ItemWhy K-12 school librarians belong in academic libraries(2019) Lanier, AmyThis lightning talk will give seven good reasons why school librarians make strong contenders for open positions within academic libraries. ItemUsing Whiteboards to Build User Engagement(2019) Morris, AbbyThe Blagg-Huey-Huey Library has used their whiteboards to interact with students and facilitate engagement activities. Find out how you can use this low-cost strategy to reach out to library users and build a library community. ItemDeveloping Edge Librarianship: Digital Services Graduate Research Assistants at TWU(2019) Headrick, ElizabethElizabeth Headrick served as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Digital Services unit of the TWU Libraries during her time as a SLIS student. This presentation focuses on how her work as a GRA in Digital Services allowed her to become immersed in a variety of developing edge tasks that expanded her knowledge base well beyond the classroom. Topics covered include open access and open educational resources, the institutional repository, and copyright research. ItemFive Minutes of Five Years of First Year Composition(2019) Whitmer, SusanSusan Whitmer, Instruction Librarian at Texas Woman’s University, discusses her evolving approach to teaching information literacy to First-Year Composition classes. The past five years have been a dynamic time for teaching evaluating sources and critical thinking. For example, the C.R.A.A.P. Test was instituted to evaluate sources after the 2016 elections. During the 2019-2020 academic year, evaluating sources will be updated to Four Moves and a Habit.