Category: Presentations

ACRL RBMS Security Committee: Intro to Cybersecurity Webinar

On Wednesday, July 24th, the Security Committee is hosting a webinar on cybersecurity. Cyberattacks on cultural heritage institutions have been increasing, as seen most prominently with the devastating attack on the British Library. Dr. Christopher Lanclos, Senior Research Engineer II at Texas A&M University Cybersecurity Center, will provide an overview to participants on trends in cyberattacks and key issues participants should consider at their own institutions.

Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) 5th Annual Afternoon of Social Justice

This free virtual event features scholars and librarians as they present on a variety of topics including jail libraries in the Philippines, support for library workers seeking accommodations, patrons experiencing homelessness, and film viewing and Q&A for the documentary, Breaking the News.

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Librarians as Instructors for Credit-Bearing Classes – A Path Forward for Public Services?

Free Online Presentation Monday, July 15, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM CST (US and Canada) Presented via Zoom Registration Link The roles of public services librarians are many and varied. Some universities continue to title their librarians by subject liaison areas (e.g., “Social Sciences Librarian”), while others are more indicative of specific...

Librarian Support for Evidence Synthesis Outside the Health Sciences (video replay)

Evidence synthesis methods such as systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and meta-analyses are used heavily to support evidence-based medicine, but are rapidly growing in their use in other disciplines (e.g. social sciences, agriculture, engineering, and business) to support decision making and policy. Because these methods rely on comprehensive, reproducible search strategies, librarian involvement is recommended.

Creating Sustainable and Inclusive Assessment of Online Learning with LIS Students (video replay)

Asynchronous online learning has been an increasingly popular mode of education delivery in recent years and has many advantages for accessible and engaging learning experiences, particularly within academic libraries. More than ever, librarians are creating online learning objects and course content that can be used at the point of need, embedded in online courses, and assigned to students in a flipped classroom approach. But with the popularity of online learning, is this content diverse, accessible, inclusive, and useful to academic library users?

From Boring to High-Scoring: Creating Playful Learning Experiences with Games-Based Learning and Gamification (Video Replay)

This is a recording of the April 19, 2004 presentation, From Boring to High-Scoring: Creating Playful Learning Experiences with Games-Based Learning and Gamification Have you wanted to implement games and gaming in your work in academic libraries, but have been unsure how to start? In this presentation, participants will dive...

Trend Talks: Level Up Your Advocacy Tools

Free Online Presentation Wednesday, April 3, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM CST (US and Canada) Presented via Zoom Registration Link ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries and New Roles and Changing Landscapes goal-area committees are joining forces again to host the second in their series of Trend Talks. Panelists will share their success...

Instruction Strategies to Support Neurodivergent Students (Video Replay)

This is a recording of the March 20, 2004 presentation, Instruction Strategies to Support Neurodivergent Students. Presenter: Jacqueline Frank, Instruction & Accessibility Librarian, Montana State University The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee would like to invite you to register for our virtual event: ACRL IS-TM  Instruction Strategies to Support Neurodivergent...

Generative AI Beyond ChatGPT (Video Replay)

This program will introduce several generative AI tools that librarians should know about related to research. After briefly defining generative AI, several AI will be discussed, including Perplexity, Ellicit, and Research Rabbit.

Information Privilege: Beyond the Individual and into the Collective (Video Replay)

Over a decade ago, Char Booth coined the term “information privilege” and advocated for using the conceptual framework to further critical information literacy and open access. Information privilege critiques how access to information can be disparate, based on an individual’s privilege, and usually informed by one’s institutional affiliation, status, or social identity. The discourse on information privilege in Library and Information Science (LIS) has grown in recent years, with dozens of articles and conference presentations on the topic published in venues focused on critical information literacy, public services, scholarly communication, area studies, and health sciences over the last five years.