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2017 Workshops

Emergency & Diaster Planning (JoAnn Rhodes & Daniel Thomas)
The goal of this workshop was to share from personal experience how to handle fire and water damage in the library and what to do to prepare you library and staff for an active shooter attack. 

Library Space Planning (Emily Pucket Rogers)
The goal of this workshop was to introduce the key phases of space design from a user-centered perspective, participate in a hand-on exercise to get experience with appropriate tools and techniques and learn more about budget and planning considerations, regardless of budget size or constraints. 

2016 Workshops

Integrating Technology in the Library: Lessons Learned, Pitfalls Avoided (George Fox Librarians)
The goal of this workshop was to help attendees understand the philosophical and practical factors to be considered when evaluating technologies to enhance access to and delivery of library recourses and services.

Information Literacy/Assessment (Meredith Farkas)
The goal of this workshop was to help attendees develop strategies of incorporating lessons from the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy into teaching, to develop strategies for reflective learning for students and to develop strategies for librarian reflective practice. 

2015 Workshops

Marketing 101: What You Never Learned in Library School (Kathy Dempsey)
The goal of this workshop was to assist attendees to define marketing, PR, promotion and advocacy and the difference between them and how that applies to their library. 

Demonstrating the Value of Your Library: Theory and Practice (Regina Mays)
The goal of this workshop was to help attendees become familiar with several theories and methods of demonstrating library value and how to apply a framework to determine the best methods for assessing local library value. 

2014 Workshops

Something for Everyone: Genealogical Reference Services in the 21st Century (Curt Witcher)
The goal of this workshop was to assist attendees in various manners of genealogical research, both for themselves and their library patrons.

From Project Idea to Digital Collection (Jenny Johnson)
The goal of this workshop was to instruct attendees in the process needed to convert a paper collection into a digital format and make it accessible online.

2013 Workshops

Promoting Creativity and Innovation in Information Literacy (Char Booth)
The goal of this workshop was to explore strategies for including various theories and practices into teaching practice. These included: reflective practice, educational theory, teaching technologies, and instructional design.

How to Identify Your Impact (Joe Matthews)
The goal of this workshop was to identify and understand methods to determine the impact of the library in student learning, faculty research, and university reputation.

2012 Workshops

2012 workshop
2012 Book Arts Workshop

Book Arts 101 (John Cutrone)
The goal of this workshop was to introduce participants to the art and craft of the handmade book. The learning objectives were to become familiar with the Jaffe Center for Book Arts and its collection, be introduced to the history of book arts, learn about letterpress printing, and learn the single stitch signature pamphlet stitch binding technique.

Fund Raising and Library Development (William Fleming Jr., Danielle Hanson, Delesa Morris & Betty Johnson)
The goal of this workshop was to provide an introduction to academic fund raising and a practical model for library development initiatives. The learning objectives were to become familiar with general development strategies and the role of individual giving, learn about the basic process of grant research and writing, become familiar with the role of alumni relations and advisory councils, and be introduced to a working University library development model.

2011 Workshops

Best Practices in Curriculum Material Centers (Greg Martin & Gina Bolger)
The goal of this workshop was to provide instruction in the creation, development and advancement of curriculum material centers in academic libraries in Christian institutions. The learning objectives were to understand the ACRL guidelines for CMCs and their application, investigate CMC best practices, become aware of CMC collection development policies, become familiar with media production techniques and the role of the lab in CMCs, and investigate unique CMC services and concerns.

Library and Copyright Issues (Dr. Fritz Dolak)
The goal of this workshop was to explicate the copyright law for academic librarians. The learning objective was to instill a conceptual, working understanding of copyright basics, fair use, e-reserves, CONFU multimedia guidelines, and sections 106, 108 and 109 of the copyright law.