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Tuesday, October 15
 

1:30pm

 
Wednesday, October 16
 

8:00am

8:30am

9:00am

Building Vital Connections: The Iredell Public and School Library StudentAccess Program Winston 3BDr. Anthony Chow • Julianne Moore • Morgan Pruitt • Amanda Thompson • Dawn Hall • Chris Baker • Kathy Hurley Onboarding for Maximum Employee Effectiveness Salem 3ACrystal D. Holland • LAMS REL@GHL: Making Space to Innovate Using the Rapid Experiment Loop Winston 1BMichelle Underhill • Jennifer Hanft • State Library of NC Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: Libraries' Expanding Role as Catalysts of Community Change Winston 3CMary Sizemore • Chip Gurkin • Mark Taylor The Spaces Between: critical partnerships between an academic Library and Cultural Center to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion Salem 3BJennifer Smith • Brandon Bell • Libby Coyner • Tyrone Jean • Patrick Rudd Community Connections: Building Community Through Interactive Learning Experiences Winston 3AAmanda Johnson • Lauren Clossey • Laurie Johnston • Maegan Wilson • Callie Coward • Brian Clossey Diversity Delineated, Inclusion Integrated Winston 1AChristian Burris • Monesha Staton-Fluker • Molly Keener • REMCO Engaging and Assisting Community Members in the Pursuit of African American Heritage Salem 1BTim Pinnick • Noah Lenstra Libraries: Space To Activate History Firsthand Salem 1ASuzanne Sawyer • Audrey Sage Bridging the Divide: Promoting Critical Thinking in a Polarized Age Salem 3CCatherine Tingelstad • Marc Bess Creating Engagement Online: Best Practices for Creating and Hosting H5P Content Winston 1CMollie Peuler • Nora Burmeister • Sam Harlow • CUS • DLS Libraries are a Space to Create: Marketing 3D Printing in Small College Library Salem 1CChip Larkin Re-Charge Space (sponsored by TNT and NMRT) Winston 2NMRT • TNT

10:00am

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

1:30pm

Poster Session #1 Piedmont 1-3Teresa LePors Poster #13 -- Enhanced Storytime Piedmont 1-3Crystal Edwards • Helena Brittain Poster #7 -- SuperCharging' Outreach with  'Alphabet Ready' Story Times Piedmont 1-3Lisa Flanigan Poster #19 -- Libraries: (Digital) Spaces for Users and History Piedmont 1-3Ashelee Gerald Hill • Jessica Wilson-Saia Poster #22 -- I Did a Diversity Audit and Why You Should, Too Piedmont 1-3Allison Bryan Poster #24 -- In the Name of Access: Enhancing Discoverability of ETDs Using Authorized Name Headings of Faculty Advisors Piedmont 1-3Gary Moore Poster #25 -- North Carolina Runaway Slave Advertisements: Supplementary Collection Supporting Information Needs of Middle and High School Students and Teachers Piedmont 1-3Ms. Allison Cruse • Mitchell Shores Poster #10 -- Sun, Rain, and Flowers: Growing a Marketing Plan Piedmont 1-3Amelia Hill Poster #17 -- Libraries: Spaces to Recover from the Storm Piedmont 1-3Lydia Davis Poster #18 -- Libraries: Spaces to Play Piedmont 1-3Heather Smith • Bradley Baker Poster #3 -- Little Free Library Project Management: Small Spaces Create Big Communities! Piedmont 1-3Shelly Hypes Poser #20 -- Libraries: Spaces to Get Out Of! Hop Into History Piedmont 1-3Thomas Flynn • Bari Helms • Karen Feeney • Rebecca May Poster #12 -- Engage through The 3MT Competition Piedmont 1-3John C. Teleha • E. Francene Moore • David Rachlin Poster #15 -- Libraries as STEM Education Hubs: Engaging Your Patrons through the North Carolina Science Festival Piedmont 1-3Erik MacIntosh Poster #2 -- Creating something from nothing: Developing a research poster design workshop to support undergraduate researchers Piedmont 1-3Scottie Kapel Poster #21 -- Adulting 101: Information Literacy to Help You Live Your Best Life Piedmont 1-3Suchi Mohanty Poster #26 -- Libraries: Spaces to Build a Comics Community Piedmont 1-3Patrick Holt Poster #5 -- Library spaces: Dispelling myths and addressing controversial topics Piedmont 1-3Beth Scarborough Poster #8 -- From Dawn to Desk: Finding the Sparkle in Everyday Reference Practice Piedmont 1-3Walter Lanham • Meghan Wanucha Smith Poster #23 -- Libraries are Spaces on the Go: Primary Documents Out in the Wild Piedmont 1-3Randi Beem Poster #11 -- Exposing Students to a More Diverse History & Culture Through Graphic Novels Piedmont 1-3Kim J. Allman • Joan Hill Poster #14 -- Investigating the Long-Term Outcomes of the Davis Library Scavenger Hunt Program at UNC Chapel Hill Piedmont 1-3Joanneke Elliott • Amy Fader Poster #4 -- Assessment in Instruction: Identifying Disconnect Piedmont 1-3Samantha O'Connor • Grace Sharrar Poster #6 -- It Doesn’t Have to be a Murky Middle: University Faculty Perceptions of Information Literacy Needs in the Sophomore and Junior Years Piedmont 1-3Teresa LePors • Patrick Rudd Poster #9 -- Escape the Library: Using Escape Rooms for Library Orientation Piedmont 1-3Kristine Robinson Poster #1 -- Intelligent Planning: Planning Strategically for Artificial Intelligence (AI): A library perspective Piedmont 1-3Ophelia Chapman

