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SDLA Conference 2019

Spearfish, SD

September25-27


 

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Schedule for Wednesday, September 25

 

11:45-3:45

Pre-conference

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: Data for Impact and Improvement

 

1:00-3:45pm
Pre-conference

Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Developments in Library Linked Data Implementation

 

4:00-5:30pm

Opening Keynote – Kari Chapin

 

5:30-7:00pm

Opening Exhibits Reception

 

7:00-8:00pm

SDLA Executive Board

YARP Committee Meeting

Children’s Book Award Committee Meeting

 

 

Schedule for Thursday, September 26

7:15-7:45am

State of the State Library & Breakfast

 

7:45am-8:0am

Breakfast

 

8:15-9:05am

A Smorgasbord of Sharing and Learning for Middle and High School Librarians by Alissa Adams

 

Prairie Awards by Children’s Book Award Committee

All Roads Lead to Access: A Minitex Cataloging & Metadata Update by Sara Ring

Scan Day @Your Library by Brenda Hemmelman

9:15-10:30am

Keynote – Wanda Brown, ALA President

 

10:30-11:15am

Exhibits Break

 

11:15am-12:05pm

School Library Standards from AASL, Future Ready, and ISTE: Three Strands for Strength by Mary Keeling

Playing at the Library- Creating a board game collection by Scott Hall

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You should already be circulating Video Games by Sean Collins

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Bring the FUTURE to your library with the Oculus Go VR (Virtual Reality) Headset! by Laura Kelly

Mental Health Resources for Librarians: Improving Your Reference Skills Set by Molly Youngkin

Throw Away the Training Checklist: Engage Through Onboarding by Sabrina Mustic and Daniel Neeves

Jennifer LaGarde presentation

12:15-1:30pm

Lunch Keynote – Jessie Taken Alive Rencountre

 

1:40-2:30pm

YARP Middle and High School Book Talks by Kerri Smith

 

Details, details, details! Designing a great escape room by Nancy Swenson

Open Educational Resources: Transforming Education by Shari Theroux

How to be an effective grassroots lobbyist by Jim Hood

South Dakota Share-It - outstanding new features! by Nina Mentzel and Dustin Larmore

2:30-3:15pm

Exhibits Break

 

3:15-4:05pm

Best of AASL by Mary Keeling

Biases in Online Research by David Bradford

Using Google to Teach Information Literacy by Kristina Echtenkamp and Lynn Klundt

 

Bridging the gap: Library services for underserved populations by Amber Fick and Carl Fellbaum

Census 2020 by U.S. Census Bureau

4:15-5:15pm

School Library & Media Section Meeting

Public Library & Trustees Section Meeting

Support Staff Section Meeting

Academic, Health, Special Libraries Section Meeting

 

5:15-6:15pm

Poster Session

 

6:15-7:45pm

Recognition and Awards Banquet

 

8:00pm

Dessert Reception

 

 


 

Schedule for Friday, September 27th

7:30-8:45am

SDLA General Business Meeting & Breakfast

 

8:50-9:40am

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources by Karen Schlekeway

 

Manga and Moe and Otaku, Oh My! by Ali Bruinsma

Free Cool Tools for Organization, Sharing, Feedback and More! by Julie Erickson

"Here's the Scoop" - The Library Newsletter, Your Community Connection by Robin Schrupp and Ashia Gustafson

 

State Library Electronic Resources Update by David Bradford

9:40-10:05am

Checkout Break

10:05-10:55am

YARP Books and Braiding and Building etc. by Mel Hubbell and Gail Sherwood

Hands-On Exploration and Discussion of the NASA@MyLibrary STEM Facilitation Kits & NASA Researcher Presentation Kits by Laura Kelly and Kathleen Slocum

Extend your knowledge - Improve your internet experience with extensions for Google Chrome by Krista Ohrtman

 

ARSL: Association of Rural and Small Libraries by Dawn Johnson

Successfully Using Social Media in Your Library: A Panel Discussion

11:00-11:50am

A Smorgasbord of Sharing and Learning for Elementary School Librarians by Alyssa Adams

Where Are the Spooky Books? A Panel Discussion about Genrefying by Brenda DeHaan, Scottie Burch, and Shelene Bauer

Adapting to Change by Korey Erickson

I got 99 Problems and My Library Survey is One by Sarah Jones

State Library Accreditation and Certification... what's it all about? by Kathleen Slocum and Shawn Behrends

 

 

Wonder Twin Powers: Activate your creativity!

