2019 FACRL Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          Pre-Conference (Gallery on 2nd Floor): Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: Data for Impact and Improvement 

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm         Welcome Reception & Dinner at Tropical Acres Steakhouse

Friday, October 18th, 2019

8:00 am – 8:45 am          Registration and Breakfast

8:45 am – 8:50 am          Welcome, Craig Amos, FACRL President

8:50 am – 9:00 am          Scholarship Award Presentation, Ava Brillat, Chair FACRL Scholarship Committee

9:00 am – 9:15 am          Break

9:15 am – 10:00 am        Concurrent Breakout Sessions - A

10:00 am – 10:15 am      Break

10:15 am – 10:45 am      Poster Session - A

10:45 am – 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am      Concurrent Breakout Sessions - B

11:45 am – 1:00 pm        Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm         Concurrent Breakout Sessions - C

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm         Break

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm         Poster Session - B

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm         Plenary Panel Session

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm         Closing Remarks


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions - A

"A New Generation of Textbook Affordability Practices"
Presenters: Jennifer Slagus & Susan Ariew, University of South Florida
Room: Gallery

"Expanding Distance Education Possibilities with Library and Center for eLearning Collaborations"
Presenters: Lauri Rebar & Judy Somers, Florida Atlantic University
Room: 4009

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Breakout Sessions - B

"Clear is Kind: Strategies for Daring Leadership in the Academic Library"
Presenter: Kellie Barbato, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Room: Gallery

"Keeping Pace with Research: Maintaining Effective Data Services at Academic Libraries"
Presenter: Cameron Riopelle, University of Miami Libraries
Room: 2053

"Collaboration between Faculty, Instructional Design and the Library to use all OER for Curriculum Development and Delivery"
Presenters: Kelly Whealan George & Anne Marie Casey, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Room: 4009

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Breakout Sessions - C

"Consolidate and Visualize Your Library's Data using Google Data Studio"
Presenter: Kineret Ben-Knaan, University of Miami Libraries
Room; Gallery

"Digital Collections in the University Classroom: Inspiring your Faculty with Regional Content"
Presenters: Kelley Rowan, Florida International University & Dr. Christopher Davis, Florida Atlantic University
Room: 2053

"Beautiful Alchemy: How LER Enhances OER"
Presenter: Michael Moore, Miami Dade College
Room: 4009

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Plenary Panel Session: Integrating Libraries in the Learning Management System

Collaboration and Integration: Embedding the Library into Canvas

Panelists: Jennifer Murray & Daniel E. Feinberg, University of North Florida

Bridging Distance Learning Inequities with LibGuide LTI

Elia Trucks & Nicolas Pares, University of Denver Libraries

Poster Sessions

Poster Session - A

  • The High Cost of “Free” Access: Cost Analysis of Citations Collected from Florida State University
  • If You Have a Garden and a Library: Creating a Library Sensory Garden to Appeal to Neurodiverse Students
  • Echo Show & Tell: Innovations in Reference Service
  • Collaborative Code Envy: ILS vs. MARC for ACRL Statistics
  • Rev up your instruction with response boards and buzzers!


Poster Session - B

  • Advancing Accessibility: Smathers Libraries 360-degree Virtual Tours
  • zSpace: Transforming Teaching and Learning with Mixed Reality
  • Demystifying Digitization: How to Learn and Teach New Digital Skills to Patrons
  • How Inclusive Language Strategies Enhance Access to Services and Collections in Academic Libraries and Archives
  • Conducting a Signage Inventory to Improve Accessibility at the University of Central Florida’s John C. Hitt Library

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