ACRL 2019: Preview and Illinois Academic Librarian Presenters

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

March 15, 2019

ACRL 2019 Preview

Elena Carrillo, University of Illinois, Chicago

This year, ACRL 2019 will be held April 10–13, 2019, at the Huntington Convention Center and adjoining Hilton Cleveland in downtown Cleveland, OH. Keynote speakers will include Peabody Award-winning journalist Michele Norris, Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thahn Nyugen, and celebrated cartoonist Alison Bechdel. Additional invited presenters include Fobazi Ettarh from Rutgers University (Newark, NJ), Rajiv Jhangiani from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Vancouver, BC), and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz from American University (Washington, DC).

There will also be more than 200 exhibits for products and services, network opportunities, more than 130 slidecasts, discussions, and other virtual presentations, a headshot studio and placement center for job seekers, and much more. For the full conference schedule check out ACRL 2019.


Illinois Academic Librarians Presenting at ACRL 2019

Compiled by Elena Carrillo (UIC) and Krista Bowers Sharpe (WIU). Names of presenters from Illinois academic libraries are in bold.

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (Preconferences; additional fees required)

OER+ScholarlyCommunication
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Room 5
Speakers: Maria Bonn (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign),Will Cross, Josh Bolick

THURSDAY, April 11

Telling Your Story: Leverage Transferable Skills and Advance your Career
8:30 AM- 10:30 AM, Hilton Hope AB

Speakers: Rebecca Hodson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Madison Sullivan, Kristina Williams

User Perspectives on Personalized Account-based Recommender Systems
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM, Room 25C
Speaker: Jim Hahn (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Roundtable Discussions 1
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Exhibit Hall BC

“Common Sense” academic libraries: Recasting the neoliberal narrative
Speaker: Krista Bowers Sharpe (Western Illinois University)

Academic Library Collaborations for Community Health Research and Service
Speakers: Michelle Oh (Northeastern Illinois University), Jen Banas (Northeastern Illinois University), John Amundsen (Northeastern Illinois University)

Beyond OER: Helping Faculty Reduce Textbook Costs
Speaker: Elizabeth Nelson (McHenry County College)

Leading and Learning Through Change: Five College Library Directors Discuss Negotiating the Value and Impact of Our Work
9:40 AM - 10:40 AM, Room 5
Speakers: Alexia Hudson-Ward, Cathy Mayer (Trinity Christian College), David Malone, Laura Ponkivar, Stephanie Hardy

Working at the Intersections of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication: New Models for Engaging Students, Faculty, and Librarians
9:40 AM - 10:40 AM, Room 1
Speakers: Sarah Hare, Merinda Kaye Hensley (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Michelle Reed, Amanda Makula

Poster Sessions 2
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Exhibit Hall BC

360 Degrees of Ebook User Data: From Qualitative and Quantitative Data to Collection Development Strategy
Speaker: Daniel Tracy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Going the distance: incorporating collection maintenance into the technical services department
Speaker: Gwen Gregory (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Recasting the Collection: The Changing Landscape of a High Density Storage Library
Speakers: Jennifer Maddox Abbott (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Mary Laskowski (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Three Sizes, Three Institutions, Three Philosophies: Different Approaches to Utilizing Participatory Management of Student Workers in the Academic Library.
Speakers: Susan Schreiner, Brian Hickam (Blackburn College), Tracy Kemp

Under Pressure: Proclaiming our worth in a program prioritization process at a mid-sized public university
Speakers: Michelle Oh (Northeastern Illinois University), Robin Harris (Northeastern Illinois University)

Build Your Own Research Database Using DocFetcher Open Source Software
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM, Atrium Ballroom B
Speaker: Christopher Sweet (Illinois Wesleyan University)

Supporting K-12 education in academic libraries: What’s in it for us?
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Room 6
Speakers: Michelle Guittar (Northwestern University), Jeannette Moss (Northwestern University), Michelle Oh (Northeastern Illinois University), Michael Perry (Northwestern University), Alyssa Vincent (Northeastern Illinois University)

ACRL RoadShow Showcase: Move Your Library Forward with Local, Affordable, In-Person Training
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Rooms 19-24
Speakers: Eric Resnis, Kim Pittman, Debra Gilchrist, Lisa Hinchliffe (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Will Cross, Jenny Oleen, Chase Ollis, Kate Ganski, Christina Chan-Park, Maryam Fakouri, Carla Meyers

Let’s get Engaged in Policy: The who, what, and how of building government support for libraries
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Superior A
Speakers: Samantha Hines, Lisa Varga, Todd Carpenter, Qiana Johnson (Northwestern University Libraries)

