Library Research Round Table Annual Conference Events

Recent ALA Annual Meeting & Exhibits

San Francisco, June 26-June 30, 2015

Voices from the Field: Methodology and More in Library Research - LRRT Research Forum

Libraries and librarians require new and creative approaches to defining questions and finding answers. The speakers on this panel will provide examples of innovative research methodologies that can be used by today’s librarians to meet the challenges that face their organizations. Panelists will also share their experiences and discuss strategies for successfully obtaining research funds and navigating the publication process.

Moderator: Sam Hastings, President of ALISE || Presenters: Annette Goldsmith; Beth Knox; Denise Agosto

Mentorship Forum

A kickoff for the 2015-2016 round of the program, where mentors and mentees who have applied to participate will be able to meet/mingle with each other and establish mentor/mentee relationships. It will also be a chance to follow-up on the mentor-protégée relationships established during the LRRT Mentorship Program ALA Annual in 2014 and 2015.

Theory, Methods, and Practices in Library Research: Reports from the Field

In this session, researchers and library and information professionals will present research projects that have the potential foster organizational change and innovative practices. At the end of the session, the presenters will respond to questions from the audience, brainstorm ideas for future research, and help identify possibilities for collaboration and joint research projects.

Moderator: Carlos Manjarrez, IMLS || Presenters: Mary Fournier; Jennifer Arns; Valerie Karno

Library Research Round Table (LRRT) Executive Committee meeting

Committee meeting for ALA's Library Research Round Table, covering committee activities and other plans - all are welcome.