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Monday, January 26
 

3:00pm

 
Tuesday, January 27
 

8:00am

Placement Services
Peruse resumes of potential job candidates, view job descriptions for open positions, and leave messages for employers or job seekers to try to schedule interviews during ALISE 2015.  Please note that this activity will move the unCommons room (Camelot, Floor 3) from Wednesday through Friday.

Tuesday January 27, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Burnham, Floor 8

8:00am

Registration
Tuesday January 27, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

10:00am

WISE Pedagogy Pre-Conference Workshop
Integrating Community Engagement in Online Education.
As more LIS students complete most or all of their degree programs online, educators are challenged to design courses and programs that integrate meaningful field experience and community engagement activities, consistent with the goal of “empowering people to better their own life conditions, realities, and experiences.” How can online course and program design respond to this challenge? A panel of experienced online educators will provide examples of how they have worked to integrate field experience and community engagement in their course and program designs and encourage interaction with members of the audience.The session is open to anyone attending the ALISE conference, but is limited to the first 75 registrants.

Moderators
avatar for Linda Smith

Linda Smith

Professor and Associate Dean, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Linda C. Smith is professor and associate dean for academic programs in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She joined the faculty in 1977. She works with graduate students on-campus (MS, CAS, PhD) and, since 1997, online (MS, CAS). She teaches courses on Information Organization and Access, Reference and Information Services, and Information Sources & Services in the Sciences... Read More →

Speakers
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Samantha Hastings

University of South Carolina
Every day is another chance to leave it better than you found it! | | i wake up every morning grateful for my clean, warm bed, running water and my own refrigerator (even if it is empty!)
avatar for Kate McDowell

Kate McDowell

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
youth services, student affairs at LIS schools, research on children and apps
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Debra Shapiro

Instructor & Coordinator of Distance Masters Program, SLIS, the iSchool at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Online teaching, technology for teaching & learning online, website design & usability, linked data, organization of information, cooking, recipes, and food blogs


Tuesday January 27, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Toledo, Floor 5

12:15pm

ALISE Academy
Social Justice in the LIS Classroom: Making it Happen

The ALISE Academy is a half-day pre-conference professional development opportunity that will address issues of social justice and its potential application in the library and information science classroom.

Pre-registration is required. Enrollment is limited to 75 participants. Academy fees will be covered by regular ALISE conference registration.

Target audience: LIS instructors who incorporate social justice into their course content and those who are interested in learning more about how to address social justice in their classrooms.

The session will be a three-part workshop that provides the pedagogical foundation and motivation for teaching social justice as a full course or as a theme within topic courses that seemingly “have no relationship” to such issues. Participants will leave prepared with strong arguments for inclusion of social justice in their LIS classroom, curriculum, and school policies, an array of practical techniques intended to secure such inclusion, and – as a result of discussion and hands-on application – a sense of renewed confidence in advocating for incorporation of social justice as a mainstay of LIS education. Participants will also have access to a suite of tools to facilitate teaching and further discussion.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance and history of social justice theory and practice within the information professions;
  • Articulate reasons for explicitly incorporating social justice thinking into the LIS curriculum;
  • Cite examples of LIS faculty and information professionals who use social justice theory to drive their teaching and practice;
  • Develop individualized goals and strategies for the inclusion of social justice elements in their teaching/curriculum/organization.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Cooke

Nicole Cooke

Assistant Professor, The School Information Sciences, University of Illinois
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Kevin Rioux

Division of Library and Information Science of St. John’s University, New York
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Miriam E. Sweeney

University of Alabama


Tuesday January 27, 2015 12:15pm - 4:15pm
Toledo, Floor 5

1:00pm

4:00pm

4:15pm

ALISE unConference Session
This year ALISE will hold its first UnConference. The Unconference is a loosely structured conference emphasizing the informal exchange of information and ideas between participants, rather than following a conventionally structured program of events. You pick the topics and content. #unALISE15

Speakers
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T. Zachary Frazier

Student, University of South Carolina - SLIS
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Elise C. Lewis

University of South Carolina
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Heather Moorefield-Lang

Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
Heather is an assistant professor for the School of Library and Information Science at The University of South Carolina. She is the former chair of the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee. The focus of her research is in technology in libraries and schools with a current emphasis on maker spaces in libraries and education. To learn more about her work, follow her on Twitter @actinginthelib or visit her website... Read More →



Tuesday January 27, 2015 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Camelot, Floor 3

4:30pm

ALISE Leadership Orientation
All members, including all current and incoming ALISE committee chairs and SIG conveners, are invited to attend this meeting to learn more about ALISE.

Tuesday January 27, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

5:30pm

5:30pm

6:30pm

Works In Progress Poster Session and Opening Reception
Join us for hors d'oeurves and a cash bar to celebrate the opening of the conference and to view Works in Progress posters. The Works in Progress Poster session - with posters from faculty, doctoral students, and librarians - presents research in its formative stages and provides an opportunity for presenters and conference attendees to exchange ideas in an informal setting.  


Tuesday January 27, 2015 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Grand Ballroom, Floor 8
 
Wednesday, January 28
 

7:00am

Wellness/Yoga
Join us for a mindful yoga class to get your day off to a good start. Postures that can help us feel comfortable and supported from the inside out during the conference will be emphasized at a slower pace. Bring a yoga mat or towel with you and wear clothes that allow you to move. All ages and fitness levels welcome. No previous yoga experience required.

Speakers


Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:00am - 8:00am
Hotel Pool, Floor 12/FC

7:30am

All-Conference Continental Breakfast
A light continental breakfast awaits the early risers.

Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:30am - 8:00am
Empire, Floor 7

7:30am

First Timers' Breakfast
Learn about ALISE and how you can get involved.

Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
The Continental, Floor 2

7:30am

SIG Business Meetings: Session 1
Join special interest groups for planning and informational discussions:

- Archival/Preservation Education (Mary Edsall Choquette)
- Doctoral Students (Vanessa Kitzie)
- Distance Education (Suellen Adams)
- Gender Issue (Deborah Charbonneau)
- Information Ethics (John Burgess) 
- Part-time and Adjunct Faculty (Catherine Closet-Crane)


Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:00am

Exhibits
Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:00am - 5:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:00am

Placement Services
Peruse resumes of potential job candidates, view job descriptions for open positions, and leave messages for employers or job seekers to try to schedule interviews during ALISE 2015. 

Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

unCommons
An exciting new way to network, share and collaborate. The unCommons is a gathering point where colleagues and contemporaries can meet, share ideas, brainstorm and network. Meet in the unCommons for an impromptu presentation, one-on-one meeting, or lively debate!  The unCommons also include placement services information and our Internet Cafe.  

Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

Registration
Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:30am

Session 1.1 ALISE Awards and Paper
• ALISE/LMC Paper Award 2015
• ALISE Research Grant Competition 2014 Update
• ALISE/ProQuest Methodology Paper Competition 2015
• ALISE/Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in
Public Library Services to Adults

Moderators
avatar for Ellen Pozzi

Ellen Pozzi

Assistant Professor, William Paterson University

Speakers
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Laurie Bonnici

Associate Professor, The University of Alabama
University of Alabama, United States
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Dana Casciotti

Ph.D. Program Analyst, Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine
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Keren Dali

Western University, Ontario, Canada
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Rebecca Follman

University of Maryland
avatar for Beth St. Jean

Beth St. Jean

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Beth St. Jean is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies, an affiliate faculty member of the Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, and the Assistant Director of the Information Policy and Access Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. Her research aims to improve people's long-term health outlooks by exploring the important interrelationships between their health-related information behaviors... Read More →
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Christie Kodama

University of Maryland
avatar for Mega Subramaniam

Mega Subramaniam

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Mega M Subramaniam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Information Policy and Access Center in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Dr. Subramaniam’s innovative research focuses on enhancing the role of school and public libraries in fostering the mastery of information and new media literacy so essential to the learning of science and mathematics among underserved young people. Specifically... Read More →
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Natalie Greene Taylor

University of Maryland


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Toledo, Floor 5

8:30am

Session 1.2 A - Juried Papers - Information, Theory and Social Justice: Citizen Science, Open Access, Open Data, and Research Inclusivity
Inclusivity - This paper examines research inclusivity in the context of current trends for open access publications and open data, citizen science developments and LIS education. The literature is reviewed and a portfolio of new LIS teaching, advocacy, research and design opportunities, drawing on selected projects, case studies and examplars, is presented. These are framed as “pathways toward research inclusion” and include producing inclusion-savvy LIS graduates, creating lay summaries as participation ramps, acting as a research inclusion advocate, developing LIS teaching resources inspired by citizen science modalities, and positioning public libraries as citizen science hubs. 

