.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/activities/offsite/index.jsp

Anheuser-Busch BreweryMore DetailsEntertainmentMore DetailsLaclede’s LandingMore DetailsAttractionsMore DetailsGolfMore DetailsMuseumsMore DetailsOutdoor ActivitiesMore DetailsShoppingMore DetailsSports

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