Why We Leave: Exploring Academic Librarian Turnover and Retention Strategies
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM, Room 26A
Speakers: Amy Fyn, Christina Heady (Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Amanda Foster, Allison Hosier

Poster Sessions 4
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Exhibit Hall BC

Career stages, generational cohorts, and the careers of Librarians
Speakers: Amber Lannon, Sara Holder (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Improve ILL Workflows with this OA Search Tool
Speaker: Kirstin Duffin (Eastern Illinois University)

Intrusive Librarianship
Speaker: Annette Alvarado (Loyola University)

Lightboard Videos for Library Outreach and First-Year Engineers
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Becca Greenstein (Northwestern University)

We Don’t Need That Anymore, Exploring the Realities of the Impact of Digitization on Print Usage
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Room 25C
Speakers: Thomas Teper (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Vera Vasileva (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

(Re)Casting Call: Sculpting Services and Strategies for Cultivating Online Scholarly Identity
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Room 6
Speakers: Marie L. Radford, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Lisa Hinchliffe (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Kristen Mapes

Connect the Campus Data Dots: Using Institutional Systems to Support Students
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Grand Ballroom B
Speakers: Megan Oakleaf, Malcolm Brown, Kate Peterson, James Hodgkin, Anne Barker, Scott Walter (DePaul University)

Reclaiming Our Time: A Conversation with Tenure-Track Academic Librarians of Color
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Room 5
Speakers:Brittany Paloma Fiedler, Treshani Perera, Vanjury “V” Dozier, Trevar Riley-Reid, Kellee Warren (University of Illinois, Chicago)

FRIDAY, April 12

From Survey to Social Network: Building New Services through Connections
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM, Room 26B
Speakers: Ana Lucic (DePaul University), Kindra Morelock (DePaul University), Heather Jagman (DePaul University)

Poster Sessions 5
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Exhibit Hall BC

Analyzing Virtual Reference Transcripts with Machine Learning: Digging for Insights, Patterns, and Challenges
Speakers: Jeremy Walker (Northwestern University), Jason Coleman

Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research: Professional Development Training on Text Analysis with the HathiTrust
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Room 26C
Speakers: Harriett Green, Eleanor Dickson Koehl (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Lightning Talks 2
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Atrium Ballroom A

Copyright Essentials for Academic Librarians
Speaker: Sara Benson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

“Starting on a Hat”: A Beginning Workshop on Data Creation, Synthesis, and Analysis
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Superior A
Speakers: Theresa Burress, Paige Morgan, Karen Hogenboom (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Cynthia Levine, Erin Pappas

At Risk Students: Needs and Responses in the Information Literacy Classroom
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Hope AB
Speakers: Jessame Ferguson, Lisa Hinchliffe (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), April Cunningham

In Their Own Worlds: Student Perspectives on Library Participation in Learning Analytics Initiatives
1:40 - 2:10 PM, Room 26A
Speakers: Kyle Jones, Michael Perry (Northwestern University), Abigail Goben (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Poster Sessions 9
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Exhibit Hall BC

Finding Data in the Library Catalog: How Reliable is Material Type = Numeric Data?
Speaker: Carissa Phillips (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Round Table Discussions 4
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Exhibit Hall BC

Whose Authority? Engaging Students Critically in the Production of Knowledge
Speakers: Kimberly Shotick (Illinois Institute of Technology), Mackenzie Salisbury (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

When Roles Collide: Librarians as Educators and the Question of Learning Analytics
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM, Room 25AB
Speakers: Megan Oakleaf, Malcolm Brown, Dean Hendrix, Scott Walter (DePaul University), Joe Lucia

From Value to Values: Information Literacy, Capitalism, and Resistance
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Room 1
Speakers: Eamon Tewell, Nora Almeida, Romel Espinel, Lisa Hinchliffe (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

SATURDAY, April 13

Indigenous Inquiry: Seeking to Understand and Better Support Indigenous Studies Scholars on U.S. Occupied Institutional Land
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Room 5
Speakers: Carrie Cornelius, Keahiahi Long, Michael Peper, Gina Petersen (Northwestern University), Anthony Sanchez, Kapena Shim

Libraries Lead the Charge: Best Practices for Engaging Student Veterans
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Room 3
Speakers: Thomas Atwood, Inga Hougen, Sarah LeMire, Chloe Mills (Robert Morris University), Gerald Natal, Carroll Wilkinson

STEM librarians needed: rethinking recruitment by looking at impactful leaders today
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Room 1
Speakers: Eglantine Ronfard, Helen Look, Bethany McGowan, Steven Adams (Northwestern University)

Copyright and Digital Collections: A Data Driven Roadmap for Rights Statement Success
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM, Room 26 C
Speakers: Hannah Stitzlein, Sara Benson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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