SUNYLA 47th Annual Conference – Purchase College

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Wednesday, June 3

Preconferences – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 4

Keynote – 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – “How Art Made Me a Better Librarian”

Session A – 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • A10. Internal Customer Service Assessment of Cataloging, Acquisitions, and Library Systems – Rebecca L. Mugridge, Kate Latal, Nancy Poehlmann & Wendy West, University at Albany, SUNY
  • A11. Between Pollock and Paint by Numbers: Non-standard teaching with standardized learning outcomes at SUNY New Paltz – Anne Deutsch & Madeline Veitch, State University of New York at New Paltz
  • A12. Making Knock-Out Tutorials! – Angela Ecklund, MLA International Bibliography & Elizabeth Jardine, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
  • A13. Competency-based Community Driven Professional Development for Librarians – Lisa Raposo, SUNY System Administration
  • A14. Adding More Value to your Library Collection: Niche Databases and Unique Archive Products – Jim Kropelin, EBSCO
  • A15. Content Strategy: The care and feeding of library websites – Emily Mitchell, State University of New York at Oswego
  • A16. The Secret Art of Patron Driven e-book Acquisition: A snapshot of cost and control – Dana Longley, SUNY Empire State College

Session B – 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • B20. Managing Research Data: How two SUNY librarians are leading the way – Trevor Riley & Jessica Clemons, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
  • B21. Designing Collaborations: How librarians & faculty can encourage student learning using group multimedia spaces – Christine Faraday & Marsha Spiegelman, Nassau Community College, SUNY
  • B22. Teaching Information Literacy through “Un-Research” – Allison Hosier, University at Albany, SUNY
  • B23. What is Success and Have We Achieved It? Information literacy at Suffolk County Community College – Susan P. Lieberthal Jennifer Farquhar, Suffolk County Community College, SUNY
  • B24. Flipster, PlumX, YBP, and Unique Partnerships from EBSCO: Latest Updates – Jim Kropelin, EBSCO
  • B25. The Art of Usability Testing: The guerilla method – Laura Evans & Benjamin Andrus, Binghamton University, SUNY
  • B26. To Weed or Not to Weed: What we learned from a 2-year collection-wide weeding project – Cori Wilhelm & Jess Spooner, Canton State University of New York

Session C – 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • C30. Renovating a Community College Library for the 21st Century Learner – Sarah Conrad Weisman, Amy Dibble & Erin Wilburn, Corning Community College, SUNY
  • C31. Creating Digital Projects: A collaborative approach – Mike Magilligan & Michelle Currier, Canton State University of New York
  • C32. SUNY Information Literacy Portal: Sharing locally created and curate content across institutions – Logan Rath, The College at Brockport, SUNY; Jessica Clemons, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY; Katie DeRusso, SUNY Cobleskill; Carleen Huxley, Jefferson Comunity College, SUNY & Alice Wilson, Monroe Community College, SUNY
  • C33. Partners in Teaching and Learning: Peer research tutors in the library and across campus – Glynis Asu & Lisa Forrest, Hamilton College
  • C34. Introducing Scopus Across the SUNY System – Joseph Krongold, Elsevier
  • C35. One Bib to Rule Them All-Phase 2 or 57 to 1: What are the Odds? – Maureen Zajkowski & Maggie Horn, SUNY OLIS
  • C36. Fulfilling Unmet Research Needs: Journal Use in BrowZine – Ted Tyson, BrowZine

Session D – 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • D40. Reading the Room: Assessing user needs and setting priorities in an undergraduate library – Robyn Reed, Courtney Seymour &Trevor Martin, Union College
  • D41. The New(ish) Librarian Support Group – Michelle Bishop, State University of New York at Oswego; Leah Galka, Buffalo State College, SUNY; Lisa Czirr, SUNY Cortland; Sara Parme, SUNY Fredonia
  • D42. On-again, off-again: Same course, different contexts – Greg Bobish, University at Albany, SUNY
  • D43. Engage! Creative and Practical Strategies for Capturing Students”™ Attention in Information Literacy Sessions – Stephanie Herfel Kinsler &  Andrea Laurencell Sheridan, SUNY Orange
  • D44. Text and Data Mining Research – Ray Abruzzi, VP and Publisher of Gale Digital Collections
  • D45. Preliminary Findings: A comparative study of user- and indexer-assigned subject terms – Hannah Marshall, Cornell University
  • D46. Art in Communication and Marketing of Libraries – Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Prairie View A&M University

