October 26-28 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California
Workshops Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Internet@Schools CyberTours Program PDF


Listen and learn at a series of free cybertours and information sessions for all Internet Librarian 2015 Exhibit Hall visitors. Taking place at the CyberCorner in the Exhibit Hall, these cybertours cover a range of topics & subject areas. They are open to all and add value to your visit. Space is limited so it's first-come, first-served. Join our Net savvy Web experts for a look at their favorite sites and topics! There is no need to register, simply pick the cybertour of interest to you and arrive at our CyberCorner within the IL 2015 Exhibit Hall at the appropriate time. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

CT-T1 - Coaching to Tech Success

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Stacy Wittmann, Library Director, Eisenhower Public Library District

Pretty much every public library is expected to offer technology classes to the public, typically beginning with the basics. What happens when you've reached a saturation point and your patrons want more? What do you do when staff members become bored with the material and want to branch out and try new things? Wittmann discusses how to read the signs and what to do to strike the balance between teaching the basics and introducing patrons to what's on the horizon. 

CT-T2 - Successful Webinars 101

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Mary Ellen Bates, Principal, Bates Information Services, Inc.

You don't have to be a tech genius or a professional speaker to create successful webinars ... just a good check-list and a backstage buddy. Bates offers her best tips for ensuring your webinars rock. 

CT-T3 - New Methods of Representing Library Value

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Stephen Abram, CEO, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.

Learnings from the FOPL 2015 Statistics and Polls on using new metrics for libraries to seek funding, attract users and build strategies. Includes a look at where we should focus our strategies in 2016. 

CT-T4 - Empowering Tech in Your Community

1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project

Get tips from our “Games & Gadgets” guru on how to use tech to empower your community!

CT-T5 - Ebooks

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Jennifer Zhao, Liason Librarian, Schulich Library of Science & Engineering, McGill University

Ebooks have been flooding into library collections for years. They are valuable for teaching and learning. However, finding ebooks has never been as straightforward as their print counterparts due to the multitude of ways of managing their catalog records, and using ebooks from many different vendors in various formats. Hear how one library took a multidimensional approach to enable their users to discover, access, and use ebooks. 

CT-T6 - Creating Research Impact Reports

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Diane Clark, Staff Development & Training Librarian, Agriculture, Food & Nutritional Sciences Librarian, University of Alberta

Learn how to create a research impact report including the role of scholarly identities, and the importance of using ResearcherID/AuthorIDs and ORCID to claim researcher output. Get a template for creating an impact report with h-index and citation figures and hear how to integrate altmetrics (or alternative metrics) into an impact report to show evidence of research impact outside of scholarly publishing. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

CT-W1 - Library Trends from IFLA

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Donna Scheeder, Consultant, Library Strategies International & Past President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Hear about the societal trends that IFLA identified in a recent report after consultation with information industry leading thinkers. Scheeder, a long-time industry practitioner, looks at the societal trends identified by the IFLA report and discusses what they mean for the change agenda for libraries and librarians.

CT-W2 - Tech Trends

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Stephen Abram, CEO, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.

Our industry watcher gives you his top tech trends to be watching for in 2016!

CT-W3 - Gamification in Libraries

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success Librarian, Library, California State University, Fresno
Stanislav Bogdanov, Senior Instructional Media Specialist, Swirbul Library, Adelphi University & Boglio LLC

What is gamification and how can it be used to enhance the learning experience? Gamification is the use of game design elements in nongame contexts to make them more fun and engaging. Adding gaming elements can increase attention, interest, and overall library experience. Learn more about gamification in libraries and hear about various ways to design and promote creative learning games in the library for outreach and learning purposes. 

CT-W4 - Team Teaching Using Online Learning Management Systems

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Felicia Vertrees, Online Instructional Design & Education Librarian, California State University Northridge
Doris Small Helfer, Librarian Emerita, University Library, California State University, Northridge & American Library Association, Special Libraries Association, California Academic Research Libraries (CARL).

Learn the do's and don'ts of team teaching information literacy in an online environment and why team teaching works best. Our speakers cover what works, what doesn't and what they would do differently. They focus primarily on teaching students using tutorials but their comments benefit librarians creating workshops and class lessons for all types of libraries. 

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