2019 Symposium on the Future of Libraries

January 25 - 29, 2019 – Seattle, Washington

Provided below is a linked list to 2019 Symposium on the Future of Libraries sessions with FREE access to slides and audio. A special thank you to session presenters for granting permission for the recording and sharing of their sessions.

Hyperlinks direct to the session's page in the Meeting Scheduler. Using the "Login" link in the upper right, simply login with your ALA username and password (free to create for members and non-members).

Visit the 2019 Midwinter Meeting site for the complete schedule of Symposium Sessions.

The Academic Library in an Open Access World: Threats and Opportunities

Rick Anderson

Algorithms, Implicit Bias, and Search Literacy: Exploring Beliefs Among Computer Science Students About Search Engine and Machine Learning Models

Shalini Ramachandran, Steven Cutchin, Sheree Fu, & Karen Howell

Breaking Down the Barriers to Advocacy for School Libraries

Deborah Rinio, Ann Ewbank, & Jenna Nemec-Loise

Bridging the Digital and Physical: Increasing Engagement with Unique Collections Through Digital Tools

Alix Norton, Ann Hubble, & Kristy Golubiewski-Davis

Build Awareness, Drive Engagement, Measure Impact: A Hands-on Workshop to Improve Your Library’s Community Engagement Strategy

Jackie Flavin & Kayla Fargo

Building a Future-ready Workforce: How Public Libraries Can Create Resilient and Entrepreneurial Communities

Audrey Barbakoff & Jay Lyman

Checking Out YouTube: Using Online Video as a Library Outreach Tool

Peter Musser & Colleen Thiessen

Community, Equity, and Storytimes

CiKeithia Pugh & Betha Gutsche

Community Webs: Empowering Public Librarians to Create Community History Web Archives

Maria Praetzellis, Julie Tabberer, & Dylan Gaffney

Creating a Healthy Marketplace With FOLIO

Peter McCracken & Sebastian Hammer

Designing Future Library Leaders: Incorporating Design Thinking, Methods and Principles into Master’s Level Library Education

Rachel Ivy Clarke

Digital Discovery and Architectural Interface Design: Prototyping Architectural-scale Interfaces for Discovery Across Digital and Tangible Collections

Marie S.A. Sorensen, AIA

Efficient, Paperless, Private - Streamlining Holds Processing for Current Needs

Katie DuPraw, Mika Kristian Passila, & Cody Flood

Estelita’s Library - A Space for Social Justice

Edwin Lindo

Global Citizenship Education: Making Libraries Innovative for Learners of All Ages

Michelle Carton

Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Computational Thinking: An Equity Issue for Libraries

Caitlin K. Martin

Leadership for the Future of Libraries

Harry Bruce, Susan Hildreth, Brian Bannon, Lisa Rosenblum, Marcellus Turner, Cindy Aden, & Rolf Hapel

Learning from Each Other: Intergenerational Learning with Storytelling and STEM

Ashley Braun, Amy Twito, & Carrie Tzou

Libraries in the Subscription Economy

Karen Keefe

Libraries Transform - Civic Innovation

Lesley Bain & Amie Thao

Libraries Transform - Education Innovation

Betheny Gross & Rolin Moe

Libraries Transform - Social Innovation

Arnold Phommavong & Sarah Studer

Machine Learning: How Does It Work?!

Andromeda Yelton

Making the Connection: Early Literacy and Computational Thinking for Young Children

Claudia Haines & Paula Langsam

Meeting Patrons Where They Are: The Library’s New Place in the Digital World

Kathryn Harnish

Misinformation and its Malcontents: University of Washington Research and Implications for Libraries

Emma Spiro, Jevin West, & Chris Coward

Modernized Collaborations: Technologies Affecting Librarian Research Connections

Ngoc-Yen Tran & Emily Chan

A Native Perspective on Trauma: Bridging Past, Present, and Possibilities

Wendy Peters

Optimizing the Library Foundation's Impact

Elizabeth Castleberry, Lisa Rosenblum, & Nicole Partridge

Public Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities

Bobbi Newman & Carolyn Martin

Pushing on the Frontier: Disability Access and the Future of Libraries

Kate Deibel

Racial Equity: Libraries Organizing to Transform Institutions

Amita Lonial, Gordon Goodwin, & Sarah Lawton

Re-Imagining the Public Library

Sara Rothholz Weiner, Anthony Harris, & Allison Marshall

Return to the Real: The Library as Social Connector

Betha Gutsche & Jennifer Peterson

The Role of Libraries in Addressing Homelessness and Poverty

Julie Winkelstein, Hilary Jasmin, Jessica Ball, & Tina Reid

Speculative Design: Design and Strategy

John Jung

What Does Your Community Want? Using Google Search Data for Strategic Planning

Peter Velikonja

Where Journals and Journalism Collide: Does a Future for Libraries Lie in News Creation, Aggregation, and Dissemination?

Kenn Bicknell

XR (Augmented, Virtual and Mixer Reality) Programming in Libraries: Integrating Immersive Media into Library Collections

John MacLeod, Cindy Aden, Joe Olayvar, Negin Dahya, Tammy Westergard, Sara Jones, Jessica Hughes, Cindy Ball, & Mark Andersen