Illinois Librarians Give Poster Sessions at ALA Annual

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

July 1, 2017

A number of Illinois academic and research librarians gave poster sessions at the ALA 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s event took place in Chicago, from June 22 to June 27. The theme was “Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves”. Major speakers included Rashma Saujani, Julie Todaro, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

The sessions and presenters are listed below. For any sessions including presenters not from Illinois, just the Illinois ones are listed. For more information about each sessions, click on the title.

Saturday, June 24

Discovering Life Outside of a Screen: Librarians Improving Student Learning Outcomes for Digital Natives

  • Amber Loos, Southern Illinois University Carbondale 

The Aesthetics of Research: Arts and the Academic Library

  • Jennifer Sauzer and Kristy Bowen, Columbia College Chicago

Beyond Fake News: How Composition Students Construct Authority in an Increasingly Complex Information Landscape

  • Mary Thill, Northeastern Illinois University

Sunday, June 25

Cracking the Code – Computer Programming Resources for Librarians

  • Adrienne Radzvickas, Lincoln College

Delivery Moves

  • Susan Palmer, Illinois Heartland Library System, and Mark Hatch, Reaching Across Illinois Library System

Exploring the Future of the Teaching Materials Center at Illinois State University: From E-textbooks to Makerspaces

  • Anne Shelley and Julie Derden, Illinois State University

Visualizing a New Reality – Incorporating Virtual and Augmented Reality into Library Outreach

  • Stephanie King, Illinois Valley Community College

To see the full list of poster sessions given at this year's ALA Conference, go here.

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