Spring 2016 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

Spring saw University of Illinois Library faculty and academic professionals traveling the world both physically and virtually to give keynotes, present webinars, and participate in panels. Topics included extending information literacy capacity to better serve international students or to include intersections with scholarly communication, eighteenth century ritual and popular culture, support for underrepresented groups in technology, and more. The following list is just a sampling of the many ways library faculty and academic professionals at Illinois contributed back to their professional communities in the past few months.

  • Avery, Susan K., and Kirsten M. Feist. “Growing Your Instruction as the World Becomes Smaller: International Students and the Academic Library.” LOEX 2016, Pittsburgh, PA, May 6, 2016.
  • Bracke, Marianne Stowell, Noel Kopriva, and Sarah C. Williams. “Collaborating to Facilitate Data Literacy in Agricultural Experiment Stations.” U.S. Agricultural Information Network Conference, Gainesville, FL, April 27, 2016.
  • Bunker, Lisa, Jason Griffey, Hahn, Jim, Jamie Hollier, Alex Lent, Thomas Padilla, and Ken Varnum. “LITA Top Technology Trends.” Panel Discussion (LITA) American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Boston, MA, January 10, 2016.
  • Caloia, Stefanie, Meg Hixon, and Megan Keller. “Seeing the Details in the Big Picture: Getting a Handle on Processing.” Midwest Archives Conference 2016 Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, April 30, 2016.
  • Dougan, Kirstin. “A Rose by Any Other Name…WorldCat and its Evolution.” Annual Meeting of the Music OCLC Users Group (MOUG), Cincinnati, OH, March 1, 2016.
  • Green, Harriett. “Publishing Without Walls: Digital Publishing as 21st Century Black Studies Initiative.” National Council for Black Studies, Charlotte, NC, March 16-20, 2016.
  • Green, Harriett and Angela Courtney. “The Role of Digital Collections in Scholarly Communications.” Archiving 2016 Conference, Washington, DC, April 19-22, 2016.
  • Hahn, Jim. “Indoor Positioning Services & Location Based Recommendations.” Code4Lib 2016 Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 10, 2016.
  • Hahn, Jim. “Open Linked Data in Discovery: BIBFRAME + Schema.org in an Experimental Bento View.” Presentation to MARC Formats Transition Interest Group (ALCTS/LITA), American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Boston, MA, January 9, 2016.
  • Hensley, Merinda. “The Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy in the Undergraduate Classroom” and “The Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy in Action.” Presentation and Workshop at University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, April 6, 2016.
  • Hensley, Merinda and Elizabeth Berman. “Perceptions & Understandings of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.” Librarian’s Information Literacy Annual Conference, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, March 23, 2016.
  • Hensley, Merinda and Catherine Fraser Riehle. “Students, Librarians, and Opportunities at the Intersection of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication.” Workshop for Instruction in Library Use, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 30, 2016.
  • Hensley, Merinda and Catherine Fraser Riehle. “What Do Undergraduate Students Know About Scholarly Communication? A Research Study & Conversation About Implications in Light of Current Trends.” 44th Annual LOEX Conference, Pittsburg, PA, May 6, 2016.
  • Pionke, JJ. “Narratives of Access.” Poster Presentation at the Medical Library Association National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 13-18, 2016.
  • Sopiarz, Joshua, JJ Pionke, and Christine Kickels. “Meeting in the Middle: Academic Libraries and Student Veterans.” Panel Presentation at the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, Illinois, March 18, 2016.
  • Pouchard, Line and Heidi Imker. “Moving on with the Management of Big Data.” Virtual Seminar for Great Plains Network DataFOUR Series, April 15, 2016.
  • Rimkus, Kyle, and Scott Witmer. “Advancing File Format Policymaking for Digital Preservation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.” Poster Presentation 2016 Midwest Archives Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 29, 2016.
  • Savonius-Wroth, Celestina. “Jovial Devotion: Attacking and Defending Ritual and Popular Culture in the 1720s.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, March 31-April 3, 2016.
  • Song, Yoo-Seong. “The Role of Business Research in the Consulting Industry.” IIP Global Conference, Chicago, IL, January 5, 2016.
  • Song, Yoo-Seong. “Learning Contemporary East Asia via Experiential Learning with International Business Programs.” Council on East Asian Libraries Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 29, 2016.
  • Sotomayor, Antonio. “The Sovereign Colony: Olympic Sport, National Identity, and International Politics in Puerto Rico.” Invited Book Presentation at the Headquarters of Puerto Rico’s Olympic Committee–Puerto Rican Association for Sport Research, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 20, 2016.
  • Szylowicz, Caroline. “Toward a Digital Edition of Marcel Proust’s Correspondence.” Modern Language Association, Austin, TX, January 7-10, 2016.
  • Veach, Kathleen and Kathy Dams. “Is it Cost Sharing?” NCURA Region IV Meeting, Kansas City, MO, May 3, 2016.
  • Wickes, Elizabeth. “Language Matters.” NISO Webinar: Supporting Underrepresented Groups in Technology, April 16, 2016.
  • Williams, Sarah C. and Jessica Chambers. “Literary Garden: Bringing the Idea to Fruition.” Poster Presentation at U.S. Agricultural Information Network Conference, Gainesville, FL, April 26, 2016.
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