Moderators
avatar for Liz Lyon

Liz Lyon

Visiting Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Speakers
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Brian Beaton

Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 1.2 B - Juried Papers - Information, Theory and Social Justice: Criss-Crossing Social Movement Theory and Archival Theory for a New Understanding of Community Archives
My paper presents early findings of a multiple case study that looks at sustainability and strategic actions at four community-led lesbian and gay archives. These include the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto), The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives (Los Angeles), The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives (West Hollywood), and the Lesbian Herstory Archives (Brooklyn). Preliminary analysis suggests that these four archives experience common challenges, but each has managed its resources in different ways and with varying levels of success, dependent on geographic, socio-historical, and ideological contexts. Interviews with archivists, volunteers, and community partners also indicate that these archives initially attracted investment from local communities because they served as social spaces, providing volunteers with a place to contribute to collective action for social change. The ways in which people have come to the archives and what has kept them involved has implications for attracting new investment from younger generations born after the gay liberation movement in very different socio-political environments. 

Moderators
avatar for Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Doctoral Candidate, University of South Carolina

Speakers
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Rebecka Sheffield

University of Toronto iSchool & The Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 1.2 C - Juried Papers - Information, Theory and Social Justice: Social Justice Across Information Worlds: Implications for LIS Research and Education from Three Research Contexts
This paper discusses the usefulness of the Theory of Information Worlds in examining social justice issues across three different research contexts. Implications for LIS research and education are also discussed.

Moderators
avatar for Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Doctoral Candidate, University of South Carolina

Speakers
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Gary Burnett

Florida's iSchool, Florida State University
avatar for Jonathan Hollister

Jonathan Hollister

Doctoral Candidate, Florida State University
avatar for Jisue Lee

Jisue Lee

Doctoral Candidate, Florida State University
Twitter, Political Communication, Social Movement, Film, Spicy Food!
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Julia Skinner

Florida State University


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 1.3 - Juried Panel: Improving Teaching to Improve Learning: Implementing a Peer-to‐Peer and Self‐Reflection Program
Panelists will discuss development and implementation of a set of evaluation forms and rubrics for a systematic program of peer-to-peer and self-reflective classroom assessment for improving teaching and learning.

Moderators
avatar for Laura Saunders

Laura Saunders

Assistant Professor, Simmons College

Speakers
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Monica Colon-Aguirre

Simmons College
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Lisa Hussey

Simmons College
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Mary Wilkins Jordan

Simmons College



Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Burnham, Floor 8

8:30am

8:30am

Session 1.5 SIG Program - Youth Services: Transforming Youth Services in Library and Information Science: A Participatory Panel of Best Practices for Social Justice Action and Praxis
This panel will highlight six short papers that offer examples for the transformation of youth services in library and information science through social justice in the LIS classroom and beyond.

Moderators
avatar for Denice Adkins

Denice Adkins

Associate Professor, SISLT, University of Missouri
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Dr. Robin F. Kurz

Assistant Professor, The School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
I am a junior faculty member in the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University. You can find me on Twitter @robinkurz and at | www.transformingamericanlibraries.com (Any posts, comments, likes, shares, etc. do not represent the views of SLIM, ESU, or the State of Kansas.)

Speakers
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Sarah Park Dahlen

St. Catherine University
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Danielle Forest

The University of Southern Mississippi
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Sandra Hughes-Hassell

Professor, UNC-CH
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Sue Kimmel

Associate Professor, Old Dominion University
Ask me about earning a PhD in curriculum and instruction.
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Kafi D. Kumasi

Wayne State University
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Judi Moreillon

Assistant Professor, Texas Woman’s University
For ALISE 2015, I am most interested in discussing why the term "social justice" seems to be more allusive in our literature than in the librarianship literature of other countries, such as the United Kingdom. I believe this term should be more widely applied to library services and programming. My particularly area of interest is children's and youth services.
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Rebecca Morris

UNC-Greensboro
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Katy Jean Vance

Librarian, Yokohama International School
Libraries. Research. Invigorating Communities.


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Holabird, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 1.6 Juried Panel: Teacher/Librarian Collaboration in Math and Science: Using Professional Experience to Inform Pedagogy
Explore results from funded projects that researchers, instructors, and practitioners can use to facilitate more frequent and more effective collaboration between teachers and librarians in the areas of math and science. 

Speakers
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Melissa Gross

Florida State University
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Heidi Julien

Chair and Professor, University at Buffalo
digital literacy, information behavior, higher education
avatar for Don Latham

Don Latham

Professor, Florida State University
Information literacy, digital literacies, youth services, young adult literature
avatar for Mega Subramaniam

Mega Subramaniam

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Mega M Subramaniam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Information Policy and Access Center in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Dr. Subramaniam’s innovative research focuses on enhancing the role of school and public libraries in fostering the mastery of information and new media literacy so essential to the learning of science and mathematics among underserved young people. Specifically... Read More →


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Sullivan, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 1.7 A - Juried Papers: Justice and Freedom: A Republican Suggestion
Among the numerous possible conceptual foundations for justice and freedom is that of republicanism. The basis for this idea is the creation of noninterference and non-dominance and individuals pursue their own moral ends (informational and other)

Moderators
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina

Speakers
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John Budd

University of Missouri


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Wright, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 1.7 B - Juried Papers: Cognitive Justice and Social Epistemology

This presentation will discuss how cognitive justice is a theory of epistemology that recognizes that knowledge is embedded in the ecology of a culture.  It will make a case that it is appropriate for LIS professionals to concern themselves with cognitive justice, specifically via Margaret Egan and Jesse Shera’s theory of social epistemology.


Moderators
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina

Speakers
avatar for John Burgess

John Burgess

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama


Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Wright, Floor 8

10:00am

Morning Break
Wednesday January 28, 2015 10:00am - 10:30am
Empire, Floor 7

10:30am

Opening Plenary Session: The Space Between Us: A Conversation with Association Leadership About the Future of LIS Education

This session brings together the leaders of key information associations in order to explore new ways of working together, thinking out of the box and into the future, and advancing the field of information through collaboration, identification of shared goals and values, and an increased public support and understanding of the field.  By the end of the panel, we hope to offer practical recommendations on moving forward and next steps. 

Information science as a discipline is foundational to a diverse group of information fields and professions. As it continues to experience dramatic transformation in close alignment with the digital revolution, we now find our discipline at the heart of innovation and creativity across all disciplines, from the arts and humanities, science and medicine, to the full range of the information professions. Yet, while we are cognizant of the key role we play, the expertise we bring, and the contributions we make to the information society, we have not been as successful in communicating what we do and its value, for want of a connected information community that is broadly representative and comprehensible.

The panel is tasked with reflecting on a series of questions dealing with the future of LIS and LIS education. Below are guiding questions, which will be examined by our panelists and attendees. We count on diverse perspectives and viewpoints to enrich the dialogue:

  • How can we move beyond siloization of the field/profession and shape our future in a way that expresses our professional, scholarly and educational commonalities?
  • How can accreditation better present and serve this broad community?
  • How can our information associations better reflect how our discipline(s) is/are changing? Could there be a more appropriate and collaborative model, and what would it look like?   
  • How can we best raise our presence, and highlight our value to academe and to society at large? 
  • What concrete measures could your organization commit to undertake, in the spirit of community-building, collaboration, public engagement, and a more democratic representation?

In sum, it is in the spirit of constructive and collaborative problem-solving, that we invite leaders from key organizations representing a broad spectrum of information-related fields and associations and that also concern themselves with the education of the next generations of information professionals and scholars to speak to key challenges before us, which we identify as those of communication, collaboration and identifying shared goals as we leverage today’s digital convergence across disciplines. With this panel, it is our hope that we will take the first steps toward establishing a sustainable model of collaboration to the benefit of the information communities represented by our associations. We look forward to the panel’s perspectives and to audience participation. 

The session will be advertised in advance through social media as a means to engage the widest possible audience. The questions and suggestions collected will be summarized and presented for discussion during the panel session. We endeavour to come out of the session with a set of concrete measures and actions that will be followed up on in different formats and channels after the day’s proceedings.  Tell us what you think, using: #ALISE2015speakup 

Organizers: Dr. Nadia Caidi (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto); Dr. Tula Giannini (SLIS, Pratt Institute)

Moderator: Dr. Tula Giannini (SLIS, Pratt Institute)

Panelists:

  • Sandy Hirsh (Professor and Dean, San Jose State University; ASIS&T President)
  • Clara M. Chu (Professor, UNC Greensboro; ALISE President)
  • Ronald Larsen (Professor and Dean, Pittsburgh) iSchool Caucus Representative)
  • Barbara Di Eugenio (Acting Director of Graduate Studies and Professor, Department of Computer, University of Illinois, Chicago)
  • Courtney Young (Head Librarian and Professor, Penn State Univ.; ALA President)
  • Amy Cooper Cary (Marquette University; Society of American Archivists)
  • Diane Rasmussen Pennington* (Ashford University, CAIS Vice-President)

 

 


Moderators
avatar for Nadia Caidi

Nadia Caidi

University of Toronto

Speakers
avatar for Clara M. Chu

Clara M. Chu

Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2014-15 ALISE President
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Sandra Hirsh

Professor and Director, San Jose State University
Dr. Sandra Hirsh is Professor and Director of the School of Information at San José State University. Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. As an industry user experience researcher, leader, and manager, she contributed to R&D research projects and influenced the user experience of web, mobile, and TV... Read More →
avatar for Courtney Young

Courtney Young

Courtney L. Young is the 2014-2015 American Library Association (ALA) President. She is currently the Head Librarian and Professor of Women’s Studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny. As an active leader in ALA, she has served on the Executive Board (2009-2012), Council (2005-present), and as President of the New Members Round Table (2009-2010). In 2011, Courtney was named a Library Journal "Mover& Shaker", recognized as a Change Agent for her... Read More →


Wednesday January 28, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom, Floor 5

12:30pm

ALISE Community conn@CT

Community conn@CT is a space for ALISE members to connect with local social justice organizations and each other to create and innovate solutions to advance the organizations' missions. ALISE members will have the opportunity to hear about current issues and consider possibilities for creating collaborative solutions.

