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Now in its 17th year, Brick & Click (#BCLC17) is a one day, session-based event covering innovative library technologies, practical library solutions, and other timely academic library topics.  Brick & Click supports academic information needs of on-ground/online students, library professionals, and paraprofessionals. Visit the FAQ webpage for more information.


The conference is held at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. Registration is limited in order to maintain the advantages of a small conference, so register early!   To register visit: www.brickandclick.org

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Thursday, November 2
 

6:30pm

Pre-Conference Dine-Around: A&G's Restaurant
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a casual pre-conference dine-around dinner the evening before the conference. Meet and mingle with other attendees and presenters. Receive your proceedings and conference packet early!

Classic Greek dishes, new-fare, and that extra special touch is exactly what so many have come to know and love about A&G.

Providing steaks that are hand-cut daily, mouthwatering pastas, original pizza, homemade dressings, delectable desserts and enough variety to meet the needs of any appetite, you can truly taste the difference!  

View more than 150 menu items at http://www.agrestaurant.com/.  


Thursday November 2, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A&G Restaurant 208 N. Main Street

6:30pm

Pre-Conference Dine-Around: Carson's Sports Grille
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a casual pre-conference dine-around dinner the evening before the conference. Meet and mingle with other attendees and presenters. Receive your proceedings and conference packet early!

This college town sports Grill specializes in pub fare including customizable wraps, sandwiches and appetizers. 

Thursday November 2, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Carson's Sports Grille 310 N. Main Street

6:30pm

Pre-Conference Dine-Around: El Maguey
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a casual pre-conference dine-around dinner the evening before the conference. Meet and mingle with other attendees and presenters. Receive your proceedings and conference packet early!

This restaurant specializes in Mexican fare including quesadilllas, enchiladas, fajitas, nachos, and more!


Thursday November 2, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
El Maguey 964 S Main Street

6:30pm

Pre-Conference Dine-Around: Simply Siam Thai
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a casual pre-conference dine-around dinner the evening before the conference. Meet and mingle with other attendees and presenters. Receive your proceedings and conference packet early!

Simply Siam serves authentic Thai food in a soothing, family-friendly environment.  View their menu at http://simplysiam.com/.

Thursday November 2, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Simply Siam Thai 314 N. Main Street
 
Friday, November 3
 

8:00am

8:10am

Continental Breakfast (8-9:10 am)
  • Cheddar vegetable strata
  • Three cheese ham strata with red and green pepper
  • Breakfast potatoes (130 Cal/3 oz. serving)
  • Greek yogurt (70 Cal/4 oz. serving) with granola (110 Cal/1 oz. serving) and berries (20 Cal/2 oz. serving)
  • Breakfast breads (banana, zucchini, pumpkin) (110-220 Cal each)
  • French vanilla Einstein coffee, regular/decaf Einstein coffee, assorted hot teas

Friday November 3, 2017 8:10am - 8:40am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Ballroom

8:40am

9:10am

From Trapped and Bored to Interested and Informed: Library Instruction That Engages Students in Active Learning

How does developing an information literacy program to fit within a university’s strategic plan result in discovering how to create library instruction sessions that actively engaged students and contributed to their learning?

This session will be useful for librarians looking to develop an information literacy program or anyone looking for ways to develop more engaging learning activities to use in one-shot library instruction sessions.


Speakers
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Nancy Crabtree

Instruction and Reference Librarian, Missouri Southern State University


Friday November 3, 2017 9:10am - 9:40am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

9:10am

Does a NextGen Catalog Imply a NextGen Library?

Implementing and living with a NextGen catalog not only changes searching and retrieval, but it may prompt a reconsideration of a library's priorities and organization.


Speakers
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James Shaw

Government Documents Librarian & Collections Coordinator, University of Nebraska – Omaha


Friday November 3, 2017 9:10am - 10:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

9:10am

Collections Decoded: Reflections and Strategies for Anti-racist Collection Development

Operating from three distinct but interlocking perspectives, this session will cover the lived experiences of three librarians (Black woman archivist, a White woman anti-racist public librarian, and a Black woman academic librarian) navigating collection development and collection development policies in a profession that is 85.2% White. This program will also provide strategies for accomplices and white librarians to support their colleagues and implement anti-racist collection development strategies at their institutions.


