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CRD Sponsored Events at PaLA 2012

September 24, 2012
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Hi everyone,

Yes, it’s that time of year again, with less than a week to go until Gettysburg. The following are the CRD sponsored sessions at the 2012 PaLA Conference. For the full description of the programs, please download the PaLA Conference Program.

Sunday, Sept 30

2:00-3:00 pm: The Embedded Librarian: A Crucial Addition to Online, Graduate, research Courses. William Denny, Distance Learning Librarian at Manderino Library, California University of Pennsylvania.

3:15-4:15 pm: Sustainable Usability Testing in Academic Libraries through Student Staff Training. Laura Eiford, Science Librarian, Franklin & Marshall College Library.

4:30-5:30 pm: Technical Services Assessment: A Survey of Pennsylvania Academic Libraries. Rebecca L. Mugridge, Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services, Penn State University Libraries.
Monday, Oct 1

9:00-10:15 am: Evidence-Based Practice and Information Literacy: Connections and Possibilities. Nancy Adams, Associate Director and Coordinator of Education & Instruction, Penn State Hershey George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library.

9:00-10:15 am: Using “The Filter Bubble” to Create a Teachable Moment. Allyson Valentine, Instructor, York College; Adjunct Reference & Instruction Librarian, Harrisburg Area Community College and Laura Wukovitz, Instructor, York College, Adjunct Reference & Instruction Librarian, Harrisburg Area Community College.

9:00-11:30am: Granted, We Took on a Lot! Developing an Information Literacy Lab. Kathleen Byrne Heidecker, Adjunct Librarian, HAAC-Gettysburg and Cristal Renzo, Assistant Professor of English, HACC-Gettysburg.

9:00-11:30am: A New Online Open Access Publication for Pennsylvania’s Academic Librarians : Updates & Opportunities. Tom Reinsfelder, Assistant Librarian, Penn State University, Mont Alto Campus.

2:00-3:15 pm:  Course & Subject Guides: Evolved Learning Spaces or Instructional Crutches? Erin Dorney, Outreach Librarian, Millersville University Library and Amy Pajewski, Reference/Instruction Librarian, Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) York.

2:00-3:15 pm: Libraries for the 21st Century: Learning/Knowledge Commons. Dolores Fidishun, Head Librarian, Penn State University Libraries and Beth Evitts, Campus Library Director, HACC Gettysburg Campus.

Tuesday, Oct 2

11:00am-12pm: Ebooks in the Academy, Theory and Implementation: From Pedagogical Theory to Short Term Loan and Demand Driven Acquisition. BethTransue, Collection Development Coordinator, Messiah College and Michelle T. Foreman, Collection Management Librarian, Shippensburg University.

12pm-1:45pm: CRD Luncheon. Playing for Keeps: Lifelong Learning in the Ludic Library. Barbara Fister, Professor, Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, Gustavus Adolphus College (MN), Author of three crime fiction novels.

2:15-3:30pm: Three Libraries, Three Discovery Services. Rachel McMulllin, Information Literacy and Humanities Librarian,
West Chester University; Melissa Gold, Science Librarian, Millersville University; and Margaret G. Grotti, Senior Assistant Librarian and Coordinator, Library Instruction University of Delaware.

Wednesday, Oct 3

9:00am-10:15: Developing Interactive Games to Enhance Students’ 21st Century Skills. Misti Smith, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Mount Aloysius College; Brandi Porter, Library Director, Mount Aloysius College; and Theresa McDevitt, Government Publications/Outreach Librarian, Indiana University of PA.

10:30-11:45 pm: Moving Towards the Future: Three Applications of Cutting-Edge Mobile Technologies in Libraries. Carolyn Sautter, Director of Special Collections and College Archives, Gettysburg College; Jessica Howard, Reference & Web Services Librarian, Gettysburg College; Eric Phetteplace, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Chesapeake College (MD); and Erin Burns, Reference Librarian, Penn State University, Shenango Campus.

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