Participating organizations: 

•Gerber/Hart Library and Archives - http://www.gerberhart.org

•Inspiration Corporation - http://www.inspirationcorp.org

•South Side Community Art Center - http://www.sscartcenter.org

•Teen Living Programs - http://www.tlpchicago.org


Moderators
Wednesday January 28, 2015 12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Continental, Floor 2

1:00pm

JELIS Board Meeting
Wednesday January 28, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cordova, Floor 5

2:00pm

Session 2.1 A Juried Papers - Trends in Education and Social Justice: Learning Labs and Makerspaces – A Fad or Future of Libraries?
Learning Labs and Makerspaces are learning spaces with potential to bridge digital gaps. The study investigates experiences and perceptions of professionals in these spaces addressing challenges, achievements, and goals. 

Moderators
Speakers
JA

June Abbas

University of Oklahoma
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Kyungwon Koh

Assistant Professor, The University of Oklahoma


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

2:00pm

Session 2.1 B Juried Papers - Trends in Education and Social Justice: Revealing the Idealized Community through Libraries as Instruments of Social Justice: A Historical Narrative of Library Students during Great Depression

Using institutional theory and domain analysis, this paper describes the legitimacy of public libraries as durable social institutions of social justice in terms of the fit between a community's cultural/socio cognitive perception of libraries and the professional norms prescribed within library school.


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Cameron Tuai

Cameron Tuai

Asst. Professor, Emporia State University
I'm on the job market. I think of myself as both a researcher and a librarian. I'm quite sociable, so do feel free to chat with me at my WIP poster Tuesday night or after my paper on Wednesday 2:00, Toledo Rm.


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

2:00pm

Session 2.1 C Juried Papers - Trends in Education and Social Justice: Holding Up the Mirror: A Review of Ten LIS Programs for Social Justice Curricula
This presentation summarizes the examination of ten LIS departments in their efforts to prepare school librarians as change agents. This presentation will include an analysis of why social justice is rarely a curricular emphasis.

Moderators
Speakers
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Julie Marie Frye

Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

2:00pm

Session 2.2 Juried Panel: Virtual Windows: Research Collaboration across Cultures, Space, and Time
Virtual technologies open windows to enable LIS teams to conduct research across cultures, space, and time. Four experts discuss their projects’ challenges, and how they advance interdisciplinarity, interculturalism, and social justice.

Speakers
avatar for Suzie Allard

Suzie Allard

Associate Dean for Research & Professor, Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States of America
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Gary Burnett

Florida's iSchool, Florida State University
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Marie L. Radford

Professor & Director, PhD Program, Rutgers University, NJ
Research interest in interpersonal communication, assessment, virtual reference, qualitative methods, & postmodern approaches to librarian, library, and research process stereotypes.


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

2:00pm

Session 2.3 Juried Panel: Social Justice: It is in our DNA
From “library gospel” and “missionary fever” of 1906 to “service learning” and “community engagement” of 2006, for the School of Library and Information Studies, UW-Madison; Social Justice is our M.O. 

Speakers
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Michele Besant

University of Wisconsin
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Allison Kaplan

University of Wisconsin
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Omar Poler

University of Wisconsin
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Louise S. Robbins

Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison
In retirement I am still engaged with the UW-Madison SLIS and with the Tribal Libraries, Archives and Museums Project and the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. I also volunteer with an after school program called the Simpson Street Free Press, where I help students of diverse backgrounds improve their writing and reading. It has been five years since I have been to ALISE, of which I was president for two years.


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Burnham, Floor 8

2:00pm

Session 2.4 Juried Panel: Looking Back and Looking Forward
This panel will situate current issues of LIS education in a changing society with respect to analogous problems during the past 125 years, and the ways our founding mothers rose to meet those challenges. Its audience is the ALISE membership, and all attendees at the centennial meeting are invited to participate. The panelists will each contribute five minutes of remarks that culminate in a question for further discussion. The remaining time will be allocated between panelist and audience responses.

Speakers
avatar for Carol Tilley

Carol Tilley

Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wertham debunker. Comics historian. Library educator. Comics Crusader!


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Exchange North, Floor 11

2:00pm

Session 2.5 SIG Program - Technical Services Education: Re-imagining Technical Services Education and Instructional Partnerships
Panelists will present a recent study on cataloging education and will use a recent departmental ILS purchase as a case study to explore instructional partnerships in LIS education.

Moderators
avatar for Karen Snow

Karen Snow

Assistant Professor, Dominican University
I teach cataloging, classification, and metadata courses.

Speakers
avatar for Don Hamerly

Don Hamerly

Assistant Professor & Director, School Library Media Program, Dominican University Graduate School of Library and information Science
School media centers/libraries; role of the school library media specialist; new literacies; strategic planning, marketing, lobbying
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Gretchen Hoffman

Associate Professor, Texas Woman’s University
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Maurine McCourry

Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Holabird, Floor 8

2:00pm

Session 2.6 A Juried Papers - Underserved Groups, Libraries, and Information Literacy: How Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Tweens’ Pre-Existing Beliefs Can Influence the Success of Their Online Health-Related Info Searches
This presentation concerns a field experiment which investigated whether/how the pre-existing health-related beliefs of disadvantaged tweens impacted their online searching behaviors and, thus, the accuracy of their resulting health-related knowledge.

Moderators
avatar for Sara Chizari

Sara Chizari

PhD Candidate & Adjunct Faculty, University of South Carolina
I am a PhD Candidate at the University of South Carolina. My research interests lie in the intersection of neuro-cognitive and cross-cultural studies of information searching behavior. I am hoping to graduate in summer 2016!

Speakers
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Dana Casciotti

Ph.D. Program Analyst, Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine
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Rebecca Follman

University of Maryland
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Beth St. Jean

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Beth St. Jean is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies, an affiliate faculty member of the Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, and the Assistant Director of the Information Policy and Access Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. Her research aims to improve people's long-term health outlooks by exploring the important interrelationships between their health-related information behaviors... Read More →
CK

Christie Kodama

University of Maryland
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Mega Subramaniam

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Mega M Subramaniam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Information Policy and Access Center in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Dr. Subramaniam’s innovative research focuses on enhancing the role of school and public libraries in fostering the mastery of information and new media literacy so essential to the learning of science and mathematics among underserved young people. Specifically... Read More →
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Natalie Greene Taylor

University of Maryland


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sullivan, Floor 8

2:00pm

Session 2.6 B Juried Papers - Underserved Groups, Libraries, and Information Literacy: Homeless LGBTQ Youth and Public Libraries: Meeting at Our Margins

Using homeless LGBTQ youth as an example, this presentation addresses the need for information professionals to work together with those we identify as different from ourselves to create shared and mutual understanding and review some of the barriers to this understanding, in order to look closely at the flow of information, what impedes that flow, and how to remove that impediment, so the information can be universally accessed.  


Moderators
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Sara Chizari

PhD Candidate & Adjunct Faculty, University of South Carolina
I am a PhD Candidate at the University of South Carolina. My research interests lie in the intersection of neuro-cognitive and cross-cultural studies of information searching behavior. I am hoping to graduate in summer 2016!

Speakers
JA

Julie Ann Winkelstein

University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sullivan, Floor 8

2:00pm

Session 2.7 Juried Panel: Re-constructing Utopia: How LIS Educators and Practitioners can Dismantle Structural Racism on the Internet and in the Profession
A discussion of how Library and Information Science educators/practitioners can acknowledge and counteract structural racism online by incorporating anti-racist action into MLIS curricula and cultural competency training into reference and instruction.

