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    • Keynote Speech by ALA President Patty Wong 

      Wong, Patricia (2021)
      Patty Wong is the President of the American Library Association. Currently, Wong is the City Librarian for the Santa Monica Public Library, in service since March 2017. In her 34-year career she has held positions throughout ...
    • #LIT Libraries: Building Engagement with Culture, Color, & Computers 

      Borden, Nekeeta; Wilson, Reanea (2021)
      The 21st-century learner cannot abide with your mama’s librarian! A disengaged student body is a breeding ground for disruptive behaviors, apathy, poor readership, & ultimately, lackluster academic performance. Level up ...
    • The Power of Questions - Introducing New Tools for Problem Solving 

      Klemm, JoTisa (2021)
      Change is hard. But change is also inevitable. Using tools from Human Systems Dynamics (hsdinstitute.org), JoTisa will discuss the process of establishing a "What - So What - Now What" way of thinking to approach change ...
    • Create your own printable signs/bookmarks with Google Slides 

      Garnica, Amy (2021)
      Due to constant changes during COVID instant signage has been a necessity! Attendees will see some items I've created and printed on a regular copy machine with Google Slides (Items will be shared.) Then I will walk attendees ...
    • Collaborative Podcasting: a Community Building Approach in the Library 

      Cunningham, Melissa; Martinez, Jennifer (2021)
      Podcasting isn't new, but during the year of lockdown, adapting to new social norms, and adjusting service models in nearly every industry, the number of new podcasts has exploded to fill a demand for digital connection. ...
    • #WellnessWednesdays: Online yoga at the library 

      Burns, Erin (2021)
      In the fall 2020, the presenter created 6 short yoga videos (less than 10 minutes) to share throughout the semester so that students would be reminding about the importance of slowing down and taking breaks while studying. ...
    • Let’s put on a show! Creating an interdisciplinary student journal 

      Perryman, Carol L.; Tmava, Meti; Evans, Woody; Shapiro, Adrian; Headrick, Elizabeth (2021)
      In response to unsustainable serials subscription models, academic libraries have had a growing role in advocating for and supporting technological solutions for new forms of publishing, such as open access journals. By ...
    • The Accidental Mentor: The Process of Learning How to Effectively Mentor Students as a Librarian/Instructor 

      Zerangue, Amanda (2021)
      "Are you a librarian mentoring students? Do you feel unprepared or surprised by the development of the mentoring relationship? While there is a rich body of scholarship describing the benefits of a teacher as a mentor for ...
    • Policy Reinforcement Strategies and Activities 

      Gardner, David (2021)
      Syllabus Quizzes can be useful in affirming that students have been made aware of key points. Presenter experience indicates that students still fail to understand core policies related to accommodations or academic ...
    • A Panel Discussion with Leaders in Librarianship 

      Zerangue, Amanda; Dunlap, Lanee; Bruxvoort, Diane; Jeng, Ling Hwey; Sellers, Suzanne (2021)
      This moderated panel discussion with library leaders will offer a variety of perspectives on the following: developing professional relationships during a pandemic, professional development and other opportunities to shine, ...
    • Evaluation & Adaptation: How Change Allowed Us to Thrive 

      Speer, Elizabeth; Horn, Megan (2021)
      The last year brought about a drastic change in how libraries provided services to their patrons. UNT Health Science Center took what could have been a crippling time and turned it into an opportunity for evaluation and ...
    • Share the Up-to-date Web Usage Statistics using PowerBI 

      Wu, Jingjing (2021)
      "Functionally, the library website facilitates the visibility of library resources, services, and spaces, to supports their usage as well as library instruction and reference. Librarians are interested in the web usage ...
    • Post-Pandemic Futures: Progress Report on How COVID-19 is Changing SMU Libraries 

      Gardner, Hollie; Lang, Grace; Patel, Rashmi (2021)
      Using a collection of time series models and previous trends, the projected number of visitors for SMU's Fondren Library was forecasted for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters if the COVID-19 pandemic had not happened. ...
    • COVID Blew the Door Off the Hinges: Leaders Managing Change 

      Williams, Reina; Hohertz, Cherie (2021)
      The role of a library leader is to anticipate change, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to continually adapt in the midst of uncertainty. In this session, the presenters will review the implementation of a new telework ...
    • "It's What We Do" Distributing Computers in a Shutdown 

      Klemm, JoTisa; McKinnon, Laura (2021)
      Tarrant County College is a six campus community college, serving 50,000 technical and academic students. When campuses suddenly closed in March of 2020 due to Covid, many students were without personal computers needed ...
    • Video Reference: An Expert’s Guide to Refining Your Services 

      Graff, Rebecca Eve (2021)
      "In recent years, the approaches to providing research help have changed, and practitioners must learn new methods and refine their skills to keep up. While we used to respond to questions in-person and over-the-phone, we ...
    • More Than Like and Subscribe: Putting Library Instruction on YouTube 

      Edwards, Chris; Slattery, Ryan (2021)
      The pandemic disrupted entire industries, including higher education. Many universities closed and moved instruction online, including University of Texas at Dallas. We wanted to ensure our students still had access to ...
    • Active and Reflective Instruction In Zoom Where It Happens 

      Johnson, Stacy; Kim, Dianna; Strickland, Susan (2021)
      "Presenters from an R-3 university will explore adapting in-person active and reflective group learning to remote delivery in 2020-2021. Through a game-based session, attendees will learn about using shared drive documents ...
    • Adapting an Active Learning Library Research Session to Online Zoom Rooms 

      Burns, Erin (2021)
      During the spring of 2021, I was able to adapt an in-class activity to an online format using a flipped classroom technique for an honors course learning about library research. The class was given a slide with database ...
    • IB Librarians, game-changers at school 

      Badia, Rosenid Hernandez; Zheng, Lin; Canales, Nina; Truelove, Juanita; Williams, Lynnetta; Brown, Angela Altom (2021)
      "The 21st Century IB Librarian is all about academic honesty, digital citizenship, creative, critical/analytical skills, reading comprehension, and soft skills that are taught to the scholars, via research and literacy ...