Breakout Sessions 2

Session A | On Satire as Pedagogical Method: Engaging Frosh on Intellectual Freedom through a Bizarre Game Show at University of Guelph - Presentation Materials

Dave Hudson (University of Guelph)

At University of Guelph, we welcome frosh by promoting censorship -- well, sort of ... This session will offer an overview of the logistics -- and critical unpacking of the pedagogical implications -- of Ban-O-Rama, a satirical intellectual freedom event staged for new undergrads during frosh week each September.

Session B | We’re All on this Cloud Together: a Look at Five Innovative, Patron-Centered Projects at Providence College - Presentation Materials

Hailie Posey, Mark Caprio, Julie DeCesare, Julie Kliever, Julia Tryon (Providence College)

The Phillips Memorial Library & Commons at Providence College has recently launched several innovative projects:

-  Development of a Wordpress blog about the future of education for the college Academic Affairs Committee
-  Establishment of an iPad lending program complete with a suite of apps for teaching, learning, and research
-  Collaboration with IT, Academic Media Services, and the Instructional Technology Development program to create a one-stop digital “help” page for PC students and faculty
-  Reaching out to faculty to enhance the Library’s collection using via YBP’s “GOBIAlerts” new-title recommendation system
-  Support for all publication aspects of the journal Inti: La revista de literatura hispánica, including digitization of the Inti archive, completing layout and design for the print issue, and the creation of a web site highlighting forthcoming content in the journal.

Join us for a “lightning round” panel presentation to learn about the experience of developing and deploying these innovative programs, and get inspired with new ideas
to engage your academic community.

Session C | Strengthening a Consortium Community by Developing a New Model for E-Book Purchasing - Presentation Materials

Melissa Trevvet (Boston Library Consortium), Mary Foppiani (Boston University), Deborah Sanford (University of Connecticut)

Co-chairs of the Boston Library Consortium pilot project to create a repository of shared e-books report on the planning and implementation of its PDA consortium e-book purchasing project. Working with YBP and ebrary, the pilot project group of seven BLC member libraries experimented with a new model for consortium resource sharing and a new model for the BLC working together as a community.

Session D | Changing Workplace Culture and Building Community with Student Outreach - Presentation Materials

Aaron F. Nichols, Angus Robertson, Anne R. Dixon (University of Vermont)

This presentation discusses how the Bailey/Howe Library created a student-run outreach program to help create a major cultural change in the student workforce. The presentation discusses the problems Bailey/Howe faced with the student workforce, planning changes in the student workforce, and how an outreach program, run by student employees, created a greater sense of community in the workplace.

Session E | VALUE-ing Information Literacy: Developing a Community of Practitioners through Assessment - Presentation Materials

Mary MacDonald, Jim Kinnie, Elaine Finan (University of Rhode Island)

This presentation examines a pilot program in which librarians and faculty collaborated over a two year period to create, test and evaluate an Information Literacy rubric designed to be used across the curriculum of a mid-sized public research university. Adapting the AAC&U VALUE Rubric for Information Literacy, the project produced measurable results in the assessment of student learning in undergraduate academic programs and general education courses. Learn how the IL Rubric process has become an assessment model for for other General Education learning outcomes at the University of Rhode Island.

Session F | Free Verse and Tech Talk: Wildly Different Approaches to Developing Programs that Emphasize the Importance of Community at the Community College - Free Verse Presentation Link and Tech Talk Presentation Link

Amy Barlow (Quinebaug Valley Community College) & Tamara Ottum (Middlesex Community College)

Amy Barlow presents her strategies for establishing and funding QVCC’s annual poetry contest, a popular event whose participants include students, faculty, staff, the college Foundation, community members, local high schools, professional poets, and CT Poet Laureates. Tamara Ottum shares her experiences as a campus/community collaborator at MxCC, where she takes the lead in positioning the library as the center of technological know-how and innovation.

Poster Session 2: Outreach/Instruction Track