Poster Sessions – 4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

  • P01. Connecting the Library to Student Success – Sara Hull  (Empire State College)
  • P02. Bringing it Home: Partnering with Campus Communities to Teach Information Literacy – Anita Kuiken, Sara Quimby  (SUNY College at Cortland)
  • P03. Attitudinal Attributes Contributing to Professionalism in Academic Librarianship – Rachel Santose  (SUNY Canton)
  • P04. Librarians and the Art of the Book Review – Brian Flota, Michael Mungin, Genya O”™Gara, David Vess (James Madison University)
  • P05. Social Media as Game Strategy: Twitter in the #InfoLit Instruction Session – Lydia Willoughby, Kelly Blanchat (SUNY Plattsburgh, CUNY Queens College)
  • P06. Interactive Storytelling meets the Information Literacy Session – Sara Rofofsky Marcus, Helen Wheelock (Empire State College, CUNY-Creative Arts Team) – Notes
  • P07. Cover Your Assets : Promoting Services While Limiting Liability – Nancy Abashian  (Binghamton University Libraries)
  • P08. Sprouting STEMs: Science Librarianship Internships for Undergraduates – Lee Ann Fullington, Matthew Harrick (Brooklyn College – CUNY)
  • P09. The Art of 3D Printing – Emily Mitchell, Chris Hebblethwaite (SUNY Oswego)
  • P10. Small Libraries, Big Ideas: Innovations in Reference at the Small Liberal Arts College – Charlotte E. Price, Gina Levitan (Sarah Lawrence College)
  • P11. A Comparative Study of Cataloger- and User-Assigned Subject Terms – Hannah Marshall (Cornell University)
  • P12. IDS Project:  Extending Community & Innovation – Bill Jones  (IDS Project)
  • P13. The Evolution of the Information Literacy Tutorial – Heather Shalhoub, Sarah Morehouse (Empire State College)
  • P14. An unCOMMON view of Community Building – Laurie Murphy, Sarah C. Jones (New York University)
  • P15. Poetry Speaks: Supporting the College”™s Learning Goals Through Literary Programming – Lisa Forrest, Alex Rihm (Hamilton College)
  • P16. Drawing out critical questions: using hand-drawn posters as catalysts for information literacy – Haruko Yamauchi  (Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College (CUNY))
  • P17. Providing Evidence Based Research for Theatrical Productions using online techniques. – Valencia J. Wallace  (Purchase College Library)
  • P18. Magic the (Library) Gathering: Designing and Publicizing a Personal Librarian Program – Brian Sullivan, Eva Sclippa, Trevor Riley  (NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University)
  • P19. Marketing by Design: Building Relationships and a Brand Through a Logo Contest – Valerie Bonilla, Blake Doherty (Brookdale Community College)
  • P20. Biology Information Literacy: Can We Trust Non-Librarians with our Curricula? – Steven Chudnick  (Brookdale Community College)
  • P21. Girl on Fire: Surviving the Management Arena as a New Supervisor – Melissa Perez (Binghamton University)
  • P22. Creative with LibGuides – Maaike Oldemans  (SUNY Cortland Memorial Library)

Friday, June 5

Session E – 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

  • E50. Opening Up Avalanche: Collaborating to create an open access, open source index – Amy Ballmer, Fashion Institute of Technology & Jennifer Poggiali, Lehman College, CUNY
  • E51. Flipping the First Year Experience: Using mobile scavenger hunts to orient students to library resources – Jennifer Collins, SUNY Delhi – Handouts: 1 2 3 4 5
  • E52. The Art of Engagement: Gathering the tools for one-shot masterpieces – Megan Dempsey, Raritan Valley Community College
  • E53. The Pyramid of Evidence: Engaging students with an active learning exercise on authority – Rebecca Hewitt, Hartwick College
  • E54. Libraries Just Want to Have Fun! – Carrie Fishner, SUNY Delhi
  • E55. College Student Tech Use: A survey of trends and data gathering techniques – Curt Friehs & Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi, SUNY-College at Old Westbury
  • E56. Library Exhibits Hack: Creating quality displays on a shoe-string budget – Amy F.  Stempler, College of Staten Island, CUNY

Session F – 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • F60. What are Open Education Resources? Teaching non-librarians about OER – Steven Ovadia, LaGuardia Community College & Ann Fiddler, CUNY Office of Library Services
  • F61. Interactive Orientation Using GooseChase – Leah Galka, Katherine Bertel, Ken Fujiuchi & Amy Rockwell, SUNY Buffalo State
  • F62. Library Instruction Humor Roundtable – Logan Rath, The College at Brockport & Eileen Daly-Boas, University of Rochester
  • F63. Flipping for Instruction: Using the flipped class model in library instruction – Eduardo Rivera, Long Island University – LIU Post
  • F64. No More Sleepy Hollow: A collaborative approach to teaching and promoting e-resources to attentive college students – Kristin D”™Amato & Susan Slaga-Metivier, Central Connecticut State University
  • F65. Computer Club & Library Projects – Kristy Lee, Michael Divitto & Gary Oliver, SUNY New Paltz
  • F66. Many Hands Make Light Work: Alfred University”™s digitization working group and the art of collaboration – Ellen Bahr, Brett Arno, Alfred University, John Hosford, & Trevor Riley, NYS College of Ceramics of Alfred University, SUNY

Session G – 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • G70. Open SUNY Affordable Learning Solutions – Laura Murray & Karen Gardner-Athey, SUNY Office of Library and Info Services
  • G71. Biology and the Library: Creating a Model Assignment for Information Literacy in the Life Sciences – Susan Wood & Joe Napolitano, Suffolk County Community College, SUNY
  • G72. Teaching Visual Literacy Skills in a One-Shot Session – Molly Schoen, University of Michigan
  • G73. Creating Effective Group Activities Using the 4S Structure – Allison Hosier, University at Albany
  • G74. Blended strengths: Formal and Informal Onboarding Towards an Integrated Whole – Rachel M. Minkin & Jill Morningstar, Michigan State University
  • G75. Empire State Digital Network (ESDN) and the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) – Kerri Willette & Chris Stanton, (mpire State Digital Network, Metropolitan NY Library Council (METRO)
  • G76. The Art of Collections Budgeting – Marianne Hebert, State University of New York at Potsdam