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Program and Schedule

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Time   Title Author
7:45 – 8:30 Registration and Breakfast (sponsored by American Chemical Society)
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome — Catherine Hamer, Associate Director for User Services
8:45 – 9:55 Session 1 — 15–Minute Talks  
  1. UX Toolbox: Using Ethnography to Design Library Services for Scientists. Debra Kolah
  2. Information Literacy and Relationship Building. Paula C. Johnson
  3. Building a Better Engineer ... in the Library! Beth Atkins
    Q&A  
9:55 – 10:05 Break 1
10:05 – 10:45 Session 2 — 15–minute Talks  
  4. Science Outreach Programming. Roxanne Bogucka
  5. Instruction assessment: getting started and making progress. Nancy Linden
    Q&A  
10:45 – 11:05 Break 2
11:05 – 12:00

Keynote Address: “Einstein, Darwin, and the Importance of Primary Sources”

Dr. Alberto Martinez
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch and Networking
12:45 – 2:05 Session 3 — Lightning Talks  
  6. Using the UEP (Unit Effectiveness Process) to Reach Undergraduates. Sylvia George-Williams and Antoinette Nelson
  7. An Online Graduate Research Seminar via Blackboard. Antoinette Nelson
  8. Reducing the Engineering Collection, STAT! Robyn Rosenberg
  9. Lessons Learned: Embedded Librarianship in Medical School Coursework. Yumi Yaguchi
  10. Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Universities - how did an engineering librarian get involved and what does it all mean? Susan Ardis
  11. Tips for Working with a Feral Science Librarian. Christina Chan-Park
    Q&A  
2:05 – 2:15 Break 3
2:15 – 3:10 Session 4 — 15–minute Talks  
  12. Road Map to Success: Collaborating with faculty and students in a GIS initiative. John Atabaev
  13. Using Social Media to teach Information Literacy skills to prospective International STEM Graduate students in readiness for U.S Tertiary Institutions. Innocent Awasom and Jessica Simpson
  14. From One-shot to Multi-step: Expanding IL Instruction for BSN Students. Adelia Grabowsky
    Q&A  
3:10 – 3:30 Break 4 (Amy's Ice Cream snack sponsored by Springer)
3:30 – 4:20 Session 5 — 15–minute Talks  
  15. Transforming Library Space to Meet the Needs of 21st Century Students. John Sandy
  16. Novel User Services: Helping Faculty Keep Accurate Records of Productivity & Impact. Paula C. Johnson
  17. Analytics for library Web sites and blogs: who's reading us? Brad Gulliford
    Q&A  
4:30 – 4:45 Wrap-Up, Housekeeping