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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

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Libraries have traditionally focused on teaching their patrons how to find text based resources, however, in our increasingly visual world there is a growing demand for visual literacy skills and abilities. What is unique about visual literacy concerns? How can understanding the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education assist librarians and their patrons to operate both professionally and personally? This webinar will answer these questions and more by providing attendees with examples of how to integrate the visual literacy standards and emerging trends into their daily library practice. Additionally, the presenters will share a list of helpful online resources and share a select bibliography.

 

Presener ~ Millicent Fullmer
Millicent Fullmer is the Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian at the University of San Diego. She is also the subject librarian for art and art history. Originally from New Zealand, she holds an MLIS from the Pratt Institute in New York, a BA Honors in Art History from Canterbury University (NZ), and a BA in Art History and Religious Studies from Victoria University (NZ). Previously, she has been a special collections cataloger at Columbia University’s Avery Library, and a visual resources curator at Vanderbilt University as well as internships in several museums. Fullmer currently co-chairs the ACRL Visual Literacy Standards Task Force and her research interests include visual literacy, art and indigenous librarianship.

Presenter ~ Tiffany Saulter
Tiffany Saulter is an Accessibility Consultant at Deque University, where she coaches and helps train others on making their websites and other digital assets accessible. She received her MLIS from Indiana University, a MA in Art History from the University of Miami (with a focus in contemporary video and film art), and a BA in Digital Art from Stetson University. Previously, she worked as a Product & Application Support Specialist at Artstor and a Pauline A. Young Librarian, in the Special Collections & Archives Department of the University of Delaware Libraries. Tiffany is currently a co-chair of the ACRL Visual Literacy Standards Task Force and her research interests include archival metadata trends, identity politics and popular culture.

Presenter ~ Stephanie Beene
Stephanie Beene is the University of New Mexico’s Fine Arts Librarian for Art, Architecture, and Planning, where she supports the teaching, learning, and research of students and faculty within the Art Department in the College of Fine Arts, as well as the School of Architecture and Planning. Stephanie received an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA in Art History (with a focus on Contemporary Borderlands Artists and Identity Politics) from the University of California, Riverside, and a BA in Art and Art History from Colorado State University. Before coming to UNM, Stephanie worked at Lewis & Clark College and as an instructor at the k-12 and undergraduate levels.  She has worked as an educator, librarian, and visual resources curator, and within museums, archives, galleries, libraries, and non-profits before landing at UNM. Stephanie’s research interests include visual literacy as it relates to lifelong learning; information literacy frameworks as they relate to how we make sense of personal and professional information; and the politics of identity within social justice work, whether as teachers, learners, activists, or creators.

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Transferrable Skills and the Empowered Employee

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Library managers are in a key position to empower their employees and capitalize on the strengths of individual staff under their supervision. Often times staff will join a library or department with a unique set of skills that can be transferred to benefit their new assignment. This session will help you identify transferrable skills that your employees have and determine how you can empower their performance.

Biography ~ Jodie Borgerding
Jodie Borgerding is the Consulting & Education Services Manager. She oversees the development of training opportunities and provide direct consulting services to Amigos members. Jodie has experience in association management, staff development, and academic libraries. Prior to joining Amigos, Jodie served as the Instruction Librarian and Subject Liaison for Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She is also a past-president of the Missouri Library Association, and is an active member of the American Library Association and Association of College & Research Libraries. Jodie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Missouri State University and a Master of Library Science degree from University of Missouri-Columbia.

 

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy

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“Do you have any books on law?”

“I need information on bats.”

Have customers ever asked you general or ambiguous questions like these? How do we connect customers with exactly what they need when the way they ask for something is open to many interpretations?

Enter… the reference interview! The purpose of a reference interview is to find out what a customer wants so library staff can match their information need with the library’s resources.

Join us as we break down the process into simple steps and discuss solutions to common problems. Participants will leave with a 6-step tool kit to asking better questions so customers leave happy.

This class is intended to give an introduction and basic overview of the reference interview. The class is aimed at front-line staff and librarians who want a refresher.