Speakers
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Kristyn Caragher

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Des Plaines Public Library
My work is situated at the intersection of anti-oppression/anti-racism and librarianship. I will be presenting about the Anti-Oppression Workshop Series at the University of Illinois I designed and facilitated this past spring. I am also interested in institutional policy and hir... Read More →
avatar for Aisha Conner-Gaten

Aisha Conner-Gaten

Instructional Design Librarian, Loyola Marymount University
An intersectional librarian, activist, and tech enthusiast working at the William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University in sunny Los Angeles. Interested in emerging technologies, issues of equity and access in the library, and the role of librarians as social justice a... Read More →
avatar for Tracy Drake

Tracy Drake

Archivist, Chicago Public Library
Tracy Drake is an archivist at the Chicago Public Library in the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection. A native of Chicago, she graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in African American Studies, a M.A. in History from Roosevelt University and a M.S. in Libr... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 9:10am - 10:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D

9:10am

Putting Constructivist Learning Theory into Practice: Using Educational Technology to Engage Students and Assess Their Learning

Over the years librarians have added “teacher” to their list of job duties. Most librarians have not had extensive training in instruction, including learning theory and pedagogy. In this session, the presenters will provide an overview of one learning theory, constructivism, and share how librarians can put this theory into practice in one-shot instruction sessions using educational technology tools that provide opportunities for student engagement and assessment of student learning.


Speakers
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Amanda B. Albert

Information Literacy Coordinator, Washington University – St. Louis
Let's chat if you like: Instructional Design, Assessment , and Communicating Library Value
avatar for Jamie L. Emery

Jamie L. Emery

Research & Instruction Librarian / Professor, Saint Louis University


Friday November 3, 2017 9:10am - 10:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

9:10am

What Do Your Library Chats Say? How to Analyze Webchat Transcripts for Sentiment and Topic Extraction

Reference can be complicated when you are not meeting face-to-face. Are we actually answering our patron’s questions? Are all the librarians answering the questions the same way? Are the interactions positive or negative experiences? And how much effort is actually put into chat interactions? Rockhurst University’s Greenlease Library looked at two years of library chats and used simple natural language processing techniques to explore user behavior and learn about the most popular topics. This presentation covers the process used, and what was learned from the data.


Speakers
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Ellie Kohler

Access and Learning Services Librarian, Rockhurst University Library


Friday November 3, 2017 9:10am - 10:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

10:10am

Collaborative Approaches to Digital Projects: Enhancing Collections Through Effective Access, Preservation, and Promotion
This presentation will discuss: how libraries can engage the campus community as well as local and global communities with their digital collections or projects; how libraries serve the needs of these communities; and how libraries establish community partnerships and digital collaborations. This presentation will share the digital collections at Fort Hays State University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha as examples of collaborative digital collections.

Speakers
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Brian Gribben

Coordinator, Government Documents and Special Collections, Fort Hays State University
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Yumi Ohira

Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Nebraska - Omaha
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Amy Schindler

Director, Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska – Omaha


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

10:10am

Moving from Collection to User Centric Operations: The University Library in the Knowledge Economy
This session discusses the transformation of the Washburn University Libraries from collection to user centric operations, and the importance of such efforts in preparing graduates for the Knowledge economy in the Age of Google.

Speakers
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Alan Bearman

Dean of University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention, Washburn University
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Sean C. Bird

Associate Dean of University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention, Washburn University
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Sean Stacey

Instruction Librarian and Director of University Tutoring and Writing Center, Washburn University


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

10:10am

Strategies for Building Diverse Library Collections

Diversity is one of the core values espoused by libraries but in addition to serving diverse populations libraries must also develop strategies for ensuring that their collections embody diversity.


Speakers
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Steve Alleman

Head of Collections, University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Tom Burns

Learning and Research Librarian, University of Missouri – Kansas City


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

10:10am

More Than Fake News: Fostering Critical Information and Media Literacy Across Campus

Starting with the 2016 Presidential election, fake news has grabbed a lot of headlines. Teaching students how to identify and avoid fake news, however, is merely treating the symptom of a larger problem. Join us to discover how we partnered with the School of Journalism to launch a campus-wide initiative to raise awareness of critical media literacy among students, faculty, and the greater community. 


