2020 Symposium on the Future of Libraries

January 24 - 28, 2020 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Provided below is a linked list to 2020 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 2020 Midwinter Meeting site for the complete schedule of Symposium Sessions.

Libraries Transform: Civic Innovation

Anuj Gupta & Ariel Ben-Amos

Libraries Transform: Education Innovation

Malik Brown & Dara Ruiz-Whalen

Libraries Transform: Social Innovation

Mariana Chilton & Joanna Visser Adjoian

Library Marketing and Advocacy through Social Media

Charlene Martoni

The Library, Not Just for Books: Connecting Library, Maker, and Social Emotional Learning

Velear Schrupp

Making Connections and Discovering Place: Oral Histories and the Library

Lauren Kehoe & Mayumi Miyaoka

Making the News: Library Advocacy and Local Media

Christi Buker, TyLisa Johnson, & John O'Brien

Making Real Change: Moving beyond the Interpersonal to Create Actual Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Environments for Both Library Users and Employees

Erin Elzi & Elia Trucks

Measuring the Library’s Impact on Your Community’s Social Infrastructure

Margaret Sullivan, Lyna Vuong, & Alexandra Sutherland-Brown

Metadata Instruction Mobilizing Human Rights Research in the Undergraduate Classroom

Mary Alexander, Emma Wilson, & Alex Boucher

Navigating Queer Realities in School Libraries

Rae-Anne Montague

Partners in Place: Community Space Sharing for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Lisa Shaw, Elizabeth Iaukea, Tammy Westergard, Randy Kemp, & Andrea Levandowski

Sustainability Is Now a Core Value. So... Now What?

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich & Matthew Bollerman

To See or Not to See: Exploring and Visualizing Digital Collections Data with R Programming Language

Monika Glowacka-Musial

Tomorrow's Scholars Today: Collaborating to Empower Undergraduate Students to Become Knowledge Creators

Ashley Lierman & Whitney Cox

Toxic Stress, Early Brain Development, and What Libraries Can Do to Support Young Children Experiencing Adverse Childhood Conditions

Rachel Payne, Tyson Barker, & Anna Wright

Transformation for Libraries: From EXCITE to a Futures School

Dawn La Valle

Using Implications Wheels to Explore the Consequences of Change

Jason Swanson

Young Changemakers in 21st Century Libraries

Luke Kirkland, Alexandra Remy, & Melissa Bennett