Speakers
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Rebecca Martin

Boston University Pappas Law Library
HM

Heather McCann

Interdisciplinary Science Librarian, Hampshire College
MM

Myrna Morales

Community Change, Inc
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Stacie Williams

Learning Lab Manager, University of Kentucky
Stacie Mari Williams is a 2011 graduate of the GSLIS program at Simmons College, where she received her master's of science in library science with a concentration in Archives Management. She has worked or interned at the historic Chicago Defender, Jim Henson Company, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Tufts University's Digital Collections and Archives, Harvard Medical School's Center for the History of Medicine and the Lexington Public... Read More →


Wednesday January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Wright, Floor 8

3:00pm

3:30pm

Afternoon Break
Wednesday January 28, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

3:30pm

4:00pm

Session 3.1 A Juried Papers - Social Justice and Public Libraries: Reflecting the Global?: Re‐Imagining Public Library Community Assessment within LIS Education
Reflecting the Global?: Re‐Imagining Public Library Community Assessment within LIS Education - This paper questions public library community analysis in light of the increasing focus on digital media initiatives and investigates how this changing concept affects MLIS curricula and LIS course development.

Moderators
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Karen Miller

Doctoral Candidate, University of South Carolina

Speakers
HH

Heather Hill

The University of Western Ontario
JP

Jen Pecoskie

Wayne State University


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

4:00pm

Session 3.1 B Juried Papers - Social Justice and Public Libraries: Nerdfighting as Community Engagement: Making the Case for Curricular Change

What universities call 'community engagement' resembles what millions of John Green's fans, students and librarians among them, call 'nerdfighting."  This talk explores efforts to develop a new course framed by nerdfighting and local parameters for community-based learning.


Moderators
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Karen Miller

Doctoral Candidate, University of South Carolina

Speakers
JB

Jennifer Burek Pierce

University of Iowa


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

4:00pm

Session 3.1 C Juried Papers - Social Justice and Public Libraries: “Turning Outward”: Culturing Community Inquiry in Public Library Practice

This paper attempts to address key questions in a preliminary workplace study of a small (52,000) urban public library embracing ALA's "Libraries Transforming Communities" initiative with The Harwood Institute. Themes of equity and diversity are critiqued. 


Moderators
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Karen Miller

Doctoral Candidate, University of South Carolina

Speakers
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Sharon L. Comstock

Manager of Library Assessment, PI Hacking Hemingway, Oak Park Public Library
I am curious by nature. I find compelling: iterative community informatics, digital literacies and secondary divides, youth/YA information behaviors (ELIS), informal-to-formal information cultures (LEGO, citizen-STEM); community digital history/archives; situated evaluation; and all the afore-mentioned as they relate to inquiry and John Dewey's Pragmatism.
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Cynthia Landrum

Simmons College


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

4:00pm

Session 3.2 A Juried Works In Progress Papers: Social Justice and Digital Textbooks: Concerns Voiced by School Librarians Regarding Mandatory Implementation
This study explores school librarians’ concerns regarding social justice and digital textbooks, which includes students’ accessibility, equality, and students with disabilities. The findings also suggest that LIS education is embracing the evolving issues of social justice.  


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

4:00pm

Session 3.2 B Juried Works In Progress Papers: Through the Looking Glass: Empowering Science Learners through Teacher‐Librarian Collaboration
This presentation describes public and school librarians’ and high school science teachers’ perceptions of and experiences with collaboration in empowering students by promoting science learning and 21st Century Skill acquisition. 

Moderators
Speakers
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Melissa Gross

Florida State University
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Heidi Julien

Chair and Professor, University at Buffalo
digital literacy, information behavior, higher education
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Don Latham

Professor, Florida State University
Information literacy, digital literacies, youth services, young adult literature


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

4:00pm

Session 3.3 SIG Program - Doctoral Students: Exploring Critical Approaches within LIS: An Interdisciplinary Panel
Moderators
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Vanessa L. Kitzie

Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University

Speakers
JB

John Budd

University of Missouri
GB

Gary Burnett

Florida's iSchool, Florida State University
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Marie L. Radford

Professor & Director, PhD Program, Rutgers University, NJ
Research interest in interpersonal communication, assessment, virtual reference, qualitative methods, & postmodern approaches to librarian, library, and research process stereotypes.


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Burnham, Floor 8

4:00pm

Session 3.4 SIG Program - Historical Perspectives: Historical Perspectives of Social Justice Issues in LIS Education and Information
Moderators
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C. Sean Burns

Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
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Susan Rathbun-Grubb

Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
I teach courses in information organization, library technical services, and social science information services. My research interests are related LIS careers and workforce, LIS history, and pedagogy,

Speakers
SC

Sergio Chaparro

Universidad de Puerto Rico
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Liya Deng

University of South Carolina
RS

Reema S. Mohini

University of Alabama
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Stan Trembach

University of South Carolina
DP

Danny P. Wallace

University of Alabama
QX

Qiong Xu

University of Alabama


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Exchange North, Floor 11

4:00pm

Session 3.5 SIG Program - Part-time and Adjunct Faculty: Identity, Administration, and Inclusion: Current Status of Adjunct and Contingent Faculty in LIS
Moderators
CC

Catherine Closet-Crane

Kent State University
JS

Jennifer Sweeney

Principal, JK Sweeney & Associates LLC
Dr. Sweeney is a management consultant for libraries and educational organizations, a member of the adjunct faculty at Drexel University, and instructor with Infopeople, and Library juice Academy. Recent projects include evaluation of library staff training programs, strategic planning, statewide reading program evaluation, assessment of teaching and learning in k-16 educational programs, library service quality assessment, evaluation of library... Read More →

Speakers
DF

Debbie Faires

San Jose State University
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Sandra Hirsh

Professor and Director, San Jose State University
Dr. Sandra Hirsh is Professor and Director of the School of Information at San José State University. Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. As an industry user experience researcher, leader, and manager, she contributed to R&D research projects and influenced the user experience of web, mobile, and TV... Read More →
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Linda L. Lillard

Associate Professor and Department Chair and Program Director, Clarion University


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Holabird, Floor 8

4:00pm

Session 3.6 A Juried Works In Progress Papers: Ebony and Ivory: Addressing the Social Aspects of Diversity Initiatives

This presentation will share findings from an active research project conducted with program participants and a literature review focused on the social aspect factors that can impact success for diversity resident, grant and scholarship programs.


Moderators
avatar for Sara Chizari

Sara Chizari

PhD Candidate & Adjunct Faculty, University of South Carolina
I am a PhD Candidate at the University of South Carolina. My research interests lie in the intersection of neuro-cognitive and cross-cultural studies of information searching behavior. I am hoping to graduate in summer 2016!

Speakers
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina
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Michael Crumpton

Assistant Dean for Administrative Services,, UNC Greensboro
Michael Crumpton, MLS, SPHR is the Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities; organizes and addresses space and remodeling issues; and works with grant and organizational development issues.  He is certified as a Senior Human Resources Professional and also holds a graduate certificate in Adult Teaching. His published works... Read More →


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sullivan, Floor 8

4:00pm

Session 3.7 Juried Panel: Fearless Questions and Fierce Conversations: Social Justice and Recruiting and Retaining LIS Doctoral Students of Color
Juried Panel: Fearless Questions and Fierce Conversations: Social Justice and Recruiting and Retaining LIS Doctoral Students of Color - Recruiting librarians and other information professionals of color is a social justice issue. This panel explains why this is so and highlights strategies to recruit and doctoral students of color.

Speakers
AC

Allyson Carlyle

University of Washington
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Nicole Cooke

Assistant Professor, The School Information Sciences, University of Illinois
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Marisa Elena Duarte

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies, University of Illinois
LM

Lassana Magassa

University of Washington
BJ

Beth Joy Patin

University of Washington


Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Wright, Floor 8

4:00pm

Doctoral Poster Judging
Wednesday January 28, 2015 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Grand Ballroom, Floor 8

5:45pm

Past President's Reception
Wednesday January 28, 2015 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Adler, Floor 2

7:30pm

Doctoral Student Poster Session and Reception
Hors d'oeuvres and Cash Bar.  Attend the Doctoral Student Research Poster Session and Reception to view current doctoral student research, network with friends and enjoy the company of your colleagues.

Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Grand Ballroom, Floor 8
 
Thursday, January 29
 

7:00am

Wellness/Yoga
Join us for a mindful yoga class to get your day off to a good start. Postures that can help us feel comfortable and supported from the inside out during the conference will be emphasized at a slower pace. Bring a yoga mat or towel with you and wear clothes that allow you to move. All ages and fitness levels welcome. No previous yoga experience required.

Speakers


Thursday January 29, 2015 7:00am - 8:00am
Hotel Pool, Floor 12/FC

7:30am

All-Conference Continental Breakfast
A light continental breakfast awaits the early risers.

Thursday January 29, 2015 7:30am - 8:00am
Empire, Floor 7

7:30am

School Representatives' Breakfast
Sponsored by the Freedom to Read Foundation.


