The Academic Library in Times of Change

April 13, 2018

Let’s Build Something!: A Rapid-Prototyping Instructional Design Workshop

8:00  -  12:00
Salon 1

You already know what learning outcomes are. You’ve made more than enough LibGuides. Now you’re ready to do something different. […]

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Copyright and OA on Campus: Promoting Best Practices

8:00  -  12:00
Salon 4

Background: The need for copyright expertise in academic libraries gained importance with greater reliance on digital resources and the use […]

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LibGuides Best Practices Boot Camp (Free)

8:00  -  12:00
Grand Salon

It is time to get your LibGuides site in shape! Get ready to get down and dirty as we take […]

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Making Research-Driven Change: Developing a Research Agenda to Guide Your Professional Practice

1:00  -  5:00
Salon 1

In times of change, original research is a useful tool for navigating decision-making in libraries. Unfortunately, librarians may encounter deficits […]

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Systematic Reviews: An Introduction for Non-Health Sciences Librarians

1:00  -  5:00
Salon 4

Background: Academic librarians outside the health sciences are increasingly being asked to assist with systematic reviews, but few training opportunities […]

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Responsible Use of Metrics: The Library can help!

1:00  -  2:00
Grand Salon

Librarians’ knowledge of scholarly communication and research metrics is invaluable when assessing academic productivity. As more institutions use bibliometric evaluations […]

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Collaborations between faculty, subject librarian, and library special collections: Increasing student engagement with primary sources.

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Amazing things happen when a social science librarian, a special collections librarian, and a political science professor collaborate to introduce […]

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DIY Spaces in an Age of Change: Creating a STEM Collaborative Learning Center with Campus Partners

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

What happens when key campus partners are running very successful undergraduate education programs but don’t have adequate space for them? […]

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Can Librarians Wear Plaid? Early Insights into Forming a Matrix Organization

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

In 2016-2017, most public services units in UCLA Library were merged into a new reporting structure under a single Associate […]

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Articulating Information Literacy in Introductory Writing – Librarians and Faculty Collaborate

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Information literacy is of critical importance, and yet, many college students still lack basic information literacy skills. In 2017, librarians […]

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Creating Community: An Experiment in Instructional Development

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

This poster describes a pilot project called Instructional Learning Communities, inspired by the model of reflective peer mentoring described by […]

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Information Visualization Skills in Digital Humanities Research: An Academic Librarian’s Perspective

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Information visualization is prevalent in the practice of many aspects of digital humanities research. Literature has also discussed how information […]

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From strings to things: Transitioning from authority control to identity management at Stanford University Libraries

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

The cataloging community has arrived at a pivotal time of transition from traditional authority control to identity management. Originally, authority […]

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Seizing Opportunity and Building Consensus: Establishing a Data Services Program

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Data services are an emerging function of academic libraries. These services may include (but are not limited to): data management […]

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Slack and Communication: Tales from the Reference Department Student Workers

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Slack is an effective communication tool if you are insane enough to require library student workers to use it during […]

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Turning a marathon into a sprint: Metadata creation for the 700+ websites of the CA.gov Web Archive of California Government Documents

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

California state government publications have nearly ceased being distributed in print; instead, they are now almost exclusively born-digital and available […]

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Hashtag Info Lit: A text analysis of information literacy tweets

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

This poster will provide a text analysis of tweets related to information literacy, the ACRL Framework, and critical librarianship. Viewers […]

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New Tool in Town: Identifying the Good, the Bad, and the Predatory OA Journal

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

As publishing models continue to change and evolve, libraries have remained constant in their pursuit of information access. After nearly […]

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Integrating Circulated Technology into the Library Collection Development Plan

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Academic libraries are increasingly focused on the acquisition and expansion of circulating technology collections. These collections are often governed by […]

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Where the Wild Things Are: Bring K-12 Students to Special Collections for Adventures!

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

What is the best way to spark curiosity in young students about our shared human past and create a bridge […]

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Using your Public Library as a Partner: Cal Poly Pomona University Library and County of Los Angeles Public Library’s MākMō (Maker Mobile)

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Learn how Cal Poly Pomona University Library partnered with the County of Los Angeles Public Library MākMō (Maker Mobile) to […]

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Plans and Pivots: Embracing Change in an IR Marketing and Outreach Program

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Have you designed, implemented, and assessed the success of an outreach and marketing program to encourage faculty deposits to your […]

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Thresholds and Borderlands: Using Chicana Feminist Theory to Navigate Changing Identities

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Instruction librarians embedded in the first-year experience of first-generation college students are uniquely positioned to shepherd novice researchers across a […]

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Poster Sessions for the Public: A unique outreach and education opportunity

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

As part of March for Science Miami, I organized a poster session as part of a science expo. While the […]

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Embracing expanded librarian roles in scholarly communications

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

Scholars have many different ways of promoting and sharing their work in the current information landscape. In addition to the […]

