Library 2.015 Conference Presentations

The Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference featured more than 50 sessions, including presentations from keynote and distinguished speakers and information professionals from around the world.

KEYNOTES

Toby Greenwalt, Director of Digital Strategy and Technology Implementation - Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, PA USA

Sandra Hirsh, Professor and Director of the School of Information - San José State University, CA USA

Norm Jacknis, President of the Board at Metropolitan New York Library Council, NY USA

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DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS

Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor - School of Information at San José State University, MI USA

David Weinberger, Author, Too Big To Know, MA USA

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DIGITAL SERVICES, PRESERVATION, AND ACCESS

Mandy Callow, Manager (Repositories) - University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Donna Frederick, Metadata Librarian - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Scott Jones, MLIS, CEO/Head Librarian - Laurentian Hills Public Library, Ontario, Canada

Michelle Chen, Assistant Professor - School of Information, San Jose State University, CA USA

Melissa Purcell, Media Specialist - Glynn Academy Media Center, GA USA

Ahava Cohen, Beit Berl College (Central Library / LIS department), Israel

Rebecca Leonhard, Director of Libraries - Leysin American School in Switzerland, Switzerland

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS

Victoria Raish, Graduate Assistant - Tombros Knowledge Commons Library, Penn State University, PA USA

Jennifer Garcia, Learning Resources Centre Coordinator and ICT Teacher - The LRC, Academia Britanica Cuscatleca, El Salvador

B.Vijayalakshmi, Librarian - Sri Sarada College for Women, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu

Seth Allen, Online Instruction Librarian - King University, Bristol TN, USA

Carol Koechlin, Library Consultant; Anita Brooks Kirkland, Past President - Ontario Library Association,Toronto, ON CANADA

David V. Loertscher, Professor; Robyn Richardson, INFO250 Class Members - San Jose State University, UT USA

David V. Loertscher, Professor - San Jose State University; Carol Koechlin, Library Consultant, USA and CANADA

Virginia Tucker, MLS, PhD - San Jose State University, WA USA

Judi Moreillon, Associate Professor - School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman’s University, TX USA

Samantha Adams Becker, Senior Director, Publications & Communications - New Media Consortium (NMC), Chicago IL USA

Loida Garcia-Febo, President - Information New Wave; María García-Puente, Founder of Socialbiblio and Medical Librarian from Spain; Mauricio Fino Garzón, Member of Aprender3c, LIS Professor from Colombia; Natalie Baur, Member of Infotecarios and Affiliate Researcher, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, New York, Colombia, Mexico, Spain

Michelle Chen, Assistant Professor - School of Information, San Jose State University, CA USA

John Louie Zabala, Instructor, Readers Services Librarian - Department of Psychology and Library and Information Science, University of San Jose - Recoletos, Cebu, Philippines

Lili Luo, Associate Professor - School of Information, San Jose State University, CA USA

Sean Cordes, Associate Professor, Instruction Services Coordinator - Western Illinois University, USA

Phil Morehart, Associate Editor - American Libraries Magazine, USA

Dr. Valerie Hill, Independent Information Literacy Consultant (retired librarian and SLIS professor); Suzette Lewis, Seattle, WA USA

David Weinberger, Author, Senior Researcher - Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, MA USA

Christinger Tomer, Associate Professor - School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA USA

David Stern, Library Director - Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL, USA

Amy Jiang, Library Technology Coordinator - Wilson Library, University of La Verne, CA USA

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THE USER EXPERIENCE

Dr. Sherry R. Crow, Associate Professor of School Library Science, and Dr. Lisa L. Kastello, Assistant Professor of Art Education - University of Nebraska Kearney, NE USA

Judith Zorfass, Senior Advisor, and Kristin Ruedel, American Institutes for Research: PowerUp What Works, Center on Technology and Disability, Boston, MA USA

Richard Sigwald, Librarian II - Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL), MD USA

Tina Chan, Assistant Coordinator of Reference, and Brandon West, Online Instruction/Instructional Design Librarian - Penfield Library, State University of New York at Oswego, NY USA

John Louie Zabala, Instructor, Readers Services Librarian - Department of Psychology and Library and Information Science, University of San Jose - Recoletos, Cebu, Philippines

Laureen P. Cantwell, Reference & Distance Services Librarian - Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO USA

Gina Robinson, Educational Technology Specialist - St. John’s University, University Libraries, Queens, NY USA

Aryn Dagirmanjian - Grants Collection Librarian/Funding Information Network Supervisor; Cathey Moffatt-Bush - Public Services Librarian/Reference Funding Information Network Supervisor - Enoch Pratt Free Library & Calvert Library, MD USA

kYmberly Keeton, Inman E. Page Library, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO USA

Rachel Vacek, Head of Web Services, Robert Newell, Web Services Coordinator - University of Houston Libraries, TX USA

Joseph M. Dudley, Campus Librarian - Bryant & Stratton College, Cleveland, OH USA

Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success Librarian - California State University, Fresno, CA USA

Melissa Fortson Green, Academic Technologies Instruction Librarian - The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian - Barrington Area Library, Chicago, IL USA

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MANAGEMENT OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Robin Kear, Library Liaison, and Aaron Brenner, Coordinator of Digital Scholarship, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, PA USA

Melanie Sellar, Founder and Co-Executive Director - Librarians Without Borders, CA USA

Richard Sigwald, Librarian II - Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL), MD USA

Bekti Mulatiningsih, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

Phil Morehart, Associate Editor - American Libraries Magazine, USA

Michael Stephens, Professor - School of Information, San Jose State University, USA

Laureen P. Cantwell, Reference & Distance Services Librarian - Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO USA

Aryn Dagirmanjian - Grants Collection Librarian/Funding Information Network Supervisor; Cathey Moffatt-Bush - Public Services Librarian/Reference Funding Information Network Supervisor - Enoch Pratt Free Library & Calvert Library, MD USA

Jennifer Joe, Assistant Professor - Owensboro Campus Library, Western Kentucky University, USA

Amy Jiang, Library Technology Coordinator - Wilson Library, University of La Verne, CA USA

Rebecca Leonhard, Director of Libraries - Leysin American School in Switzerland, Switzerland

 

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I love the Library 2.015 conference because I have many session choices, and I am hearing from peers, experts, and innovators. – Library 2.0 conference attendee