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    • Making a Case for Makerspaces 

      Edge, Nancy (2018-08-10)
      Libraries strive to create and foster a collaborative learning environment for various types of learners. To fulfill this mission, libraries need to include a space that engages users and gives them opportunities to use ...
    • Making HerStory OurStory-Building a Wikipedia program from the ground up 

      Dodd, Samantha (2018-08-10)
      In an effort to provide increased access to Special Collections and open access library materials, staff at UT Arlington libraries designed a program to utilize Wikipedia’s reach and resources. The program began with ...
    • Meditative Mandala 

      Vaidyanathan, Revathi (2019)
      The word “Mandala” is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning symbols of unity and completeness. The principle of Mandala art has been utilized by various cultures around the world as a means of self-expression, spiritual ...
    • The OA2020 Expression of Interest 

      Hawkins, Kevin (2018-08-10)
      The OA2020 Expression of Interest OA2020 is an international initiative that supports institutions committed to the large-scale shift toward open access to the scholarly journal literature. Institutions that sign the ...
    • Organizing Campus-Wide Graduate Student Workshops Using Digital Badges 

      Baeza, Victor (2018-08-10)
      Academic libraries exist in large part to support users and their learning experience at the university. The spectrum of how to do this has widened to include new types of services and resources. The challenge then is to ...
    • Preparing for the Main Event: Creating a culture of customer service 

      Pittman, Shedrick (2018-08-10)
      Customer Service is more than just being nice. It is a teachable skill as important, if not more, than technical skills in our service-oriented industry. In 2017, NCTC Libraries--Gainesville Campus participated in a ...
    • Pronunciator: A powerful tool for language learning 

      Katzenstein, Lisa (2018-08-10)
      Pronunciator is a phenomenal tool for learning any language. I will be focusing in on how a foreign language student can learn Spanish, one of 87 languages taught on Pronunciator. For this pre¬sentation English will be the ...
    • Reference is Dead: A Peer Research Assistant Program 

      Smith, Andrew (2018-08-10)
      The classic reference interaction with patrons is all but a thing of the past. At our institution, the reference desk itself disappeared altogether five years ago, with reference shifting to an on-call model. This ghosting ...
    • Subject-Based Collection Evaluation: Context, Assessment Strategies, & Enhancement 

      Crawford, Laurel; Harker, Karen; Condrey, Coby (2019)
      This panel discussion will review the way collection development librarians at UNT have designed ongoing assessment and augmentation of the research collection in a holistic manner. The approach includes dividing the ...
    • Things I didn't learn in Library School 

      Cox, Kayleen (2018-08-10)
      Online learning opens educational opportunities for working adults and this presentation aims to open a discussion for ways to improve curriculum and opportunities for students. Online library programs provide an alternative ...
    • Using Whiteboards to Build User Engagement 

      Morris, Abby (2019)
      The 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.
    • Vendor Relations: Evolving ethos and etiquette 

      Sammonds Crawford, Laurel (2018-08-10)
      As vendors consolidate and the electronic resources market matures, products are increasing in complexity and vendors are marketing ev¬er-changing acquisition models. To safeguard the financial health of our institutions ...
    • The Venn Diagram of Teaching and Librarianship: Partnerships Between the Library and First-Year Writing Programs 

      O'Neill, Ashley; McMichael, Jonathan (2019)
      Information literacy and first-year writing programs are a natural partnership. Most college composition courses include a research component, and collaboration with librarians on teaching important research skills is a ...
    • Wellbeing at the Library: Collection Development and Programming 

      Whitmer, Susan; Cox, Elaine; Rumohr, Suzie; Ward, Pamela; Reeves, Michelle (2019)
      This presentation describes and justifies wellbeing activities at an academic library. Working in collaboration with the University Wellbeing Director, academic librarians have created a culture that promotes wellbeing ...
    • What is in the BOX? Building excitement with the unknown 

      Mai, Resa (2018-08-10)
      In the My-story BOX! Building excitement with the unknown Using consistency, and a little mystery I will show you how to create and build excitement from one Storytime to the next. I will share best practices designed to ...
    • What’s Up, Doc? Free U.S. Government Health and Medical Resources 

      Shank, Paige; Morland, Marna (2018-08-10)
      Paige Shank and Marna Morland, members of the Cross Timbers Government Information Affinity Group, demonstrate free U.S. Government databases and websites on the topics of health and medicine. From statistics to images, ...
    • Why K-12 School Librarians Belong in Academic Libraries 

      Lanier, Amy (2019)
      This lightning talk will give seven good reasons why school librarians make strong contenders for open positions within academic libraries.