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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Changing Models of Library Practice to Benefit Rural Communities 

      Perryman, Carol L.; 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Implement and Maintain Your DDA Plan in 500 Easy Steps 

      Siu, Natasha; Sanabria, Sarah; Barrett, Heather (2019)
      Was setting up Demand Driven Acquisition at your library a memorable experience? After six years under a DDA ebook plan, the SMU Libraries began to fully reevaluate what had been turned on. With attractive new purchasing ...
    • John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard: A Photographic History of Development and Life in Dallas, 1950-1990 

      Ivie, Sam; Dodson, Margaret (2019)
      This archives collection contains the photography of John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard. The materials focus primarily on the Dallas and Fort Worth region, particularly on Dallas development during the 1950s-1980s and ...
    • The Kempner Empire: Establishing Digitization Processes and Workflows for a Large-scale Collection 

      Kellum, Christina (2019)
      With support from the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund and the Rosenberg Library, the University of North Texas Digital Projects Unit has taken on the job of digitizing the Kempner family’s business papers, which span ...
    • Knitting Together Qualitative and Quantitative Data About Your E-journals 

      Harker, Karen; Hergert, Christopher (2019)
      When it comes to developing collections, librarians have historically faced the dilemma of providing access to high quality resources versus those that are highly used. The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a tool that ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...