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Putting Our Best Faces Forward: Library Marketing Efforts Trading Headshots for Testimonials

5:30  -  7:30
Ballroom

One university leveraged the resources available in its library multimedia department to trade headshots of students for use in professional […]

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April 14, 2018

Collaborators for the Future: Bringing Our Values to the Trends and Changes in Our World

Session Category :  Keynote  Plenary 

8:30  -  10:00
Ballroom

How do we think about the future? For many, futuring begins by studying the trends and changes happening in society, […]

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SCIL: The Diplomat, the Showman, the Advocate, and Other Hats: Instruction Librarian Roles in Times of Change

10:10  -  11:10
Blue Room

Information literacy instruction is a complex, ever-changing endeavor. Librarians are continually challenged to help students with research assignments, be engaging, […]

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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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I study in my car: How a study habits survey helped to change and champion the library at two California Community Colleges.

10:10  -  11:10
Salon 1

Library surveys. Been there, done that. But what happens when you take the library out of the survey and start […]

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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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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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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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Librarians’ Role in Research Performance Analytics

11:20  -  12:20
Blue Room

Academic institutions use bibliometric data to analyze and assess academic productivity, often without input from the library. As specialists in […]

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Forming collaborative partnerships with for-profit companies that align with the core values of librarianship

11:20  -  12:20
Ballroom

The role of for-profit companies in providing products and services to libraries has become increasingly contentious for many in the […]

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Supporting the Dream: Undocumented Students and the Libraries

11:20  -  12:20
Ballroom

25% of the nation’s undocumented students study in California. With the decision to repeal DACA looming, libraries must take stock […]

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DIAL: Libraries Respond: Connecting with our Communities in Times of Crisis

1:50  -  2:50
Blue Room

At its 2016 interest group showcase, DIAL (Diversity in Academic Libraries) addressed the library’s role in responding to the growing […]

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Reframing From the Ground Up: Restructuring a for-credit information literacy course around the Framework for Information Literacy

1:50  -  2:50
Salon 1

This presentation will explore the process and application of transforming a four-credit, general education information literacy course to reflect the […]

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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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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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CARLDIG-S: Showcasing Agents of Change

4:10  -  5:10
Blue Room

The academic librarian’s role is constantly evolving to adapt to the ever-changing information landscape and needs of students, and recent […]

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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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High Impact Collaborative Learning & Student Engagement with Librarian-Led Faculty Research Fellows

4:10  -  5:10
Salon 1

Imagine a system where libraries could acquire, train, mentor, and support students to provide first-tier research assistance to faculty for […]

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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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Honoring the Past, Imagining the Future: Facilitating Productive Conversations about Change

4:10  -  5:10
Ballroom

Like many academic libraries, the UCR Library recently initiated a departmental reorganization process that affected several long-established units. From the […]

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What should librarians demand from Publishers?

4:10  -  5:10
Ballroom

This Round Table Discussion will continue the conversion of a Lively Lunch at last November’s Charleston Conference developing a list […]

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Capturing Changing Conversations: A Round Table Discussion on Editing and Publishing LIS Volumes

4:10  -  5:20
Ballroom

Interested in editing and publishing books in the LIS field? Join us to hear from three roundtable discussants on how […]

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April 15, 2018

ALIGN: Demand-Driven Acquisition: Saviour, False Prophet, or Mere Mortal?

9:00  -  10:00
Blue Room

Collection development in academic libraries has always depended on the librarian’s knowledge of the assigned subject area, of the research […]

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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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Comparing Apples and Bananas? A/B Testing for discovery system optimization

9:00  -  10:00
Salon 1

Librarians often customize discovery system settings based on instincts or on small usability studies. A/B testing, commonly used by commercial […]

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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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SCORE: The Right to be Forgotten: Scholarly Communication and Ethics

10:10  -  11:10
Blue Room

Scholarly communications often values free access above all else, but what happens when that drive for openness conflicts with ethical […]

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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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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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Who Succeeds in Higher Education? Questioning the Connection Between Academic Libraries and Student Success

Session Category :  Invited Presentation  Plenary 

11:20  -  12:20
Ballroom

Many academic libraries are feeling pressured to join “student success” initiatives to collect and analyze data about students’ academic behaviors. […]

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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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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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Technology Roundup: Sharing New Technology Utilized in Times of Change

12:30  -  1:30
Ballroom

During the fall semester, we utilized new technologies in our instruction sessions to motivate students. We look forward to sharing […]

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Rethinking the role of student workers in the library: enhancing the user experience

12:30  -  1:30
Ballroom

Many academic libraries rely on student workers to keep things up and running. This round table discussion will focus on […]

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Makers Connect! Makerspaces in the Academic Library

12:30  -  1:30
Ballroom

Makerspaces are one of the most innovative and dynamic things happening in academic libraries. They can provide a studio for […]

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