Speakers
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Callie Wiygul Branstiter

Undergraduate Engagement Librarian, University of Kansas-Lawrence
KY

Karna Younger

Faculty Engagement Librarian, The University of Kansas-Lawrence


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D

10:10am

Stop Lecturing, Start Teaching: An Activities-Based Approach to Library Instruction

Learn about an approach to library instruction that favors hands-on, structured activities over lectures or demonstrations. In this teaching style, the majority of class time is devoted to activities designed to guide students through the process of exploring and thinking about information resources. Session attendees will learn how to implement an activities-based approach to instruction as well as how to design classroom activities that can improve student learning and engagement. The presentation will include example activities created using online tools such as Qualtrics and Google Forms.


Speakers
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Kendra Spahr

Academic Services Librarian, Kansas State University


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Tower View Dining Room

10:10am

What Do We Need? Information Criticality! When Do We Need It? Now!

The proliferation of “fake news” and “alternative facts” in our current political culture has prompted librarians to ask themselves what more they could be doing to combat misinformation and encourage information criticality among their students and patrons. In this session, the presenters will share practical, actionable ideas inspired by the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education frame “Authority is Constructed and Contextual” and the work of innovative librarians around the country.


Speakers
avatar for Jamie L. Emery

Jamie L. Emery

Research & Instruction Librarian / Professor, Saint Louis University
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Sarah Fancher

Director of Hamra Library, Ozarks Technical Community College


Friday November 3, 2017 10:10am - 11:00am
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

11:10am

Academic Library Safety and Security – Administrators and Staff Need to Be on the Lookout
The world is not as safe as it used to be. Places that were considered safe (movie theaters, schools, churches, and libraries) have been violated; however, many of us do not give those incidents a second thought when we enter those facilities. Academic libraries are ripe for threats and attacks, be it from a gunman or a suspicious mold on a ceiling tile. This session will review how libraries are vulnerable to human, environmental, and facility threats and identify ways administrators and staff can possibly prevent the threats or be more prepared to handle them. 

Speakers
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Susan Fink

Director of Technical Services, Facilites & Business Administration, Rowan University


Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

11:10am

State-IT: Facilitating Student Donations to the University Archives
Speakers
avatar for Kayla Siddell

Kayla Siddell

Data Curation Librarian, Indiana State University
I am the Data Curation Librarian at Indiana State University where I manage the Institutional Repository, as well as Wabash Valley, Visions, and Voices (A Digital Memory Project). My research interests include institutional repositories and non-traditional data. As Chair of Indi... Read More →
KS

Katie Sutrina-Haney

University Archivist, Indiana State University


Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

11:10am

"There's a Module For That": Developing Information Literacy Modules at MU Libraries

In order to engage students beyond the occasional one-shot library instruction session, the MU Libraries Instruction Committee developed a series of information literacy modules. This presentation will focus on the creation and delivery of these interactive learning tools, and how inclusion of modules within the curriculum supports information literacy.


Speakers
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Navadeep Khanal

E-Learning Librarian, University of Missouri-Columbia
KM

Kimberly Moeller

Instructional Services Librarian, University of Missouri - Columbia
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Timothy Perry

Special Collections Librarian, University of Missouri-Columbia


Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

11:10am

Best Practices for Creating a Welcoming Environment for Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Individuals in Libraries

The purpose of this presentation is to explore how library staff can create a welcoming environment for library users who are transgender and gender non-conforming. A particular emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of assisting these patrons in instructional settings, during reference transactions, at outreach events, as well as mentoring students and student employees. Best practices for serving this user population will be shared throughout the session.


Speakers
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Holling Smith-Borne

Director, Wilson Music Library, Vanderbilt University
Directing Libraries; music librarianship; working with transgender students


Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D

11:10am

Using LibWizard to Create Active Virtual Learning

In early 2016, Springshare released LibWizard, an extension of the LibSurveys tool that adds the capability of creating fully interactive tutorials. In this presentation, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Virtual Learning Librarian will discuss how he and his colleagues are using LibWizard to develop an active learning environment as part of the new virtual information literacy program. All librarians currently using LibWizard or considering the tool will benefit from the description of the tutorial design process, explanation of various LibWizard features, and examples of active tutorials.