Presenter: Stacey Grijalva is a librarian at the Denver Public Library, responsible for finding answers ranging from food assistance during the pandemic to what to read next to. She never grew out of asking “why” but has since learned better questions. She previously worked for the University of Maryland.

Presenter: Robin Filipczak is a reference librarian at the Denver Public Library and an adjunct professor in the University of Denver LIS program. She recognizes the transformative potential between a question and an answer she is privileged to work in that space.

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

FHSLA – American Heart Month

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Each February we have the opportunity to celebrate American Heart Month. This national initiative, started over fifty years ago, focuses upon two primary goals:

  • Preventing and/or managing heart-related diseases
  • Promoting heart-healthy lifestyle options

With the abundance of health information readily available to all of us via our electronic devices, locating and evaluating heart-related resources can be challenging. To learn more about reliable freely available pediatric and adult heart information resources, please register and join in this session.

Presenter: Angie Novak
Angie Novak has been working as a Medical Librarian at Tampa General Hospital since 2018. She received an Masters of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University and also holds a Masters of Education in Instructional Design as well as a level II Specialization in Consumer Health (CHIS)

Presenter: Mary Katherine Haver
Mary Katherine (Mary-Kate) Haver is the Medical Librarian for the Biomedical Library at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. With over ten years of experience in medical librarianship, her professional experience includes working with allied health students, faculty, as well as adult and pediatric clinical staff, patients, their parents and caregivers. Mary-Kate is a Distinguished Member in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and holds Level II Specialization in Consumer Health (CHIS).

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Cataloging Videorecordings

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​This ninety-minute session will present the RDA: Resource Description and Access core elements and moving image-related elements necessary for most commercially available video recordings, including Blu-rays, DVDs, combo-packs, and streaming or digital video. The point of view will be from an original cataloging standpoint with examples following the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to apply the RDA instructions specific to moving images, including electronic audio forms and Playaway Views.

Presenter: Bobby Bothmann is a professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he serves as the catalog and metadata librarian. Bobby catalogs analog and digital resources of all kinds, including books, serials, moving images, objects, cartographic resources, musical and spoken word audio recordings, and music in between many meetings. He is a member of the editorial board for Cataloging & Classification Quarterly and an active member of OLAC (OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers) where he has served in various leadership roles including treasurer and president. He holds an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication from MSU Mankato. Bobby moonlights as an adjunct instructor for the School of Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he teaches cataloging and classification courses and tries to covert one student per semester to the cataloging side of the Force.

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Welcoming Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons to Your Library

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In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn communication tips for interacting with deaf and hard of hearing patrons, information about American Sign Language and Deaf Culture, and even some basic ASL vocabulary to introduce yourself and help patrons navigate the library.
 
 
About the Presenter:
Kathy MacMillan is an author, nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter, librarian, and storyteller. She is the author of the Little Hands Signing series from Familius Press, as well as many other books for children and teens and storytime resource books for educators and librarians. She has presented hundreds of programs and workshops that teach basic ASL, and specializes in training library staff to better serve the Deaf community. Find out more about her programs and workshops, as well as ASL resources, at StoriesByHand.com.
Printable handouts, videos, and resource links: https://storiesbyhand.com/welcoming/

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Understanding Community Needs

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How do we know what our users need? Do they really like our services? Why are they using some resources but not others? What do we need to know to plan and engage our students, our public, and our overall community?

During this interactive webinar, we will explore how analyzing demographic information, surveying our users and potential users, and focus groups can help us develop services that will meet our users’ needs.

Slides

Presenter ~ Diana Silvera 
Diana Silveira is a librarian and President of Novare Library Services, where she works with libraries to develop, implement, and utilize technology effectively. Previously, she was employed by the Tampa Bay (FL) Library Consortium and the Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) Library. She has an MLIS from UNC-Greensboro and a BS in psychology from Catawba College. Her book, Library Technology Planning for Today and Tomorrow, published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2018, is now available.

