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Jun 17, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Documenting Dissent: Capturing Student Protests, Navigating Disinformation, and Ethical Considerations

PLEASE NOTE THE SESSION WILL NOT BE RECORDED Summary In a time of escalating campus protests, arrests, and chaos, a critical need exists to capture these events accurately and ethically for future generations. This timely webinar, "Documenting Dissent: Capturing Student Protests, Navigating Disinformation, and Ethical Considerations," offers a powerful resource. Led by a panel of […]

May 23, 2024 - ET/ CT

Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit — Sponsored by Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

This event is an excellent, no-cost online learning opportunity for anyone interested in the many issues around textbook affordability and the use of Open Education Resources (OER).  The FLVC OER Summit was first held in 2018 as an opportunity for librarians, teaching faculty, instructional designers, administrators, students, and other stakeholders to discuss issues, experiences, and […]

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Mar 27, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Defending Diversity: The Challenges and Opportunities for DEIA Positions in Libraries (Part 2)

FOR PRIVACY, THESE SESSIONS WILL NOT BE RECORDED Summary How are libraries still doing the work of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across their systems with or without dedicated staff? This three-part series brings professionals from all levels and types of libraries together to discuss how the work of DEIA is going and ongoing […]

Feb 27, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Defending Diversity: The Challenges and Opportunities for DEIA Positions in Libraries (Part 1)

  FOR PRIVACY, THESE SESSIONS WILL NOT BE RECORDED   Summary How are libraries still doing the work of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across their systems with or without dedicated staff? This three-part series brings professionals from all levels and types of libraries together to discuss how the work of DEIA is going […]

Jan 30, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Breaking Barriers: HBCU Legacy, Future Investments, and North Carolina A&T’s Success Model

Summary Explore the enduring legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) despite historic underfunding and discuss future investment visions. Highlight the vital partnership between libraries and faculty, drawing inspiration from North Carolina's A&T successful model. Delve into the success story of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), exemplifying a decade-long trend […]

Oct 12, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Internet Generation: Connecting with Gen Z in the Library Landscape

Summary: The next generation of students and library workers is purpose-driven with a global mindset. Not a monolith, they are the first generation to grow up without memory of a time before the internet. This generational snapshot will help academic librarians understand experiences and perspectives of our Gen Z students and team members. Panelists: Hilary […]

Sep 14, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Personal Librarians: Building Relationships Across Campus

Summary Hear how Ms. Welber spearheaded Princeton's Personal Librarian Program in 2017 and leveraged technology to strengthen and grow the program.  During her presentation, she will walk us through the program's genesis, addresses the pitfalls encountered along the way, and reveals the solutions that led to its huge success among Princeton’s undergraduates. She also shares […]

Sep 7, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Wait? We’re Drawing? Engaging Visual Strategies for First Year Library Orientation

Summary: At the University of Memphis, librarians designed a highly visual lesson to improve first-year students' knowledge of library spaces. Incorporating research on the relationship between drawing, cognitive engagement, and recall, librarians sent students out to interact and explore the library with a series of guided questions and maps. When students returned, they created a […]

Jun 21, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

At First You Don’t Succeed: Lessons from two semesters in the credit-bearing classroom

  Summary Teaching in any environment involves a lot of trial and error, especially when developing lessons for the first time. In spring 2021, I taught a for-credit First Year Seminar focused on social media. The experience was trial-by-fire, as I had to navigate developing a full-semester course for the first time, teaching online (and […]

Apr 12, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Attracting and Engaging a Diverse Student Workforce at George Mason University (GMU)

Summary George Mason University Libraries was one of 10 institutions selected to participate in Hampton University's Grant Leading the Charge: Advancing the Recruitment, Retention and Inclusion of People of Color within the Library and Information Science Field, funded through Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-246407-OLS-20. Project leads and researchers Kat Bell and Katara Hofmann […]