Category Archives: ACRL 2013

ACRL 2013 People’s Choice Awards

ACRL 2013 People’s Choice awards were selected by conference attendees onsite using their mobile devices to rate the sessions. Speakers in each of the winning sessions will receive a $50 Amazon Gift card. Congratulations to all of the winners and those who received Honorable Mention!

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

Winner:
The Copyright Axis of Evil Redux:  The Academic Library Must Confront Threats to User Rights
Speaker: James Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University

Honorable Mention:

  • How do you like me now?: An image-rating study of librarian approachability
  • The Second Half of Reference: An Analysis of Point-of-Need Roving Reference Questions
  • This Library Orientation is Fun!: Building a Successful VIrtual Tour Experience for Students
  • Advocating for the Devil:  Transforming Conflict in Libraries
  • Once a Library Ambassador, Always a Library Ambassador!  Using Peer Mentoring to Integrate the Library into the First-Year Academic Experience and Beyond
  • Braving the present: experience and copyright risk assessment for digitizing recent historical collections
  • Beer Cans in the Stacks?  Using a Photo Study to Reveal How Students Use Library Spaces

CYBER ZED SHED

Winner:
When Social Media Fails to Inspire: Transforming your library’s social media presence
Speakers: Molly Beestrum, Library Instruction Coordinator, Columbia College Chicago Library; Kerri Willette, Emerging Technologies Librarian, University of Wisconsin – Parkside; Amy Wainwright, Access Services Assistant, Columbia College Chicago

Honorable Mention:

  • Student Collaboration in Mobile Application Design
  • SCVNGR: Everything Old is New Again
  • Help them help themselves: Developing interactive tools to help faculty deal with copyright and fair use

PANEL

Winner:
“Love your library”: Building Goodwill from the Inside Out and the Outside In
Speakers: Alice Whiteside, Librarian & Instructional Technology Consultant, Mount Holyoke College; Char Booth, Instruction Services Manager & E-Learning Librarian, Claremont Colleges; Lia Friedman, Director of Learning Services, UC San Diego Library; Adrienne Lai, Emerging Technologies Librarian, North Carolina State University Libraries

Honorable Mention:

  • Imagining the Future of Library Instruction: How Feminist Pedagogy Can Transform the Way You Teach and How Students Learn
  • Experience is Everything: Making the Case for Moving From Usability to Totality
  • From research to action: pairing information literacy and service-learning
  • From the Periphery into the Mainstream: Library DIY culture(s) and the academy

WORKSHOP

Winner:
Higher Learning: Effective and Engaging Information Literacy Instruction for Upper-Level Students
Speakers: Jenny Dale, First-Year Instruction Coordinator and Reference Librarian, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Lynda Kellam, Data Services & Government Information Librarian, UNCG, Jackson Library

Honorable Mention:

  • Riding the RAILS of Rubric Assessment to Keep Information Literacy Learning on Track
  • Disciplinary Literacy in First-Year Writing Courses:  A Collaborative Context For Critical Information Literacy Instruction
  • Get Writing!  Overcome Procrastination, Remove Roadblocks and Create a Map for Success

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Honorable Mention:

Battle Decks! – Imagine, Improvise, Inflict: Get Inspired or Die Trying

ACRL 2013 On Twitter

Can’t make it Indianapolis for ACRL 2013? Or want to keep up even more while you are at conference? Check out the handy conference Twitter feed below and keep up with all the action!  And make sure to tag your tweets with #acrl2013 and join the conversation.


 

ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference registration still available

Registration is still available for the ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference, offered April 11-12 during the ACRL 2013 conference in Indianapolis. The Virtual Conference provides an affordable opportunity to participate in conference activities online. For librarians with reduced support for professional development or travel, the Virtual Conference is a great way to leverage a small investment into large learning opportunities.

Like its face-to-face counterpart, the ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference will run on a real-time schedule. The online conference features twelve live Webcasts, as well as asynchronous activities, allowing for convenient scheduling and flexibility. The Virtual Conference archive is available for one year and will include more than 130 slidecasts (PowerPoint slides or other presentations synced with audio of the speaker) from every contributed paper, Cyber Zed Shed presentation, invited paper and panel session presented at the face-to-face conference.

Registration materials are available in the Virtual Conference section of the ACRL 2013 website. Individual and group registration rates are available. Register your institution as a group and participate in professional development with your colleagues all year long.

For more information about ACRL 2013, contact Margot Conahan at mconahan@ala.org or (312) 280-2522.

ACRL 2013 ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarship Recipients

ACRL 2013 LogoACRL has awarded eight ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships for the ACRL 2013 conference to be held April 10 -13, 2013, in Indianapolis.  The purpose of the ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships is to provide opportunities for academic and research library support staff to update their skills and knowledge by participating in an ACRL professional development experience.

The ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships recipients are:

  • Jennifer L. Adams, The Catholic University of America Libraries
  • LaToya Augustine, New Orleans Public Library
  • Christina Diep, Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University
  • Yolyndra Green, Central Piedmont Community College
  • Velvet Marlin, Pierce College
  • Jennifer Smith, Belk Library at Elon University
  • Monya Tomlinson, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
  • Jasmine Woodson, Temple University

The ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships include complimentary registration to the ACRL 2013 conference (a $380 value) and a travel stipend for non-local scholarship recipients.  ACRL extends our thanks to ProQuest for their generous underwriting of these scholarships.

Complete details about ACRL 2013 are on the conference website. Questions should be directed to Margot Conahan at (312) 280-2522 or mconahan@ala.org.

ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference Registration Opens

ACRL 2013 LogoRegistration is now open for the ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference, offered April 11-12 during the ACRL 2013 conference in Indianapolis. The Virtual Conference provides an affordable opportunity to participate in conference activities online. For librarians with reduced support for professional development or travel, the Virtual Conference is a great way to leverage a small investment into large learning opportunities.

Like its face-to-face counterpart, the ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference will run on a real-time schedule. The online conference features twelve live Webcasts, as well as asynchronous activities, allowing for convenient scheduling and flexibility. The Virtual Conference archive is available for one year and will include more than 130 slidecasts (PowerPoint slides or other presentations synced with audio of the speaker) from every contributed paper, Cyber Zed Shed presentation, invited paper and panel session presented at the face-to-face conference.

Registration materials are now available in the Virtual Conference section of the ACRL 2013 website. Individual and group registration rates are available. Register your institution as a group and participate in professional development with your colleagues all year long.

Registration remains open for the face-to-face conference in Indianapolis. Submit your ACRL 2013 registration materials by the March 13 advance registration deadline in order to save $50 or more on your conference registration fees.

For more information about ACRL 2013, contact Margot Conahan at mconahan@ala.org or (312) 280-2522.

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