Thursday January 29, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
The Continental, Floor 2

7:30am

SIG Business Meetings: Session 2
Join special interest groups for planning and information discussion

  • New Faculty (Jenny Bossaller, Heather Moulaison)

  • Historical Perspectives (Susan Rathburn-Grubb, Sean Burns)

  • Multicultural, Ethnic and Humanistic Concerns (Nicole Cooke, Delicia Greene)

  • Technical Services Education (Karen Snow, Maurine McCourry)


Thursday January 29, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

7:30am

SIG Business Meetings: Session 2 - School Library Media
Join special interest groups for planning and information discussion:

School Library Media (Mega Subramaniam, Sue Kimmel, Ellen Pozzi)

Thursday January 29, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Toledo, Floor 5

8:00am

Exhibits
Thursday January 29, 2015 8:00am - 5:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:00am

Placement Services
Peruse resumes of potential job candidates, view job descriptions for open positions, and leave messages for employers or job seekers to try to schedule interviews during ALISE 2015. 

Thursday January 29, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

unCommons
An exciting new way to network, share and collaborate. The unCommons is a gathering point where colleagues and contemporaries can meet, share ideas, brainstorm and network. Meet in the unCommons for an impromptu presentation, one-on-one meeting, or lively debate!  The unCommons also include placement services information and our Internet Cafe.  

Thursday January 29, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

Registration
Thursday January 29, 2015 8:00am - 6:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:30am

Session 4.1 ALISE Awards and Papers
  • ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition2015
  • ALISE Research Grant Competition 2015 Preliminary Report
  • LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award

Moderators
DP

Danny P. Wallace

University of Alabama

Speakers
JM

Julie Marie Frye

Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University
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Kyong Eun Oh

Assistant Professor, Simmons College


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Burnham, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 4.2 A Juried Works In Progress Papers - Collaboration and Trends in LIS Education: Tear Down That Wall: Removing Institutional Barriers to Collaboration

Sharing an office at a university happens because of lack of space and resources. This session presents the collaboration advantages occurring when two professors voluntarily create a shared office space. 


Moderators
Speakers
SK

Sue Kimmel

Associate Professor, Old Dominion University
Ask me about earning a PhD in curriculum and instruction.


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 4.2 B Juried Works In Progress Papers - Collaboration and Trends in LIS Education: Libraries in 3D: Maker Spaces and 3D Printers in Ever Changing Library Settings
In this research, case studies in 3D printers and maker spaces are the focus, including how pre-service librarians can prepare entering into careers with service offerings including these new technologies and learning spaces.

Moderators
Speakers
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Heather Moorefield-Lang

Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
Heather is an assistant professor for the School of Library and Information Science at The University of South Carolina. She is the former chair of the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee. The focus of her research is in technology in libraries and schools with a current emphasis on maker spaces in libraries and education. To learn more about her work, follow her on Twitter @actinginthelib or visit her website... Read More →


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 4.2 C Juried Works In Progress Papers - Collaboration and Trends in LIS Education: Education for Special Librarianship: A Marginalized Area in LIS Education
This paper systematically reviews the past and present of education for special librarianship, maps out a framework to examine and analyze its current status at 58 ALA-accredited LIS programs, and reveals its marginalized position in LIS education, calling for educators’ attention and actions.

Moderators
Speakers
TJ

Tao Jin

Louisiana State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 4.3 Juried Panel: Seeking Balance in the Academy: Inclusion of Contingent
Former LIS deans/directors and faculty respond to the recent AAUP recommendations for inclusion of contingent faculty in governance. 

Speakers
EA

Elizabeth Aversa

University of Alabama
CC

Catherine Closet-Crane

Kent State University
LM

Linda Marion

Drexel University
JS

Jennifer Sweeney

Principal, JK Sweeney & Associates LLC
Dr. Sweeney is a management consultant for libraries and educational organizations, a member of the adjunct faculty at Drexel University, and instructor with Infopeople, and Library juice Academy. Recent projects include evaluation of library staff training programs, strategic planning, statewide reading program evaluation, assessment of teaching and learning in k-16 educational programs, library service quality assessment, evaluation of library... Read More →


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Toledo, Floor 5

8:30am

Session 4.4 SIG Program - Innovative Pedagogies: Reflecting on Innovative Pedagogies in LIS Education
Moderators
JP

Jen Pecoskie

Wayne State University

Speakers
avatar for Denice Adkins

Denice Adkins

Associate Professor, SISLT, University of Missouri
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Kendra Albright

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Editor-in-Chief, Libri | Talk to me about publishing your research.
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Carrie A. Boettcher

University Emergency Manager, Emporia State University
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Jenny Bossaller

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
RB

Ron Brown

University of South Carolina
JB

John Budd

University of Missouri
CQ

Charles "Chuck" Curran

University of South Carolina
KD

Keren Dali

Western University, Ontario, Canada
JF

Juana F. Diego

Emporia State University
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Mirah Dow

Professor and Interim Dean, Emporia State University
HH

Heather Hill

The University of Western Ontario
ME

Marziah E. Karch

Emporia State University
SK

Sarah Keeling

University of South Carolina
AL

Andrea Lau

Toronto Public Library
KR

Kevin Risk

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Library
PS

Paul Solomon

University of South Carolina
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Ashley Todd-Diaz

Curator of Special Collections and Archives, Emporia State University
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Kristine M. Woods

Doctoral Student, Emporia State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Exchange North, Floor 11

8:30am

Session 4.5 SIG Program - Gender Issues: Re‐Imagining Issues of Gender and Sexuality in LIS Teaching, Research, and Service Delivery
Moderators
DC

Deborah Charbonneau

Wayne State University

Speakers
BD

Barbara Dewey

Penn State University
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Claire McInerney

Dean of School of Communication and Information, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
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Laura Saunders

Assistant Professor, Simmons College


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Holabird, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 4.6 A Juried Papers: Engaging with Emancipatory Practices to Reconceptualize
This presentation summarizes a study that employed the emancipatory practice of Performance Mystory with novice school librarians.  The presentation includes an analysis of how the emancipatory practice altered participants’ professional identities and why LIS research should embrace research methods that interrupt power structures. 

Moderators
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Chris Cunningham

University of South Carolina

Speakers
JM

Julie Marie Frye

Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Sullivan, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 4.6 B Juried Papers: Graduate Students’ Sense Making Process in Collaborative Learning Tasks: Social Justice Considerations
This study aims to understand graduate students' sense making processes to accomplish collaborative learning tasks. Our preliminary findings identify and discuss emergent strategies that embody a number of social centric ideas.

Moderators
avatar for Chris Cunningham

Chris Cunningham

University of South Carolina

Speakers
XL

Xiaofeng Li

Rutgers University
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Ross J Todd

Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Children and youth information seeking | School libraries | Qualitative Research Methods


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Sullivan, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 4.6 C Juried Papers: Social Justice, Community, and the Online Student Experience
This research explores the critical intersections of online learning, community, and social justice by critically evaluating Canada’s first fully-online MLIS program at the University of Alberta.

Moderators
avatar for Chris Cunningham

Chris Cunningham

University of South Carolina

Speakers
JL

Jennifer L. Branch-Mueller

University of Alberta
TO

Tami Oliphant

University of Alberta


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Sullivan, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 4.7 Juried Panel: Representation for all: Including stakeholders in LIS program governance in a changing world
Five speakers will address cultivating, maintaining, and involving stakeholders to include students, alumni, faculty and staff, advisory board members, and employers in different aspects of MLIS program development and governance.

Speakers
SB

Stephen Bajjaly

Wayne State University
KB

Kathleen Burnett

Director, Florida State University
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Samantha Hastings

University of South Carolina
Every day is another chance to leave it better than you found it! | | i wake up every morning grateful for my clean, warm bed, running water and my own refrigerator (even if it is empty!)
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Sandra Hirsh

Professor and Director, San Jose State University
Dr. Sandra Hirsh is Professor and Director of the School of Information at San José State University. Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. As an industry user experience researcher, leader, and manager, she contributed to R&D research projects and influenced the user experience of web, mobile, and TV... Read More →
KM

Kate Marek

Dean, Dominican University
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Linda R. Most

Valdosta State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Wright, Floor 8

10:00am

Morning Break
Thursday January 29, 2015 10:00am - 10:30am
Empire, Floor 7

10:30am

Session 5.1 Juried Panel: Case Studies from the Field: Promoting Reflection about the Role of LIS Professionals as Activists
Presenters on this panel explore social justice issues from the perspectives and lived experiences of academic librarians, public librarians, archivists and those working in the field of publishing.

Speakers
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Karen Brown

Dominican University
GD

Guillermina Duarte

Chicago Public Library
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Cecilia L. Salvatore

Associate Professor & Coordinator/Archives & Cultural Heritage Program, Dominican University
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Elizabeth Zak

Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University
I'd love to have a conversation about digital technology and changes in human behavior. Human-computer interaction, social informatics and digital photography all pique my interest, along with a healthy dose of media/communications. I'd really like to get to the point where culture, society and technology converge.