by Lisa Brunick

12:00-1:15pm

Lunch Keynote – Jennifer LaGarde

 

Programs for Wednesday, September 25th

11:45am-3:45pm
Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: Data for Impact and Improvement 

 In this interactive workshop, attendees will learn how to use the Project Outcome for Academic Libraries surveys and resources. Project Outcome is a free toolkit that helps libraries measure four key learning outcomes – knowledge, confidence, application, and awareness – across seven library program and service areas. The survey topics cover: Instruction, Events/Programs, Research, Teaching Support, Digital & Special Collections, Space, and Library Technology. Project Outcome provides academic libraries of any size the means to easily measure outcomes in those areas and to use that data as the basis for continuous improvements and advocacy. 

1:00-3:45pm
Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Developments in Library Linked Data Implementation

In today’s digital information age, libraries must meet users where they are – on the web. Library data remains largely hidden from search engines and other services that people frequent on a daily basis, and the library linked data movement seeks to expose and integrate our rich, authoritative data into the web. The progress of implementation has been slow but steady over the past several years. 

In this preconference, you will learn about the purpose and principles of linked data and what it means for all libraries. There will be several hands-on opportunities to gain a better understanding of the concepts discussed, and the presenter will also show how the principles of linked data are interwoven with our cataloging standards (e.g. RDA, BIBFRAME). The session will conclude with some of the more recent and promising examples of implementation in libraries. 

This workshop is a basic introduction for catalogers, metadata librarians, library school students, and other interested library staff. Participants will gain a foundation of knowledge to build from and the ability to follow and participate in future discussions about implementation.

Please note: A laptop is required if you plan to participate fully in some of the exercises. If you cannot bring a laptop, we can partner you up with another attendee.

 

 

Programs for Thursday, September 26th

8:15-8:05am
A Smorgasbord of Sharing and Learning for Middle and High School Librarians 

Calling all middle and high school library staff! Join us for an informal, practical session of sharing and learning about all things school library. Chat with fellow librarians and leave with inspiration and real-world ideas to grow your library program. This session will be guided by Alissa Adams and steered by all participants.


 

SD Children's Book Awards/Prairie Awards

Overview of Prairie Bud, Prairie Bloom, and Prairie Pasque Award nominees for 2019-2020.

 

All Roads Lead to Access: A Minitex Cataloging & Metadata Update

The cataloging world continues to be in flux. As the standards, best practices, and implementation tools change, we can only do our best to keep up. We must also try to address the ways our legacy data impacts our communities. Join Minitex staff for an update on current developments and trends in the cataloging & metadata world, including technical advancements, social justice initiatives, and some inspiring collaborations.

 ScanDay @YourLibrary

The SD State Library started a new program last spring! Have you heard about library scan days? They are happening all over the U.S. Come learn about how easy it is for your library to participate in these great community events, which help to preserve personal and local community history.

11:15am-12:05pm
School Library Standards from AASL, Future Ready, and ISTE: Three Strands for Strength

Do you think you need to choose between AASL's National School Library Standards, the Future Ready Wheel, and ISTE's Standards for Teachers and Students? Join Mary Keeling, President of AASL, to compare, contrast, and crosswalk these valuable documents. Consider how using these standards together can spark conversations with other educators to foster student-centered school libraries.

Playing at the Library- Creating a board game collection

Circulating board games gives libraries a medium to promote social interaction. Learn how to build a collection that excites your patrons, fits your budget, and doesn't overwhelm your circulation staff.

You should already be circulating Video Games

Open with projected video game clip, retro gaming transitioning to modern games, emphasis on recognizable properties (Mario, Pac-man, Sonic the Hedgehog, minecraft guy). Discuss number I've collected over the past 3 years; Circulations, numbers and losses, Cost per circ, etc. Discuss engagement for a range of patrons, nostalgia for older patrons, and tech literacy for younger patrons, social interaction with multiplayer gaming, in person and online. This media type contains legitimate art expressions and we can remain relevant by offering curated collections to our patrons.


 

Bring the FUTURE to your library with the Oculus Go VR (Virtual Reality) Headset!

VR (Virtual Reality) in libraries allows librarians and their patrons an opportunity to explore and create best practices in promoting the use of educational VR content in the library setting. It is also part of a continuing effort to develop programs of STEM related technologies for public libraries and their communities.   Coordinate your checkout with another South Dakota library or school and communicate with other patrons across the state. Use the headset in conjunction with summer reading with space apps like Mission: ISS that take a user on a trip into orbit and allows them to experience the International Space Station!