Speakers
AJ

Andrew J. Cano

Virtual Learning Librarian, University of Nebraska – Lincoln


Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

12:00pm

Lunch
Door Prizes at 12:30 p.m.

Salads:

  • Traditional garden salad (50 Cal/3.5 oz. serving)
  • Spinach salad with bacon, egg, mushroom and tomato (60 Cal/2.15 oz. serving)
  • Choice of balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing

 Sandwiches:

  • Cashew chicken ciabatta with fresh romaine and red grapes (560 Cal each)
  • Ham and brie, with fresh pear, spinach and caramelized onions on wheatberry bread (700 Cal each)
  • Turkey, ham & ranch club with bacon, lettuce, and tomato (580 cal each)
  • Vegetarian choice: Ciabatta, hummus, feta, cucumber, olive, spinach
  • Note: If you chose the Gluten-free or Vegetarian option during registration, ask a server to provide this sandwich option
Soups:
  • Broccoli cheddar (vegetarian)
  • Black bean (gluten-free, vegetarian, and lactose-free)

Desserts:

  • Pumpkin bars
  • Frosted Brownies
Beverages:
  • Einstein coffee
  • Iced tea (5 Cal/8 oz. serving)

Friday November 3, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Ballroom

1:00pm

From the Inside Out: Creating an Emotionally Intelligent and Inclusive Culture

Learn how your library can use staff discussion groups to build emotional intelligence skills and increase awareness of diversity and inclusion issues. Emotional intelligence is a valuable set of skills in the workplace which can be built through carefully structured readings and discussions. It is also not easy to hold difficult conversations on important topics like diversity without first establishing trust and a culture of communication on a personal and vulnerable level. Discussion groups are a great way to grow emotional intelligence skills and hold conversations on difficult topics.


Speakers
avatar for Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin

Coordinator of Business Research and Outreach, University of Houston
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Mea Warren

Natural Science and Mathematics Librarian, University of Houston


Friday November 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D

1:00pm

Committing to Customer Service: Valuing and Measuring Reference Customer Satisfaction

In 2016, the members of the Learning and Research Department at UMKC Libraries decided to focus collectively on improving customer service for reference services users A year of exploring student feedback and best practices followed, culminating in the creation of six customer service values to guide reference efforts. The presenters outline these values, highlighting their development, subsequent training, and assessment.


Speakers
JH

Julie Hartwell

Instructional Design Librarian, University of Missouri – Kansas City
MM

Mardi Mahaffy

Head of Learning and Research, University of Missouri – Kansas City


Friday November 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

1:00pm

Making the Complex Simple: Managing the Analysis of Large-Scale Evaluation of Library Instruction

This presentation reports on lessons gleaned from analyzing evaluation results from a large, multi-section course. Participants will learn about simple methods useful for interpreting quantitative data and how to apply qualitative methods to efficiently analyze open-ended response data. Managing big-data evaluation projects is not as hard as you might think.


Speakers
AA

Alan Aldrich

Associate Professor, Instructional Services Librarian, University of South Dakota
avatar for Carol Leibiger

Carol Leibiger

Associate Professor, Information Literacy Coordinator, University of South Dakota


Friday November 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

1:00pm

Meeting Your Students Where They Are: Making the Most of Your School’s LMS

Students are used to having information at their fingertips that’s mobile friendly and catered to their specific needs - so why aren’t we meeting them where they are? Learn how to align your institution’s LibGuides with best practices and how to integrate LibGuides into your LMS. Integration increases student usage, encourages collaboration with your teaching faculty, and is an excellent platform to support online programs.


Speakers
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Bernadette Mirro

Digital Learning Initiatives Librarian, Assistant Professor, Marymount University
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Mason Yang

Electronic Services Librarian/Associate Professor, Marymount University


Friday November 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

1:01pm

Lightning Round: Where The Old Meets the New: What Does the Next Generation Really Expect from Librarians?
The paradigm of librarians sitting at a Reference Desk expecting students to come to them is shifting. The literature reveals many ways librarians develop “new” ways of connecting with students. The presenter will focus on a “Librarians in Da Rez Halls” program where weekly “Help” desks are set up outside Residence Hall Dining Rooms. Among points covered: 1) convincing busy librarians that a weekly commitment can strengthen the librarian/student bond, 2) working with Residence Hall staff to plan, promote, & implement a program, and 3) what’s good, what’s challenging, & what the librarians can do better.

