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2019 OPAL Annual Conference

OPAL 2019 Conference Presentations

AUGUST 2 • FRIDAY

  9:00am – 10:00am

 

Keynote Address 
Presenters: Richard Kong

 10:15am – 11:00am

 

 

Addressing the Threshold Concept Learning: Experiences Gathered from Teaching a Semester-long Course in Information Literacy 
Presenters: Rares Piloiu

 10:15am – 11:00am

 

 

OCLC Holdings Reclamation – Do It Yourself 
Presenters: Kathleen Aufderhaar, Michael Dziabiak

 10:15am – 11:00am

 

 

Sharing the Saint John’s Bible: Strategies for Engaging Community with Special Collections 
Presenters: Anne Ryckbost

 10:15am – 11:00am

 

 

So We Have a Strategic Plan…What Now? 
Presenters: Leslie Jankowski, Tiffany Lipstreu, Christine Morris, Laurie Repp

 10:15am – 11:00am

 

 

The Pitfalls of Predatory Journals: How to Help Academic Authors Avoid Them 
Presenters: Theresa M. Culley

 11:15am – 12:00pm

 

 

"To Infinity and Beyond!": Customizing your EBSCO Discovery Service  
Presenters: Christina Beis

 11:15am – 12:00pm

 

 

Building a Sustainable Repository: Two Paths, Many Branches 
Presenters: Heidi Beke-Harrigan, Sarah Whybrew, Kristin Cole

 11:15am – 12:00pm

 

 

Maximizing Student Assistants in Understaffed Libraries 
Presenters: Jim Lloyd, Laura Brown

 11:15am – 12:00pm

 

 

Presenting Rare Books and Writing a Grant to Restore Your Treasures 
Presenters: Margie Wallace

 11:15am – 12:00pm

 

 

Zooming into Virtual Reference and Library Instruction: Using Zoom to Connect with Students 
Presenters: Dana Knott

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

"Yes, we can!" Customizing ILL Service for Maximum Satisfaction 
Presenters: Cathy Boswell

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Commemorating Twenty Years of OPAL Conferences (Poster)

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Contextualizing Data Management Services Within Private Academic Libraries (Poster)
Presenters: David Luftig

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Graphic Novels and The LGBT+ Community: A Mistreatment of Queer Characters and A Fight for Representation (Poster)
Presenters: Jadrien Douglas

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Mary in Miniature: Hands-on Learning with Medieval Books (Poster)
Presenters: Jillian Ewalt

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

New Here? So Am I! Establishing Roles and Relationships for Student Success (Poster)
Presenters: Zachary Lewis

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Overdue: Exploring the History of Segregation in America's Libraries (Poster)
Presenters: Virginia Kongos

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

Structured Study Program: From Collocation, To Collaboration, To Integration (Poster)
Presenters: Lisa Crumit-Hancock

 12:30pm – 1:30pm

 

 

The Content Strategist: A Student Worker's Perspective on How Job Enlargement at the Library Circulation Desk Leads to Innovation and Effective Demographic Targeting 

Conference Flyer
Presenters: Tristen Brink

  1:30pm – 2:15pm

 

 

Re-imagining OPAL Mentoring, Training, and Communities of Interest: Where are We Now? 
Presenters: Jess McIntosh, Rebecca Quintus

  1:30pm – 2:15pm

 

 

Using "Create Lists" to Provide High Touch Service 
Presenters: Laura D'Amato, Clare Keating, Rebecca Raeske-Grinch

  1:30pm – 2:15pm

 

 

Using LibApps in Instruction
Presenters: Catie Carlson, Luann Edwards

  1:30pm – 2:15pm

 

 

Athenaeum Tour 
Presenters: Athenaeum of Ohio seminarians

  1:30pm – 2:15pm

 

 

Taking a Break: Encouraging Self-Care Through Low-Tech Programming (Workshop)
Presenters: Kirsten Peninger

  2:30pm – 3:15pm

 

 

“No Crying at the Reference Desk!” Helping Students Navigate Difficult/Complicated (Impossible?) Research Assignments (Conversation Group) 
Presenters: Kathy Fisher

  2:30pm – 3:15pm

 

 

LibGuides for Everyone 
Presenters: Hydy Cates

  2:30pm – 3:15pm

 

 

Possibilities and Pitfalls of Archives Outreach on Campus 
Presenters: Barbara Sedlock, Chloe Kie Singer, Nainsi Houston, Drew Balduff

  2:30pm – 3:15pm

 

 

Put it out there! Digitization Projects for Small Academic Institutions 
Presenters: Beverly Lane, Carrie Phillips, Katie Hutchison

  2:30pm – 3:15pm

 

 

Telling Your Library's Story: Creating an Annual Report That Shows Your Value (Workshop)
Presenters: Kristin Cole