SUNYLA 2021 Sessions

SUNYLA 53rd Annual Conference – SUNY Delhi (Virtual)

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Wednesday, June 16

Conference Workshops (9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

W1.1: Critical Information Literacy: Steps Toward Becoming Antiracist in Our Libraries (Don Simmons Jr., Becky Leathersich, Megan Benson, Brandon West, Fatoma Rad, & Holly Kuhl)

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W1.2: Improving Documents, LibGuides, Tutorials, and More: Digital Accessibility Basics for All Library Content Creators (Claire Payne & Laura J. Harris)

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Session A (10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)

A1: The Digital Creator: Engaging Student Interest in Virtual Instruction (Sharell Walker)

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A2: Course Reserves in Pandemic Times: Strategies for Moving Forward (Deanna Roberts & Jennifer Loubriel)

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A3: Undertaking a Liaison Needs Assessment Project to Better Serve Subject Students and Faculty (Sarah Jones & Courtney Eger)

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A4: The Flowers of Tomorrow Are in the Seeds of Today: Planting Seeds of Diversity in Your Library’s Collection So They’ll Bloom in Your Campus Community (Lisa Czirr, Jenifer Sigafoes Phelan, & Maria McLane)

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Chair Yoga Break with Megan Benson (2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.)

Session B (2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

B1: How Can Theory Help Us Be Better Librarians? A Panel Discussion (Logan Rath, Amy VanScoy, & Carol Anne Germain)

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B2: When a Guide Is Not a Guide: Using LibApps for Web Design (Emily Underwood & Tricia McEldowney)

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B3: Sowing Good Seeds: Outreach Strategies for Liaisons (Hilary Wong)

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B4: Lightning Talks Group 1

B4.1: Low Effort, Big Impact: Easy Ways to Improve Online Reference Services (Claire Ehrlich)

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B4.2: Planting Seeds of College-Level Research: Library Instruction with Dual-Credit Students (Lily Wadsworth)

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B4.3: Delivering Online Information Literacy Classes via a GPS Mindset (Madeline Ruggiero)

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B4.4: Repairing the Curriculum: Using OER to Fill Gaps (Kevin Adams & Samantha Dannick)

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B5: Software Innovations from EBSCO (Andrew Nagy, Director Software Innovation, EBSCO Information Systems)

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Thursday, June 17

Session C (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

C1: Building a Culture of Empathy during a Pandemic (Caterina Reed & Dana Reijerkerk)

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C2: Impacts of SUNY ScienceDirect Cancellation on STEM Faculty at UB (Erin Rowley & Amanda McCormick)

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C3: Orange Quest: Organizing a Campus Trivia and Research Competition during a Pandemic (Marianne Hanley, Abby Kasowitz-Scheer, & Anita Kuiken)

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C4: Going beyond the IR: The Library as Central to Research Funding and Communication (Matthew Smith & Casey Koons)

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Session D (10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)

D1: Adapting the Jigsaw to Grow Online in a Hurry (Lauren deLaubell & Jennifer Kronenbitter)

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D2: Understanding and Reviewing E-resource Accessibility (Carli Spina, Michelle Eichelberger, & Rebecca Oling)

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D3: A Tale of Two Seed Libraries: Sharing Seeds in the Academic Library (Paulina Borrego, Nancy Schuler, Jenica Ibarra, & Alyssa Koclanes)

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D4: Creating an OER on the Participatory Process of Policymaking (Mona Ramonetti, Daniene Byrne, & Raphael Apeaning)

D5: Options and Opportunities for Increased Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Collection Development (Ashley Fast, Laura Zusman Foss, & Steve Hyndman)

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Annual Meeting, Lunch & EBSCO Presentation (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

From Library Analytics to Learning Analytics (John MacDonald, Director of Product Management for Analytics & Assessment for EBSCO Information Services)

Session E (1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)

E1: Scaling an Embedded Librarian Program: Using a Blackboard Repository to Disseminate Resources and Collaborate in a Remote Setting (Jewel De La Rosa & Jacqueline Coffey Scott)

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E2: Uncomfortable Discussions: Diversity and Inclusion in Campus Libraries (Tim Saka)

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E3: Agile Leadership and Library Services (Jennifer Jeffery)

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E4: Lightning Talks Group 2

E4.1: Using Controlled Digital Lending for Course Reserves (John Raymond & Diana Hurlburt)

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E4.2: Expanding Collections with Limited Funds: A SUNY-wide, Subject-Specific Collection Development Initiative (Jesús Alonso-Regalado & Caryl Ward)

