Did you know librarians, archivists and library staff do research and publish our findings at conferences and in academic journals?
This week (March 25-28, 2015), the academic library world, including librarians from the University of Minnesota, are at a big meeting in Portland, Oregon for the Association of College and Research Library (ACRL) Bi-Annual Conference. Below is a sample of recent publications and conferences that our librarians, archivists and library staff have contributed to:
- Saving our Students: Higher Education Affordability Issues and the Expanding Role of Libraries with Open Educational Resources with speakers: Kristi Jensen, Sarah Cohen, Dana Ospina, Shan Sutton
- Collective Strengths: Institutional Repositories & Communities of Practice with speakers: Sarah Beaubien, Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Sarah Shreeves, Claire Stewart
- Learning Analytics and Privacy: Multi-Institutional Perspectives on Collecting and Using Library Data with speakers: Laurie Alexander, Nancy Adams, Jan Fransen
- Academic Libraries Building Community for American Indian Students Poster with speakers: Jody Gray, Janice Rice
- Learning from Natural Systems and Corporate Practice to Build Organizational Sustainability and Resilience Poster with Speakers: Jeffrey Bullington, Philip Herold
- License to ILL: Interlibrary Loan and Course Reserve Services Support the University Mission to Reduce Costs for Students through Interdepartmental Collaboration and Innovation Poster with speakers: Emily Riha, Danika Stegeman
- Using Data from the SHERPA/RoMEO API to Recruit Content into Your Institutional Repository and Talk to Your Researchers about Open Access Poster with speaker: Josh Bishoff
- Next In Line, Please!: Using an Incident Management Tool to Track Reported Library Issues with speakers: Sunshine Carter, Betsy Friesen
- Can I Get That Video Delivered in Streaming Format?: Traversing the Obstacles of Educational with speaker: Scott Spicer
- The One Weird Secret of Productivity Tools for Researchers with speakers: Virginia Bach, Lois Hendrickson, Megan Kocher, Amy West
- Put Your Money Where The Mouse is: Tools and Techniques for Making Informed Design Decisions with speakers: Cody Hanson, Eric Larson
- The Right to Risk It: Our Users and Ourselves with speakers: Nancy Sims
- 3D Scanning in the Library! with speakers: Carolyn Bishoff, Shannon Farrell, Amy Neeser, Justin Schell
- Demystifying Digital Records Processing… Step by Step, Byte by Byte with speakers: Lara Friedman-Shedlov, Carol Kussmann
- User-defined valued metrics for electronic journals by Katherine Chew; James Stemper; Caroline Lilyard; Mary Schoenborn, Proceedings of the 2012 Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, VA, Oct 29-31.
- Visualizing the work of a Health Science Librarian
- Round up from the Medical Library Association 2014
- Technology Meets the Textbook: The Disruption of Education Deepens in Online Searcher in Volume 38, Number 3 – May/June 2014 by Nancy K. Herther
- Selling the Mission: The North American YMCA in China, 1890-1949, in Missionaries’ Works Mainland and Taiwan (Chungli City: National Central University Publishing Center, 2014) by Ryan Bean.
- Extending Our Reach: Surveying, Analyzing, and Planning Outreach to Extension Staff in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Information (v.15, Iss.4, 2014) by Kristen Mastel
- Creating Videos for Reference and Instruction in the open access journal Archival Practice (vol. 1, #2) by Ellen Engseth.
- Expanding Conventional Collection Boundaries Through Visualization by Amy Neeser; Justin Schell; Steven Braun; Meghan Lafferty. The animation is at http://z.umn.edu/illmap.
- Cataloging Audio Recordings with RDA by Mary Huismann was a program speaker at the joint Online Audiovisual Catalogers/Music OCLC Users Group (OLAC/MOUG)