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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Thurs, 8:30 am to 9:30 am – concurrent (D)

  • The Academic Liaison: From Resources to Relationships to Reinvention
    Richard Moniz & Joe Eshleman, Johnson & Wales; Steve Cramer, UNCG; Jo Henry, Charlotte Mecklenburg
  • Construction of Digital Shelving: Reaching for Access
    Laurence Gavin, Cumberland County (Facilitator); Tim Rogers, NC LIVE; Carolyn Sakowski, John F. Blair; Kevin Smith, Wake County
  • People Experiencing Homelessness:  How Libraries can be Community Collaborators and Catalysts for Positive Action
    Elizabeth Skinner & Mary McAfee, Forsyth County; Panelists from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Homelessness Coalition and the Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness
  • How to Write a Business Plan: Researching Marketing/Competition
    Leslie Farison, ASU; Sara Thynne, Alamance CC
  • Life Lessons Learned: Through a Librarian's Lens
    Susan Sharpless Smith, WFU
  • Health Literacy Challenges and Solutions
    Terri Ottosen, National Network of Libraries of Medicine
  • Stronger Over Time: Digital Preservation Resources to Help You and Your Patrons
    Michelle Underhill, State Library
  • Getting Started with Usability Testing
    Megan Johnson, ASU
  • Researching Research: Identifying Information Literacy Strengths and Weaknesses
    Caity Selleck
  • Continuing Education: A Necessary Colloquy
    NCLA Continuing Education Committee
  • Spreading like Kudzu: Facing the Challenges and Triumphs of a Growing, Multi-Format Information Literacy Program
    Natalie Bishop & Mona Czarnecki, Gardner-Webb


  • Library Services to Inmates in the Rural Jails of Western North Carolina
    Gillian (Jill) D Ellern & Karen Mason, WCU; Elizabeth J. Gregg, Jackson County
  • The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection: A Collaborative Project Providing Digital Access to Primary Materials
    Megan Mulder, WFU; Shanee Yvette Murrain, Duke; Jency Williams, UNC; Elizabeth Debold, Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection
  • Life in the Hinterlands:  The Challenges of the Academic Branch Library
    Keith Burkhead, GTCC

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Thurs, 9:45 am to 10:45 am – concurrent (E)

  • Speed Interviewing
    Katrina Vernon, Wake County (Facilitator)
    Link to Interview Questions
  • Serving the C(Connected) Generation
    Lori Special, State Library (Moderator); Crystal Holland, Forsyth County; Missy Lang, Cumberland County; Angela Craig, Charlotte Mecklenburg; Ellen Agee, Macon County
    Link to LibGuide
  • Adult Summer Reading - The New Norm
    Anne Masters & Angela Allen, Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Handout Website
  • Designing the Future: Public Library Community Needs Analysis and Strategic Planning
    Anthony Chow, UNCG; Robert Burgin; Bill Millett; Raye Oldham & Jennifer Pratt, State Library
  • Win the Budget Cycle with the Right Tools: Learn How!
    Lawrence Gatewood, Anson County Manager
  • Two Roads to Offsite Storage: Duke and Wake Forest
    Marvin Tillman, Duke; Mary Beth Lock, WFU
  • OCLC Worldshare Management Services:  Ways to stop spending time and start investing it
    Tim Bucknall, UNCG; Jill Gremmels, Davidson College; Laura Johnson, Livingstone College; Bobby Wynn, FSU; Andrew Pace, OCLC
  • Response Requested: Better Surveys for Better Decisions
    Heather Greer Klein, NC LIVE


  • "Sharing what works!  Learner-Centered Library Instruction Roundtable Discussion
    Julie Humphrey, Durham Technical CC; Suvanida Duangudom, Julia Mielish & Melanie Gnau, Wake Technical CC; Angela Davis, Pitt CC; Erin Payton, Central Piedmont CC
  • Always be Closing: Liaisons as Sales Force
    Nathaniel King & Jacqueline Solis, UNC
  • Working for the Library is Murder!
    Sana Moulder & Tiffany Hayes, Cumberland County
    Presentation Handout


  • Using Pinterest to Market Your Children's Books or Young Adult Collection
    Rebecca B. Vargha, UNC
  • NCknows: How to Market and Reach Out to Patrons Virtually
    Phil Blank, Gwen Exner & Holly Mabry, NCknows
  • Looking for Professional Development in All the Wrong Places – Extending Your Professional Development Beyond Librarianship
    A. Kathy Bradshaw, UNCG
  • Vendor Showcase - EBSCO
    Benton Convention Center - Room 7

