SUNYLA Conference 2012 schedule

Wednesday 6th June 2012

  • SUNYLA Council Meeting

    Dubinsky building, 8th floor

    At 10:00am to 12:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

    Coverage note

  • Lunch

    On your own

    At 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • PC1: Improving Customer Service and Inter-Communication with One ILLiad Click!

    by Kate Ross and Micquel Little

    Learn how you can communicate with patrons as well as multiple departments within your library - all through using ILLiad! With one easy click, improve your Resource Sharing and facilitate patron driven acquisitions with a progressive Collection Development strategy, all while providing seamless Customer Service to your patrons.

    At 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • PC4: Leadership Study Group

    by Stephan Macaluso, Jill Dixon, April Davies, Mark A. Smith and Alex Hodges

    Using assigned readings and small group discussion, participants will review the organizational theory called reframing, then apply it to a library management case study.

    At 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • PC5: Not Just a Fad!: Embracing the Future with Library-Led Repository Services

    by David Stout

    A little retro, a little avante garde, and definitely a successful trend!
    Academic libraries are extending their digital service's capabilities to promote open-access publishing, host collections of faculty and student research, and create partnerships between the library, the campus community, and their wider community.

    At 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • PC2: LibGuides: For More Than Just Guides

    by Alvin Dantes

    LibGuides can do more than just show off your subject specific knowledge. Learn how to use the LibGuides API, LibGuides widgets, and other tools to showcase LibGuides content in new ways. Use HTML and CSS to customize LibGuides to fit your design sensibilities.

    At 2:30pm to 4:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • Dinner

    At 6:00pm to 6:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

  • New Member Orientation

    At 6:00pm to 6:00pm, Wednesday 6th June

Thursday 7th June 2012

  • Breakfast

    At 7:30am to 9:15am, Thursday 7th June

  • A1: Fashioning a new role for the Library: The undiscovered supermodel on the Instructional Design runway

    by Kimberly Hoffman, Michelle Costello and Corey Ha

    As the landscape of instructional design and higher education shifts, three Geneseo librarians have taken the lead in instructional design (ID) efforts on campus, weaving together their strengths along with those from CIT and TLC. In its final form, ID will be “pret-a-porter” in academic practice.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • A2: Uncovering Undiscovered Needs: Using Mobile Librarians & Technologies to Provide Point-of-Need Services

    by Susanne Markgren, Leah Massar Bloom and Darcy Gervasio

    Whether you have already implemented a point-of-need service (or a text messaging or roving reference service), you plan to do so, or you just want to learn more about it, this hands-on session might make you think differently as we generate ideas on how to uncover, and meet, undiscovered needs at your library.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • A3: Refashioning Your Library on a Shoestring

    by Margaret Devereaux and Sara Davenport

    The Cayuga Community College Library is refashioning itself. Library staff face the challenge of re-inventing the library services, collections and services without an increase is funding, staff, time or physical space.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • A4: Fashioning the Institutional Repository with Digital Commons

    by David Stout, Marc Bayer and Kim Myers

    Institutional Repositories are one way that libraries are fashioning the future. Buffalo State College and The College at Brockport will share their experiences over the past year with Digital Commons. From recognizing the need to populating the repository, we will share with you the ongoing opportunities and challenges we face.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

    Coverage slide deck

  • A5: Community of Purpose: fun programming hosted by the library and for the library

    by Magda Cupidon, Tabitha Hanslick and Greta Earnest

    See how the mechanics of promotion filter through programming designed to educate and entertain your library's internal and external community. We will discuss the FIT Library's three main programming events: Love your Library; Library Walks and Talks; Library Professional Development day. We will also help you brainstorm to similar programs at your institution.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • A6a: HeinOnline Demonstration

    by Steve Roses

    HeinOnline is a product of William S. Hein & Co., Inc., which has 50 years of experience providing research libraries with primary research materials. All content is in PDF format, fully searchable and from inception. HeinOnline is the world’s largest image-based legal research collection and contains more than nine centuries of legal history. This presentation will focus on HeinOnline’s New York Legal Research Library, along with our newly released Political Science Research Package.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • A6b: The necessity for information literacy skills in a world of Google and Wikipedia.

    by Jessica Bacques and Emily Gover

    Students today by habit go to Google to begin their research. The results oftentimes contain the likes of Wikipedia, and websites driven by marketing and bias, rather than reliable academic content. At the same time, the library offers a plethora of great information which is increasingly underutilized. How do we teach students to properly research in a world of growing information? We will address how we are building tools to cultivate research skills that are critical No only in academia, but in our everyday information-driven lives.

    At 9:15am to 10:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • B10: More Than an Exercise – How Assessment Can Assist in Organizational Transformation

    by Frances Dearing and NJ Wolfe

    This presentation will illustrate the benefits of libraries working closely with institutional assessment personnel to meet the challenges of assessing libraries. Prospective from both the Library and the College Office of Assessment will discuss challenges and tips for successful collaborations. Examples of long term benefits post process will illustrate assessment facilitated organizational positive change.

