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