2:00pm

2:30pm

YALSA's Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff, Winston 3CLisa Donaldson • Sandra Hughes-Hassell • YSS Libraries: Spaces to Lead from the Middle Salem 1CMary DiRisio • LAMS Management: What I Wish I Had Known Salem 3AAmy Mason • Michelle S. Hildreth • LAMS • WILR Testing Innovation: How Wake County Built a Test Library Winston 1BKatrina Vernon • Robert Cauthen The Happy Place: Creating Positive Library Spaces Using Emotional Intelligence Winston 1ARita Bhattacharyya • Christy Moore • Brandy Hamilton • LAMS The unspoken traits that influence staffing decisions Winston 3BRob Ross • Gloria Kelley • Virginia Sharp March • Lesley Mason • Anne Cooper Moore • Tiwanna Nevels • Elizabeth Novicki • Greg Raschke • Alan Unsworth Get Involved in STEM: Partner Organizations across NC Salem 3CEmily Vorhies • Lisa Tolley • Jason Diem • Marcus Harshaw • Martha Fisk • STEM-LINC Community Archiving: Creating Archives in the People's Hands Salem 1BSarah Carrier • Jennifer Daugherty • Special Collections Section Make it stick: active learning techniques for programming and instruction Winston 1CMary Abernathy • Betty Garrison • BLINC Revamping First-Year Instruction Through Multiple Means: One Team's Experiences Salem 1ARachel Olsen • Jenny Dale • Maggie Murphy • LI Sharing the Responsibility: Librarians and Faculty Developing a Community around Information Literacy Salem 3BMeghan Wanucha Smith • David Hisle • LI Libraries: Spaces to Teach and Troubleshoot Technology Winston 3AJulie Raynor • Noah Lenstra • Martin House • Joselyn Williams • TNT