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Blevens

Cheryl Blevens

Reference Instruction Librarian, Indiana State University


Friday November 3, 2017 1:01pm - 1:11pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

1:11pm

Lightning Round: Using 360-Degree Cameras for Self-Assessment in Skills-Based Courses

This presentation will highlight the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Law experimenting with 360-degree cameras to capture interactive high-paced activities inside and outside of the courtroom.


Speakers
avatar for Ayyoub Ajmi

Ayyoub Ajmi

Digital Communications and Learning Initiatives Librarian, The University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ayyoub Ajmi is a digital communications and learning initiatives librarian at the UMKC School of Law. He is building and managing an integral digital communications platform, which provides access to the law school's library and its digital resources, supports law faculty members... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 1:11pm - 1:21pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

1:21pm

Lightning Round: Bite Sized is the Right Size: Strategies for the Brief Information Session

This lightning round session will address strategies for developing and presenting engaging but brief, one-shot sessions that provide just-in-time instruction.


Speakers
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Tracey Boswell

Catalog/Reference Librarian, Spencer Art Reference Library, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art


Friday November 3, 2017 1:21pm - 1:31pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

1:31pm

Lightning Round: On Point: Collaborating with Students from Various Academic Disciplines and Organizations to Revitalize Library Spaces and Services

Universities are full of incredibly talented students. Why not collaborate with those students to revitalize library services and spaces? Have a great architectural and design department? Team up with them to design and renovate a library space. Need a new perspective on marketing? Hire a marketing student as an intern. Make the most of the talent that is available to you while also helping students to add projects to their portfolios: help them, help you.


Speakers
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Blair Stapleton

Assistant Dean of Public Services, University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Friday November 3, 2017 1:31pm - 1:41pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

2:00pm

More Than Just a Job: Student and Supervisor Perspectives on Mentoring
What can the experiences of undergraduate student employees and their supervisors in an academic library tell us about libraries as mentoring communities? This presentation will highlight the findings of interviews and surveys of students and library support staff at the Gustavus Adolphus College Library. The session will be useful to supervisors and mentors of undergraduate student employees as well as the broader audience of those interested in developing libraries as mentoring communities.

Speakers
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Anna Hulseberg

Academic Librarian, Gustavus Adolphus College
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Jeff Jenson

Academic Librarian & Archivist, Gustavus Adolphus College
avatar for Michelle Twait

Michelle Twait

Academic Librarian, Gustavus Adolphus College


Friday November 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

2:00pm

Launching a Web Archives Program at a Public University

This presentation offers a synopsis of actions and initiatives conducted by a small team dedicated to creating a sustainable web archives program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Presenters will discuss details of the planning and implementation phases, as well as ongoing efforts and challenges.


Speakers
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Mary Ellen Ducey

University Archivist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
BG

Blake Graham

Digital Archivist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
JT

Jennifer Thoegersen

Data Curation Librarian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Friday November 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

2:00pm

Ghosted by Faculty: When You Build It and They Don’t Come

Have you ever built a great online module or LibGuide only to have the collaborating faculty vanish after it’s finished? How about creating an awesome student or faculty workshop only to have an empty classroom that is impossible to assess? Come hear about our hard lessons on dealing with ghost faculty, impossible assessment strategies, and building an organizational culture that is not adverse to failure when seeking to improve library services. We’ll share the smart steps we’ve taken to keep relationships strong both in the library and across campus.


Speakers
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Heidi Blackburn

STEM and Business Librarian, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Known to play Devil's Advocate on twitter at conferences. My feed is a stream of off-the-cuff thoughts and reactions during speakers. Probably the loudest person in your session. #nolibrarianvoice
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Tammi Owens

Outreach & Instruction Librarian, University of Nebraska Omaha
MS

Meghan Salsbury

Online Learning Librarian, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Friday November 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D

2:00pm

Purposeful Instruction Through Scaffolding

This presentation highlights a faculty-librarian driven, discipline-specific plan for incremental student mastery of skills. This approach encompasses learning objectives and research strategies from freshmen to senior/masters level. Scaffolding, project-based learning, and pre-post assessment are primary features of this strategic information literacy initiative. Attendees will gain specific strategies for implementing a collaborative, tiered, discipline-specific approach at their institutions.


