Our presence at the Minnesota Library Association conference

Many 'U' Librarians are presenting and sharing posters

This week librarians from all types of libraries including academic, public, school and special libraries are gathering in St. Paul for the annual Minnesota Library Association conference. A number of folks from the U Libraries and Minitex are sharing their work. See details below: 

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Get Inspired! Use Digital Tools to Make Time for Mentoring
Speakers: Shannon L. Farrell (Natural Resources Librarian, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities), Jodi Carlson Grebinoski (Reference & Government Information Librarian University of MN Duluth)

It’s All About the Benjamins: Financial Literacy Programming 
Speakers: Amy Riegelman (Librarian for Government Information Psychology Educational Psychology and Child Development), Kim Clarke (Associate Librarian Social Sciences and Professional Programs)

Creating Our Future: Finding Inspiration in Digital Collections 
Speakers: Jason Roy (Director Digital Library Services University of Minnesota Libraries), Carla Urban (MDL Public Library Partnership Project Grant Coordinator Minitex), Molly Huber (MDL Outreach Coordinator Minitex)

Flying Weasels and Snoring Hummingbirds:
Techniques to Discover and Critically Read Quality Images 
Speakers: Greta Bahnemann (Metadata Coordinator for the Minnesota Digital Library Minitex), Jennifer Hootman (Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian Minitex), Shana Crosson (Web Content Manager Minnesota Historical Society)

 
 

Creating the Future: A Minitex Cataloging & Metadata Update 
Speakers: Jolie Graybill (Assistant Director Minitex), Lizzy Baus (Cataloging & Metadata Training Coordinator Minitex), Sara Ring (Digitization & Metadata Training Coordinator Minitex)

Get ’em Writing!:
Developing a Writing Box Program for Children and Tweens Room 7

Speakers: Lisa Von Drasek (Curator Children’s Literature Research Collections University of Minnesota Libraries)

Incorporating Student Workers in Cataloging Workflows
Speakers: Kristi Bergland (Library Assistant 3 University of Minnesota Twin Cities), Karla Jurgemeyer (Catalog Librarian St. Olaf College), Bobby Bothmann (Metadata & Emerging Technologies Librarian Minnesota State University Mankato)

Day of Diversity: Minnesota Edition
Speakers: Lisa Von Drasek (Curator Children’s Literature Research Collections University of Minnesota Libraries), Gretchen Wronka (Retired from Hennepin County Library), Tami Lee (Children’s Librarian II Ramsey County Library), Sarah Park Dahlen (Assistant Professor in the MLIS Program at St. Catherine University)

License to ILL: Interlibrary Loan and Course Reserve Services Support the University Mission to Reduce Costs for Students 
Speakers: Danika Stegeman (Course Reserve Coordinator University of Minnesota Twin Cities Libraries), Emily Riha (Interlibrary Loan University of Minnesota Twin Cities Libraries)

Making a qualitative difference: Better outreach and assessment through qualitative research
Speakers: Shannon L. Farrell (Natural Resources Librarian, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities), Alice Motes (Social Science Data Curation Specialist UMN), Scott Marsalis (Social Sciences Librarian UMN)

If It’s Not a Virtual Reference Service Then What Is It?
Speakers: Wanda Marsolek (Virtual Reference and Digital Media Coordinator University of Minnesota – Twin Cities), Erin Callahan (Senior Librarian and QuestionPoint Administrator Hennepin County Library), Carla Steinberg Pfahl (Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian Minitex), Kimberly Feilmeyer (Academic Librarian Bush Memorial Library Hamline University)

Solutions for Supporting Our Authors
Speakers: Laureen Boutang (Publishing Services Coordinator), Nancy Sims (Copyright Librarian), Kate McCready (Director of Content Services)

The Designful Library: Applying Design Thinking Principles to Create a Patron-Centered Library
Speakers: Kaia Sievert (Library Assistant 2 at the University of Minnesota Libraries and MLIS Candidate at St Catherine University, Amber Fick (Library Assistant 2 at the University of Minnesota Libraries and MLIS Candidate at St Catherine University), Anthony Molaro Ph.D. (Assistant Professor in the MLIS program at St Catherine University), April Youngblood (Serials Supervisor at Bethel University and MLIS Candidate at St Catherine University)

Developing 21st Century Library Skills: How Do You Search, Create and Inspire?
Speakers: Valerie Horton (Minitex Director)

Explore Ebook MN Update 
Speakers: Valerie Horton (Minitex Director), Jennifer R. Nelson (Director State Library Services Minnesota Department of Education)

Follow the Reader: Outreach through Readers’ Advisory in an Academic Library 
Speakers: Becky Adamski (Library Assistant 2 at University of Minnesota Libraries), Danika Stegeman (Course Reserve Coordinator at University of Minnesota Libraries), Amber Fick (Library Assistant 2 at University of Minnesota Libraries and MLIS Candidate at St. Catherine University), Kaia Sievert (Library Assistant 2 at University of Minnesota Libraries MLIS Candidate at St. Catherine University)

Academic and Research Libraries Division Posters

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Beyond Butts in Seats: Creating Meaningful Outreach Activities Poster by Shannon L. Farrell (Natural Resources Librarian, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities) and Kristen Mastel (Outreach and Instruction Librarian, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities)

Tumblr Enriches Exposure to and Use of Art Special Collections
Poster by Deborah Boudewyns (Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities) and Lindsay Keating (Special Projects Assistant to the Arts and Architecture Librarian; University of Minnesota Libraries)

A Strengths Approach to Research
Poster by Amy Riegelman (Librarian for Government Information Psychology Educational Psychology and Child Development) and Kate Peterson (Undergraduate Services Librarian, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities)mla3

Undead in the Stacks: Humans vs. Zombies as Library Outreach
Poster by Adam Brisk (Emerging Technology Librarian, University of Minnesota – Duluth)

Saving Change Through Ch-Ch-Changes: How a Small Academic Library Saved a Bunch by Challenging the Status Quo
Poster by Anne Macereth (Director of Library Services, Northwestern Health Science University) and Krista Jacobson (Public Services Librarian, Northwestern Health Science University)

Islandora: A Digital Repository for Edible Books and Accreditation Documents
Poster by Vi Bergquist (Library Director, St. Cloud Technical and Community College), Alex Kent (Cataloging and Metadata Support and Training Specialist, PALS) and Linda Richter (Innovation Coordinator, PALS)

Into the Woods: A Journey through Metadata and Music Therapy
Poster by Jossel Franco, Digization Assistant, and Rebecca Ganzel, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian (Augsburg College, Lindell Library)

Space as Service: Advancing the Library’s Mission through Campus Collaborations with Library Spaces
Poster by Janice Jaguszewski, Director (Health Sciences Libraries, University of Minnesota)

—Kate Peterson

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