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Thursday, October 12

10:00-11:00: Vendor Showcase and Poster Presentations

Accessible History – Digitizing 142 Years of the Local Newspaper 
Andrew Sherman -- Director, Sidney Public Library

(Publisher(Word)

Preparing for a Renovation Without Moving the Collection
Heather Buckwalter -- Serials/Acquisitions Librarian, Creighton University Law Library
(PDF)

 

11:00am-12:30pm:Professional Workshops

Access to Think: Applying the NLA Intellectual Freedom Manual at Your Library
Michael Elsener -- Library Resource Center Specialist, Southeast Community College (Lincoln)
Todd Schlechte -- Assistant Director, Southeast Library System
Timothy Lentz -- DARM Associate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

(Powerpoint)  (PDF)


Getting Real Law: Navigating the Internet for Reliable Sources of Law and Legal Materials
Richard Leiter -- Director, Marvin & Virginia Schmid Law Library (Nebraska College of Law)
(Word)  (Powerpoint)


Introduction to Book Repair and Evaluation Techniques
Robin McClanahan -- Preservation Associate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
(PDF-Presentation)  (PDF-Handout)


2:00-3:00: Concurrent session I

Partnering with Rural Libraries to Increase Accessibility of Health and Safety Information
Ellen Duysen -- Community Outreach Specialist, UNMC Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health

(Powerpoint)

Sharing the Good Life: Libraries' Role in Local Tourism
Laureen Riedesel -- Director, Beatrice Public Library
Erin Willis --Curator of the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, Lincoln City Libraries
Micheal Collins -- Eastern Region Tourism Consultant, Nebraska Tourism Commission

 (Word)

There's Always Time for A Read Aloud: Validating Why We Read Aloud or Reminding Us Why We Should
Carrie Kracl -- Associate Professor, UNK College of Education
Dena Harsbarger -- Assistant Professor, UNK College of Education

(PDF-Slides)  (PDF-Handout)

3:00-4:00:Concurrent session II

Adventures in Collaborating 
Mandy Peterson -- Media Specialist, Schuyler Central High School 
Mary Breedlove -- Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Schuyler Central High School 

Powerpoint

Diversity 101: The Good Life for All
Anneka Ramirez -- Director, Three Rivers Library System

(PDF-Presentation)  (PDF-Bibliography)

Information Literacy at Your Own Pace 
Dee Johnson -- Learning Resources Director, Central Community College (Columbus) 
Dixie Codner -- Resource Center Director, Central Community College (Grand Island) 
Sherrie Dux-Ideus -- Resource Center Director, Central Community College (Hastings) 

(Word)

 

Non-Visual Desktop Access (NVDA) to the Good Life 
Amanda Sweet -- Reader Services Advisor (Talking Books and Braille Services), Nebraska                          Library Commission 

(Powerpoint)    (PDF)

 

Summer Reading Booklets: A New Approach to an Old Program
Rebecca McCorkindale -- Assistant Director, Gretna Public Library

(PDF)  (Example-Zip)

4:00-5:00: Concurrent Session III

Creating, Not Consuming
Lynn Stewart -- School Librarian (Meadowlark Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Connie Jelkin -- School Librarian (Park Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Kelly Melson -- School Librarian (Northeast Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Mary Roesler -- School Librarian (Kenwood Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Lynn Stewart -- School Librarian (Meadowlark Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Collin Nichols -- School Librarian (Buffalo Hills/Glenwood Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Trish Heins -- School Librarian (Windy HIlls Elementary), Kearney Public Schools
Hallie Hagan -- School Librarian (Central/Bryant Elementary), Kearney Public Schools

(Link)

 

Helping Kids LEAP to the Good Life!
Christie Clarke -- Youth Services Librarian, Gering Public Library
(Word)

Many Languages, Many Cultures:Responding to Diverse Health Information Needs
Presenters:Annette Parde-Maass - Education and Outreach Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Christian I.J. Minter - Community Engagement and Health Literacy Librarian, UNMC McGoogan Library of Medicine

(PDF)  (Powerpoint)

Nebraska ACRL Scholarly Communication Roadshow Sharing Session
Catherine Fraser Riehle -- Learning Resource Design Librarian (Associate Professor), University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Margaret Mering -- Metadata Librarian (Professor), University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Linnea Frederickson -- Scholarly Communications Production Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

(PDF)

Friday, October 13

8:00-9:00:Concurrent Sessions IV

Academic Blasphemy: Providing Access to Textbooks in the Library
Heidi Blackburn -- STEM and Business Librarian, UNO Criss Library
Tammi Owens -- Outreach and Instruction Librarian, UNO Criss Library

(PDF)

Providing Access to the Good Life for the Disabled
Crystal Booker -- ADA Coordinator, State of Nebraska
Scott Childers -- Director, Southeast Library System

(Powerpoint)  (Word-12 Basic Requirements)  (Word-Effective Interaction)

Working Together To Achieve a Hunger Free Heartland
Amy Wenzl -- Youth Services Librarian, Omaha Public Library
Sarah Liewer -- Child Nutrition Access Coordinator, Hunger Free Heartland

(Powerpoint)

Strategies for Identifying Fake News
Judy Henning -- Director of Media Services, Kearney Public Schools
(Powerpoint)

 

9:00-10:00:Concurrent Session V

Germinating the Good Life: How to Start a Seed Library
Carol Erkens -- Adult Services Librarian, Omaha Public Library
Ben Brick -- Collection Processing, Omaha Public Library

(PDF-Common Soil)  (PDF-Answers to Common Questions)

 

Kids Can’t Have ALL the Fun! Planning a Fun-Filled Adult Reading Program
Jana Kehn -- Library Assistant, Lied Scottsbluff Public Library
Sherry Preston – Public Services Librarian, Gering Public Library

(Powerpoint)

11:00-12:30: Keynote Speaker:Todd Burleson

(Book Flyer)

2:00-3:00:Concurrent session VI

Best Children's Books of 2017
Sally Snyder -- Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services, Nebraska Library Commission

(PDF-Best New Children's)  (PDF-Libraries Rock)

The Next Best Thing to Having Your Own Gigabit Internet
Tom Rolfes -- Education IT Manager, Nebraska Information Technology Commission

(Powerpoint)

3:00-4:00: Concurrent Session VII

Best Teen Books of 2017 
Sally Snyder -- Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services, Nebraska Library                            Commission 
Jill Annis -- School Librarian (Grandview Middle School), Elkhorn Public Schools

(PDF)

Next Gen Wi-Fi to Enhance Your Public Library
Holly Woldt -- Technology Support Specialist, Nebraska Library Commission
Christa Porter -- Library Development Director, Nebraska Library Commission

(Powerpoint)

Research Goals: Providing Students with the Workshops They Want
Monica Maher -- Associate (Research & Instruction Services), UNO Criss Library

(PDF)

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