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Toledo, Floor 5

10:30am

Session 5.2 Juried Panel: Teaching and learning social justice across the Pacific: Opportunities and challenges in US-China LIS education exchanges
Chinese students and scholars come here. U.S. faculty go there. Librarians conduct international trainings. Considering three decades of exchange, how is social justice taught, learned, experienced in library education?

Speakers
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Barbara Ford

Mortenson Distinguished Professor Emerita, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Global and international library and information issues.
SH

Sharon Hu

Associate Professor, Chicago State University
LR

Lian Ruan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Terry Weech

GSLIS Faculty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
KW

Kate Williams

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

10:30am

Session 5.3 Juried Panel: Opportunities for Liberatory Pedagogy and Praxis in Library & Information Science
This panel examines transformative learning in L/IS through social justice practices; presenting methods utilized by culturally competent librarians, archivists, digital curators, and educators engaged with historically disenfranchised and/or systematically racialized communities in 21st century learning environments.

Moderators
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Celeste Â-Re

University of South Carolina
I self-identify as a cultural worker. | I'm currently employed as a recorded sound processing technician at the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation and I am a cultural heritage informatics fellow/doctoral student at the University of South Carolina School of Library & Information Science. My research interests: community informatics, research justice, digital curation, and critical information literacy. TALK TO ME ABOUT... Read More →

Speakers
KD

Kafi D. Kumasi

Wayne State University
PM

Porchia Moore

University of South Carolina
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Ramona La Roche

Research Assistant, University of South Carolina
Cultural Heritage Informatics, South Carolina and Barbados, West Indies
TS

Tonia Sutherland

University of Pittsburgh


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Burnham, Floor 8

10:30am

Session 5.4 SIG Program - Information Ethics: Frameworks for Promoting Social Justice through Information Ethics
Moderators
avatar for John Burgess

John Burgess

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Speakers
SM

Susan Mui Chau

University of Alberta
LF

Lesley Farmer

California State University Long Beach
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Abby Phillips

Florida State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Exchange North, Floor 11

10:30am

Session 5.5 SIG Program - School Library: School Library Practice and Education: Developing a Passion and Commitment to Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Learning For Life
Moderators
SK

Sue Kimmel

Associate Professor, Old Dominion University
Ask me about earning a PhD in curriculum and instruction.
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Ellen Pozzi

Assistant Professor, William Paterson University
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Mega Subramaniam

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Mega M Subramaniam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Information Policy and Access Center in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Dr. Subramaniam’s innovative research focuses on enhancing the role of school and public libraries in fostering the mastery of information and new media literacy so essential to the learning of science and mathematics among underserved young people. Specifically... Read More →

Speakers
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Kendra Albright

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Editor-in-Chief, Libri | Talk to me about publishing your research.
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Karla Collins

Assistant Professor, Longwood University
I am an assistant professor in the School Librarianship Program at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. I teach Collection Development, Reference and Information Sources and Services, Children's Literature, Instructional Design, and Best Practices for Library Instruction. I am especially interested in helping great educators become amazing librarians and leaders in their schools. My research interests are related to how school librarians prepare... Read More →
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Deborah Lang Froggatt

Simmons SLIS Adjunct Professor, Boston Arts Academy/Fenway High School
Deborah Lang Froggatt is the director of the Boston Arts Academy/Fenway High School Library and the Boston Symphony Orchestra Education Resource Center. This educational facility serves the students and faculties of two, urban pilot schools and teachers across the Commonwealth. Her research focuses on the Informationally Underserved, those who learn without school libraries. Her work with urban high school students prompt this continued... Read More →
KG

Karen Gavigan

University of South Carolina - SLIS
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Lucy Santos Green

Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University
Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, School Librarianship, School-Based Librarianship in South America, Technology Integration in Teacher Education, Guided Inquiry in Science Education, Online Pedagogy


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Holabird, Floor 8

10:30am

Session 5.6 Juried Panel: Teaching Social Justice as an Assistant Professor: Rewards and Risks
Assistant professors face unique challenges in incorporating social justice perspectives in LIS classrooms. This panel will address the risks and rewards faced by junior faculty who challenge the status quo.

Moderators
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Michelle Caswell

Assistant Professor of Archival Studies, UCLA

Speakers
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Sarah T. Roberts

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
I am an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. My academic and research interests are focused on commercial content moderation (CCM), digital labor and “knowledge work,” and the reconfigurations of labor and production in a Post-Industrial, globalized context.
KW

Kelvin White

University of Oklahoma


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Sullivan, Floor 8

10:30am

Session 5.7 Juried Panel: Diversifying the reflection of LIS Education: Spectrum Doctoral Fellows in the front of the classroom
Four new faculty members, all former American Library Association Spectrum Doctoral Fellows, discuss their experiences as scholars and professionals of color in library and information science. Their presence in the academy is an important instance of social justice and an opportunity to reimagine LIS education.

Moderators
MC

Monica Colon-Aguirre

Simmons College
avatar for Nicole Cooke

Nicole Cooke

Assistant Professor, The School Information Sciences, University of Illinois

Speakers
JC

Janet Ceja Alcala’

University of Arizona
JB

J. Brenton Stewart

Louisiana State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Wright, Floor 8

12:30pm

SIG Business Meetings: Session 3
Join special interest groups for planning and information discussion

  • Curriculum (YooJin Ha, Linda Lillard)

  • Development and Fundraising (Ed Cortez, Steven Bajjaly)

  • Information Policy (Kelly Visnak)

  • International Library Education (Rhonda Clark)



Thursday January 29, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

12:30pm

SIG Business Meetings: Session 3 - Youth Services
Join special interest groups for planning and information discussion

  • Youth Services (Denice Adkins, Robin Fogle Kurz)


Thursday January 29, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Toledo, Floor 5

12:30pm

1:30pm

Session 6.1 A Juried Papers - Social Justice In Foreign Cultures: Studying Social Justice and Injustices Abroad

Three Study Abroad classes in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa were developed with the intention of broadening students’ understanding of social justice issues in libraries and archives. Interviews with students are presented that discuss how or if the trip changed their perspective and practice of librarianship.


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Jenny Bossaller

Jenny Bossaller

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Toledo, Floor 5

1:30pm

Session 6.1 B Juried Papers - Social Justice In Foreign Cultures: Library Services for Physically Challenged Users in Universities of India: Social Justice in Limbo

This paper highlights the situation of physically challenged users of university libraries of India who are not able to use libraries because of lack of infrastructural support. In spite of strong legal framework there are gaps and delays in the implementation of the policies that could enhance the use of libraries and provide social justice to them.


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Trishanjit Kaur

Trishanjit Kaur

Professor & Dean, Punjabi University, Patiala
I have 26 years teaching and research experience. My doctorate was on University libraries and my Areas of interest are LIS Education, User and Use Studies, Preservation and Conservation, Information Literacy, Academic Library System. Interested in International Librarianship, collaboration and exchange programmes. Keen to travel and interact with LIS educators around the world.


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Toledo, Floor 5

1:30pm

Session 6.1 C Juried Papers - Social Justice In Foreign Cultures: Lessons in Social Justice Librarianship from Cuba, 1950s and Since: Episodes from the Life and Work of Afro‐Cuban Librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez
Libraries can measure their social justice as the extent to which they enable the agency of an enlightened population. This conceptualization emerged from studying one librarian, as six episodes explain.

Moderators
Speakers
KW

Kate Williams

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Toledo, Floor 5

1:30pm

Session 6.2 Juried Panel: The Social Justice Collaboratorium: Illuminating Research Pathways Between Social Justice Issues and LIS
The Social Justice Collaboratorium is a global online resource dedicated to bridging research pathways between LIS and social justice.  This panel segment will discuss the vision, ideation, project management, and implementation process.  

Speakers
avatar for RaShauna Brannon

RaShauna Brannon

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
avatar for LaVerne Gray

LaVerne Gray

PhD Student, University of Tennessee
MM

Miraida Morales

Rutgers University
MM

Myrna Morales

Community Change, Inc
MR

Mario Ramirez

Project Archivist, University of California
avatar for Elnora Kelly Tayag

Elnora Kelly Tayag

ALA Spectrum PhD Fellow, University of North Carolina


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

1:30pm

Session 6.3 Juried Panel: Approaches in Critical Archival Studies and the Communities of Archives

This panel gathers archival scholars at the forefront of what might be termed ‘critical archival studies’ and includes those who engage in research and practice that examines the role of archives in displaced or marginalized communities. The discussion will focus on methods, ethics and approaches drawn from actual experiences in the field. The role of digital technology in such research encounters will also be explored.


