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2013 MLA Conference Presentation Materials

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Wednesday Presentations, Oct 2
Thursday Presentations, Oct 3
Thursday Poster Sessions, Oct 3
Thursday Table Talks, Oct 3
Friday, Oct 4

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Preconference: Genealogy Reference for the Librarian (Larry Franke and Cheryl Lang) - presentation (pdf)

Preconference: LIS Adjunct Boot Camp (Denice Adkins)

Preconference: Librarian's Role In Creating Healthy Communities (Barbara Jones)

Preconference: Brain Training (Damaris Schmitt)

Preconference: Basic Book Repair (Rebecca Elder)

Preconference: How Improv Can Take Customer Service To the Next Level (Richard Overbruner) - PowerPt slides

Customer Service Training (Megan Garrett and April Roy) - presentation - handout

Benefits of Taking an Open Course: An Academic Librarian's Experience (Fu Zhuo)

Beyond Sweet Valley High: The Teen Romance Genre (Paige Knotts, Amanda Graves, Courtney Waters)

Digging Databases: How To Get Teachers and Students To Love Them (Anna Francesca Garcia)

Digitizing On a Budget (Amanda Gulley)

Outreach To the Blind and Visually Impaired At a Public Library (Kara Krekeler)

Do We Really Need To Filter That Website? (Connie Stickney)

Primary Historical Resources From the Government (Tammy Stewart) bibliography

K-12 Outreach and Special Collections (Kelli Hansen and Karen Witt)

Student Workers By Design: Using Your Students' Hidden Talents (Jodie Borgerding, Megan Washausen, Laura Gisi) - presentation (pdf)

Wikipedia: The Blog Behind the Bits (Robert Hallis)

Racing To Read To Go: Creating a Community of Early Literacy (Stephanie Smallwood) - presentation - handout

Keynote Address: ALA President Barbara Stripling

Show, Don't Tell (Kyle Constant)

You are a Librarian, a Transformer and a Leader (Lu Dayrit)

Library Advocay 101 (Christa Van Herreweghe)

Teen Literature Update 2013 (Sarah Bean Thompson) - handout (pdf)

Experience Matters! Building Libraries' Brand Image Through Experience Management (Rajesh Singh)

iPad Appy Hour (John Riley)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Healthy Community Partnerships: Bringing Health & Wellness Information to Urban Youth (Elena McVicar, Meghann Henry)

What Makes It Notable (Patty Carleton)

Cultivating Curiosity: Creating Fun and Fascinating Preschool Science Programs (Stephanie Smallwood) - presentation slides (pdf) handout (pdf)

Managing Morale: What Student Employees Want From Their Supervisors (Peter Johnson)

Amp Up Your Technology Training (Amy VanDeVelde, Sara Nielsen) presentation (Power Pt.)

Don't Panic! A Guide To Cataloging a Collection For Under $200 (Lee Anne Litzsinger)

How To Channel Your Inner Tech (Stacy Hisle-Chaudri, Maureen Willman)- presentation slides (pdf)

Creating Exhibits Using Items From Archives and Special Collections (Susan Anderson-Bauer)

Libraries In Ireland and the U.K.: Unique Challenges, Same Mission (Cindy Stewart Grant, Brian McCann)

I'm New, Now What? How MCPL Created a Consistent Orienation Program for New Hires (Amber Wright)
presentation (pdf) - script (Word) - PowerPoint - Virtual Tour Example (pdf) - Training Timeline (Word) - New Hire Survey (pdf) - Library Tour Map (pdf)

How Apps Use You: Data Collection In Mobile Apps (Paige Knotts, Jenny Bossaller)

Beyond the Bookmobile: Stories For Life (Eva Pelkey, Tysha Shay)

Making the Transition from Trainee to Trainer (Jennifer Peters, Dan Brower) - presentation (PowerPt)

Google Forms In the Library (John Riley)

Understanding and Applying RDA (Charles Croissant)

(Library) Design On a Dime: Creating a Functional, Attractive Circulation and Reference Area (Ellie Kohler, Danielle Theiss)

From Backlog and Clutter To Efficient and Spacious (Amy Hanaway, Alaina Culbertson) - presentation (pdf)

Get Appy: Helpful Apps for Youth Services (Brandy Sanchez, Angela Scott) - presentation

Innovative Usability Techniques for Library Websites (Ben Richardson, Borchuluun Yadamsuren, Kenneth Haggerty)

Librarian Trading Cards (Rebecca Carlson, Susan Kromrie)

Find a Need, Fill a Need: Research Workshops (Gloria Tibbs, Fu Zhuo, Susan Sanders, Jen Salvo-Eaton)

My Library Google Site (Denise Tate-Kuhler)

Keep Calm and Visualize Your Data (Cynthia Dudenhoffer, Megan Durham)

