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    • Running a Virtual System Conference: University Libraries Unite! 

      Shea, Michelle (2021)
      Texas A&M librarians had a vision for a virtual conference that could unite university system libraries across the state. It was determined that representatives from different campuses would assemble to plan this endeavor ...
    • Cataloging for Makerspaces 

      Sassen, Catherine; Robson, Diane; Yanowski , Kevin (2021)
      Makerspace items may be difficult for library users to find if they are not fully cataloged. Cataloging not only facilitates discovery but also provides information needed to track usage, create programming, generate ...
    • 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 ...
    • Thinking On Your Feet: Staying in the Moment with Patrons and Coworkers 

      Edwards, Jay A. (2021)
      Improvisation not only a method of creating art spontaneously, but a method of building skills in communication, flexibility and innovation. Join University of Oklahoma Libraries staff member, MLIS graduate (anticipated ...
    • Be a Utility Player 

      Dunlap, Heather (2021)
      This is my twentieth year working for the Dallas ISD, but my first year as a school librarian. Until now, I was a classroom teacher in several different areas. I have earned distinctions, won awards and brought programs ...
    • The Big COVID Shift: Adapting Services to Meet Stakeholder Needs 

      Krahmer, Ana; Zipperer, Rachael; May, Meagan (2021)
      As the COVID-19 epidemic shut down our offices at University of North Texas Libraries, our librarians had to replan their engagement strategies completely to continue supporting research and collection development for the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Empowering Pandemic Narratives: Transitioning from In-Person to Virtual Blog Training 

      Pirkle, Alexandra; Schenk, Krystal (2021)
      "When UTA Libraries launched its new website in January 2020, one of the goals for Marketing and Communications was to provide comprehensive and accessible blog training to Libraries staff. What began as pre-scheduled, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Diversity Evaluation and Vendor Communication: The Effect on a Collection 

      Speer, Elizabeth (2021)
      Recent events and our effort to embody UNT Health Science Center’s code of culture have necessitated the evaluation of policies and collections in regards to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In our evaluation of resources, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evolving pragmatic and flexible models for Information Literacy Courses 

      Edwards, Chris (2021)
      UTD has offered for-credit information literacy Courses online for more than 10 years now. From the inception, we have wrestled with the material to keep it useful and directed. There have been many iterations and re-writes. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Get LITerate: Improving information literacy through school/university library partnerships 

      Lanier, Amy; Morris, Abigail (2021)
      As public schools persist in their efforts to produce college-ready graduates, academic librarians are too often called upon to calm the anxieties of disillusioned college freshmen who feel incapable of navigating their ...
    • 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 ...
    • Making Changes on the Dime: A Systems Librarian's Rapid Response in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic 

      Williams, Reina (2021)
      On March 20, 2020, our library closed its doors. Our employees suddenly shifted from working in the office to working remotely, and began providing virtual services. New systems, services, and processes were implemented ...
    • Jumping into campus conversations: Librarians & PLCs 

      Crane, Ashley; Kim, Dianna; Adair, Heather (2021)
      Are you looking for a way to dip your toe into the campus instructional conversation? Or want to cannonball into the deep end? Come learn with librarians from across the continuum of instructional experience as they share ...