3:30pm

4:30pm

6:30pm

 
Thursday, October 17
 

7:30am

8:00am

9:00am

"Libraries: Spaces to _____" Lightning Round Salem 3ALynda Reynolds • Andrew Pierce • Annie Peterson • Terry W. Brandsma • Kathryn M. Crowe • Laura Nowak • Robert Frawley It’s Lonely at the Top: But It Doesn’t Have to Be Salem 1BChristie Reale So! You STILL Want to be a Public Library Director: Thriving in a Governmental Environment Salem 3CRoss Holt • NCPLDA Space to Define Purpose: Strategies for Creating Mission, Vision, and Values with Your Team Winston 1AShelly Hypes • Ryan Harris • LAMS Library Signage: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly Winston 1BCurtis Rogers What’s next? The Future of Service at UNCW Randall Library Salem 3BNicole Tekulve • Tammy Ivins • Von Yeager • Lisa Coats • RASS Foster an Inclusive, Welcoming Library, (Even if Your Staff is Homogeneous), With a Diversity Committee Salem 1ALindsey Dunn • Joel White • Pamela McCarter • Esmirna Esparza True crime pays off: organizing a day of true crime programs at the library Winston 1CMatthew Kleven • Sabrina Taylor • Nora Armstrong Why Does My Summer Reading Manual Look Different?!?!: Changes to the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) Winston 3BLisa Donaldson • Chrissie McGovern • Jasmine Rockwell • YSS Vital Records for Genealogy Winston 3AMarcellaus Joiner • REMCO There's Space For Us All: An Introduction to NCLA Salem 2Breanne Crumpton • NMRT #SquadGoals: Creating and Sustaining a Library Instruction Community Salem 1CKyle Denlinger • Kathy Shields • Hubert Womack • Meghan Webb • CUS Using the Virtual Space of the Learning Management System (LMS) to Engage with Our Community Winston 3CCatherine Tingelstad • Beth Auten • Sam Harlow

10:00am

11:00am

RTSS Table Talks Salem 3AChristine Fischer • Kristin Calvert • Patricia Dragon • Lisa Barricella • Tiffany Henry • RTSS Libraries: Spaces to Lead: The UNC University Library Advisory Council Model Salem 3BMichael Crumpton • Martin Halbert • Vicki Coleman • Anne Cooper Moore • Janice Lewis • NCLA President So! You STILL Want to be a Library Director: The Data Driven Director Salem 3CRoss Holt • Lesley Mason • Amanda Johnson • Juan Vasquez • NCPLDA TNT’s Library Tech Resource Networking Meetup Salem 1BJulie Raynor • TNT What Library Directors Need to Know about YALSA’s Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff Winston 3BLisa Donaldson • Sandra Hughes-Hassell • YSS Inside and outside the library: fitness, bicycling, and public libraries Winston 1CBeth Cramer • John Boyd • Noah Lenstra • PLS 2020 Census – Counting on Libraries Winston 3CBob Coats • GRS Find It and Use it for Free Winston 3ADenise Jones • Andrea Gabriel • State Library of NC The Hunt is On: Conquering the Paper Trail of Applying for Jobs Salem 2Amanda Glenn-Bradley • Tyler Wilmoth • Kate Hill • Kate Engelbrecht • Emily Leachman • Apryl Rosser • NMRT Watch this Space: Emerging Trends in Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses Salem 1AAmanda Foster-Kaufman • Kyle Denlinger • Summer Krstevska • Hubert Womack Beyond Makerspace Salem 1CLara Luck • David Romito • Ruddiyette Yisak • STEM-LINC Paired Presentation: Behind the Scenes of Academic Library Website Design: Patterns and Trends from 2012 to the Present/ Digital Inclusion and User Experience (UX): Meeting the Web Information Needs of Academic... Winston 1BDr. Anthony Chow • David J. Comeaux • Terry W. Brandsma • Cassie Vargo Therapy Dogs Conference 1 (Benton)

