Illinois Academic Librarians Who Presented at ALA 2016

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

July 31, 2016

A number of Illinois academic librarians presented at this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place in Orlando, Florida, from June 23 to June 28. This year’s conference was tied in with ALA’s “Libraries Transform” campaign and focused on the future of libraries, particularly in terms of the impact they can have on building a diverse, inclusive community. Over 16,500 people attended the event.

The presentations are listed below, by type. Click on the title for more information. For instances in which librarians not from Illinois academic libraries were among the presenters, just the Illinois academic librarians are listed.

Preconference
Making Sense of Data Through Visualization
Elizabeth Cox—Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Programs and Panel Discussions
Budgeting with Scarcity
Paul Go—Illinois Institute of Technology

Digital Preservation Education: Choosing the Options That Are Right for You
Jaime Schumacher—Northern Illinois University

Effectively Managing Change
Elizabeth Cox—Southern Illinois University Carbondale

From Vietnam to Syria: Refugees, Their Stories, and Needs
Laila Hussein Moustafa—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

How Libraries and Librarians Can Act as Community Resources in Building Bridges Between Different Communities
Laila Hussein Moustafa—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Improve Services and Create Value: Using Data to Guide Your Library’s Strategic Planning Process
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Micro-assessments of Public Services Usability
Terry Taylor—DePaul University
Ashley McMullin—DePaul University

Preservation Showdown
Jaime Schumacher

Forums
Lessons from IMLS Funded Communities of Practice
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conversation Starters
“Can’t I Just Google It?” Working Together to Prepare Teens for College Libraries
Gretchen Madsen Webb—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Welcoming Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Dr. Clara M. Chu–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Susan Schnuer–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Posters
Do You See What I See? International Student Library Experience
Melissa Burel—Southern Illinois University Edwadsville

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