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Thurs, 11 am to 12 noon – concurrent (F)

  • Leading for the 21st Century
    David Singleton, Charlotte Mecklenburg; Julie Walker, Georgia Public Library Service


  • Economic Development in Your Community: Become Mission Critical
    Jill Morris, NC LIVE; Leslie Farison, ASU; Mary G. Scanlon, WFU; Debbie Hargett, Wingate
  • Upstairs Downstairs: Reaching our Patrons and Staff
    April Everett, Rowan County
  • Top 10 Tips for Teen Programming
    Katie Huneycutt, Robeson County
  • From Computer Lab to Active Learning Classroom: Lessons Learned
    Heidi Buchanan & Jill Ellern, WCU
  • Growing Embedded Librarians Like Kudzu: How a Popular Program Got Out of Hand and the Collaboration That Saved It
    Mark Coltrain & Julie Obst, Central Piedmont CC; Panelists: Nora Bird, Beth Martin, UNCG
  • Research Literacy
    Nina Exner & Saundra Evans, A & T
  • Working Together to Diminish the Digital Divide
    Laura G. Chapman & Elizabeth Gregg, Jackson County
  • Presenting the New NC Echo
    Nicholas Graham, NCDHC; Michelle Underhill, State Library; Nitin Aurora, NC LIVE
  • Whatcha Gonna Do Now?  New Supervisors
    Debbie Shreve & Anne Pusey, Orange County; Katrina Vernon & Jason (JR) Rogers, Wake County; Carmella Johnson, Sandhill Regional
  • Connecting Local Resources
    Dawn Trembath, Director of the NC Fourth Sector Resource Project; Dan Maynard, Campbell
  • More Than Funds and Shelvers: A Thriving Library and Friends Collaboration
    Serenity Richards & Albert Carlton, Fontana Regional
  • Friends and the Chapel Hill Public Library Expansion Project: Challenges and Triumphs of Making a Difference
    Mary Ann Barnett, Friends of the Chapel Hill Library
  • Stuff in Dusty Boxes: Connecting Undergraduates with Special Collections Holdings
    Arthur Carlson & Matt Reynolds, ECU; Megan Mulder, WFU
  • Vendor Showcase - NoveList
    Benton Convention Center - Room 7

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Thurs, 4 pm to 5 pm – concurrent (G)

  • Out of the Wilderness: The State Library Association’s Role in Continuing Education Access for Rural Academic Librarians
    Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, USC Lancaster; Deborah Tritt, USC Aiken


  • Makerspace for Everyone!
    Patti McAnally, Perry Memorial Library
  • Small Staff, Big Results: Collaborative Councils and the Single Librarian
    Jennifer Townes , Prezell R. Robinson Library
  • ’I Honestly had No Idea!’: LibGuides Usability Assessment in an Academic Library”
    Randall Bowman, Teresa LePors, Shannon Tennant, Elon
  • Bridging the Language Barrier in Public Services: Enhancing Cross Cultural Communication in Academic Libraries
    Nataly Blass & Emily Mann, UNCG
  • Creative and Inexpensive Ideas to Incorporate into Your Every Child Ready to Read Parent and Child Workshops
    Alicia Finley, Charlotte Mecklenburg; Jessica Washington, Rowan - Cabarrus CC
  • Tips and Tricks for Job Seekers
    Katrina Vernon, Wake County (Facilitator); Lorie Russell, High Point; Kelly Brannock, State
    Library; Jennifer Arnold , Central Piedmont CC
  • Nonprofit Resources for Librarians
    Lydia Leovic Towery, Charlotte Mecklenburg
  • How the Judge Got it Wrong: the GSU Fair Use Appeal & the Future of Copyright
    Katherine Ott Quinnell, Clayton State University
  • Books with a Bite: A Fangirl's Guide to Reader's Advisory for Paranormal Fiction
    Jessica B. Reid, Cabarrus County
  • Donations and Gifts: Do Public and Academic Libraries Collect and Handle Them the Same Way?
    Susannah Benedetti, UNCW; Paula Brown, Gaston County
  • Assessing the Look of Your Library
    Jean Ells & Yvonne Allen, Wake County
  • Books that Appeal to Teens
    Kassy Taylor, Author, St Martin’s Press
  • Stronger Together: Another Look at Faculty/Librarian Collaboration
    Nancy Poole, UNCG