12:00pm

1:30pm

Everything They Didn't Tell You About Escape Rooms at ALA Winston 1CSydney Smith • Hope Loman Project Management in Technical Services Salem 3CKate Hill • Jeff Eller • Jessica Zellers • Bethany Blankemeyer • RTSS Let's Talk Student Workers! Salem 1BArtanza Williams • NC Library Paraprofessional Association One Service Desk: The Trend Towards Changing Traditional Service Winston 3BMarian Lytle • Suzanne White • Susan Brown • Jim Blanton • Rishara Finsel • PLS Libraries Build Committees Piedmont 4Rase Mccray Spaces to GROW. Library student employment as a High Impact Educational Practice Salem 3BKathryn Webb • Mark Sanders • RASS Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em: Reinvigorating, reinventing (and occasionally relinquishing) library outreach programs Salem 1AHubert Womack • Meghan Webb State Library Update Winston 1ATimothy Owens Take a CHANCE: Academic Library Outreach to Hispanic and Latinx High School Students Winston 3CRachel Olsen • Armondo Collins • Paula Damasceno • Kathelene McCarty Smith • Amy Harris Houk • LI Archives: Spaces to Get Your Hands Dirty Winston 3ASamantha Crisp The Calm After the Storm: Interviewing & the Aftermath Salem 2Amanda Glenn-Bradley • Amy Curtis • Meghan Wanucha Smith • Nora Burmeister • Lauren Menges • Elizabeth Marcus • NMRT Libraries: Spaces to Invest In Winston 1BLisa O'Connor Unraveling #critlib: An exploration of theory, practice, and community Salem 1CNatalie Ornat • Amanda Binder Tech Tools Lightning Talks from TNT Salem 3AChad Haefele • TNT

2:00pm

2:30pm

Poster Session #2 + Vendor Coffee Piedmont 1-3Teresa LePors Poster #13 -- Tech -To-GO: Technology in Schools Piedmont 1-3Helena Brittain • Crystal Edwards Poster #9 -- How to Start a Children's Garden Club Piedmont 1-3Holly Jones • Martha McGehee Poster #14 -- Analyzing Library Book Donations to Improve Workflows and Decision Making Piedmont 1-3Katharine Frazier Poster #16 -- Libraries: Space to Heal / How Libraries Can Support Student & Patron Mental Health Piedmont 1-3Alison Van Norman Poster #22 -- A Library to Help Improve Highways Piedmont 1-3Kaysie Tulanian Poster #18 -- Transitioning Library Spaces: Transfer Students and Academic Success Piedmont 1-3Elizabeth Ellis • Kathryn Crowe Poster #25 -- Assessing Gaming Habits & Preferences of Students at UNC Greensboro Piedmont 1-3Juanita Thacker • Amanda Perri Poster #4 -- Surviving a Catastrophic Space Renovation Piedmont 1-3Octavious Spruill • John Teleha Poster #6 -- Trends in Patron Information Seeking Behavior: Public and Academic Library Website Analytics Piedmont 1-3Cassie Vargo • Dr. Anthony Chow • Dr. Margaret S. Zimmerman Libraries Build Committees Piedmont 4Rase Mccray Poster #12 -- Library Diversity Institute Pilot Project – U.N.C. at Greensboro Piedmont 1-3Gerald Holmes • LaTesha Velez • Deborah Yun Caldwell Poster #8 -- The LatinX Toolkit and Web Portal: Helping Public Libraries Meet the Needs of the Hispanic and Latino Community Piedmont 1-3Patricia Lyons • Dr. Anthony Chow Poster #1 -- Understanding ILL: Accessing Materials for Student Law Journal Citation Checking Piedmont 1-3Joy Whitfield Poster #15 -- Libraries: Spaces to Innovate - Hosting an IEEE Event on Entrepreneurship and Innovation to Connect Students with Library Resources and Entrepreneurial Support Piedmont 1-3Stephen Bollinger • John Teleha • Tiffany Russell Poster #19 -- Rediscovering Your Federal Documents Piedmont 1-3Andrew Grace Poster #24 -- Libraries: Spaces to Outgrow (Utilizing Cyberspace to Obtain Diverse Feedback and Reach New Users) Piedmont 1-3Rebekah Hilton Poster #5 -- A space for community organizers to advocate Piedmont 1-3Jazmyne Baylor Poster #10 -- #UNCGCreativityCruiser Sparks Mobile Engagement Piedmont 1-3Courtney Bobbitt • Christine Lloyd Poster #2 -- Setting the PACE with Seniors: Digital Literacy Instruction for Older Adults Piedmont 1-3Joselyn Williams • Christopher Robinson Poster #3 -- Documenting Life Piedmont 1-3Esther Darlena Glenn Poster #21 -- Usability Testing to Improve Search Results Piedmont 1-3Marcella Fredriksson Poster #23 -- Accessibility to Emerging Technology in the Public Library Systems: How VR can be a gateway to endless possibilities in a virtual space Piedmont 1-3Donte' Perry Poster #7 -- Getting Social: Public Library Social Media Curation and Best Practices Piedmont 1-3Christie Scott • Dr. Anthony Chow

