The 2014 Annual Conference of the American Library Association will include presentations by University of Illinois Library faculty on topics including coordination of digital collections and shared print initiatives, resources for genealogy research, digital humanities, the value of instructional and undergraduate research services, and more.
The conference begins with preconference activities Thursday, June 26 and runs through Tuesday, July 1. If you will be there, consider dropping by to see one of the following presentations!
[Presentations are in schedule order. Links from titles lead to ALA schedule information for details on the session.]
- Teper, Thomas H. “How Can Digital Collections Support Shared Print Initiatives? The HathiTrust Print Monograph Archive Planning Task Force.” Collaborating to Preserve Our Print Collections. Friday, June 27, 11:30AM-12:15PM (longer program from 10AM-3PM). Details and registration.
- Hinchliffe, Lisa. “Faculty Perceptions of the Value of Library Instruction Services.” Library Assessment Forum. Friday, June 27, 1:30PM-3PM.
- Hinchliffe, Lisa. Panel Member: “Effective Alignment of LIS Education with the Evolving Needs of the Academic Library Workplace.” Association of College and Research Libraries Library and Information Science Education Interest Group. Saturday, June 28, 8:30AM-10AM.
- Green, Harriett. “Role/s of Humanities Librarians in Digital Humanities.” Reference and User Services Association History Librarians Discussion Group. Saturday, June 28, 1PM-2:30PM.
- Case, Amber, and Cherié Weible. “Finding Dead People: Genealogy and Local History Resources for the ILL Practitioner.” Reference and User Services Association Program. Saturday, June 28, 3PM-4PM.
- Hinchliffe, Lisa. “Maximizing the Affordances of Faculty Status for Academic Librarians.” Association of College and Research Libraries Technical Services Interest Group. Saturday, June 28, 4:30PM-5:30PM.
- Hensley, Merinda, Stephanie Davis-Kahl, and Sarah Shreeves. “Library Support of Undergraduate Research Programs: Perceptions, Value and Opportunity.” Poster Session. Sunday, June 29, 12:30PM-2PM.
- Hahn, Jim. “The Library Technology Prototyping Service at Illinois: Products and Initiatives.” Emerging Technologies Interest Group of the Library & Information Technology Association. Monday, June 30, 8:30AM-10AM.
Illinois librarians will also be serving on various LIS committees and are serving as organizers of discussion groups, interest groups, and other activities. If you see us, stop us to say hello!