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3. Organizational Strategies [clear filter]
Monday, April 4
 

8:45am

K01 - Finding Time: From Industrial Mythology to Chronemic Literacy
Prevailing views about time and productivity rely primarily upon observations and practices developed in industrial settings.  In this keynote, Professor Dawna Ballard will lend insights drawn from two decades of her own research in the field of chronemics—the study of time as it is bound to human communication—about how post-industrial work requires a different set of literacies. 

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Speakers
avatar for Dawna Ballard

Dawna Ballard

Associate Professor, Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Dawna Ballard, Associate Professor in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, is an expert in chronemics.  She researches what drives our pace of life and its impact on the communication practices and long-term vitality of organizations, communities... Read More →



Monday April 4, 2016 8:45am - 9:45am
Ballroom C

10:45am

S09 - Small Staff? No Problem: Developing new products and programming out of scarcity
Stretched e-resource staffing is a reality for many libraries. Find out how four librarians turned limitations into opportunities for innovation.  For one,  being a single person department led to the development of a home-grown ERM.  For the others,  also distance education librarians, it led to new partnerships with public services.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Crane

Erin Crane

E-Resources and Instruction Librarian, Germanna Community College
avatar for Kate Hill

Kate Hill

Electronic Resources Librarian, UNC Greensboro
avatar for Jane Hutton

Jane Hutton

Electronic Resources Librarian, West Chester University
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April Steenburgh

Electronic Resources and Online Instruction Librarian, Finger Lakes Community College


Monday April 4, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 203

10:45am

S12 - Building a Finding Aid Database at UNR Libraries, Building a Successful Collaboration
From 2013 to 2015 the Metadata and Cataloging Dept. of UNR Libraries led a successful effort across four departments to build a searchable database for special collections finding aids. Find out how this collaborative project was conceived and managed to make thousands of collections newly searchable and discoverable by patrons.

Speakers
avatar for Steven Harris

Steven Harris

Assistant Dean of Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno
Steven is Assistant Dean of Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the administrative manager for collections, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, discovery services (technical services), digital initiatives, and library IT.
avatar for Dana Miller

Dana Miller

Head, Metadata & Cataloging, University of Nevada, Reno


Monday April 4, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 103

1:15pm

S17 - Size Does(n't) Matter: Growing your Career in a Wildly Different Organization
Take your professional development to the next level, curb burnout, and satisfy professional curiosity with a lateral move to a wildly different organization. Join us for a session on growing your career "up" or "out" by transitioning to a new position in a much larger or smaller organization.

Speakers
avatar for Betsy Appleton

Betsy Appleton

Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian, St. Edward's University
Betsy Appleton is interested in electronic resource management, scholarly communication, licensing, and collection development.
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Tina Buck

Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Central Florida
Serials holdings, database a-z, and working towards an ERM with some cataloging and acquisitions mixed in. For fun, I enjoy baking bread.


Monday April 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 104

2:15pm

S22 - Agents of Change: The Ongoing Challenges of Managing E-books and Streaming Media
Managing e-book and streaming media workflows is an ongoing challenge. Libraries must be flexible and adaptive to keep up with changing acquisitions models and discovery options. This presentation will look at some of the changes the University of Nevada, Reno, has made within technical services to manage these challenges.

Speakers
avatar for Molly Beisler

Molly Beisler

Head, Discovery Services, University of Nevada, Reno
Amalia (Molly) Beisler is the Knowledge Access & Discovery Librarian at the University of Nevada, Reno. In this position, she works to tie the work of technical services staff to the needs of users, working closely with public services and co-coordinating assessment initiatives in... Read More →
avatar for Steven Harris

Steven Harris

Assistant Dean of Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno
Steven is Assistant Dean of Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the administrative manager for collections, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, discovery services (technical services), digital initiatives, and library IT.


Monday April 4, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Room 105
 
Tuesday, April 5
 

9:45am

S42-01 - With A Little Help: Overcoming E-Resource Management Understaffing
There are a multitude of complex tasks for supporting electronic resources that require a well-trained and collaborative staff. These complexities are amplified during periods of continuous turnover and understaffing. This presentation will outline approaches to combating staffing challenges by exploring collaborations, re-evaluating workflows, and preserving institutional knowledge.

