The Academic Library in Times of Change

April 14, 2018

A Change Is Gonna Come: Renewing Information Workers’ Commitment to Social Justice

10:10  -  11:10
Grand Salon

Libraries have always tried to uphold the Library Bill of Rights but are we just a neutral bridge to information […]

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Building professional literacy in research and scholarship: Preparing for the future that is already here

10:10  -  11:10
Salon 4

Librarians today require an understanding of discipline-specific research practices, data services, and scholarly publishing to support their patrons. As the […]

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Improving Community and Undergraduate Academic Success through Peer-to-Peer Mentoring

11:20  -  12:20
Grand Salon

Campuses can still be intimidating places to navigate through, and foundational skill-sets are often still challenging to build for many […]

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Everybody Can Design: Exploring Participatory User Experience Across Library Services

11:20  -  12:20
Salon 4

As librarians, each of us has an aspect of our work that can benefit from seeking user input. User experience […]

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From Futuring to Innovation

1:50  -  2:50
Grand Salon

In this interactive session, attendees will take some of the trend scanning from the Center for the Future of Libraries […]

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Fake News and the Caulfield Technique

4:10  -  5:10
Grand Salon

Students are fighting a flood. Social media, news feeds, and more saturate them with misleading and fact-free information. In his […]

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April 15, 2018

From Instruction to Instructional Design: Scalable Approaches to Information Literacy

9:00  -  10:00
Grand Salon

At Nevada State College, the instructional design librarians are moving beyond one-shot instruction sessions to collaborate with faculty to integrate […]

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Action Speaks, Identity Creeps: How to Let Go of the Past and Become an Agent of Change

10:10  -  11:10
Grand Salon

In theory, we all believe change is necessary and good. In practice, it can be difficult to let go of […]

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Using LMS to Improve the Access, Equity, and Quality of Information Literacy Education: A Collaborative Strategy

10:10  -  11:10
Salon 4

In this session, participants will learn from a library LMS (learning management system) team to rethink information literacy education in […]

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Evolving roles for librarians and sustaining value through OER initiatives

12:30  -  1:30
Blue Room

Free and equal access to information is one of the tenets of librarianship, and increasingly librarians are not just involved […]

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