2021 AC Breakout Session Schedule

2021 Annual Conference Breakout Session Schedule

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Schedule at-a Glance

Wednesday May 19
Welcome/Keynote 1:00 - 2:30 pm  


Breakout Session #1
3:00 - 3:45 pm 

Community College Hot Topics Forum: Adapt, Adopt, and Advocate!
Adams, Johnson-Bignotti, Krempasky, McCarthy
Panel Presentation

Searching Open Educational Resources Repositories!
Ulrich, Radisauksas, Rodriguez, Mullins

Dashboard Confessionals: From Trialing to Implementation During a Pandemic
Cooney, Pavlica
Full Presentation

Community Digitization Through Regional Partnerships: A Collaborative Model for Digital Collection Building
Bocko, Carlson, Swierenga
Full Presentation
Library Wise: Supporting Women in Science and Engineering at the Library

Grounded in Data, Growing Over Time: Update on a Long-Term Student Analytics Study
Hobscheid, Jeffryes, O'Kelly


Breakout Session #2
4:15 - 5:00 pm

I've Got a Blank Space, Baby
Minkin, Miller, Szilagyi, Weller
Moderated Group Discussion
You Got Surveyed: Assessing Course Reserves in a Private STEM+B University
Olsen, Coalter, Euper
Full Presentation

Centering Student Voices to Create Effective e-learning: A User Experience Application
Binnie, Leyton
Full Presentation

Michigan Digital Preservation Network: Updates on Michigan's Efforts to Protect our Cultural and Scholarly History
Gallagher, Denault, Adler, Hiltunene, Daniels, Whitledge
Panel Presentation

Quickly Transitioning from In-Person Events to Virtual Events

The Art of Partnering: A Gallery and Library Collaboration
Dierking, Rainey, Ranger
Optional networking reception 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Thursday May 20
Membership Meeting 1:00 - 2:00 pm


Breakout Session #3
2:30 - 3:15 pm

Google Data Studio for Dummies
Full Presentation

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions! Decision Fatigue and Librarianship
Full Presentation

PIVOT! Turning obstacles beyond our countrol into powerful instructional assessment opportunities
Nichols Hess
Full Presentation
Because No One is Illegal: Replacing the Subject Headings 'Aliens' and 'Illegal Aliens' in a Local Catalog
Kiser, Barton, Erickson, Robinson
Full Presentation

Growing the Michigan State University Libraries' Affordable Textbook Program

Providing Online Access in Challenging Fiscal Times: Takeaways from COVID-19


Breakout Session #4
3:45 - 4:30 pm

An Introduction to Systems Thinking
Full Presentation

Critical Librarianship is for Everybody
Rosener, Benallack
Moderated Group Discussion
A Different View of the Library: Where Collaboration Meets Innovation
Kucera, Chrenka, Dali
Full Presentation

A Systematic Approach to Conducting a Diversity Audit in an Academic Library
Walton, Lash, Gratson
Full Presentation

Utilizing Design Thinking: Remote Work for Student Assistants During COVID

The Problems with Database Subject Lists: Early Career Librarians' Approach to Creating a More User-Centered Framework
McMillan, Ponder
Interest Group Meetings 4:45 - 5:15 pm (or later)
Friday May 21

Poster Session Live Q & A Time 9:00 - 9:45 am


Breakout Session #5
10:00 - 10:45 am
Change Leadership in Academic Libraries
Garrison, O'Kelly
Full Presentation

Celebrating Our Successes, Improving For Our Future: Best Chat Transcript Awards
Bernsten, Walker-Papke
Panel Presentation
Collaborative Collection Development: Potential Opportunities Identified
Levenson, Cadena, Hawthorne, Buckley
Moderated Group Discussion

The Road to First Year Student Success: Collaborating and Creating Data-Informed Orientation Guides
Scherger, Langan
Full Presentation

Through an Inequitable Collective Trauma Lens: Elevating Narratives on Mental Health and COVID-19
Garcia, Minnis, Espinosa
Panel Presentation


Breakout Session #6
11:15 am - 12:00 pm

The Outcome is Success! Using ACRL's Project Outcome Assessments to Build Stronger Library Programs
Sachs, Sarkozy
Full Presentation

Insisting on Integrity: Evaluating Instructional Software Through an IDEA Lens
Hobscheid, Ruge, Roth, McClure
Panel Discussion

A Taxonomy of Use: Developing a Provenance Thesaurus for Libraries
Lundeen, Boehmer
Full Presentation

What is 'Student Engagement'?: Collaborating with Student Life to Create Trivia Night Events
Full Presentation

Cutting Through COVID-19 Communications Overload: Which Emails Engaged Personal Librarian Students?
Birkenhauer, Floyd

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Teaching & Assessment: An Epiphany in the Time of COVID
Wrap up 12:00 - 1:00 pm This session has been canceled