Past iSchool Faculty Presentations

  • Developing an Information Governance Strategy
    Date: June 14, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Patricia C. Franks
    Link: armariogrande.org
    Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Comment: Dr. Franks was invited to present on the topic of Information Governance Strategy as the result of the publication of her book, Records and Information Management, by Neal-Schuman Publishers in May 2013. This presentation will provide examples of the value of information governance to business by industry and job function. An overview of the steps to be taken to formulate an information governance strategy, which includes both an information governance plan and information governance strategic policy, will be provided. The roles and responsibilities of major stakeholders including records and information managers will be examined, and enabling technology will be discussed. Assessment tools and services, including EMC ‘s Information Governance Maturity Model Matrix, will be introduced. The presentation will be followed by a book signing.
  • Libraries Meeting Youth Needs: Service Transitions in the United States
    Date: June 12, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Anthony Bernier
    Link: ifla.org
    Location: Seoul, South Korea
    Comment: SLIS's Dr. Anthony Bernier has been invited to deliver the keynote address for the Seventh International Symposium on Library Services for Children and Young Adults by South Korea’s National Library for Children and Young Adults in June 2013. Dr. Bernier’s address, “Libraries Meeting Youth Needs: Service Transitions in the United States,” will characterize the broad and on-going shift in the U.S. from traditional library-centric youth services to the development and delivery of services better characterized as youth-centered which emphasize the horizontal integration of youth participation. The invitation was extended in anticipation of the publication of Dr. Bernier’s edited reader Transforming Young Adult Services: A Reader for Our Age (forthcoming this summer from Neal-Schumann-ALA Editions).
  • Reference Librarians’ Adoption of Cloud Computing Technologies: An Exploratory Study
    Date: June 05, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Lili Luo
    Link: isast.org
    Location: Rome, Italy
  • Crisis information management: Roles for libraries in crises/disasters
    Date: June 04, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Chris Hagar
    Link: library.illinois.edu
    Location: Online
  • Keynote for Embrace Change, Invent the Future
    Date: May 02, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Location: Bowling Green, Ohio
  • When Disaster Strikes - Where Do You Turn?
    Date: April 05, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Chris Hagar
    Link: 2013.iasummit.org
    Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Best Practices for Engaging Student Engagement in Online Distance Learning
    Date: April 03, 2013
    Presenter(s): Beth Wrenn-Estes
    Link: cla-net.org
    Location: Online
    Comment: Sponsored by the Academic Special Interest Group of The California Library Association. A panel of academic librarians from slightly different backgrounds in the academic learning community discuss how to extend your influence by becoming embedded in campus online learning environments. Examples of best practices, instructional design tips and other takeaways will be provided to participants throughout the session. "Best practices" for building student engagement while supporting learning through intentional and reflective online course design; creating online video tutorials;harnessing the opportunity of integrating instructional objects into campus learning repositories; and building online professional learning communities are the topics to be discussed in detail. Presenters are: Mary McMillan, Director of Library Services at Marymount College, Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor at California State University Long Beach, Katherine Bevcar, Librarian-College of San Mateo Library and Beth Wrenn-Estes, Lecturer, School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University.
  • Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries
    Date: February 01, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: accessola.org
    Location: Metro Toronto Convention Center
  • Beautiful Connections: Questions in Distance Based Education
    Date: January 25, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: ali.memberclicks.net
    Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Inquiry Across Time and Space
    Date: January 22, 2013
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: ali.memberclicks.net
    Location: Seattle, Washington

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