SUNYLA 49th Annual Conference – Stony Brook

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Wednesday, June 14

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Pre-Conference workshops

Thursday, June 15

8:45 a.m. -10:00 a.m.: Keynote – Dr. Lana W. Jackman

10:15 a.m. -11:00 a.m.: Conference sessions A

11:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m.: Conference sessions B

2:00 p.m. -2:45 p.m.: Conference sessions C

  • C1. Using Journalism Pedagogy in the Information Literacy Classroom – Jennifer Noe
  • C2. Cancelled
  • C3. Teaching with Primary Sources: Reports from the Front Lines – Annie Tummino, Morgan Gwenwald & Patrick Williams
  • C4. What’s Next for the SUNY Learning Commons – Lisa Raposo
  • C5. Mixed Methods of Assessment: Measures of Enhancing Library Services in Academia – Nilda Sanchez-Rodriguez
  • C6. Being an Internship Mentor – Cynthia L. Koman
  • C7. Policymap: Using Policymap to Understand Diversity in Your Area – Tom Love, PolicyMap

3:00 p.m. -3:45 p.m.: Conference sessions D

4:15 p.m. -6:00 p.m.: Poster sessions

  • P1. Veterans are Invisible Library Patrons – Danielle Masursky, Syracuse University iSchool
  • P2. Librarians and Health Inequities: What Can We Do? – Elaina Vitale, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region
  • P3. Expanding Mobile Makerspaces to Enhance Active Learning throughout Suffolk County Community College – Kerry Carlson, Suffolk County Community College
  • P4. Become a Stellar Researcher in 3 Easy Steps! A WOLFIE Course – Dana Haugh, Stony Brook University
  • P5. Utilizing the Empire Shared Collection Repository to Preserve Print Collections!Christopher Keough, University at Buffalo Libraries
  • P6. Crowdfunded Research: An Exploration into a Cultural PhenomenonVictoria Pilato, Dana Haugh, Darren Chase, Stony Brook University
  • P7. Libraries in Support of Interdisciplinary Programs – Jamie Saragossi, Kathleen Kasten, Stony Brook University
  • P8. Open Access Funding and Sustainability – Jessica Koos, Jamie Saragossi, Stony Brook University
  • P9. Fake News, Real ConsequencesDarren Chase, Dana Haugh, Victoria Pilato, Stony Brook University
  • P10. Green Open Access, Gold Open AccessDarren Chase, Victoria Pilato, Dana Haugh, Stony Brook University
  • P11. Cultivating Legacies with Cross-Departmental Collaborations – Dana Haugh, Victoria Pilato, Stony Brook University
  • P12. Video Game Book Club: A New Spin on an Old Tradition – Adam Saunders, Morrisville State College
  • P13. Project Management in the Library: Methods to Improve Efficiency and Collaboration – Jennifer A. DeVito, Stony Brook University
  • P14. Beginner’s Mind: Usability Testing with Undergraduate Interns – Emily Mitchell, Lilly Kiel, Gabrielle Darling, SUNY Oswego
  • P15. Contemporary Lens: A New Approach to Teaching Observation In the Visual Arts – Meredith Starr, Joseph Napolitano, Dana Antonucci-Durgan, Suffolk County Community College
  • P16. Demonstrating that Library Staff Campus Engagement Matters – Jess Spooner, Tina Demo, SUNY Canton
  • P17. Exhibiting a Special Collection of Gope Boards from Papua, New GuineaMary Jo Orzech, Bruce Conrad-Reingold, Bruce Avery, Helena Bourque, The College at Brockport
  • P18. Moving Forward 2017: Be Informed. Be Engaged. Be EmpoweredDawn Wing, Suffolk County Community College
  • P19. Closing the Loop: Operationalizing Three Years of Information Literacy Rubric Assessment Results (Handout)– Rebecca Hewitt, SUNY Polytechnic
  • P20. Representing the Future in Black Space: Curating an Exhibit to Celebrate the African Diasporic Imagination by Showcasing Schaffer Library’s Black Speculative Literature and Music Collections – Robyn Reed, Union College
  • P21. “To Have and To Share”: Starting a Library Seed Exchange at a Small Liberal Arts College – Lisa Hoff, Onondaga Community College
  • P22. Embedded Librarian Thesis Support – Vanessa Viola, Fabio Montella, New York Institute of Technology
  • P23. Every Book Its Reader: Multi-language Outreach through Children’s LiteratureKeri Thomas-Whiteside, Erie Community College
  • P24. Resources for Online Instruction to Satellite Campuses: An Example from SUNY Korea – Laura Costello, Claudia McGivney, Stony Brook University
  • P25. New York Academic Libraries as a Part of the NYLA Sustainability Initiative – Roger Reyes, SCLA; Carol Anne Germain, University at Albany

Friday, June 16

9:15 a.m. -10:00 a.m.: Conference sessions E

10:15 a.m. -11:00 a.m.: Conference sessions F

  • F1. Stony Brook University Open Access PolicyDarren Chase & Shafeek Fazal
  • F2. No Room for Argument: Researching Politicized Topics as a LearnerSusan Wood
  • F3. Reaching Out To Diverse Populations: What Academic Librarians Can Learn From Public Library Outreach Programs – Michael Bartolomeo & Ariana Kaleta
  • F4. Student Success at SUNY Geneseo: Building a Data Collection Model to Support Long-Term Assessment – Bonnie J. M. Swoger & Daniel Ross
  • F5. The Fast-Forward Fixation: A Critical Examination of Academic Librarians’ Focus on the Future – Danielle S. Apfelbaum & Derek Stadler
  • F6. Outreach Revival: Reinvigorating and Assessing Our Library Liaison  Program – Michelle Toth
  • F7. Gobi Library Solutions: Exploiting Vendor Systems to Streamline Workflow – Pat Adams & Deb Silverman

11:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m.: Conference sessions G

  • G1. Open Digital Humanities: Supporting the Digital Humanities through Open Mic Events and Open Access ResourcesKathleen Kasten, Laura Costello & Darren Chase
  • G2. Everyone Is Welcome Here: Neurodiversity in the Library – Emily Carlin
  • G3. From Puppies to Puzzles: Combating Student Stress at UAlbany Libraries – Amanda M. Lowe
  • G4. Mock Up, Test, and Refine: An Approach to Usability Testing – Mark Eaton & Carlos Arguelles
  • G5. Globalized Librarianship – Claudia Mcgivney, Michael Huang & Victoria Pilato
  • G6. Leveraging Your Makerspace to Support Department Collaborations – Dana Antonucci-Durgan
  • G7. OCLC Presents: Sustainable Collections Services – A Brief Introduction & Demo – Pete Zeimet, Sales Manager