    At 10:45am to 11:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • B11: Doing and Teaching History at The New York Public Library

    by Maureen Zajkowski

    Our panel explores how this unique collaboration between a public research library and a History department in a university can improve students’ research, creative, and critical thinking skills; we are also focusing on the types of information literacy skills students can gain from being exposed to the NYPL.

    At 10:45am to 11:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • B13a: Using Multimedia in Academic Libraries as a Creative Marketing and Instructional Tool

    by Walter Valero

    Showcasing examples of innovative content produced by graduate library students using Adobe Flash, this presentation will highlight the ways in which academic libraries can creatively use multimedia as a marketing and instructional tool.

    At 10:45am to 11:05am, Thursday 7th June

  • B8: The impact of information literacy instruction on undergraduates’ perceptions and use of the University Libraries Web portal

    by Yu Hui Chen

    This study explored the influence of a Gen Ed information literacy course on undergraduates’ perceptions and use of the library’s Web portal. Students’ perceptions of ease of use, usefulness, information quality, system quality, service quality, and satisfaction were examined. Their usage was measured in terms of frequency, purposes, and tasks.

    At 10:45am to 11:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • B9: Runway Reference: Extending the Reference Catwalk Beyond the Library Walls

    by Lauren Marcus, Valerie Mittenberg, Matthew Laudicina and Colleen Lougen

    In the Spring of 2012, the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz will begin the first phase of a major renovation plan scheduled for completion in 2013. STL Librarians initiated a pilot survey to determine the need for outpost reference kiosks across campus.

    At 10:45am to 11:30am, Thursday 7th June

  • B13b: “SkypeTM” Station Zebra

    by Benjamin Andrus

    Recently, the Binghamton University Libraries’ Research and Instructional Services Team added SkypeTM to its already rich array of digital reference offerings. We would like to profile and demonstrate this new service in our presentation.

    At 11:05am to 11:30am, Thursday 7th June


    At 11:45am to 2:00pm, Thursday 7th June

    Coverage link

  • C15: Partnering with IT to help disadvantaged students achieve academic success

    by Janet H. Clarke

    This presentation will describe how the Stony Brook University Libraries instruction program partnered with another student support service (student computing office) to nurture a relationship with the Educational Opportunities Program over several years to provide their students with the library research and computer skills they need to succeed in college. EOP is a state-funded program aimed at economically disadvantaged students whose high school education has No fully prepared them for college success.

    At 2:15pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C16: Checklist of Best Practices in Library Resource Sharing

    by Beth Posner

    The ALA’s RUSA STARS Committee and the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative have created a checklist of best practices in library resource sharing. Discuss how to implement these best practices, as well as how to use the checklist to inspire change, provoke discussion, and garner support within interlibrary departments and with library administrators.

    At 2:15pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C17: Running effective meetings: There’s more to collaboration than just showing up

    by Jenica Rogers

    There is Nothing worse than a bad meeting – they can destroy the motivation of the most committed group, and sap the life out of exciting and important projects. There are things you can do before, during, and after meetings, as chair or as participant, to ensure that your group work succeeds.

    At 2:15pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C18: A User-Centered Design Approach to Designing a Libraries Website

    by Patrick Patterson

    On January 27, 2012 the SUNY Potsdam College Libraries unveiled a new website to the world. The process used to design the SUNY Potsdam College Libraries new website took a user-centered design approach, which took place in just over a year.

    At 2:15pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C19: Finding the right fit: designing collections with shrinking budgets and limited space

    by Heather Whalen Smith and Marianne Hebert

    Many academic libraries are struggling with shrinking budgets and print collections that have outgrown their physical spaces. Join Heather Whalen Smith (New Paltz) and Marianne Hebert (Potsdam) as they describe events at their libraries that necessitated major deselection projects of their print collections and retooling how their budgets are spent.

    At 2:15pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C20a: Augmented Reality in Libraries: Fact or Fiction

    by Ken Fujiuchi

    A look at augmented reality technology and the possibilities for libraries and librarians.

    At 2:15pm to 2:35pm, Thursday 7th June

  • C20b: Using “clickers” to measure the disconnect between the perceptions and the actual knowledge of Biology Undergraduates

    by Aditi Bandyopadhyay

    Full Title: Using “clickers” to measure the disconnect between the perceptions and the actual knowledge of Biology Undergraduates about science literature.

    In this study “Clickers” had been used to measure the gap between undergraduate Biology students’ perceptions and their actual knowledge of science literature. Initially, this study was conducted in Spring 2011 and 114 students participated. The quantitative data showed that there was a significant gap between students’ own perceptions of their abilities and their actual performances when they were asked to identify research articles, literature review articles and science magazine articles.

    At 2:35pm to 3:00pm, Thursday 7th June