The Academic Library in Times of Change

April 14, 2018

Academic Librarians in Transition: Stories, Narratives and Job Strategies on Moving into Different Library Careers

11:20  -  12:20
Salon 1

What if you were an academic librarian and wanted to move into special or public libraries? How would you do […]

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The Pedagogical and Scholarly Prospects of Web Archiving

1:50  -  2:50
Salon 4

Who among us has not experienced anguish at encountering a broken link? A website that has disappeared? Whether supporting student […]

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The ‘E’ is for equity: Building an O.E.R. and affordable textbooks movement on a community college campus

4:10  -  5:10
Salon 4

Textbook costs are a common barrier to students accessing and succeeding in a course. OER adoption is an opportunity to […]

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April 15, 2018

Spoken Word Poetry in the Library: Why Hip Hop has a Place in Academic Libraries

9:00  -  10:00
Salon 4

Academic libraries have always included programmatic elements, but these have traditionally been staid events that focus on academic lectures and […]

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Teaching Critical Evaluation of News in a (Mis)Information Environment

10:10  -  11:10
Salon 1

Oxford Dictionaries declared post-truth as the 2016 Word of the Year, and it has become almost impossible to avoid commentary […]

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Is Free Speech Really Free? Reframing Free speech on Campus

12:30  -  1:30
Salon 1

Academic libraries have always stood for freedom of expression, but today’s campus climate seems different. In a number of recent […]

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What Do You Meme? Pop Culture in the Information Literacy Classroom

12:30  -  1:30
Grand Salon

Popular culture has been seen as a tool for making information literacy more relatable to students. However, when thinking about […]

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