The University Libraries and the UNCG LIS Department will be well-represented at the upcoming North Carolina Library Association’s biennial conference October 20-23. In addition to UNCG people handling many local arrangements, the following 31 programs by UNCG librarians are on the program, and so are many by UNCG alums.
Academic Library Websites as Information Gateways: Prioritizing User Needs in Website Evaluation and (Re)Design Presentation by Terry W. Brandsma, Information Technology Librarian at the University Libraries, and Ingrid Ann Johnston of UNCG.
Accessing Art Poster session about the University Libraries Art Collection website created by Breanne Crumpton, now the GlaxoSmithKline Fellow at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
Building Pyramids: Creating Partnerships in Digital Scholarship presentation by Richard Cox, Digital Technology Consultant at the University Libraries, and Chelcie Rowell at Wake Forest.
Color with Creativity: Designing Staff Development with Limited Resources presentation by Kathy Bradshaw, Human Resources Librarian,; with Michael Frye of Winston-Salem State and Denelle Eads of UNCG Charlotte.
Developing an Entrepreneurial Library Culture presentation by Mary Krautter, Head of Research, Outreach, and Instruction at the University Libraries with Mary Scanlon and Mary Beth Lock of Wake Forest.
Diversity from the Inside Out: 8 Years of the UNCG Libraries Diversity Committee presentation by Stacey Krim, Special Collection Technician at Jackson Library; Orolando Duffus, Diversity Resident Librarian at UNCG; Tiffany Henry, Metadata & Digital Initiatives Librarian, Campbell University; and Liane Elias, Reference Services Assistant at Jackson Library, UNCG.
Drive It Home: Increasing Interactivity in Instruction with Google Drive presentation by Amy Harris Houk, Reference Librarian at UNCG and Jenny Dale, Coordinator of First-Year Programs at the University Libraries.
Growing Leaders in North Carolina Libraries presentation by Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at UNCG and Joella Pittman, of Braswell Memorial Library; Tiffany Hayes of Cumberland County Public Library; Cathy Wright of Alamance county Public Libraries, and Catie Roche, Braswell Memorial Library.
Keeping the Community College Library Relevant presentation by Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services and Nora Bird, Associate Professor, Library and Information Studies Department at UNCG.
Lite Project Managment for Librarians, an all day workshop, led by Kathy Bradshaw, Human Resources Librarian at UNCG.
Make it Matter: How Schools that provide LIS Education are Working to Improve Diversity and Inclusiveness presentation by Gerald Holmes Reference Librarian and Diversity Coordinator
UNCG, Nora Bird, Associate Professor, Library and Information Studies Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Kim Becnel of Appalachian State, Claudia Gollop of UNC Chapel Hill; Ismail Abdullahi of North Carolina Central; and Lou Sua of East Carolina.
Make Your Instruction Matter: Practical ways to implement the ACRL IL Framework in library instruction presentation by Jenny Dale, Coordinator of First-Year Programs, UNC Greensboro University Libraries; and Kathy Shields of High Point University.
Making Connections: Strategies for funding collaborative community engagement projects with archival and digital collections presentation by Jennifer Motszko, Manuscript Archivist Librarian at UNCG and David Gwynn, Digital Projects Coordinator at the University Libraries.
Making the Most of Social Media: Strategic Planning for Effective Engagement presentation by Erin Lawrimore, University Archivist at UNCG.
Managing Change: Your Role in Strategic HR Initiatives presentation by Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at UNCG.
NCLA Student Ambassador Program – Giving Youth a Voice, Gaining the Attention of Legislators presentation by Anthony Chow, Associate Professor in the UNCG LIS Department and LaJuan Pringle of Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library.
One Size Does Not Fit All: Helping Non-Traditional Students Succeed presentation by Karen Grigg, Science Liaison Librarian at the University Libraries; Mendy Ozan, UNC Charlotte; and Alison Bradley.
Open Educational Resources at UNCG- Alternatives to Pricey Textbooks presentation by Beth Bernhardt, Assistant Dean for Collection Management and Scholarly Communications at UNC Greensboro; and Karen Grigg, Science Liaison Librarian in the University Libraries.
Practical UDL for the One-Shot Library Instruction Session presentation by Amy Harris Houk, Reference Librarian, UNCG and Jenny Dale, Coordinator of First-Year Programs at the University Libraries.
Reaching beyond the Ivory Tower: The Role of Academic Libraries in Fostering Community Life-Long Learning presentations by Kathelene McCarty Smith, Archivist, Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and Archives and Keith Phelan Gorman, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and Archives.
Real Learning Connections presentation by Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services, and Nora Bird, Associate Professor, Library and Information Studies Department, both at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
RTSS Business Meeting presentation by Anna Craft, Metadata Cataloger at the University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Shaping the Future: Increasing Library Impact in Title I Schools Through Strategic Planning and Partnerships with Public Libraries. Presentation by Anthony Chow, Associate Professor in the UNCG LIS Department; and Karla Regan.
Starting a Makerspace on Zero Dollars a Day: An Introduction to Free or Inexpensive Maker Resources presentation by Brown Biggers, Systems Programmer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries; and Michelle Folkman, Davidson County Community College.
Strategic Planning and Performance Dashboards presentation by Anthony Chow, Associate Professor in the UNCG LIS Department.
Technical services careers: A world of possibilities presentation by Anna Craft, Metadata Cataloger at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Nicole de Bruijn of Wilkes county Public Library, Emily Vorhies of NIEHS, and Lauren Reno of Duke University.
The Expanding Role of the Academic Liaison: Balancing Subject Versus Functional Skills presentation by Steve Cramer, Business Librarian, UNC Greensboro; Marla Means, Reference Intern, UNC Greensboro; and Richard Moniz of Johnson & Wales.
The Library as an Incubator of Global Engagement poster by Orolando Duffus, Diversity Resident Librarian, UNC Greensboro
User-Centered Design, Information Architecture, and Website Usability: Two Case Studies presentation by Anthony Chow, Associate Professor, UNCG LIS Department;, Michelle Underhill; Elizabeth Acevedo; and Laura Brown of Granville County Public Library.
Virtual Reference: Trends on International, National, and State Levels presentation by Anthony Chow, Associate Professor, UNCG LIS Department and Rebecca Croxton, Doctoral Student / LIS Instructor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Well Begun Is Half Done: Developing Effective Student Learning Outcomes presentation by Amy Harris Houk, Reference Librarian, UNCG and Kathy Crowe, Associate Dean for Public Services, UNCG.