3:30pm

Libraries: Spaces to Encourage Early Literacy Collaborations Salem 1CLaurel Morris • Lynn Thompson • Donna Phillips • Lisa Finaldi • Sarah Miller Keeping Patrons First with the New RDA Salem 3CSonia Archer-capuzzo Recognizing and Avoiding Implicit Bias in Health Sciences Collections and Services Winston 3CSarah Jeong • Terri Ottosen • Karen Grigg • STEM-LINC Tidying up and calming down: tips for increasing workplace productivity Winston 1AClaire Leverett • Caroline Hallam • LAMS Libraries: Space to Create, Illuminate and Engage Salem 3BGloria Kelley • Retha Hall • Janice Hall Libraries Build Committees Piedmont 4Rase Mccray The Value of Safe Spaces: Anticipating the Needs of Trauma Survivors Winston 1BBrandy Hamilton • Andrea Winkler • LAMS Feeding the Mind: Elevating the Public Library's Role in Supporting Summer Food Winston 1CSarah Lyon The Great Escape Room: How to Plan and Run an Escape Room Program for Adults Winston 3BJason Rogers • Melissa Kammerer • Della Owens • PLS Smithsonian Libraries: Honoring the Past; Embracing the Future Winston 3ABarbara Ferry • GRS You’re in business: Four free & NC LIVE resources for non-business experts Salem 1ASara Thynne • Nancy Lovas • John Raynor • BLINC Libraries: Spaces for the New Generations - Up and Coming Librarians & Professional Staff Lightning Talk Salem 2Breanne Crumpton • NMRT Bridging the Gap: How Librarians Can Work Together for Student Success Salem 1BKeith Gorman • Tammy Gruer • Katie Whetzel Fanstill • Kathelene McCarty Smith Librarian Projects with Online Learners: Innovations, Successes, and Failures Salem 3ASam Harlow • Kyle Denlinger • Jenny Dale • Nora Burmeister • Rachel Olsen • DLS

