2023 AC Breakout Session Schedule

2023 Annual Conference Breakout Session Schedule


Schedule at-a Glance

Thursday, May 18


Breakout Session #1
11:15 am - 12:00 pm 
Weathering disruption through consistency: Reproducible methods from a ten-year study of student retention

O'Kelly, Hobscheid, Jeffryes
Full Presentation
How to Grow as an IDEA Leader at Your Institution

Leyton, Minnis
Panel Presentation
Sailing the Storm: Transitioning Resource Sharing Services in Turbulent Times

Klebba, Cooney
Full Presentation
So you want to be an Interest Group leader? Learn what it takes from a panel of past and current IG leaders.

Eckel, Ledermann
Panel Presentation


Breakout Session #2
1:15 pm- 2:00 pm
Who Does Customer Service Serve? Exploring Structural Inequities in Customer Service Delivery

Medvedenko, Martinez
Full Presentation

Managing eResource Expectations in an Age of Uncertainty

Moderated Group Discussion

“I have never been ‘taught’ how to do it. Just told to do it”: Teaching Critical Visual Literacy through Library instruction

Stewart, Koopmans
Full Presentation
Cross-Department Collaboration in “the New Normal”

Keppen Palmer, Ayache, Spilker,
Full Presentation


Breakout Session #3
2:15 pm- 3:00 pm

Influencers and #infolit: Critical library instruction through a lens of social media and popular culture

Espinoza, Binnie
Using Paradox Theory to Understand Uncertainty During Organizational Change

Full Presentation
The Future Is Virtual: Providing VR Experiences that Enhance Academic Learning

Rubel, Teal, Peterson
Panel Presentation
Going Digital with Alma-D

Full Presentation


Breakout Session #4
3:15 pm- 4:00 pm
How Much Do Faculty Think Students Should Pay for Course Materials? Understanding faculty cost tolerance and selection authority

Full Presentation
UX singularity: making a usable, accessible and inclusive website

Sanchez, Gaddam, Finkenbinder
Full Presentation
Connected Library Instruction: Functioning as a Mainstay in the Waves of Uncertainty

Full Presentation

What’s in a Number: How are Starting Salaries Set?

Rosener, Frigo, Durham
Moderated Group Discussion
Friday May 19


Breakout Session #5
10:00 am- 10:45 am
Logos, Ethos, Pathos: Using the Rhetorical Triangle for Outreach and Engagement

Dashing through the Data: Creating a Dashboard to Measure Activities and Services

Full Presentation
Finding Balance in Job Flexibility: Views from Michigan Community Colleges

Ledermann, McCarthy
Panel Discussion
Inside Library Instruction Sessions: Stories from Emergent Strategy in Practice

Full Presentation


Breakout Session #6
11:00 am- 11:45 am
DEI Collection Audits Two Ways: Finding the Gaps and Assessing Methodology

Guth, Leatherman
Full Presentation
Bracing for the Wave: The Rising Tide of Advanced Reviews and Evidence Syntheses in the Social Sciences

Full Discussion
Research Machine: A Value-Added Assessment Tool to Customize Your Instruction

Full Presentation
Building a Safety Net: Creating a Laptop Loan Checkout Partnership for Student Success

Sender, Shedd, Thomas

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