ACRL 2013 Conference Materials

ACRL 2013 Conference Program Book

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ACRL 2013 Conference Proceedings

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Academic and Public Library Collaboration: Increasing Value by Sharing Space, Collections, and Services
Dan Overfield and Coleen Roy

Academic Library, e-Science/e-Research, and Data Services in a Broader Context (Not available in print proceedings)
Minglu Wang

Advocating for the Devil: Transforming Conflict in Libraries
Mary Krautter

The Almost Experts: Capstone Students and the Research Process
Robin E. Miller

Answering “How” and “Why” Questions of Library Impact on Undergraduate Student Learning
Derek Rodriguez

The Art of Problem Discovery: Adaptive Thinking for Innovative Growth
Brian Mathews

Assessing Library Support for Academic Program Accreditations
Felix T. Chu


Becoming a Campus Assessment Leader: Collaborating for Campuswide IL Assessment
Larissa Gordon

Beer Cans in the Stacks? Using a Photo Study to Reveal How Library Spaces are Used
Maura Seale

Beyond the Physical Archive: Imagining Primary Source Literacies in the Digital Age
Melanie Maksin and Nina Clements

Blazing New Paths: Charting Advanced Researcher Patterns
Lettie Y. Conrad and Mary M. Somerville

Braving the Present: Experience and Copyright Risk Assessment for Digitizing Recent Historical Collections
Katie Fortney

But Are They Grateful? Educating Online Users About Copyright
Jean Dryden


Choosing and Using Assessment Management Systems: What Librarians Need to Know
Megan Oakleaf, Jackie Belanger, and Carlie Graham

Click Here! (And Other Ways to Sabotage Accessibility)
Kathleen Pickens and Jessica Long

Community Engagement: Computer Skills for the Homeless
Fannie M. Cox

The Copyright Axis of Evil: The Academic Library Must Confront Threats to User Rights
James G. Neal

Counting, Counting, and More Counting…Let’s Begin the Countdown to Counting What Really Counts
Jim Rettig

Culture and Collaboration: Fostering Integration of Information Literacy by Speaking the Language of Faculty
Laura Saunders


Digging the Digital Crates
William C. Welburn

(Dis)Abled: Transforming Disabling Library Spaces
Lorelei Rutledge and Alfred Mowdood

Drowning in Research Data: Addressing Data Management Literacy of Graduate Students
Lise Doucette and Bruce Fyfe


Emotional Intelligence and the Winds of Change in Academic Libraries
Dana Hendrix

The ERIAL Project: Findings, Ideas, and Tools to Advance Your Library—Summary
Dave Green

Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Academic and Research Libraries: Past, Present, and Future
Hui-Fen Chang

Evaluating PREMIS in an Academic Research Library
Ivey Glendon and Gretchen Gueguen


Feeling our Way: Emotional Intelligence and Information Literacy Competency
Miriam L. Matteson, Omer Farooq, and David B. Mease

Finding Inspiration from Within: Harnessing Your Library’s Knowledge for Professional Development Programming
Carissa Tomlinson

From Audience to Authorship to Authority: Using Wikipedia to Strengthen Research and Critical Thinking Skills
Michele Van Hoeck and Debra Hoffmann

From the Outside In: Using Environmental Scanning for Evidence-based Planning
Alexandra Simons, Irene Ke, and Loretta Wallace


A Gallery for the Outlaw: Archiving the Art of the Iconoclast
Caitlin M.J. Pollock and Andrea L. Battleground


Health Equity in Academic Libraries, Not Just For Those We Serve
Kiyomi D. Deards

Hidden Patterns of LibGuides Usage: Another Facet of Usability
Gabriela Castro-Gessner, Wendy Wilcox, and Adam Chandler

How Do You Like Me Now?: An Image-Rating Study of Librarian Approachability
Jennifer L. Bonnet and Benjamin L. McAlexander

“How Is This Different From Critical Thinking?”: The Risks and Rewards of Deepening Faculty Involvement in an Information Literacy Rubric
Danya Leebaw, Kristin Partlo, and Heather Tompkins

Humanists in the House of Learning: Academic Research Libraries’ Role in Fostering Communities of Practice
Gabriela Castro-Gessner, Susette Newberry, Deborah Schmidle, and Kornelia Tancheva


“I Find Google a lot Easier than Going to the Library Website.” Imagine Ways to Innovate and Inspire Students to Use the Academic Library
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Donna Lanclos, and Erin M. Hood

Identifying Users of Demand-Driven E-book Programs: Applications for Collection Development
Emily K. Chan and Susan L. Kendall

Information as Weapon: Propaganda, Politics, and the Role of the Library
Laura Saunders

Information Literacy as a Formative Force
Paulette M. Rothbauer, Sheril Hook, and John M. Budd

Initial Impressions: Investigating How Future Faculty Value Academic Libraries
Stephanie E. Mikitish and Marie L. Radford

Inspiring Results: Designing Innovative Instruction using Faculty Feedback on Technology Use and Attitudes toward Library Research Instruction
Maria A. Perez-Stable, Dianna E. Sachs, and Patricia Fravel Vander Meer


Just-in-time Instruction, Regular Reflection, and Integrated Assessment: A Sustainable Model for Student Growth
Gillian S. Gremmels and Shireen Campbell