4:30pm

5:00pm

6:00pm

 
Friday, October 18
 

8:00am

Poster #16 -- Trade Work Initiative Piedmont 1-3Hannah Drum Poster #2 -- Marketing School Age Programming: Best Practices Piedmont 1-3Anna Ward Poster #7 -- Tales and Trails: Spaces to Collaborate Piedmont 1-3Adrian Zeck Leadership Institute Breakfast + Poster Session #3 Piedmont 1-3Teresa LePors • Julianne Moore • LI Poster #1 -- Library Offline: providing library services during a renovation Piedmont 1-3Kate Engelbrecht • Leanda Gahegan Poster #14 -- The Ideal Qualities of Library Leaders and Employees Piedmont 1-3Anthony Chow • Ashley Conte Poster #25 -- Cultivating and Inspiring North Carolina Library Leaders Piedmont 1-3Michael Crumpton Poster #6 -- Work Together: A Win-Win Situation With Student Assistants in an Academic Library Piedmont 1-3Erica Barnett Poster #23 -- Connecting Patrons with Library Services Using LibCal Piedmont 1-3Chad Fortner Fortner Poster #3 -- Do You See What They See? : Cost Effective Solutions for Improving Signage Piedmont 1-3Jon-Marc Dale Poster #9 -- Libraries: Spaces to Experience and Reflect on Digital Games Piedmont 1-3Melanie Sorrell • Julio Bahamon • Bob Price Poster #22 -- Planning the 15th Annual Paraprofessional Conference Piedmont 1-3Joe Barricella • Andrew Grace Poster #8 -- Change History: 365 Days of Black History Piedmont 1-3Jennifer Finlay Poster #10 -- FLICK Experimental film Festival at UNCG Jackson Library Digital Media Commons Piedmont 1-3Paula Damasceno Poster #11 -- O.E. What? : Implementing OER at Guilford Tech Community College Piedmont 1-3Alisha Webb Poster #17 -- Libraries: Spaces to Leverage Digital Media into a Pathway for First-Generation Latinx/Hispanic College Access at UNC Greensboro Piedmont 1-3Gerald Holmes • Rod Wyatt • Armondo R. Collins Poster #19 -- Connecting Your Library to the Wider Campus Community Through Collaborative Displays Piedmont 1-3DeAnn Brame • Emily Deinert • Amanda McLeod • Cody Walters Poster #12 -- The Grateful Dead Course @ UNCG: Peace, Love, and Library Collaborations Piedmont 1-3Rachel Olsen • Sarah Dorsey Poster #20 -- The ones that got away: Minimizing “missed” chats using an evidence-based wait-time standard Piedmont 1-3Sarah Steiner Poster #18 -- Time Flies When You’re Having Fun: Intensive Library Internships Piedmont 1-3Cassie Vargo • Amy Harris Houk Poster #21 -- Incentives-Based Technology Instruction in Public Libraries Piedmont 1-3Joanna Cox Poster #24 -- What Does It Meme?: Visual Literacy Programming in the Library Through the Language of Memes Piedmont 1-3Maggie Murphy • Jenny Dale • Brown Biggers Poster #4 -- Libraries: Spaces to find primary sources in the sciences vs. humanities. Piedmont 1-3Megan Carlton Poster #15 -- Collaborative Blogging: a sustainable professional development & networking tool Piedmont 1-3Nancy Lovas • Angel Truesdale • Summer Krstevska Poster #26 -- Teaching with Mobile Technology: Learning, Engagement, and Discovery Piedmont 1-3Laura McShane Poster #5 -- Creating an Open Educational Resource: Exploring ways that libraries can support OER publishing Piedmont 1-3Jeanne Hoover • Heather Seibert

9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

10:30am

Programming with Intent: Planning Storytimes Through An Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Framework Winston 1CSophie Kenney • YSS Data, Video, Coding, Making: Libraries are Spaces to Create Salem 3AKathryn Webb From the Ground Up: Lab School Library Space Design Project Winston 1ANicole Spoor • Abby Moore Assisting and Providing Mental Health Literacy to Library Users with Mental Disorders and Developmental Disorders Across Library Settings Winston 3CDawn Behrend • Patrice Hall Libraries: Spaces to Unite and Empower Communities Salem 3CTaylor Atkinson • Rieta Drinkwine • John Catalano • Dana Bertolino Raising Your Library’s Profile: Making Your Community Relationships Work for You Winston 1BMorgan Ritchie-Baum • Summer Krstevska • Kassie Ettefagh • BLINC Academic Libraries: Spaces to Promote Recreational Reading!: Research-Driven Justifications for Recreational Reading Initiatives Salem 3BMeredith Lewis • LI Get Active! Active Learning Techniques for Library Instruction Salem 1CJess Bellemer • Garrison Libby Representation Matters: Celebrating 50 Years of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Winston 3AAlan Bailey • Lakeshia Darden • REMCO Two birds one stone: Supporting data literacy and encouraging civic engagement using framework-inspired library programming Salem 1AMegan Carlton • Jo Klein • GRS Creating Library Space for Learning and Growth: developing professional development workshops and sessions for librarians Winston 3BSam Harlow • Jenny Dale • Maggie Murphy

11:30am

12:30pm