Mental Health Resources for Librarians: Improving Your Reference Skills Set

Answering health-related questions from library patrons can be challenging as well are rewarding. When the request is for mental health information, librarians will need to tap into every skill set they possess. In this session, participants will be introduced to useful National Library of Medicine products such as MedlinePlus and the Drug Information Portal and other authoritative online resources that address topics in mental health. Important aspects of the health and mental health reference interview will be discussed, and participants will be provided with support information to educate themselves on combating the stigma of mental health illness. 

Throw Away the Training Checklist: Engage Through Onboarding

Training is essential to the success of your employees and organization. Go beyond the training checklist to implement an onboarding process that builds culture and relationships from the start. Learn how to provide tools managers and new employees need to embrace the learning process and build a culture of learning. Gain a greater understanding of effective onboarding and how it can be adapted to fit your library’s needs.

Fact vs Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking in The Age of Fake News.

Fact vs. Fiction will provide educators with tools and resources to help students discern fact from fiction in the information they access not only at school, but on the devices they carry in their pockets and backpacks.

 

1:40-2:30pm
South Dakota Teen Choice Award - presented by YARP 

Hear about this year's nominees for the middle and high school SD Teen Choice list, which is compiled is compiled by the Young Adult Reading Program (YARP).

Details, details, details! Designing a great escape room

Although many examples and tools exist to help librarians put on escape rooms, it can still be a daunting task. In this session, we’ll walk through picking a theme, thinking about the furniture/clutter for the room, designing clues and puzzles, and putting it all together into a great escape room!


Open Educational Resources: Transforming Education

Universities around the world are beginning to adopt Open Educational Resources as a way to increase the affordability of education, and librarians are leading the way in OER initiatives. This session will cover the basics of OER: what they are, how to find them, and what advantages they have over traditional course materials. Also discussed will be steps librarians can take to promote OER use and creation at their own institution.

How to Be an Effective Grassroots Lobbyist

This presentation will help you understand how to participate in an effective grassroots legislative network.

South Dakota Share-It - outstanding new features!

South Dakota Share-It, the discovery layer and interlibrary loan interface from Auto-Graphics and provided by the South Dakota State Library, has just completed a major version update. This session will cover the major changes in searching, results loading, login options, and more. If you use Share-It in your ILL or searching work, you'll definitely want to attend this informative session.

3:15pm-4:05pm
Best of the American Association of School Librarians

Don't miss this opportunity to learn how the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) can ignite your passion and your career! AASL President Mary Keeling will help you navigate the multiple features and benefits of AASL membership while highlighting exciting and practical resources to help you in your career as a school library professional. Learn more about how your membership in AASL supports the profession and how you can get involved with the work of your national association. New and prospective AASL members are invited, and long-time AASL members are welcome to attend this great networking opportunity.

Biases in Online Resources

Did you know that the selective presentation of facts also creates a bias? More than Fake News, what is chosen for publication and given priority, even when the content is completely accurate, affects people’s perceptions. This session will examine biases in online resources targeted at both K-12 and adults. It will introduce some techniques and resources to inspire people to be aware of and evaluate biases.


 

Using Google to Teach Information Literacy

Librarians at Northern State University use Google and Google Scholar to engage students in information literacy by meeting them where they're most comfortable. By using Google to teach within the ACRL Framework the librarians are able to better motivate students. The presenters will discuss the pros and cons of utilizing Google and Google Scholar for academic research. This session will also include practical applications for the classroom including teaching students about search strategies and evaluation so that they are successful in their research.

Bridging the gap: Library services for underserved populations

In 2018, staff at the Downtown Library of Siouxland Libraries identified projects that would create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for customers that have been traditionally underserved, including customers experiencing homelessness, adults with disabilities, and members of our Native American and immigrant communities. We will share our process for identifying needs, creating projects, and lessons learned. You will leave our session with an idea of how to do the same at your own library.

Census 2020

            Program description pending

 

Programs for Friday, September 27th

8:50-9:40am
Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources

June 2019, the Library of Congress hosted an instructional conference for Library Media Specialists about teaching with Primary Sources. This informational session highlights the how, when and why to best utilize Primary Sources with our students as well as displaying the magnificent learning environment of this historic location. The session walks you through the process start to finish of how I got from the Belle Fourche High School Library to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Manga and Moe and Otaku, Oh My!

Anime and manga are a niche fandom that can benefit every library collection. From shōnen to shōjo, learn how to build a manga section, evaluate the numerous anime available, and start an anime club. Become the Sensei at your library!