Assessment: The Proof of the Paper (Robert Hallis)

Corretta Scott King Award: Almost 45 and Still Needed! (Patty Carleton)

Digital Story Times: Adding Tablet Technology To Early Literacy Programs (Amy Koester) - handout (pdf)

Cool, Calm and Collected: Getting Better Search Results With Worse Search Terms (Jeffrey A. Berkbigler)

Part-Time Librarians Provide Full-Time Benefit (Jane Theissen, Anne Bradley, Erica Millspaugh, Rebecca van Kniest, Peggy Ridlen)

Bats In Your Library: How Encouraging Customers To Book-a-Trainer for One-On-One Technology Assistance Drives Information Literacy (Matt Lakin, Andrew Bono)

Google Calendar Can Help! (John Riley)

Poster Sessions:

  • Big Books and Adult Summer Reading (Kathleen Gallagher)
  • Big Read Community Partnerships Provide Big Fun for Everyone (Jeannine Birkenfeld)
  • From Panic To A+ Papers: Students In the Public Library (Anna Huckeby, Alaina Culbertson)
  • License To Kilt: Two Missouri Library Students' Advenures in Scotland (Megan Durham)
  • Publicity On a Nearly-Zero Budget (Kara Krekeler)
  • Retrofitting AACR2 Records With New RDA Standards (Felicity Dykas)
  • Six Degrees of Reading (Lucy Lockley)
  • Stranger Than Fiction: Non-Fiction For Reluctant Readers (Katie Schneider)
  • Technology Solutions for Small Libraries (Christina Virden)
  • This Wasn't On the Syllabus... (Kathryn Barden)
  • We Got Our Geek On...You Can Too (Rachel Grime)

Table Talks:

  • Baby Boom Librarians: Graying, But Still Great! (Betty Evans) handout
  • Day One for RDA Has Come and Gone...Now What? (Amy Pennington)
  • Early Literacy App Petting Zoo (Lisa Campbell, Brandon Portillo)-handout
  • Get To Know the Printz Award (Sarah Bean Thompson)
  • The Librarians and the Learning Communities: Embedded Librarians In a First Year Program at Missouri State University (Ngaire Smith, Crystal Gale)
  • Missouri Evergreen: Resource Sharing and Open Source ILS (Debbie Luchenbill)
  • Read, Play, Learn: Early Literacy Spaces in Literature(Nancee Dahms-Stinson, Christy Schink) - handout
  • Spinning Plates and Balls in the Air: Balancing Librarianship With Home Life (Kelli Hansen, Karen Witt)


Friday, October 4, 2013

Read Aloud 1-2-3: A Grade Level Reading Initiative (Lisa Campbell, Shari Ellison, Katie Gregory) PowerPt slides - handout

Teaching Social Information Literacy to Undergraduates (Carl Hess) - PowerPt slides

Collaborative Partnerships Go To the White House (Kathryn Barden)

Starting From Scratch: A New Recipe for Integrating Outcomes-Based Information Literacy Into College Gen-Eds (Jessica Williams, Dani Wellemeyer) - presentation slides - handout

Librarians and the Common Core: How Librarians Can Become Integral to Common Core Implementation (Lisa Stock)

Status of Academic Librarians in Missouri (Brent Husher, Buddy Pennington, Cindy Thompson) - presentation (PowerPt)

The Joy of Blogging (Christa Van Herreweghe, Laura Pirondi)

Keep Calm and Try Again: The Evolution of a Library Research Assignment (Betsy Williams, Jennifer Taylor) - presentation (PowerPt)

Wacky, Weird and Wonderful: Unique Features in Libraries and Their Use in Marketing (Carrie Strodtman)

Engaging Your Community In a Literacy Initiative (Kristin Williams)

Copyright: Movies and Social Media (Chris LeBeau, Bonnie Taylor) - presentation (PowerPt)

Active Learning Show & Tell (Jodie Borgerding) handout: popular vs scholarly - handout: web page rubric - handout: narrowing a topic

Google Docs In the Library (John Riley)

Breathing New Life Into Old Data: How Opening Your Collection Can Spark Imagination and Inspire Creative Re-Use (Trish Rose-Sandler, Doug Holland, Peter Raven)

Using Building Blocks in Story Time (Julie Schwartz) - worksheet (Word format)

Getting In On the Ground Floor: Integrating Information Literacy In New Campus Curricular Initiatives (Diane Hunter, Fiona Holly, Barbara Varanka) - presentation

Tech Tools To Make You Look Cool: The Neverending Story (Cynthia Dudenhoffer) - presentation PowerPt- handout

Playing Catch-Up With Technology (Christine Peterson)

Exploring Learning Express Library (Denise Tate-Kuhler)




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