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Library Programs for Children with Disabilities - Dr. Bobbie Sartin Long

Bobbie Sartin Long is an Assistant Professor at SLIM who researches library service to underserved populations including individuals with disabilities, individuals facing incarceration, folks who are…

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Employability of Today’s LIS Graduates: Library Leadership Perspective-Dr. Stan Trembach

Stan Trembach is an Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Management. His research centers around the issues of management and leadership in contemporary information…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Area of Academic Libraries

This is the sixth and final installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the area of academic…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Leadership and Administration Concentration

This is the fifth installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the Leadership and Administration…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Youth Services Concentration

This is the fourth installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the Youth Services Concentration with…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Health Information Professional and Informatics Concentration

This is the first installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses Health Information Professional and…

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Ann of Sunflower Lane-Julie A. Sellers

Book Description: Fifteen-year-old Ann doesn’t have much choice in the matter: It’s live with the maternal grandparents she’s never met in Kansas or go to a foster home when her…

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Romance in the Stacks: Why Genre Fiction is Important for Student Engagement

Reading is a skill, and practice makes perfect. As academic librarians, we need to encourage our students that they can find ways to mitigate the unrewarding reading they have struggled through in…

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Gendered Artificial Intelligence and Implications for Libraries

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly finding a place within libraries in the form of virtual assistants. Though digital, virtual assistants nevertheless embody gender, evident when their…

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Women’s Voices in Library Technology: Explored Through Citation Analysis in Library Publications

Over a decade ago, M. Lamont’s (2009) article, “Gender, Technology, and Libraries”, reported that there is an underrepresentation of women as first authors in library technology…

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How to Deal with Budget Cuts - Keith Rocci

Libraries will never have enough funding. It seems like more and more our budgets are shrinking. This presentation will discuss dealing with budget cuts proactively. Understanding how to evaluate…

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Emerging Technologies in Libraries and Its Ethical Implications - Dhanushka Samarakoon

The recent advancements of technologies such as artificial intelligence and data mining provide an avenue to gain a better understanding of a business and its customers. For the past decade, private…

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Empathetic Librarianship - Keith Rocci

This presentation will discuss empathy in the library profession. We will briefly discuss some best practices to build empathy skills, such as cultural humility, person-in-environment, and creating…

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Placement Skills - Keith Rocci

This presentation will discuss getting that library dream job! Understanding the skills listed in job descriptions and evidencing them in the resume and interview are vital. The skills needed are the…

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Open Educational Resources & Academic Libraries: Opportunities for Connection and Collaboration

This presentation will review research regarding use of OER, or Open Educational Resources, by faculty and students in higher education. Faculty and students present differing perspectives and…

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Promote Your School Library Using Canva - Easy and FREE

There are so many creative ways to share all the great things happening in your school library. Canva is one tool that makes it easy to design promotional materials that are beautiful and…

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