Speakers
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Carolyn Johnson

Research/Outreach Librarian, Northwest Missouri State
Ask me about scaffolding concepts and research skills, outreach, social justice, design (online, interior, any kind!), collaborating with faculty, active learning, Swedish heritage, coffee, papercrafting.
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Lori Mardis

Research & Instructional Design Librarian, Northwest Missouri State University


Friday November 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Boardroom

2:00pm

Beyond ‘If You Build It…’: Iterative Design for an Academic Library MakerSpace

Do you want to start a makerspace but didn’t win that large grant for the technology? Using the framework of iterative design, the presenter will discuss strategies for creating and growing a makerspace--including building a funding stream--developing supportive faculty and departmental relationships. The session will also contain information about marketing these new services & technologies to faculty, staff, and students in order to build capacity alongside demand.


Speakers
avatar for Ashley Creek

Ashley Creek

Emerging Technologies Librarian, University of Saint Mary
Ashley Creek is the Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. Her current research interests focus on the student experience: gamification, makerspaces, active learning, instructional design, and the library as center of the academic... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

2:50pm

B.D. Owens Library Tour
Visit B.D. Owens Library for a tour.  Due to the time required to walk to/from the library and have a tour, it is likely that attendees will not make it back in time for the last session.

Friday November 3, 2017 2:50pm - 3:10pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Lobby (3rd floor)

2:50pm

Networking Break
Snacks:
  • Trail mix (M&Ms, Pretzels, Peanuts, and Raisins) 
  • Caramel chocolate drizzle
  • Fruit (40 Cal/2.5 oz. serving)
  • Einstein Regular or decaf coffee
  • Iced water 

Friday November 3, 2017 2:50pm - 3:10pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Ballroom

3:10pm

Making Dibner Library a Happy Place: What Disney Taught Us About Improving Library Services

The experience at a Disney World is defined by practicality: emphasizing touch points - all the little places where the user comes into contact with service - to provide a seamless and congruent experience. Dibner librarians describe their attempt to employ this strategy to make the Dibner Library a better experience for the user.


Speakers
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Gavin Paul

Instructional & User Services Librarian, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
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Ana Torres

Assistant Head of Dibner Library, NYU Tandon School of Engineering


Friday November 3, 2017 3:10pm - 4:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room B

3:10pm

Making Room: Digitizing Your Scholarly Output

Discover lessons learned regarding a large-scale digitization effort to make the University of Kansas Libraries’ theses and dissertations collection available online.


Speakers
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Jocelyn Wehr

Digitization Services Coordinator, University of Kansas Libraries


Friday November 3, 2017 3:10pm - 4:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room C

3:10pm

Information Literacy: A Cure for Infomania

The Infomania Journalism course at the University of Kansas is a good example of why an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With aid from the Libraries, Journalism faculty at the University of Kansas developed the course to prevent the debilitating impact of information overload. In this session, we will share how we co-designed inventive assignments and assessments to foster critical information and media literacy among future journalists, advertising agents, and strategic communicators.


Speakers
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Carmen Orth-Alfie

Graduate Engagement Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries
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Karna Younger

Faculty Engagement Librarian, The University of Kansas-Lawrence


Friday November 3, 2017 3:10pm - 4:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

3:10pm

Maximizing Classroom Dynamics Through Teaching Methods

What makes for a successful classroom learning environment? Today, information literacy and fake news are key areas of teaching for academic librarians in which creating an active learning environment becomes paramount. In this session participants will learn multiple ways classroom dynamics can influence student learning outcomes by utilizing several teaching methods to encourage student participation. 


Speakers
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Andrea Thimesch

Information Literacy Librarian, Washburn University
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Gwen Wilson

Health Sciences Librarian, Washburn University
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Stephen Woody

FYE Librarian, Washburn University


Friday November 3, 2017 3:10pm - 4:00pm
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D