A to Z List of Sessions

A to Z List of Sessions

Looking for a particular session? Check out our A to Z list.

If a sessions is being sponsored by a particular section or roundtable, it will start with that section's prefix. For example, all Public Library Section presentations start with "PLS".

Sessions that have a cost associated are marked with ($).

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Titlesort descending Description
"I Do": The Engaged Employee

In the US, only around 30% of all employees are considered to be engaged, with the rest being not engaged or disengaged. Employee engagement contributes to better productivity, retention, and positivitity in the workplace.

Active Reading

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is partnering with Read Charlotte in the community effort to double 3rd grade reading proficiency in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools from 39% to 80% by 2025.  One of the strategies developed by Read Charlotte is Act

Addressing the Problem of Incivility in the Library Workplace

The concepts of library workplace dysfunction and incivility will be introduced along with a variety of solutions to shape a positive and productive library work environment.

All Conference Reception

Join your library friends and colleagues for a reception at the newly renovated Central Library of Forsyth County Public Libraries.

Beta Phi Mu Breakfast ($)

Amelia Gibson, Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill’s SILS will speak. Everyone is invited to attend, including Beta Phi Mu members. Cost: $25.00.

BLINC - An Active New Approach to Business Outreach and Service

Today, entrepreneurs and other small businesspeople have access to an ever-expanding range of information resources.

BLINC - Business Research 101 with BLINC & NC LIVE

In this session you will learn how to answer your patrons' business research questions with ease using your NC LIVE resources, including ReferenceUSA, SimplyAnalytics, and more.

BLINC - Knowing your community: finding demographic and psychographic data from NC LIVE and government sources

Our cities and communities are always evolving. Previous assumptions about the nature of our user base may no longer be accurate.

BLINC - Presenting Data Effectively in Text and Graphics Presentation

In several previous sessions, you may have discovered valuable data sources. In this session, we’ll explore how to present data to achieve the biggest impact.

BLINC - Visualizing Funding for Librares

While there is a long history of philanthropic funding for libraries in the United States, most public libraries rely on government funding for financial support.

Bringing Successful School/Public Library Collaboration to Your Community

In 2015, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools embarked on an innovative collaboration, to give every student in the school system equal access to Library resources, regardless of their age, school, or previous library us

Building Bridges with School Librarians

Public and school librarians recently partnered with the State Library of North Carolina to hold a day long professional development in High Point.

CJCLS - Programming for Pennies

Creating effective library programming to connect with your college campus and community at large can be difficult on a limited budget.  How can you maintain an engaging outreach program without breaking the bank?  What low-cost events might provi

CJCLS Luncheon ($)

The officers of CJCLS would like to invite all who have an interest in NC community college libraries to share a meal and celebrate our successes. This lunch is informal and a time to swap stories and socialize.

Closing Keynote, Luncheon & Business Meeting

Closing Keynote - Adapt or Perish:  How Libraries Buildings Respond to Changing Expectations

Collaboration Among Faculty and Librarians in Revising Class Syllabi to Reflect Information Literacy Standards and Framework

Collaboration among colleagues takes many forms and can evolve from an idea into an established program.

Community Partnership with Homeschoolers

Ashe County Homeschoolers use their library to meet weekly for science and drama club activities.  They are actively involved in library programming associated with NC Science Festival Week and Ashe County Library's Annual Community Read.  The rel

Copyright Fact or Fiction

Does the word copyright make you want to cringe? Help is here in this session!

Create an All-Ages Comics Festival on Any Budget

From Lunchlady to Lumberjanes, from Akira to March, there are comics and graphic novels for every reader at every age.  Want to add comics and graphic novels to your programming offerings?

Creating a Library Master Plan

Just like the library profession, physical library spaces are undergoing dramatic changes. Most libraries built prior to the 21st century were designed as book repositories with centralized reading room spaces.

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