A to Z List of Sessions

A to Z List of Sessions

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

Looking for posters? Download a PDF of Poster Sessions.

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 Speaker(s)
"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.

Katrina Vernon, Sarah Lyon, Christina Piscitello
A (w)hole lot of fun: mini-golf partners on our campus

This poster depicts a collaboration between Elon University’s Belk Library, The Maker Hub, and the Office of Student Life to host after-hours mini-golf in the library.

Lynne Bisko, Jennifer Rivers
A Road Map to Collaboration

Collaborating with stakeholders outside the library can help form important relationships, tailor library services, and reassert the value of libraries to those who need a reminder, but where and how does one start?

Scottie Kapel
A Space of Their Own: Creating a Teen Sanctuary in your Library

My poster will explain the process we went through to create a teen space in the Saluda Library.

Jen Pace
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

Dana Eure, Emily Nanney
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.

Jo Henry, Joe Eshleman, Richard Moniz
All Conference Reception

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

Atkins Fellows Program: Paid work opportunities for MLIS students

The Atkins Fellows program was developed at UNC Charlotte Atkins Library to provide MLIS students with hands-on experience in an academic library.  This paid summer fellowship is designed to provide each fellow who participates with a work experie

Amanda Binder
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.

Amelia Gibson
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.

John Raynor, Kassie Ettefagh, Vicki Johnson
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.

Caroline Hallam, Betty Garrison
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.

Steve Cramer, John Raynor
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.

Mary Scanlon
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.

Lydia Towery, Arnetta Girardeau
Bringing an Academic Librarian to High School: Primary Sources, Information Literacy, and Life-Long Learning

Community engagement is a core value of UNC-Greensboro (UNCG).

Keith Gorman
Bringing Back Treasures - WCPL Collaboration with Margaret Maron

Margaret Maron is an North Carolina state treasure.  The author of over two dozen books, most notably her popular Deborah Knott (The Bootleggers Daughter) series, she continues to delight readers with her depiction of love, life, and death in Nort

Theresa Lynch
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

Martha Yesowitch, Christine Clark
Bringing the Team Together: Building Culture, Morale, and Collaboration within a Public Services Unit

Atkins Library at the UNCC recently underwent organizational restructuring that combined two largely public-facing departments, forming a new unit called Public Services.

Natalie Ornat
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.

Sedley Abercrombie
Building Library Presence with a Free Online Library Game

In Spring 2017, I used Office Mix, a free PowerPoint add-on, to create an interactive online branching game called "NCWC Library: Journal Quest," which students can play as an introduction to finding scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.  The

Ian Boucher