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SDLA Conference 2018

Sheraton Sioux Falls and Convention Center

September 26-28

SDLA Conference 2018
The Success of Failure



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Wednesday, September 26

1:45-3:45 Pre Conference


Intelligent Failure Workshop Ashley Good
Meeting Room 9  



Opening Keynote
Are you Listening? Creating Success from Failure, Annie Epperson
Ballroom B  



Opening Exhibits Reception

Exhibit Hall 2

Sponsored by Bound to Stay Bound  



SDLA Executive Board Session Everyone Welcome

Meeting Room 3  


YARP Committee Meeting

Meeting Room 2 

Thursday, September 27



Breakfast / State of the State Library Daria Bossman
Ballroom A  


School Libraries: A Smörgåsbord of Sharing and

Alissa Adams
Meeting Room 6 

Creating Smart Spaces in Small Libraries

Lisa Martin and Melanie Argo

Meeting Room 7 


Digital Collections, Rights Statements, and Expanding Access


Sara Ring and Molly Huber


Meeting Room 8

Starting a Girls who Code club at Northern State University


Lynn Klundt and Kristin Echtenkamp


Meeting Room 10



Tech Showcase Dakota State University Computer Club

Room 9




Keynote: Intelligent Failure
Ashley Good
Ballroom A Sponsored by Minitex 



Exhibits Break

Exhibit Hall 2 Sponsored by EBSCO 



How Braille & Talking Books Impact Your Community

Steven Buras and Marcia Kaup
State Library Electronic Resources Roundtable (30 min)

David Bradford

Meeting Room 6 

Book Bingo

Maria Gruener
Say "Yes" to the Librarian: 10 Tips for Promoting Your Library

Shawn Behrends

Kathleen Slocum

Innovations for Summer Reading

Alysia Boysen

Meeting Room 7 

Mikk@Nite: Pod- casting at the Mikkelsen Library

Craig Johnson and Ana Olivier
Fast, Fresh, & Fly! Using Canva for Library Marketing

Vaughan Hennen --
Reaching the Youngins: Snap- chat in the Library

Vaughan Hennen

Meeting Room 8 

Breakdowns and Breakthroughs

Linda Kott, Nancy Marshall, and Morgan Sederberg --

One Question to Rule them All

Mary Francis

Meeting Room 10 



Lunch Keynote: The Power of Storytelling Tea Rozman Clark

Ballroom A 



YARP Middle School


Meeting Room 6


Better Together: Building a Successful Partnership between School and Public Libraries


Laura Kelly,

Alissa Adams, and Shawn Behrends


Meeting Room 7


Helping New Employees Succeed


 David Bradford and Daniel Burniston


Meeting Room 8

Skating on the Bleeding Edge: Risks and Rewards of Innovation


Valerie Horton


Meeting Room 10


Exhibits Break

Exhibit Hall 2 Sponsored by Gale 


YARP High School


Meeting Room 6


Opportunities and Challenges - Non-Traditional Collections

Nancy Swenson, Daniel Burniston, Susie Lippert, and Sam Slocum

Meeting Room 7 


Librarians and Customized Learning

Julie Erickson

Meeting Room 8 

Success, Failure, and In-Between: a Minitex Cataloging Update

Sara Ring

Meeting Room 10 


Section Meeting
Meeting Room 6 

Section Meeting
Meeting Room 7 

Support Staff Section Meeting Meeting Room 8 

Academic, Health, Special
Section Meeting
Meeting Room 10 



Poster Session Ballroom A




Recognition and Awards Banquet Ballroom A




Dessert Reception
Overlook Cafe, Falls Park
825 N Weber Ave
Please invite others to carpool with you 


Friday, September 28


 Breakfast SDLA General Business Meeting Ballroom A


Time Management to Prevent Burnout in the School Library

Korey Erickson

Meeting Room 6 



Preserving Local Collections - How and Where to Start

Brenda Hemmelman, Amanda Jensen, Samantha Slocum
Meeting Room 7 

Yoga in the Library


Jeri Light


Meeting Room 2

Beyond the Red Tape: Tips for Creating a New Library Program at a University


Sarah Jones


Meeting Room 10


Checkout Break




Library Science For High School Students

Kimberly Darata

Meeting Room 6 


Security in the Library


 Kristin Echtenkamp and Shari Theroux


Meeting Room 7


MPLA - Supporting Librarians on a Regional Level

Annie Epperson, Brenda Hemmelman, Craig Johnson, Maria Gruener

Meeting Room 8 


When Life Gets in the Way

Jan Brue Enright, Scott Ahola, and Vaughan Hennen

Meeting Room 10 


Let's Breakout of the Library!

Sharlene Lien and Erin Radway

Meeting Room 9 



I Didn’t Get the Grant: How Failure to Receive a Grant can Become a Recipe for Success

Brenda Hemmelman and Kathleen Slocum

Meeting Room 7 


SDLA Town Hall

Mary Francis, Maria Gruener

Meeting Room 8 

Infographics, Mapping and More!: Visually Appealing Displays of Data

Julie Erickson

Meeting Room 10 




Closing Keynote : Capturing a Child's Heart: Fostering a Love of Reading with Julie Glassman
Ballroom A 



State Library Board Meeting, Everyone Welcome

Ballroom B 

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