Fall 2013 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

Librarians at Illinois continued to present worldwide during the Fall 2013 semester. If you missed the Library Research Showcase, hopefully you had a chance to see one of the following presentations from the past several months:

  • Dempsey, Paula, Susan E. Searing, Scott Walter, and Jen-chien Yu. “What Do Faculty Favor? Local Implementation of the Ithaka Faculty Survey in Illinois.” Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) Annual Meeting, Champaign, IL, November 1, 2013.
  • Dewey, Michelle, and Heather Braithwaite Simmons. “Where Is the Beef? Developing Engaging Legal Research Exercises for Active Learning.” MAALL 2013 Annual Meeting: Connecting Law Libraries for 40 Years, Omaha, NE, October 17-19.
  • Ford, Barbara. “Issues Change but the Need for Advocacy Remains.” Future Communities: Open Innovation Fair, Bucharest, Romania, October 31, 2013.
  • Ford, Barbara. “In Librarianship Women Hold Up More Than Half the Sky.” Wisconsin Library Association Conference, Green Bay, WI, October 24, 2013.
  • Ford, Barbara. “Current Trends in U.S. Libraries.” U.S. Department of State Speaker, Harare, Gweru, and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, September 30, October 1, 2, 3, 2013.
  • Ford, Barbara. “Pros and Cons of Electronic Books and Information Sources vs. Printed Ones,” Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare, October 1, 2013.
  • Ford, Barbara. “Libraries and Campus Globalization,” Illinois State University Bryant Jackson Lecture, Normal, September 26, 2013.
  • Ford, Barbara, and Susan Schnuer. “Twenty Years of Successful Professional Development: the Mortenson Center Model.” IFLA World Library and Information Congress Poster Session, Singapore, August 19-20, 2013.
  • Green, Harriett. “Building the Archive of Digital Humanities Research: Data Curation of Digital Humanities Projects in Libraries.” 2013 DLF Forum, Austin, TX, November 4–6, 2013.
  • Green, Harriett. “Virtual Verse in the Library: A Needs Assessment of the E-Poetry Landscape.” Poster session. Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation II: An Action Assembly, Barcelona, Spain, November 18–20, 2013.
  • Green, Harriett. “Virtual Verse in the Library: A Needs Assessment for Indexing Online-Only Poetry.” Paper. 2013 Chicago Colloquium for Digital Humanities and Computer Science. Chicago, IL, December 5–6, 2013.
  • Green, Harriett. “HathiTrust Research Center: Improving Scholarly Inquiry.” Project Briefing. Fall 2013 CNI Membership Meeting, Washington, DC, December 9–10, 2013.
  • Horne, Angela, Corey Seeman, and Becky Smith. “Eat Yourself Full, Leave Your Plate Empty:’ or Why Student and Faculty Appetite for Data is like an Offensive Lineman at a Buffet.” 2013 Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 6-9, 2013.
  • Ingold, Cindy. Panelist. ““Transformative Collaborations for Research and Action.” National Women’s Studies Association 34th Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH, November 7-10, 2013.
  • Joseph, Lura E.. “Image Quality in University of Illinois Digital Geology Dissertations from Proquest.” Geoscience Information Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 29, 2013.
  • Mischo, William H., Michael A. Norman, and Mary C. Schlembach. “Issues and Solutions for Web-Scale Discovery: Evidence-Based Analysis and Tactical Search Tips.” Internet Librarian International 2013, London, UK, October 16, 2013.
  • Schlembach, Mary C. “GRIPTs: A Geoscience Group Information Productivity Toolkit.” The Geological Society of America 125th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 29, 2013.
  • Schnuer, Susan M. “The Public Library, the Key to Social Inclusion and Equity: an Information Perspective” (Presentation) and “Libraries Powering Development” (Workshop). 15th Annual LIASA Conference, South Africa, October 7-11, 2013.
  • Schnuer, Susan M. “Get Ready, Set, Go! Planning for Future Libraries” (Presentation) and “Bringing Innovation into the Library” (Workshop). Biblionet Future Communities Conference, Romania, October 28-November 1, 2013.
  • Schnuer, Susan M. “The Fundamentals of New Library Services.” Three-Day Workshop for Beyond Access, Myanmar, November 11-15, 2013.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “The Rise of a Colonial Olympic Movement: Sport and Politics in 1930s Puerto Rico.” The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series, Urbana, IL, November 21, 2013.
  • Teper, Tom. Panelist. “Wrap-Up Panel.” Collaboration, Advocacy, and Recruitment: Area and International Studies Librarianship Workshop, Bloomington, IN, October 30-31, 2013.
  • Thacker, Mara. “Building an Indian Comic Collection!” South Asian Cooperative Collection Development Cooperation Workshop, Madison, WI, October, 2013.
  • Thacker, Mara. “Beyond ROI: Challenges and Opportunities in Overseas Buying Trips.” 2013 Charleston Conference, November 2013.
  • Thacker, Mara. “Beyond Amar Chitra Katha: Buidling a Strong Collection of South Asian Comics.” Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Brown Bag Lecture Series, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 3, 2013.
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