SUNYLA 50th Annual Conference – Finger Lakes

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Wednesday, June 13

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

W1. Leading the Way Pitfalls and Possibilities – What it Meant to be a VanguardDavid Schuster, Kenneth Wierzbowski, Lauren Jackson-Beck, Richard Wisneski

W2. The SUNYLA Instruction Test Kitchen: Open Access EditionBrandon West, Logan Rath

W3. Preparing for Transitions: Leadership and Change Management – Janetta Waterhouse

Thursday, June 14

Keynote address: 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Bryan Alexander

Session A: 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

A1. Welcoming Those Who Served: Library Outreach to Military and Veteran StudentsLaurel Scheinfeld, Kathleen Kasten

A2. Postsecondary Information Literacy Readiness Assessment Using ILAAP – Cynthia Tysick, Logan Rath, Jewel de la Rosa, and Tiffany Walsh

A3. OER Program Strategies in SUNY Libraries: Four Million Dollars Later – Alexis Clifton, Carrie Fishner, Jessica Clemons, Katie Ghidiu, Ben Rawlins, and Malina Thiede

A4. Throw Open Our Doors and Tear Down the Walls – Kathryn Machin and Fatoma Rad

A5. Making Boundaries Irrelevant: Pop-up Librarians Engage Students & Faculty Across Campus – Andrea Kingston, Alice Wilson, Pam Czaja, Michelle Beechey, and Alicia Gunther

A6. Preparing to Open Pandora’s Box: Readying Your Library’s E-Resources for Alma MigrationMarianne Hebert, Stephanie Hess, Sophie Forrester, Colleen Lougen, and Susan Davis

Vendor1. ProQuest and SUNY: Partnerships and Possibilities

Session B: 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

B1. From “Show and Tell” to “Teach and Learn”Sue Slivan and Jackie Tiermini

B2. Research is Not a Basic Skill: The ACRL Framework and the Importance of Context in Information Literacy Instruction – Allison Hosier

B3. Printing Open Textbooks: It’s Not All Black and White – Laura K. Murray and Allison Brown

B4. Supporting Transitions with Comprehensive Professional Development Planning – Janetta Waterhouse, Karen Gardner-Athey, and Sara Davenport

B5. Ready (or not): A Community College Library’s Experience with a One Book, One College Program – Erin Wilburn

B6. SUNY LSP Data Migration Task Force Recommendations & Best Practices – Wendy West

Vendor2. GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, connecting with Alma

Session C: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

C1. UX Testing for Instruction – Abby Smith Juda, Kelly Hallisy, and Laura Kuo

C2. Librarian/Professor Collaboration 101 – Cindy Hagelberger, Nicki Lerczak, and Paul Brew

C3. The Leap From OER to Open Pedagogy – Julie Turley, Natalia Sucre, and Lusiella Fazzino

C4. Library Marketing- What’s Up With That? – Amanda Lowe

C5. MAKEing Connections: Library Makerspaces for Outreach and PromotionSharona Ginsberg and Juan Denzer

C6. SUNY Libraries and Accessibility: A Panel DiscussionJill Locascio, Laura Harris, Sophie Forrester, Jen Parker, and Rebecca Olin

Session D: 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

D1. A Brainstorm is Brewing: Creative Teaching Strategies for Starting Research – Lisa Czirr

D2. How I Turned a One-Shot into a Four-Shot – Emily Underwood

D3. Academic Libraries and Open Education: Maintaining the Scholarly Record – Mark McBride

D4. Shouldn’t This be at a Public Library? A Collection to Support the Community, not the CurriculumAdam Saunders, Angela Rhodes, and Mandy Babirad

D5. Engaging a Wider Community: The Academic Library as a Center for Creativity, Discovery, and Collaboration – Steven Shapiro

D6. Technical Services SIG Lightning Round – Rebecca Nous and Rebecca Hyams

Poster Presentations – 4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

P1. The Evolving Institutional Repository- The Teenage Years – Amy Gay

P2. Bystanders No More: Librarians as Players in the Game – Lusiella Fazzino, Natalia Sucre, Julie Turley

