Recent Submissions

  • CTLC 2020 Keynote Speaker: Tracie Walker-Reed 

    Walker-Reed, Tracie (2020)
    Tracie Walker-Reed is the recipient of the 2019 American Library Association’s “I Love My Librarian” award and has 15 years of library experience. She is the current Library Media Specialist at H. Grady Spruce High School ...
  • Collaborating on Scholarship 

    Brannon, Sian; Sassen, Catherine (2020-08)
    Scholarly research gives us insight into the future of libraries. A considerable amount of this research results from collaborative projects. However, collaborative research projects may crash and burn if not well planned. ...
  • To Meet or Not to Meet: How We Really Feel 

    Brannon, Sian; Leuzinger, Julie (2020-08)
    Meeting science is a relatively new phenomenon with empirical research and there is nothing relating to libraries in this literature. Come and find out the predictors of success for productive meetings, what academic ...
  • The Keeper App: Creating a Participatory Digital Archive 

    Zipperer, Rachael (2020-08)
    The University of North Texas is home to nearly 40,000 students, and their experiences are a critical part of the collective memory of this unique campus community. As more documentation of the student experience is created ...
  • Work-Life Balance for Librarians: Avocations Informing the Vocation 

    Whitmer, Susan; Rumohr, Suzanne; Crawford, Laurel Sammonds (2020-08)
    Come prepared to move as three active librarians demonstrate how belly dancing, bicycling, and yoga inform their librarianship and illustrate the concept of work-life balance. As an antidote to our 24/7 plugged-in culture, ...
  • When Perceptions Don’t Match the View: Reimaging Existing Collections 

    Crane, Ashley B.; Adair, Heather (2020-08)
    “I can’t find what I need.” Words every librarian dreads. What do you do when a collection isn’t serving your population as well as you thought? At Sam Houston State University (SHSU), two librarians discovered that our ...
  • Accessing and Preserving Texas Information in TRAIL 

    Sare, Laura; Rohrig, Tom (2020-08)
    There is an open resource that all library types in Texas can access. TRAIL – the Technical Report Archive & Image Library - contains over 300 items about Texas. These range from biological surveys to water, to mineral ...
  • Pedagogy for Practical Library Instruction – An Online Program 

    Roy, Meranda M. (2020-08)
    While many librarians find themselves with teaching responsibilities, few have received sound pedagogical training. This leaves many librarians to learn on the fly or through trial and error when in the classroom. Although ...
  • Facilitating Teamwork 

    Lobley, Marla (2020-08)
    Marla Lobley will share the team building efforts that have been successful at Linscheid Library at East Central University. The library has 1 director, 5 librarians, 7 full time staff and 20+ students. Due to the ...
  • Supporting STEM Learning in Public Libraries with Academic Library Collaborations 

    Jones, Jessica (2020-08)
    The Bryan+College Station Public Library System and Texas A&M University formed a partnership in 2019 through the University’s Academy for Future Faculty (AFF) and Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) to bring STEM ...
  • It’s Elementary! Using Children’s Television to Teach Information Literacy 

    Crane, Ashley B. (2020)
    Getting learners to recognize, develop, and practice the knowledge and skills they need to be information literate is hard. What if we exposed learners to those concepts at their most basic level? In this session, learn ...
  • Remote Reference: A Practitioner’s Guide 

    Graff, Rebecca; Heuer, Megan; Jenkins, Sarah (2020)
    In recent years, the approaches to providing reference help have changed, and practitioners must learn and hone skills to keep up. While we used to respond to questions in-person and over the phone, we now add chat, ...
  • Building More Diverse Collections for Younger Readers 

    Bliss, Joanna Russell; McMichael, Jonathan (2020)
    Research has shown that children exposed to diverse books, especially those that have cross-racial groups, have better acceptance of children of other ethnicities as compared to those not exposed to diverse books. This ...
  • Copyright & the Preservation of Video Collections in Libraries 

    Dewitt-Miller, Erin; Guerrero, Steven; Duke, Lindsay (2020)
    This session will include an overview of Section 108(c) of the Copyright Act which addresses preservation of audiovisual material in library collections. It will also provide an introduction to the Academic Libraries Video ...
  • Managing Expectations: ORCID registration/Scopus findings of UT Southwestern Learners 

    Scott, Jane (2020-08)
    Using and Collecting ORCiD IDs can provide numerous benefits for academic and research institutions. Providing ORCiDs to participating organizations can provide value for combating disambiguation in databases. ORCID in ...
  • A Thriving Data Program During Quarantine: Webinars, Tutorials, Online Fellows 

    Been, Joshua (2020-08)
    As a library’s data research support does not depend on physical spaces or resources, the current quarantine at Baylor University is the perfect time to shift to a more scalable and completely online environment. The ...
  • Making an Impact: Creative Opportunities for Student Engagement with Special Collections 

    May, Meagan (2020-08)
    Student engagement with special collections and their materials can come in many forms, including assignment-driven research or projects, instruction sessions, exhibits, workshops, tours, and overviews of materials and ...
  • Strong Partnership between Librarian & Administrators, the Key for Student Success 

    Hernandez Badia, Rosenid; Ceballos, Roger (2020-08)
    With the Principal’s support and the leadership of the librarian, a library program will impact students. They will become information literate readers, lifelong learners and may pursue productive lives filled with knowledge ...
  • Knowing and Growing: Promoting Research Autonomy and Collaboration Through Instruction 

    Johnson, Stacy H.; Kim, Dianna; Strickland, Susan (2020-08)
    Session presenters, academic research and instruction librarians from an R-3 university, will discuss developing an active and reflective inquiry-based library instruction activity to provide students with skills to effectively ...
  • A Panel Discussion with Leaders in Academic Librarianship 

    Sellers, Suzanne; Bruxvoort, Diane; Jeng, Ling; Dunlap, Lanee (2020-08)
    This moderated panel discussion with library leaders will offer a variety of perspectives on the following: developing a CV that stands out, trends in librarianship, professional development, cultivating stakeholders, and ...

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