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  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2019 Conference Program and Schedule 

    CTLC Conference Planning Committee (2019)
    2019 CTLC Conference Program
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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