Keep it Streamlined for Students: Designing Library Instruction for the Online Learner
Rocco DeBonis, Robert Miller, and Neal Pomea

Keep the Change: Clusters of Faculty Opinion on Open Access
Jen Waller, Andrew Revelle, and Aaron K. Shrimplin


Leaving the Library to Google the Government: How Academic Patrons Find Government Information
Elizabeth Psyck

Librarians as Partners: Moving from Research Supporters to Research Partners
Amalia Monroe-Gulick, Megan S. O’Brien, and Glen White

The Location-less Library: Examining the value of the library building
Melissa L. Gold and Krista L. Higham


Making Social Media Meaningful: Connecting Missions and Policies
Catherine Johnson and Natalie Burclaff

Mapping the Motor City’s Cinemas: A Collaborative Digital Humanities Project
Philip Hallman and Nicole O. Scholtz

Melding the Nitty Gritty of Critical Thinking and Information Literacy into English Developmental and Composition Classes
Mark S. Thompson

Mixed Methods, Mixed Results: A Study of Engagement Among Students Using ipads in Library Instruction
Kaijsa Calkins and Melissa Bowles-Terry

“The Mother of all LibGuides”: Applying Principles of Communication and Network Theory in LibGuide Design
Carol A. Leibiger and Alan W. Aldrich

Mutant Superheroes, Contained Chaos, and Smelly Pets: Library Innovation through Imaginary Anarchy
Keith Gilbertson


Not Just the Means to an End: Repositories, Marketing, and Development
Emily J. Asch


“Once a Library Ambassador, Always a Library Ambassador!” Using Peer Mentoring to Integrate the Library into the First-Year Academic Experience and Beyond
Katharin Peter

Organizational Culture and Organizational Change: How Shared Values, Rituals, and Sagas Can Facilitate Change in an Academic Library
Jason Martin


Pilot Study Examining Student Learning Gains Using Online Information Literacy Modules
Corinne Bishop, Francisca Yonekura, and Patsy Moskal

Project Information Literacy: What Can Be Learned about the Information-Seeking Behavior of Today’s College Students?
Alison J. Head


Reaching out to Minority Librarians: Overcoming Diversity Challenges through Mentorship
Ava Iuliano, Melody Rayster, Margeaux Johnson, Anne Larrivee, and Lori Drive

Reference Service at an Inflection Point: Transformations in Academic Libraries
Craig Gibson and Meris Mandernach

Reorganizing for the Distributed Library
Roberta J. Astroff

Research Funding and Implications for Universities and their Libraries
Kristine N. Stewart and John M. Budd


Seating Sweeps: An Innovative Research Method to Learn About How Our Patrons Use the Library
Mott Linn

The Second Half of Reference: An Analysis of Point-of-Need Roving Reference Questions
Ruth M. Mirtz

Serving Those Who Serve: Outreach and Instruction for Student Cadets and Veterans
Nancy Fawley and Nikki Krysak

Studying Practicing Researchers: How Research within Scientific Industry Can Impact and Influence Information Literacy among Graduate Students in STEM Departments
Jenny Emanuel and Charlotte Roh

Supporting the Dissemination of Undergraduate Research: An Emerging Role for Academic Librarians
Julie Jones and Robin Canuel


Tell Me a Story: The Use Of Narrative as Tool for Instruction
Joanna Szurmak and Mindy Thuna

They Came for the Carbs, and Stayed for the Collaboration: Engaging Library Workers Across Units to Deliver Meaningful Learning Objects
Lori Tschirhart, Breanna Hamm, Diana Perpich, Chris Powell, and Karen A. Reiman-Sendi

They Not Only CAN But They SHOULD: Why Undergraduates Should Provide Basic IL Instruction
Brett B. Bodemer

This Library Orientation is Fun!: Building a Successful Virtual Tour Experience for Students
Scott Rice and Margaret N. Gregor

Transformation Begins When the Renovation is Done: Reconfiguring Staff and Services to Meet 21st-Century Research Needs
Marta Brunner, Zoe Borovsky, Jennifer Osorio, and Allison Benedetti

Turning “Views” into “Visits”: How Online Exhibits Can Encourage Collection Awareness and Usage
Rebecca J.W. Jefferson, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, and Laurie N. Taylor

The Unobtrusive “Usability Test”: Creating Measurable Goals to Evaluate a Website
Tabatha Farney


Using Problem-Based Learning to Facilitate Student Learning
Karen E. Downing


Visualizing our Futures: Using Google Earth and Google Maps in an Academic Library Setting
Eva Dodsworth and Andrew Nicholson


Waking the [Digital] Dead: A Continuum Approach to Digital Initiatives
Melanie Griffin, Kyna Herzinger, and Patricia Sasser

What Will Libraries Be When They Grow Up?: Responding to the Innovations of Technology and Imagining the Future
Samantha Schmehl Hines

When the Helicopters are Silent: The Information Seeking Strategies of First Generation College Students
Stacy Brinkman, Katie Gibson, and Jenny Presnell

With a Village: Community One Book Partnership Ameliorates College Preparation Deficit
Sarah Fay Philips and Emerson Case