Free Cool Tools for Organization, Sharing, Feedback and More!

Whether you are using iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, or other mobile devices, there are so many resources to choose from to organize content, get feedback, share information and more. In addition, we all know there isn't enough time in the day to research all of them! This session will include the web resources that TIE is currently excited about! This will be a hands-on session, so bring your device!


"Here's the Scoop" - The Library Newsletter, Your Community Connection

In this age of competing services and resources, libraries constantly look for ways to promote their resources, convey information, and generate excitement about the library within their communities. Librarians have often been hesitant to market their services - "we do great things, we know that it has lasting value, and we do not see the need to make a nuisance of ourselves getting the point across. " However, necessity has forced us all to become more marketing oriented. The monthly Newsletter is a perfect way to encourage awareness of library resources, services, and programming to both library patrons and the general public. And ~ creating a Newsletter is fun! Join us as we discuss the benefits of producing a Library Newsletter, demonstrate set-up using Publisher, distribution strategies, and view examples of past Rawlins Library Newsletters.

State Library Electronic Resources Update

Since July the State Library has had many changes to its electronic resources (databases), including numerous new databases serving all library types. Get an update on all of the changes to the e-resources, followed by an overview of each of the new offerings. Also learn how much easier it is to access e-resources outside of the library with the new GeoIP technology.

10:05-10:55am
YARP Books and Braiding and Building etc.

Establishing a community of learning within the library.  - YARP  - Kumihimo  - Book Reviews

Hands-On Exploration and Discussion of the NASA@MyLibrary STEM Facilitation Kits & NASA Researcher Presentation Kits

NASA@ My Library Earth and Space Science Kits available for checkout from the South Dakota State Library! The Sun-Earth-Moon Connections Kit focuses on activities and experiences that better help patrons understand their place in space, and how the Sun and Moon impact our planet. The Be A NASA Detective: Expanding Your Senses Kit focuses on activities and experiences that help patrons (and library staff) be more comfortable using tools of science and making predictions based on their observations. These kits have been duplicated and expanded to include Native American resources and adapted for the visually impaired.   The South Dakota State Library has also partnered with South Dakota Discovery Center to bring NASA@MyLibrary - NASA Researcher Presentation kits. This is an opportunity for your library patrons to learn about a varies topics with an actual South Dakota scientist. Schedule a presentation with a scientist via e-mail to present at your library virtually. Check out their kit of materials from the State Library and watch as your patrons interact with scientists through engaging hands-on activities.  

ARSL: Association of Rural and Small Libraries

The Association of Rural and Small Libraries focuses on issues and trends facing rural and small libraries. The yearly conventions offer a feasible, knowledgeable alternative to the much larger American Library Association.

 

Successfully Using Social Media in Your Library: A Panel Discussion

Library social media management panel

11:00-11:50am
A Smorgasbord of Sharing and Learning for Elementary School Librarians

Calling all elementary school library staff! Join us for an informal, practical session of sharing and learning about all things school library. Chat with fellow librarians and leave with inspiration and real-world ideas to grow your library program. This session will be guided by Alissa Adams and steered by all participants.

Where Are the Spooky Books? A Panel Discussion about Genrefying

If you are wondering about genrefication, this informal panel discussion will include helpful tips and valuable considerations from three librarians who have already made the leap. The advantages and disadvantages will be covered, and all questions will be welcomed! Is genrefying for you? Join us and see what you think!

Adapting to Change

People believe that they are flexible and open to change.  So why is that when change comes there is pushback?  Why do people feel like their world will end when change comes?  Come hear and learn how a librarian has coped effectively (and sometimes ineffectively) when change came his way.  Leave with a little more information on how to be more adaptable when change comes.

I got 99 Problems and My Library Survey is One


The Redfield Carnegie Library has been a public library for almost 120 years, however there has never been a public library survey. With a small staff and an even smaller budget, I administered a library survey from May to June 2019 to determine the needs of our community and measure the library’s impact. In this lightning round session, learn how I decided on the survey questions, how I promoted the survey, and how I coded the responses so we could put together a successful survey.

State Library Accreditation/Certification...what's it all about?

Have you ever wondered what exactly it takes to have your library be accredited by the SD State Library? What about your librarian being certified?  It's not hard! Come to this session and find out how to get yourself and your library in the spotlight.

 

Wonder Twin Powers: Activate your creativity!

Does the thought of designing a new engaging and effective information literacy instruction presentation zap your superpowers?  This session will explore the benefits of applying instructional design principles when planning face-to-face or online library instruction. 


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