Spring 2014 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

Spring 2014 saw Illinois librarians leading the discussion on topics as diverse as information literacy, open access, and Puerto Rican archives. Below are just some of the many presentations they gave at conferences, special occasions, and more.

  • Avery, Susan, and Eric Kurt. “Plugging in to Media Literacy: Creating Strategies for Libraries.” Information Literacy Summit, Moraine Valley Community College, April 25, 2014.
  • Avery, Susan, and Lisa Hinchliffe. “Hopes, Impressions, and Reality: Is a Discovery Layer the Answer?” LOEX National Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, May 9, 2014.
  • Dougan, Kirstin. “Loaning iPads: A Library Outside of Your Library.” Music Library Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA: February 28, 2014.
  • Dougan, Kirstin. “You Too Can Conduct User Studies in Your Library.” Music Library Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA: February 28, 2014.
  • Edge, Ryan. “The Preservation Self-Assessment Program.” Emerging Innovators Forum, American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 20, 2014.
  • Hess, Kirk and Hoover, Sarah. “Value of the Online Newspaper Collection at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library.” IACRL 2014, Oak Brook, IL, March 20-21, 2014.
  • Hinchliffe, Lisa, Michael Norman, and William Mischo. “Taking a Closer look at Primo: Multi-perspective System Testing.” Ex Libris Eluna Annual Meeting, Montréal, Canada, May 1, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Alma Mater.” President’s Convocation Speech at Induction Ceremony for Phi Beta Kappa Initiates, University of Illinois, May 16, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Careers in the Humanities…but not in the Classroom.” Panel session for Graduate School Career Conference “Where Do I Go From Yale?” Yale University, May 13, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Pirates, Pixels, and Picture Books: New Discoveries, New Projects, and New Acquisitions at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Urbana-Champaign.” Kiwanis Club, Urbana, IL, April 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. Radio appearance regarding Gwendolyn Brook collection and event. Interview with Jim Turpin, “Penny for Your Thoughts” on WDWS radio, April 18, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Full of Pepper and Light.” A Celebration of the Gwendolyn Brooks Acquisition. Organized and produced large-scale, city-wide poetry reading and lectures in Lincoln Hall Theatre, April 24, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Opportunities and Challenges for Special Collections in Early Decades of the 21st Century.” Invited lecture at the Houghton Library, Harvard University, March 3, 2014.
  • Hotchkiss, Valerie. “Anatomy of the Book.” Week-long series of presentations for high school students. University Laboratory High School, February 18-21, 2014.
  • McCusker, Kelly A. “Use of and Attitudes about the Library from Afar: Student, Instructor, and Librarian Perspectives.” 6th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27-30, 2014.
  • Mischo, William H., and Michael A. Norman. “The University of Illinois Primo Custom Tile: Search Assistance and Tactical Tips.” Ex Libris Discovery Showcase, American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, January 26, 2014.
  • Schneider, Cher. “Preserving Memories through Archival Scrapbooking.” Presentation given to Greek Society, UIUC. March 2014.
  • Schneider, Cher. “Quick and Easy Plexi Paste.” AIC 42nd Annual Meeting, Contentious Conservation: Sustainable Choices in Collection Care, San Francisco, CA, May 2014.
  • Sheehan, Beth. “Comparing Disciplinary Repositories: tDAR vs Open Context.” ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation Summit, San Diego, CA, March 27, 2014.
  • Shreeves, Sarah. “Author’s Rights: Securing Future Uses of Your Work.” Copyright Day, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, April 16, 2014.
  • Shreeves, Sarah. “Perceptions of Library Support for Undergraduate Research Programs.” CNI Membership Meeting, St Louis, MO, March 31st, 2014.
  • Shreeves, Sarah. “International Developments in Open Access: An Overview of Trends at the National, Funder, and Institutional Levels.” Panel on Open Access and Beyond. Special Libraries Association Arabian Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting, Doha, Qatar, March 25, 2014.
  • Shreeves, Sarah, Sarah Jones, and Sherry Lake. “Data Management Planning: Get up to date with DMPTool and DMPonline.” Workshop, International Digital Curation Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 24th, 2014.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “Challenges to Caribbean Family History and Genealogy: Archives, Sources, and Oral History in Puerto Rico.” Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 14, 2014.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “Opening the Vault of Eighteenth Century Andean History: A Portal to the Conde de Montemar Letters at the University of Illinois’ Library (1761-1799).” Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 12, 2014.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “Belongs to Not Part of US.” Puerto Rican Studies Association, April 4, 2014.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “Puerto Rico.” International Coffee Hour, Author’s Corner in the Illini Union Bookstore, February 26, 2014.
  • Teper, Thomas H. “Building Area Studies Collections in the Area Studies to Serve Nation-Wide Populations.” Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge, May 17-20, 2014, Timberline Lodge, OR.
  • Teper, Thomas H., Arnold Hirshhorn, Emily Stambaugh, and Kathi Carlisle Fountain. 2014 “Operations and Services Panel.” Regional Print Management Symposium: Right Scaling Solutions, Dublin, OH, March 27-28.
  • Tracy, Daniel G., and Susan E. Searing. “Perception and Use of Academic Library Services by Graduate Students in Library and Information Science.” Educational Entrepreneurship: ALISE 2014 Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, January 23, 2013.
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