Speakers
avatar for Michelle Caswell

Michelle Caswell

Assistant Professor of Archival Studies, UCLA
avatar for Jamie A. Lee

Jamie A. Lee

Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Arizona
Jamie A. Lee is Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Arizona. She attends to storytelling, archives, media-making contexts, bodies, and ongoing analyses of the ways humans know and move in the world. Her work is intricately woven through the intersections of archival studies, media studies, digital and visual culture, society, and the body. She is archivist/director/founder of the Arizona Queer Archives where... Read More →
avatar for Ricky Punzalan

Ricky Punzalan

Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
I am an Assistant Professor of archives and digital curation at the University of Maryland's iSchool. I study the impact of digitizing ethnographic archives for access. I also examine virtual reunification as a strategy to represent dispersed archival collections online.
GR

Gina Rappaport

Archivist, Smithsonian Institution - National Anthropological Archives / University of Maryland College of Information Studies


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Burnham, Floor 8

1:30pm

Session 6.4 SIG Program - Multicultural, Ethnic, and Humanistic Concerns Creating New Reflections: Using the ALISE Diversity Statement to Inform Social Justice Education in LIS
Moderators
avatar for Nicole Cooke

Nicole Cooke

Assistant Professor, The School Information Sciences, University of Illinois
DT

Delicia T. Greene

University of Illinois

Speakers
SP

Sarah Park Dahlen

St. Catherine University
avatar for Karla Lucht

Karla Lucht

University of Illinois
JD

Joseph D. Minarik

University of Illinois
ME

Miriam E. Sweeney

University of Alabama


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Exchange North, Floor 11

1:30pm

Session 6.5 SIG Program-Curriculum Responding to the Call for Social Justice: How the Evolution of Library School Curricula Reflects New Directions in LIS Education
Moderators
avatar for Linda L. Lillard

Linda L. Lillard

Associate Professor and Department Chair and Program Director, Clarion University

Speakers
avatar for Simon Aristeguieta-Trillos

Simon Aristeguieta-Trillos

Clarion University
avatar for Liya Deng

Liya Deng

University of South Carolina
YH

YooJin Ha

Assistant Professor, Clarion University
avatar for Cecilia L. Salvatore

Cecilia L. Salvatore

Associate Professor & Coordinator/Archives & Cultural Heritage Program, Dominican University
avatar for Stan Trembach

Stan Trembach

University of South Carolina


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Holabird, Floor 8

1:30pm

Session 6.6 Juried Panel: The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual Freedom in the 21st Century Library and Classroom
Authors of a recent Library Trends issue discuss the 2009 West Bend Library controversy over LGBT young adult books and the implications for teaching intellectual freedom in the LIS curriculum.

Speakers
BJ

Barbara Jones

IEF Board, Office for Intellectual Freedom American Library Association
avatar for Emily J. M. Knox

Emily J. M. Knox

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
JL

Joyce Latham

School of Information Studies, University of Milwaukee


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sullivan, Floor 8

1:30pm

Session 6.7 Juried Panel: From Research to Practice: Transforming LIS Professionals into Self‐Confident Leaders
Speakers
avatar for Ken Haycock

Ken Haycock

Research Professor, University of Southern California
Ken Haycock is research professor of management and organization in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he is director of graduate programs in library and information management. He was previously director of LIS programs at San Jose and British Columbia. His research and teaching interests focus on the related areas of leadership development, organizational effectiveness, advocacy and influence and... Read More →
avatar for Maria Otero-Boisvert

Maria Otero-Boisvert

PhD candidate, Queensland University of Technology / San Jose State Univ.
Academic Libraries; Library Leadership; Social Influence and Persuasion; Social Intelligence for Library Leaders
MJ

Mary Jo Romaniuk

University Librarian, Manitoba and Faculty
CS

Cheryl Stenstrom

San Jose State University


Thursday January 29, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Wright, Floor 8

3:00pm

Afternoon Break
Thursday January 29, 2015 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Empire, Floor 7

3:00pm

SIG Business Meetings: Session 3 - Research SIG
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Research SIG will meet from 3 - 4 pm in the unCommons Room, Camelot, Floor 3.

Moderators
PF

Pnina Fichman

Indiana University
HR

Howard Rosenbaum

Indiana University

Thursday January 29, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

3:30pm

ALISE Business Meeting and Kick-off to 2016
The business meeting will include reports to the membership regarding budget information, association accomplishments, and plans for the future. This meeting will end by kicking of plans for the 2015 - 16 year.

Thursday January 29, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Renaissance Ballroom, Floor 5

4:30pm

Keynote Address: Dr. Saskia Sassen: "The Larger Ecologies of Meaning Within Which We Use Technology and Experience Globalization"
Digital technologies and globalization are two powerful vectors contributing to shape our current condition. As facts they diverge quite a bit from the somewhat generic imaginaries a culture produces. When it comes to both of these there is a strong impulse and basic intuition that it is about seamlessness across older inherited boundaries. But a closer look points to differentiation and specificity as strong markers of our global modernity. The challenge is that the ways in which differentiation and specificity are constituted is not in the familiar way of nations and cultures.

One feature of our current epoch is the making of new types of transversal arrangements: geographies of centrality that cut across the old boundaries, but are in fact quite specific and exclude far more than they include: they do not include a whole country or a whole city. But the fact that they cut across old divides produces the impression of an overall seamlessness where before there were controlled borders.

There is a parallel with the new interactive digital spaces. They are easily experienced as neutral, because it is, after all, a technology used across the world and one that allows us to communicate seamlessly. And yet, the users of interactive digital domains bring to the exchange ecologies of meaning that are mostly quite specific to the sites and lived worlds they inhabit.

What does this mean in terms of building library collections about both of these powerful contemporary vectors? I am not a librarian and hence would not presume to have a straightforward answer to this question. But what I do know from my own research and writing about these issues is that there should be thickness and localisms and differentiations in the pertinent collections. Our world is not flat. I find that much material and scholarship that did not at all have these issues in mind, is actually enormously useful to understand these new transversal insider/outsider geographies that cut across the old divides.

We need this depth of knowledge, and far too few globalization scholars use this wealth of knowledge. But we also need the work of those who are attempting to capture the current condition—for instance, specificity and thickness constituted in ways that yes, cut across the familiar inter-state boundaries, but are in fact shaped in very specific ways, and are marked by sharp differences when it comes to the geographies of the powerful and the powerless.

Speakers
SS

Saskia Sassen

Dr. Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and co-chair of The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Her research and writing focuses on globalization, immigration, global cities, the new technologies and changes within the liberal state resulting from current transnational conditions. | | She is the recipient of many diverse awards, including multiple doctor honoris causa, Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global... Read More →



Thursday January 29, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom, Floor 5

6:30pm

Awards Reception and ALISE Centennial Celebration
Hors d'oeurves and Cash Bar.

Thursday January 29, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Grand Ballroom, Floor 7

8:00pm

 
Friday, January 30
 

7:00am

Wellness/Yoga
Join us for a mindful yoga class to get your day off to a good start. Postures that can help us feel comfortable and supported from the inside out during the conference will be emphasized at a slower pace. Bring a yoga mat or towel with you and wear clothes that allow you to move. All ages and fitness levels welcome. No previous yoga experience required.

Speakers


Friday January 30, 2015 7:00am - 8:00am
Hotel Pool, Floor 12/FC

7:30am

All-Conference Continental Breakfast
A light continental breakfast awaits the early risers.

Friday January 30, 2015 7:30am - 8:00am
Empire, Floor 7

7:30am

Breakfast with ProQuest
Join ProQuest for breakfast to learn about how a guest presentation can enhance your instruction.  Maria Ziemer will review some of our most popular classroom presentations for Collection Development, Online Searching, User Instruction, Reference and more.  No matter what you teach, onsite or online, we can customize an interactive presentation that will get your students thinking critically. RSVP at the ProQuest table in the Empire Ballroom.


Friday January 30, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
The Continental, Floor 2

7:30am

SIG Business Meetings: Session 4
Join special interest groups for planning and information discussion

  • Assistant/Associate Deans & Directors (Linda C. Smith)

  • Student Affairs (Kate McDowell)

  • Innovative Pedagogies (Jen Pecoskie, Elise Lewis)


Friday January 30, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:00am

Placement Services
Peruse resumes of potential job candidates, view job descriptions for open positions, and leave messages for employers or job seekers to try to schedule interviews during ALISE 2015. 

Friday January 30, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

unCommons
An exciting new way to network, share and collaborate. The unCommons is a gathering point where colleagues and contemporaries can meet, share ideas, brainstorm and network. Meet in the unCommons for an impromptu presentation, one-on-one meeting, or lively debate!  The unCommons also include placement services information and our Internet Cafe.  

Friday January 30, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Camelot, Floor 3

8:00am

Exhibits
Friday January 30, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:00am

Registration
Friday January 30, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Empire, Floor 7

8:30am

8:30am

Session 7.2 A Juried Works in Progress Papers: Literacy, Identity, and Social Justice: A Framework for Teaching Research Literacy: Reimagining LIS Instruction, Assignments, and Program and Student‐Level Assessment
To lead change is to recognize that American society is growing more diverse. LIS professionals play crucial roles through research expertise in ensuring quality of life for all.