*This short talk is part of session "S42 - Staffing"

Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Bazeley

Jennifer Bazeley

Coordinator, Collection Access and Acquisitions, Miami University (OH)
Jennifer Bazeley has a BM and an MM in viola performance from the Eastman School of Music and an MLIS from Dominican University in Illinois. Her love of serials and electronic resources started with a student job in the DePaul University Library in Chicago, IL. Since completing her... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fernandez

Michael Fernandez

Electronic Resources Librarian, American University Library


Tuesday April 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:00am
Grand Ballroom

10:30am

S42-04 - Making the Most of Your Resources
Inter-departmental cooperation between Interlibrary Loan and Acquisitions is an underutilized resource. The interlibrary loan department is uniquely positioned to provide invaluable e-resource support. This short talk will illustrate how the employees in interlibrary loan have become instrumental in helping identify access problems and increasing the discoverability of electronic resources.
 
*This short talk is part of session "S42 - Staffing"

Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Bazeley

Jennifer Bazeley

Coordinator, Collection Access and Acquisitions, Miami University (OH)
Jennifer Bazeley has a BM and an MM in viola performance from the Eastman School of Music and an MLIS from Dominican University in Illinois. Her love of serials and electronic resources started with a student job in the DePaul University Library in Chicago, IL. Since completing her... Read More →

Speakers
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Trina Nolen

Acquisitions Librarian, Lamar University
Lamar University


Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:30am - 10:45am
Grand Ballroom

10:45am

S42-05 - Improving Group Communication with Slack
Slack is a free online software solution designed for teams to better manage internal communications. It is a hybrid of online chat and email (and more!) which can augment or disrupt the usual modes of communication. I will share how my team has used it to better share and communicate.
 
*This short talk is part of session "S42 - Staffing"

Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Bazeley

Jennifer Bazeley

Coordinator, Collection Access and Acquisitions, Miami University (OH)
Jennifer Bazeley has a BM and an MM in viola performance from the Eastman School of Music and an MLIS from Dominican University in Illinois. Her love of serials and electronic resources started with a student job in the DePaul University Library in Chicago, IL. Since completing her... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Colgoni

Andrew Colgoni

Services Librarian, McMaster University
My job involves the provision of library services to a user group of primarily science and engineering students (plus grads and faculty, of course). I'm also a regular instructor in an integrated science program. That's my day job. I'm also really interested in library marketing and... Read More →


Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:45am - 11:00am
Grand Ballroom

10:45am

S51 - From Ripples to Waves: How Decentralization Brought Greater Internal Collaboration and Patron Empowerment to the Oklahoma State University Libraries
Oklahoma State University has been undergoing a transformational reorganization, implementing several significant operational and organizational changes concentrated around electronic services and resources. OSU librarians representing Research and Learning Services, Outreach and Engagement, Digital and Technical Services, and Access Services will present on the ongoing changes and their impact.

Speakers
avatar for Victor Baeza

Victor Baeza

Director of Library Graduate Services, Oklahoma State University
avatar for Hui-Fen Chang

Hui-Fen Chang

Academic Liaison Librarian, Oklahoma State University
avatar for Nicole Sump-Crethar

Nicole Sump-Crethar

Professor, Oklahoma State University
avatar for Whitney Vitale

Whitney Vitale

Assistant Head of Access Services, Oklahoma State University


Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 105

1:15pm

S55 - Know Thyself: Myers-Briggs Personality Profiles and the Impact on Library Relationships
In small groups, participants will discuss and evaluate their Myers-Briggs personality type to see if personality types are drawn to specific roles in the library.  To facilitate the exercise, participants will need to know their Myers-Briggs personality-type indicator.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Eng

Alice Eng

E-resources librarian, University of North Florida
Alice Eng is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North, Florida. She has a B.A. in Communications from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has an Masters Degree in Library Science and Information Studies from Florida... Read More →
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Robb Waltner

Head of Acquistions and Collection Development, University of North Florida
I have served as the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development at the University of North Florida for seven years.  I also have experience in public services and access services.  I have a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Library, Media, and Information Science.


