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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Can we talk about failure? 

      Boehm, Reid; Sare, Laura; Morganti, Dianna (2021)
      "Why do we avoid talking about the difficulties we encounter in raising awareness and our techniques for faculty engagement? Is it because we fear painting the research culture of our universities in a less than favorable ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Determining the Needs of Your Users Remotely 

      Miles, Chassidy (2021)
      The User Interfaces Unit at the University of North Texas Libraries was in the process of redesigning its catalog when the COVID-19 pandemic began. We were in the initial stages of user testing and seeking to identify ...
    • 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, ...
    • Eliminating Idle Time: Using Automation for Texas Tech University Digitization 

      McEniry, Matthew (2021)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to change how we normally conduct digitization operations at Texas Tech University. With our student worker pool reduced by 66%, we needed to find ways to increase the efficiency of our ...
    • 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, ...
    • Engaging with Escape Rooms 

      Monnier, Ruth (2021)
      COVID-19 required creative outreach programming with campus being closed in Spring 2020. With many classes taking an online format, it is hard to get students to engage in virtual spaces. Pittsburg State University’s (PSU) ...
    • Equity in the Library through Culturally Responsive Interactive Poetry 

      Kennard, Erica L. (2021)
      Knotted Knowledge by Erica L. Kennard (Poetry; Bilingual , Culturally Responsive Literature) Songs: Library Love and R.E.A.D. was created in a school library, which the requirements for the project constituted gathering ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...