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Join CRD at Pennsylvania Libraries: Keystones of our Communities!

September 14, 2022

Plan to invest in yourself and your career by joining us for the 2022 Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Libraries: Keystones of our Communities, scheduled to take place October 16 – 19, 2022 at the Hilton Harrisburg.  

The College and Research Division (CRD) of the PaLA encourages academic librarians to attend the following Educational Sessions. Read all about the sessions in the 2022 Registration Brochure

  • Insourcing or Outsourcing Online Learning
    • Victoria Raish, Online Learning Librarian, Pennsylvania State University 
  • Using Your ILS Data for Collection
    • Sylvia Orner, Collections and Resource Management Librarian/Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton Elizabeth Davis, Support and Project Management Specialist, Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS)
  • Designing Scaffolded Disciplinary Information Literacy Curriculum 
    • Josephine Smith, Instruction and Assessment Librarian, Shippensburg University
  • Applying the Universal Design for Learning Guidelines to Reference Practices 
    • Emily Reed, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Penn State University Libraries
  • Picture This: A Diversity Audit of Picture Books in an Academic Library 
    • Karen Wanamaker, Education librarian, Rohrbach Library, Kutztown University of PA
  • Understanding your Strengths, Unlocking your Potential
    • Jolene Pickens, Gallup Certified Strengths Coach Brianna Campbell, Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
  • Wrangling the Wild West: One Library’s Successful Experience with LibGuides 
    • Molly Wolf, Head of Research & Instructional Services, Widener University Kayla Van Osten, Research & Instruction Librarian and Assistant Archivist, Widener University

Also please join the CRD for the College & Research Division Luncheon on Monday, October 17.  Keynote speaker, Steven J. Bell, Associate University Librarian at Temple University Libraries, will share his experiences with keeping alert to trends where the library can take a leadership position on campus – and help to maintain relevance. This interview-style talk will touch on factors such as identifying trends, risk taking and experimentation, and using design methods for prototyping.

Lastly, CRD members are welcome to join our Keynote speaker and fellow CRD members at our annual division dine out at Grateful Goat on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 pm! Grateful Goat is located in Camp Hill, a quick 10-15 minute drive from the Hilton Harrisburg. Please RSVP to attend the dine out here. We hope to see you there!

Attendee registration is OPEN! We urge you to experience maximum engagement by planning to attend the full conference, which offers the best value and experience! Registration fees & deadlines.

Submitted on behalf of Allyson Wind, CRD Publicity Coordinator

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