Tuesday April 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 203

1:15pm

S57 - An Untapped Source of Talent: Autistic Library Employees and Electronic Resources Management
Autistics have propensities towards attention to detail, analytical skills, creative thinking, and specialized knowledge. Management of electronic resources provides a perfect opportunity for autistic individuals to meaningfully participate in the workforce. An autistic librarian and his supervisor will share practical tips on creating a supportive workplace for neurodiverse people.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Gohn

Katie Gohn

Head of Collections, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
avatar for Charlie Remy

Charlie Remy

Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Tuesday April 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 104

2:30pm

S58 - Is “E” for Everybody? Reorganizing to Fit E-Resources across Blended Departments
As library budgets languish, e-resource availability flourishes, and new technologies emerge, two academic institutions share projects for reorganizing workflows.  The presentation will cover reorganization efforts of Technical Services at Tulane University, and Acquisitions and Resource Sharing at University of Kansas.  Both will outline processes, resulting strategies, personnel training, and assessment metrics.

Speakers
avatar for Judith Emde

Judith Emde

Assistant Dean - Content & Access Services, University of Kansas Libraries
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Kathrine Montgomery

Head, Acquisitions and ERM, Tulane University
avatar for Angela Rathmel

Angela Rathmel

Head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing, University of Kansas
Angie Rathmel is currently head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing at the University of Kansas (KU) Libraries. She previously served as the libraries’ electronic resources librarian, among other positions. Angie oversees workflows related to the libraries’ collection budget... Read More →


Tuesday April 5, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 204

2:30pm

S60 - Cut to the Bone: How Smaller Campus Libraries in University of Wisconsin System are Surviving Epic Budget Cuts
In early 2015, the University of Wisconsin System received a $250 million reduction in state aid. Facing both collection cuts and staff reductions, the campus libraries had to make some tough decisions. This panel will address how libraries at several smaller UW campuses managed these devastating and unforeseen cuts.

Speakers
avatar for Jenifer Holman

Jenifer Holman

Electronic Resources Librarian, Hope College
avatar for Colleen Knettel

Colleen Knettel

Collection Development and Materials Management Li, University of Wisconsin-Superior
avatar for Stephanie H Wical, MLS, MA

Stephanie H Wical, MLS, MA

Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Librarian, Boston University
avatar for Melissa Platkowski

Melissa Platkowski

Systems Librarian, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
We're an Alma/Primo library, in a large academic consortium (the University of Wisconsin). I wear many hats in my small library, so I know a little about everything!
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Katie M. Sanders

University of Wisconsin Colleges


Tuesday April 5, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 203

4:30pm

S70 - Inspiring library research: Changing your environment to support your research
Librarians regularly support the research that occurs within their organizations, but how are librarians supported as they conduct their own research? This panel discussion will present different ways librarians can become better researchers, from forming learning communities to increasing their abilities to conduct quantitative or qualitative research.

Speakers
avatar for Daina Bouquin

Daina Bouquin

Head Librarian, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
I'm a space librarian. I care a lot about the future and legacy of scientific software and the people who make it. Managing astronomy and astrophysics collections for both Harvard and the Smithsonian. MS Data Science + MLIS.
avatar for Elisabeth Leonard

Elisabeth Leonard

Senior Field Editor, SAGE Publications
avatar for Angie Pusnik

Angie Pusnik

Digital User Experience Librarian, Indiana University Kokomo
Angie (Thorpe) Pusnik is the Digital User Experience Librarian at Indiana University Kokomo, a position she has held since 2011. She leads the continued development of the library’s electronic resources and web presence. She has published and presented original research on discovery... Read More →
avatar for Juleah Swanson

Juleah Swanson

Head of Acquisition Services, University of Colorado, Boulder


Tuesday April 5, 2016 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Room 203