P3. The Effectiveness of Individual Research Consultations as a Supplement to Traditional Library Instruction ApproachesDon LaPlant, Brendan Aucoin

P4. Beyond The Book: Mobile Applications in Academic Library Collections – Jamie Saragossi, Kathleen Kasten, Laura Costello

P5. Motivating Faculty to Create OER: What Works, What Doesn’t – Danielle Masursky

P6. In Pursuit of Relevance: Incorporating Diversity and Global Perspectives in a Graphic Literature Collection – Andrea Kingston

P7. The Times They Are A Changin’: Envisioning New Practices & Policies in Alma – Nancy Abashian, Bill Jones, Carrie Marten

P8. Creating Incentives For OER Adoption – Aaron Dobbs, Maggie Albro

P9. Baseline Data from the SUNY Plattsburgh Community on OERs and Textbook Costs – Malina Thiede, Joshua Beatty, Debra Kimok

P10. Fun and Games with Copyright – Paul Bond

P11. Opening Up About Student Privacy: Surveying Student Opinions About Libraries – Jessica Ramey-Rhodes, Esta Tovstiadi, Jenica Rogers, Lauren Jackson-Beck

P12. Assessing Library DisplaysKatherine Brent

P13. Using Small Grants To Make The Library A Driver Of College & Career Access & AffordabilityJennifer Parker, Rebecca Hewitt

P14. Whose Job Is It? Strategies Of A Team-Based Institutional Repository – Alicia Marrese

Friday, June 15

Session E: 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

E1. Using Games to Teach Information Literacy – Emily Underwood and Heather Binion

E2. Rethinking LibGuides: Design, Content, and SustainabilityLara Nicosia and Jennifer Freer

E3. OER: Fact and Fiction – Kerrie Fergen Wilkes, Sophie M. Forrester, and Dawn Eckenrode

E4. How to Tackle Your Digitization To Do List – Jane Verostek

E5. Open to Discussion: Speaker-centric Programming in the Academic Library – Kathleen Kasten, Jamie Saragossi, and Dana Haugh

E6. Opening the Discovery Door: Getting to Know PrimoMichelle Eichelberger, Erin Rushton, Esta Tovstiadi, Nancy Babb, Jessica McGivney, Erin Sharwell, Jill Locascio, and Rebecca Nous

Session F: 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

F1. Breaking Out of the Ordinary: Using Gamification in the Library Classroom and BeyondLara Herzellah

F2. Student Research Day: Fostering Student Scholarship Through Library-Faculty CollaborationMegan Margino

F3. Open Scholarship on a ShoestringRebecca Hewitt, Jen Parker, and Shannon Pritting

F4. SUNY System Administration Update – Mark McBride and Maureen Zajkowski

F5. ComiCon and Beyond: Library Programming as a Gateway to Faculty and Student Engagement – Jenny Burnett and Dave Ghidiu

F6. 25 Ways to Open Your Collection and Improve Discovery – Heidi Webb

Session G: 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

G1. Make Information Literacy Fun with Menti! – Heather Binion

G2. Library Instruction Request Forms: Empowering Change Through Technology – Joshua Becker

G3. Does Data Need a Center?: Developing a Culture of Data Literacy in a Liberal Arts EnvironmentCourtney Seymour and David Fuller

G4. Non-Academic Support Outcomes and Key Performance Indicators at E.H. Butler Library: A New Partnership with Buffalo State’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness – This session has been cancelled

G5. Reaching Out Beyond the Book: Creating Opportunities for the Stony Brook University Community to Engage in Native American History and Culture – Mona Ramonetti and Jay Levenson

G6. EZproxy Therapy: Massaging Meaningful Data out of Messy LogsBill Jones and Amanda Wentworth

Vendor3. EBSCO Database Updates and Open Athens – Nancy Grimaldi