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E4.3: Tips and Tricks for Managing a Streaming Video Collection (Cathy Austin)

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E4.4: How to Grow Your Archives and Special Collections Digital Library (Jane Verostek)

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E5: EBSCONET and ALMA: Renewal Integration API, EDI, and more time saving efficiencies! (Frank Durkin & Anne Campbell)

Conference Workshops (9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

W2.1: “There’s No Crying Allowed at the Reference Desk!”: Techniques for Alleviating Student Distress in Reference Transactions (Elin O’Hara-Gonya & Kim McCoy Coleman)

W2.2: Making New Friends: How to Achieve Better Outreach for Your Library (Amanda Lowe, Megan Benson, Fatoma Rad, Sarah Rhodes, & Alessandra Otero-Ramos)

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Poster Time (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

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Friday, June 18

Session F (9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.)

F1: Experiential Learning through Digital Literacy: Cross-Functional Collaboration to Empower Students and Faculty for 21st Century Contexts (Melissa Netzband, Jenica Rogers, Karen Caldwell, Janelle Jacobson, & Mary Catherine Collins)

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F2: Library Accessibility Plans (Nazely Kurkjian & Laura J. Harris)

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F3: Taking Faculty Development Online (Danielle S. Apfelbaum & Fatoma Rad)

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F4: Lightning Talks Group 3

F4.1: Social Justice Education through Outreach (Sharell Walker)

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F4.2: “Podded” Plants: Grow a Library Outreach Event Using Recycled K-Cup Pods (Mechele Romanchock)

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F4.3: Growing an Academic Library Book Club: Strategies for In-Person and Virtual Contexts (Nicole Helregel)

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F4.4: Cultivating Community through a Virtual Campus Book Club (Jillian Sandy)

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Session G (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

G1: Cross-Pollination: Lessons Learned from Online Delivery to Enhance the Return to In-Person Information Literacy Instruction (Lisa Czirr)

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G2: Collaborating and Growing OER Efforts across Campus (Christine Faraday & Nicole Simon)

G3: Building a Library Ambassador Program (Amanda Lowe)

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G4: Mission and Vision Creation: Effectively Capturing the Views of Library Staff (Alan Witt)

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G5: Beyond the IR: Elevating the research repository to a campus-wide information hub (Sara Branch & Jessica Clemons)

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Keynote (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Session H (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

H1: Teaching Library Instruction Classes for Science Majors during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Various Modes and Varied Experiences (Aditi Bandyopadhyay)

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H2: How Catalogers Learn: Illuminating the Esoteric (Laura Haynes)

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H3: Growing Sustainability Initiatives: Planting the Seed of Academic Libraries as Partners (Sarah Rhodes, Neyda Gilman, Jennifer Embree, Jean-Paul Orgeron, & Heather Stalter)

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H4: Strategic Planning in a Time of Transition: What We’ve Learned One Year In (Maria Cabaniss)

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Session I (2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

I1: Exploring Untold Stories in an Information Literacy Class: An Introduction to Primary Sources (Madeline Ruggiero)

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I2: Developing Diverse and Inclusive Gaming Collections (Beth Caruso, Julio César Bahamón, Tiffany Davis, Heather D. Freeman, & Christin Lampkowski)

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I3: The St(AR) of the Show: Embracing Augmented Reality for Online Special Collections Exhibitions (Karen Trivette, Miyo Sandlin, & Joseph Anderson)

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I4: Lightning Talks Group 4

I4.1: Our Pink Drink Chats: The Importance of Mentoring (Formal, Informal, and Peer) (Jamia Williams & Twanna Hodge)

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I4.2: All Panels, No Borders: Measuring Access to Comic Book and Graphic Novel Collections in Academic Libraries and Archives (Ryan King)

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I4.3: Poetry, Pizza, and Pandemics: How an Academic Library Successfully Moved a Popular In-Person Program Online (Stephanie Evers Ard)

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I4.4: Using the Primo Popular Searches Report in Alma Analytics to Gain Insight into User Search Behaviors and Better Respond to Their Needs (Jill Locascio)

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Conference Workshops (3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

W3.1: Save Scribbler Online! Developing a Library Escape Room for Zoom (Johanna MacKay & John Cosgrove)

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W3.2: Promotion and Tenure: The Rebooted Bootcamp (Carrie Fishner, Angela Rhodes, Keri Thomas-Whiteside, Jennifer DeVito, April Davies, Dan Harms, & Jamie Dangler)

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