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    • 2019 Conference Program and Schedule 

      CTLC Conference Planning Committee (2019)
      2019 CTLC Conference Program
    • Active Learning Classroom Design to Support Innovative Information Literacy Instruction 

      Burns, David; Filgo, Ellen; James, Amy; Towers, Sha (2019)
      The Baylor Libraries have converted underutilized office/ storage space into much needed library instructional space. In light of the growing body of evidence that indicates active learning techniques have a positive ...
    • Adding Some Bam! Pow! Boom! To Your Outreach with Comics 

      Martin, John Edward; Griffith, Bobby; Condrey, Coby (2019)
      This roundtable discussion will cover aspects of outreach with comics and graphic novels collections in an academic setting. Comics are lurking throughout libraries—in dedicated comic collections but also in government ...
    • The Art of the Hustle: Making the Most of Your Paraprofessional Role 

      Cox, Kayleen; Pierce Farrier, Katie (2019)
      Becoming a professional librarian requires tenacity, a desire to serve the community and a diverse professional tool belt. Many promising job listings prefer applicants to have several years of experience, but this can be ...
    • Assessing an Academic Library Mentoring Program 

      Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin; Sassen, Catherine (2019)
      A continuous cycle of assessment contributes to the success of a mentoring program, as illustrated in this case study from a large academic library. The Mentoring Competencies Assessment, the Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale, ...
    • Automating the Authority Control Process 

      Wolf, Stacey (2019)
      Authority control is an important part of cataloging and there are a variety of methods for providing it, ranging from time-consuming manual processes to the time-saving automated. However, automated processes often seem ...
    • Batteries not included? Enhancing customer service 

      Christenson, Troy (2018-08-10)
      Every person is special but many times we simply answer the question or take action to solve the problem. Frequently there is more we can do with the people we touch that makes them want to come back to you or your ...
    • Becoming a One Service Desk 

      Ravenell, Alma (2018-08-10)
      Muntz Library had endeavored to become a one service station for a number of years. This is an idea that the Executive Director had desired for some time. When the opportunity arose, the idea began to take shape. The ...
    • Benefits of weeding your collection 

      Livingston, Preston (2018-08-10)
    • Bring the Internet Home: Wi-Fi Hotspots at Fort Worth Public Library 

      Combs, Katie; Duke, Deborah (2019)
      This is the age where the internet is a necessity and libraries can meet that need by helping communities to bring the internet home. In January of 2018, the Fort Worth Public Library began the process of providing Wi-Fi ...
    • Building a Coalition for Statewide OER Initiatives in Texas 

      DeForest, Lea; Anaya, Phillip (2019)
      The Statewide OER Coordinating Committee is comprised of staff members from a variety of academic libraries in the state including community colleges, ARLs, and the Texas Digital Library consortium. The committee is ...
    • Building an Invested Student Staff 

      Rinehart, Tracy (2019)
      How does a manager find, hire, train, supervise, and retain the best student workers? What makes it all work well? What are the ideas for keeping great students productive, happy and a part of the library team? This session ...
    • But I'm Boooooorrrrrred!: Decoding the Tween brain at your Library 

      Mai, Resa (2018-08-10)
      Remember being a tween? That curiosity, excitement, and often fearful awkwardness, about growing up? In this session we'll explore the middle school years with a look at tween brain development, and hear from some tweens ...
    • Changing Models of Library Practice to Benefit Rural Communities 

      Perryman, Carol; Jeng, Ling Hwey (2019)
      School of Library and Information Studies - Rural libraries whose librarians have expertise in digital literacy and a deep understanding of unique communities can be an important part of efforts to improve the quality ...
    • Creating & Executing a Website Re-Design Simultaneously: A Hyper Rational Approach 

      Scott, Jane (2019)
      Can a web redesign project be executed and created simultaneously? Inspired by the architect of the Seattle Public Library’s innovative hyper-rational process, the UT Southwestern Library embarked on a similar approach ...
    • Creating Creators 

      Stayton, Jenn (2019)
      This presentation will discuss strategies for working with students to impart project management and content creation skills. Student work drives many library projects, but too often students are not allowed to drive ...
    • DARTing Across North Texas 

      San Antonio, Amy (2019)
      Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the University of North Texas (UNT) Special Collections have teamed up to create the DART Historical Archive, which documents its history from August 1983 to the most recent technological ...
    • Developing Edge Librarianship: Digital Services Graduate Research Assistants at TWU 

      Headrick, Elizabeth (2019)
      Elizabeth 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 ...
    • Five Minutes of Five Years of First Year Composition 

      Whitmer, Susan (2019)
      Susan 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 ...
    • Getting Down to Earth with Free Government Resources: Geology 

      Morland, Marna (2019)
      Marna Morland, member of the Government Information Affinity Group, returns with an explosion of free government electronic resources on the topic of Earth Sciences. This presentation covers topics such as astrogeology, ...