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UNCG at the North Carolina Library Association biennial meeting

UNCG librarians and staff, as well as LIS faculty and students, were very active participants in the recent North Carolina Library Association biennial meeting in Hickory. Not counting alumni, we counted 24 presentations involving UNCG personnel and 9 poster sessions. Assistant Director Mike Crumpton also served on the Program Committee.

Presentations from UNCG included the following:

Educating Community College Librarians
Nora Bird, UNCG & Mike Crumpton, UNCG

Everybody Teaches! Creating Effective Online e-learning Experiences
Beth Filar Williams, UNCG & Amy Archambault, UNCG
Lauren Pressley, Wake Forest University

Establishing the Library in the Cultural Fabric of the Community: Ten Tips for Linking the Library to the World
Barry K. Miller, UNCG

Lessons Learned: Getting the Most Out of Libguides
Jennifer Balance, CPCC
Randall Bowman, Elon University
Michelle Cosby, NC Central Law Library
Jenny Dale, UNCG
Nina Exner, NC A&T University
Susan Wolf Neilson, Wake County Public Libraries
Anders Selhorst, Guilford Tech Community College
Kathy Shields, High Point University

Creating Library Spaces of the Future
LaTesha Velez, UNCG & Michael Crumpton, UNCG

Public Library Design and Technology
Anthony Chow, UNCG; Jacquelyn White, UNCG & Camilla Bahr, UNCG

The Online Literary Map of North Carolina
Jennifer Motszko, UNCG & Kathelene McCarty Smith, UNCG

The Vinegar Syndrome: A Death Threat to the Microfilm Collection
Stephen H. Dew, UNCG

"Do We Really Need to Pay for this Anymore?" The best free v. fee sources for statistics and country research
Lynda Kellam, UNCG
Steve Cramer, UNCG

Technical Services: Changing Workflows, Changing Processes, Personnel Restructuring…Oh My
Christine Fischer, UNCG & Michael Winecoff, UNCC

To Fine or Not to Fine – Are Fines or Rewards More Effective Motivators?
Anthony Chow, UNCG; Chase Baity, UNCG; David Rachlin, NC A&T University;
Christian Burris, Wake Forest University

Thinking Practically About Metadata for Projects in Your Library
Anna Craft, UNCG

Embedded Librarians in North Carolina: A Panel Discussion
Allan Scherlen, Appalachian State University
Jennifer Balance, Central Piedmont Community College
Joli McClelland, Queens University
Steve Cramer, UNCG

Teaching Paraprofessionals the "Techy" Side of the Library
Rita Van Duinen, Central Carolina Community College
Michael Crumpton, UNCG

Patrons Left to Their Own Devices: Library Databases and E-Readers
Lynda Kellam, UNCG
Amy Harris, UNCG
Lauren Pressley, Wake Forest University
Mark Sanders, ECU

"Good Night and Good Luck" Television News from Murrow to
Geoffrey Baym, UNCG, Department of Media Studies

Mike Wasilick, Public Libraries
Cathy Campbell, Community College Libraries
Tamika Barnes, Special Libraries
Dana Sally, Academic Libraries
Ed Williams, Future of the Library Task Force
Michael Crumpton, UNCG, Moderator

Free & Easy 2.0: Online Tools to Support Teaching, Learning &
Beth Filar Williams, UNCG & Mendy Ozan, UNCG

Taking the Next Step: Using Spreadsheets to Process Library Statistics & Database Results
Gwen Exner, NC Knows & Lynda Kellam, UNCG

What does a Typical Library Website
Look Like?
Anthony Chow, UNCG; Michelle Bridges, UNCG; Amy Figley, UNCG
Patricia Commander, Winston Salem State University

Meet ADDIE: Designing Successful Learning Outcomes
Jenny Dale, UNCG; Amy Gustavson, UNCG & Amy Harris Houk, UNCG

For Service or Profit: How come our library café is not profitable? A Case Study of a Downtown Public Library Café
Anthony Chow, UNCG; Barry Bell, UNCG; Erin Price, UNCG

Real Learnings Connection Project
Mike Crumpton, UNCG & Nora Bird, UNCG

Transforming the Education of Diverse Students: Learning Through Dialogue with the Next Generation of Librarians
Clara M. Chu, UNCG & Sha Li Zhang, UNCG

Poster sessions involving UNCG librarians, library staff members, LIS faculty, and students included:

Un-Hushed: Planning and Executing a Really Fun, Super Cool Library Conference
Alesha Lackey, UNCG & Ingrid Ruffin, High Point University

Facebook as a Social Marketing Tool for Public Libraries
Anne Silva, UNCG Library and Information Studies

UNCG's Instructional Tech Toolkit: Online tools to support teaching, and learning
Beth Filar Williams, & Amy Archambault, UNCG

Social Media in North Carolina Public Libraries
Fatih Oguz, Leatha Miles-Edmonson, Ingrid Ruffin, Cameron Smith &
Laura Soito, UNCG

The Online Literary Map of North Carolina – Future Directions
Kathelene Smith & Jennifer Motszko, University of North Carolina

Diversity Initiatives: An insider's perspective
LaTesha Velez, University of North Carolina,

Ten Libraries, One goal: Recruiting Future Librarians with Diverse Backgrounds through a Collaborative Project in North Carolina
Sha Zhang,University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries

An LIS Student Intern Is Not a Volunteer: Making Interns Work With Your Organization
Nora Bird, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Incorporating Technology In The Library: Keeping Your Students Engaged Using Current Web Technologies
Tracy Pizzi,University of North Carolina at Greensboro LIS Department