Arts Section members presenting at ACRL’s Conference in Baltimore

A number of Arts Section members are presenting at ACRL in Baltimore. Show your support by attending these events.

Thursday, March 23

9:40AM – 10:40AM

Melissa Del Castillo, Virtual Learning & Outreach Librarian, Florida International University

 

Melissa Del Castillo, Virtual Learning & Outreach Librarian, Florida International University will speak in a round table discussion on “instructor mindset and teaching anxieties that librarians can experience as they strive to keep pace with changes and trends in information literacy teaching strategies and instructional design”. Learn more here.

 

 

4:40PM – 5PM

Jennifer Nichols, Assistant Librarian, University of Arizona Libraries

 

Check out Jennifer Nichols, Assistant Librarian, University of Arizona Libraries in the TechConnect Presentation on makerspaces. The discussion will “explore tensions between operating an innovation space and maintaining a vision of discovery and informal learning”. Learn more here.

 

 

Friday March 24

8:30AM – 9:30AM 

Sha Towers, Associate Director of Central Libraries, Baylor University

 

Sha Towers, Associate Director of Central Libraries, Baylor University will be serving as a panelist discussing staffing frontline services and aligning this staffing with ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries Initiative. Learn more here.

 

 

 

10:30AM-11:30AM

Kai Alexis Smith, Subject Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona

 

Join Kai Alexis Smith, Subject Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona in a roundtable discussion on Hip hop culture, it’s relationship to traditional research processes and how “incorporating hip hop into library programming presents unique opportunities as well as challenges. Attendees will leave with a robust annotated bibliography to inform their own praxis”. Learn more here.

 

10:30AM – 11:30AM

Virginia Moran, Research & Instruction Librarian, Macalester College

 

Virginia Moran, Research & Instruction Librarian, Macalester College will speak on a panel  that explores assessment in action. Three panelist from three different institutions will “describe projects and methodologies used to examine student learning in information literacy and critical thinking in first year writing, writing across the curriculum, and senior capstone projects”. Learn more here.

 

 

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Laura Dimmit, Arts & Humanities Research & Instruction Librarian, University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College

 

Stop by Laura Dimmit, Arts & Humanities Research & Instruction Librarian, University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College’s poster session presentation. Her poster “demonstrates the steps and considerations needed to assemble staff, materials, and resources to produce an artists’ books collection for student and faculty use”. Learn more here.

 

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017

10:10AM – 10:15AM

Megan Lotts, Art Librarian, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

 

You can’t miss Megan Lotts, Art Librarian, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey’s lightening talk on coloring books as a medium to educate. She will expand on The Art Library Coloring Book. Learn more here.

Call for Submissions for Arts Section Spring Newsletter

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Share with the Arts Section what’s new with you? Were you hired, promoted, elected or appointed? Tell us about your recently published article, chapter or book. Is your library celebrating any major accomplishments or milestones? Did you recently have a piece in a exhibition or a solo show?

 

​I​t’s time to share the news with your community by publishing it in the Arts Section Newsletter​.​

 

Please send newsletter submissions and pictures to acrlartsmedia@gmail.com by Friday, March 17th for inclusion on the Spring newsletter.