 

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Gamar: Adding Layers to Library Instruction Through Augmented Reality

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Augmented reality can be an engaging way for students and patrons to interact with the library. From orientations to learn about different library services to scavenger hunts to play a game, there are many uses for augmented reality in the library. At Texas A&M we use GAMAR, which can be accessed from any mobile device. In this presentation we will discuss augmented reality, our experience with using GAMAR in an instructional environment, other potential uses for GAMAR, and some of the pros and cons of an augmented reality activity.

Presenter: Alex Mitchell

Alex Mitchell is a First Year Experience Librarian at Texas A&M University. She teaches information literacy sessions for first year english composition and literature students and our first year experience courses for first time college students. Alex occasionally teaches a section of the English Rhetoric and Composition course and also teaches a section of the first year experience course with a library focus. She has worked for the A&M system since 2015 at both the Galveston and College Station campuses. She holds a BA in History with an education focus from the University of Texas at Austin and a MS in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

FHSLA – Consumer Health Information Specialization and NNLM funding opportunities

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The first half of this one-hour presentation will introduce the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS), a certificate program from MLA that helps library staff develop essential skills for providing health information to community members. The webinar will look at the course options that NNLM offers to people pursuing the CHIS, including classes on a wide range of topics and in a variety of formats. The second half of the presentation will look at grants that NNLM offers to support health outreach programming at libraries and other institutions. This part of the session will cover the basic requirements for NNLM grants, how to find NNLM awards that are open to applications, and some tips on writing a grant application that meets NNLM criteria. The session will conclude with a few recent examples of health outreach projects funded by NNLM.

Presenter: Jarrod Irwin
Jarrod Irwin is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s Southeastern/Atlantic region, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. His educational work focuses on ways that library staff, medical professionals, and community organizations can partner with the people they serve to promote informed decision-making about health and wellness. Jarrod holds an MA in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he worked as a reference assistant at Ebling Library for the Health Sciences.

 

In partnership with TBLC,  webinars originally presented to their membership can now be found and accessed through Florida Library Webinars.

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Navigating the ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards Today and Beyond

Added Value Negotiating: Helping Library Leaders Build Balanced Deals

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As a training topic, negotiation skills often create anxiety for the partici-pants. If they have experienced a typical “I Win-You Lose” negotiation sem-inar, then those feelings are usually based on not wanting to have to do battle with a fellow participant just to learn or improve negotiation skills.

The five-step Added Value Negotiating (AVN) method presented in this webinar is about the mutual search for value, not on using tricks or tactics to try and overpower the other side. Many people who have experienced win-lose negotiation seminars find the AVN method to be unique, empower-ing, less antagonistic, less stressful, and it helps them create better deals in less time.

The five AVN steps are easy to remember and use: Clarify mutual interests; Identify options, using value factors; Create at least two “deal packages”; Discuss the deal packages; and Perfect the final deal.

Program Agenda:
The Need for a New Negotiating Approach
Our New Added Value Vocabulary
Psychological Blocks to Negotiating Success
The Usual Win-Lose Negotiating Method
The New Added Value Negotiating Method
The Value of Creating Multiple “Deal Packages”
The Power Of Transparency
12 Possible Value Factors
Doing Your Homework Knowing the Settlement Range
Understanding Personality Styles AVN Steps 1 through 5 Good and Bad Post-Negotiation Feelings
Avoiding Tricks & Tactics
Good Deals Take Time and Preparation
Case Study Examples

Who should attend this webinar:
Library directors, board members, managers, supervisors, or employees who must negotiate, internally or externally, as part of their jobs.

Biography ~ Dr. Steve Albrecht
Dr. Steve Albrecht has trained library audiences for 17 years. The ALA published his Library Security book in 2015 and he is a frequent presenter for them. He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration, an MA in Security Management, a BS in Psychology, and a BA in English. He is board certified in HR, security, coaching, and threat management. He worked for the San Diego Police Department for 15 years. He has written 19 books on business, security, and criminal justice subjects.

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In partnership with TBLC,  webinars originally presented to their membership can now be found and accessed through Florida Library Webinars.

If you have questions about a session, contact TBLC.