Moderators
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina

Speakers
avatar for Mirah Dow

Mirah Dow

Professor and Interim Dean, Emporia State University
avatar for Sarah Sutton

Sarah Sutton

Assistant Professor of Library and Information Man, Emporia State University School of Library and Information Management
Emporia State University School of Library and Information Science


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 7.2 B Juried Works in Progress Papers: Literacy, Identity, and Social Justice: Championing Social Justice in LIS Technology Education: A Critical Sociotechnical Systems Approach

This presentation will bring together theory and praxis using examples from 18 years of technology education in LIS to consider the question: “How can a critical sociotechnical systems framework be used in technology education to foster transformation through empowerment?” This question will be explored using two primary cases: the LIS course, “Introduction to Networked Systems,” and the short course version, “Demystifying Technology,” offered through public and school libraries to patrons. 


Moderators
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina

Speakers
avatar for Colin Rhinesmith

Colin Rhinesmith

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies
social and community informatics, critical and interpretive theory, community engagement, studio-based learning, and social justice in LIS
avatar for Martin Wolske

Martin Wolske

Senior Research Scientist & Adjunct Faculty, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Martin came to the Graduate School of Library and Information Science in 1995 to serve as the first full-time systems administrator for Prairienet Community Network, where we looked at ways to bring this relatively new thing called the Internet to the community to foster stronger community and democracy. He currently is a senior research scientist with the Center for Digital Inclusion. Martin has served a range of boundary spanning roles... Read More →


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 7.2 C Juried Works in Progress Papers: Literacy, Identity, and Social Justice: Professional Identity Development: Reimagining LIS Education in the Online Context
This paper presents the findings of a mixed methods research study that explores how factors relating to online MLIS students’ connectedness with peers, faculty, program, and profession may impact their professional identity development.

Moderators
JA

Jason Alston

University of North Carolina

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca A. Croxton

Rebecca A. Croxton

Doctoral Student & Instructor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Rebecca Croxton is a 3rd year doctoral student in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also teaches online courses as an adjunct instructor for the UNCG LIS department. Her areas of research and expertise include online learning, systemic change, and information seeking in digital environments.


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
King Arthurs Court, Floor 3

8:30am

Session 7.3 Juried Panel: Planning LIS Doctoral Education Around a Focused Theme: The B2A Approach
The panelists will discuss the IMLS-funded Overcoming Barriers to Information Access (B2A) program as themed doctoral education, where B2A Fellows have planned their studies and research around social justice issues of interest.

Speakers
avatar for Renee Bennett-Kapusniak

Renee Bennett-Kapusniak

Recent Graduate, December 2015, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
JG

Jeannette Glover

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
avatar for Adriana McCleer

Adriana McCleer

Doctoral Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
JS

Jennifer Sue Thiele

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, United States of America
avatar for Dietmar Wolfram

Dietmar Wolfram

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Burnham, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 7.4 SIG Program-Research: The Past, Present, and Future of LIS Research: Reflections on Social Justice
Moderators
PF

Pnina Fichman

Indiana University
HR

Howard Rosenbaum

Indiana University

Speakers
JB

John Budd

University of Missouri
KB

Kathleen Burnett

Director, Florida State University
GB

Gary Burnett

Florida's iSchool, Florida State University
RD

Ron Day

Indian University
avatar for Claire McInerney

Claire McInerney

Dean of School of Communication and Information, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
KW

Kate Williams

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Exchange North, Floor 11

8:30am

Session 7.5A Juried Works In Progress Papers: Social Justice, Service Learning, and Multicultural Populations in LIS Education
This presentation will describe and discuss the outcomes of an LIS Multicultural Populations course that addressed social justice theory through a service learning pedagogy. 

Moderators
avatar for Sara Chizari

Sara Chizari

PhD Candidate & Adjunct Faculty, University of South Carolina
I am a PhD Candidate at the University of South Carolina. My research interests lie in the intersection of neuro-cognitive and cross-cultural studies of information searching behavior. I am hoping to graduate in summer 2016!

Speakers
CB

Catharine Bomhold

University of Southern Mississippi


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Holabird, Floor 8

8:30am

Session 7.6 Juried Panel: The Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums Project: Creating student‐driven Indigenous LIS at the University of Wisconsin‐ Madison
Indigenous peoples are highly overlooked in LIS education. Since 2008 UW-Madison SLIS has developed an initiative to incorporate American Indian topics through classroom learning, community engagement, and tribal capacity building.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Amado

Robin Amado

Library Media Technology Specialist, James Madison Memorial High School
avatar for Brenna DeGan

Brenna DeGan

University of Wisconsin-Madison
OP

Omar Poler

University of Wisconsin
avatar for Louise S. Robbins

Louise S. Robbins

Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison
In retirement I am still engaged with the UW-Madison SLIS and with the Tribal Libraries, Archives and Museums Project and the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. I also volunteer with an after school program called the Simpson Street Free Press, where I help students of diverse backgrounds improve their writing and reading. It has been five years since I have been to ALISE, of which I was president for two years.


Friday January 30, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Sullivan, Floor 8

8:30am

10:00am

Morning Break
Friday January 30, 2015 10:00am - 10:30am
Empire, Floor 7

10:30am

President's Program: International Library Education SIG
This special session will include three international panelists who will discuss LIS education and social issues from an international perspective.  The session will also include audience discussion. 

Panelists will include:

Dr. Esin Sultan Oguz
Department of Information Management
Yildirim Beyazit University
Turkey

Dr. Nítida Carranza
Professor of Library Science
Pedagogical University Francisco Morazán
Honduras

Dr. Trishanjit Kaur
Professor, Dept. Library and Information Science
Dean, Faculty of Education and Information Science
Punjabi University
India




Moderators
avatar for Rhonda L. Clark

Rhonda L. Clark

Associate Professor of Information and Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
I hold a Ph.D. in Russian History ( Univ. MN 1996) and an MLIS from the Univ. of Pittsburgh, 2007. I have been teaching in the MSLS program at Clarion University since 2009. We recently introduced a new concentration in Local and Archival Studies, intended to prepare our graduates to work with local special collections across a variety of different cultural heritage settings. I have a recent book out with co-author Nicole Wedemeyer Miller... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Trishanjit Kaur

Trishanjit Kaur

Professor & Dean, Punjabi University, Patiala
I have 26 years teaching and research experience. My doctorate was on University libraries and my Areas of interest are LIS Education, User and Use Studies, Preservation and Conservation, Information Literacy, Academic Library System. Interested in International Librarianship, collaboration and exchange programmes. Keen to travel and interact with LIS educators around the world.
avatar for Esin Sultan Oguz

Esin Sultan Oguz

Asst.Prof., Yildirim Beyazit University
Dr. Esin Sultan Oguz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Management at Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her BSc (2001), MSc (2004), and PhD (2010) degrees from Hacettepe University Department of Information Management. In 2011, she was a post-doctoral fellow at University College London’s (UK) Department of Information Studies, where she examined social and cultural inclusion of Turkish speaking... Read More →


Friday January 30, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom, Floor 5

12:00pm

Committee on Accreditation Meeting
To be determined.

Friday January 30, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom, Floor 5

12:00pm

 
Saturday, January 31
 

8:30am

ALA Midwinter Meeting: The ALISE Research Update - Spectrum Doctoral Fellows Social Justice Collabotorium

This session reprise a research presentation made by the ALA Doctoral Spectrum Fellows.  The Social Justice Collaboratorium is a global online resource dedicated to bridging research pathways between LIS and social justice.  This panel segment will discuss the vision, ideation, project management, and implementation process.  Attendees must be registered for the ALA Midwinter Conference to attend this session. 


Speakers
avatar for RaShauna Brannon

RaShauna Brannon

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
avatar for LaVerne Gray

LaVerne Gray

PhD Student, University of Tennessee
MM

Miraida Morales

Rutgers University
MM

Myrna Morales

Community Change, Inc
MR

Mario Ramirez

Project Archivist, University of California
avatar for Elnora Kelly Tayag

Elnora Kelly Tayag

ALA Spectrum PhD Fellow, University of North Carolina


Saturday January 31, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
McCormick Place West W183b

3:00pm

ALA Midwinter Meeting: Diversity Research Grants Update
ALISE 2015 Conference Co-chairs Kendra Albright and Bharat Mehra, join four others in a session featuring updates on ALA Diversity Research Grant projects from 2013. The Achievement in Library Diversity Reseach honor will also be presented. Attendees must be registered for the ALA Midwinter Conference to attend this session.

Speakers
avatar for Kendra Albright

Kendra Albright

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Editor-in-Chief, Libri | Talk to me about publishing your research.
avatar for Bharat Mehra

Bharat Mehra

University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Saturday January 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
McCormick Place West, Room W183c