Presentations & Posters

View some of my presentations on Slideshare and Prezi.

2017 Presentations

Upcoming (workshop): “Creating a Data Inventory: Managing the What, Who, When, How, and Why of Data.” 90-minute workshop. 12th International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, UK, July 31 – August 2, 2017.

Upcoming (panel speaker): “Research Collaboration and Publishing in the Global Community.”ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 24, 2017.

Panel: “Librarians as Change Agents: Advancing Academic Research with Data Services.” Chaired and participated in panel. Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference, Baltimore, MD, March, 2017.

2016 Presentations

Presentation/Paper: Utilizing a Tool to Build a Culture of Assessment: The Data Framework. Library Assessment Conference, Arlington, VA, November 2, 2016.

Poster: Library Survey Data: Visualizing with Tableau. Library Assessment Conference, Arlington, VA, November 1, 2016.

Presentation/Paper: Visualizing Local Data: The Ithaka S+R Survey at UNLV. Library Assessment Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2016.

Workshop: “Preparing for Today’s Job Market – The Interview.” Co-presented 1-hour workshop with Susanne Markgren for the Placement Center, ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 26, 2016.

Workshop: “Preparing for Today’s Job Market – The Job Search.”Co-presented 1-hour workshop with Susanne Markgren for the Placement Center, ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 25, 2016.

Poster: Utilizing a Tool to Build a Culture of Assessment: The Data Framework. ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 26, 2016.

2015 Presentations

Poster: Mentoring Toward Parity in Academic Library Leadership. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Denver, CO, November 5, 2015.

“The Preparation of Academic Library Administrators,” (lightning talk). ACRL Leadership Discussion Group, ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Workshop: “The Art of the Merge: How to Merge Data in Three Statistical Software Programs.” Co-presenting 3-hour workshop with Dr. Ashley Jester and Dr. Tara Das. IASSIST (International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology) Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

Workshop: “Prezi and Presentation Tips.” Columbia University Libraries, New York, NY.

2014 Presentations

Student and Faculty Outreach: Reaching the Reluctant.” Internet Librarian International, London, UK.

Tweeting @ the Library: Engaging Students Through Social Media.” Internet Librarian International, London, UK.

“LibGuides Implementation.” Columbia University Libraries, New York, NY.

2013 Presentations

“Scholarly Communication Strategies in Academic Libraries.” Internet Librarian International, London, UK.

“Tweeting at the Library.” Columbia University Libraries, New York, NY.

“The Future of Academic Libraries.” Berkeley College, New York, NY.

2012 Presentation

Presentations were limited in 2012-13 as I devoted the majority of my professional development toward writing my dissertation.

“The Preparation of Academic Administrators” (successful dissertation defense). Presented to dissertation committee. Department of Higher Education, College of Education, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2011 Presentations

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Guest Course Lecture: “Using Legal Resources.” GLA Training Course, UNT Libraries, Denton, TX.

Guest Course Lecture: “An Introduction to Government Documents.” Freshman UCRS Course, UNT, Denton, TX.

“Presentations with Pizzazz: Training on PowerPoint and Prezi.” Co-presented with Lilly Ramin for UNT Libraries’ Career Development Group. Denton, TX.

“Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery.” Arkansas Library Association Centennial Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas.

“E-Portfolios: The What, Why and How… It’s Not as Hard as You Think!” Co-presented with Lilly Ramin. TechNet Conference, Decatur, TX.

Networking & Getting Involved in a Professional Organization.” UNT Libraries Career Development Group meeting, Denton, TX.

“E-Portfolios: The What, Why and How… It’s Not as Hard as You Think!” Co-presented with Lilly Ramin. Phoenix Group Annual Meeting, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX.

2010 Presentations

“The Value of the PhD for Academic Librarians.” Co-presented with Annie Downey. Invited presentation. UNT Higher Education Department 40th Anniversary Celebration, Denton, TX.

Secondary Data: How to Find it, How to Use it, & Why It’s Important.” Doctoral Student Association “Tools for Success” Conference, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

Longitudinal Study of the Relationship Between the Development of E-Reference and Distance Education.” Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries Conference, Chania, Crete, Greece.

Experiences and Roles of Online Embedded Academic Librarians.” Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries Conference, Chania, Crete, Greece.

The Educational Background of ARL Library Deans.” Co-presented with Annie Downey. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries Conference, Chania, Crete, Greece.

“Graphic Editing for the Non-Techie: Using Photoshop or Free Programs.” TechNet Conference, Dallas, TX.

“Stop Using Cheesy Clip Art: Designing Better Graphics.” TechNet Conference, Dallas, TX.

A Partnership Born of Urgency and Civic Responsibility: Preserving Access to Government Websites Through the CyberCemetery.” Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Professional Development Conference (Dallas Chapter), Richardson, TX. PDF (handout)

Guest Lecture: “An Introduction to Government Documents.” SLIS Reference Course, UNT, Denton, TX.

“Beyond the Avatar: Dynamic Experiences as Librarians Assisting Online Courses.” Co-presented with Lilly Ramin. Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

“Government Documents Round Table Update: Web Resources.” Panel presentation with Kirsten Clark and John Stevenson. American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Boston, MA.

2009 Presentations

“The Value of the PhD for Academic Librarians.” Co-presented with Annie Downey. Association of Studies in Higher Education Conference (ASHE), Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Guest Lecture: “Staying Informed and Avoiding Biased Sources.” Freshman UCRS Course: Civic Engagement in Contemporary Society, UNT, Denton, TX.

Guest Lecture: “Using Statistical Resources.” Graduate Geography Course, UNT, Denton, TX.

2008 Presentations

“Professional Conference Presentation, From the Student’s Perspective.” Co-presented with Peggy Sindelar. Department of Higher Education, College of Education, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

“Government Librarianship.” Co-presented with Suzanne Sears. School of Library and Information Science, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

“Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery.” Presentation requested by the Congressional Research Service. Library of Congress (Madison Building), Washington, D.C.

“Encouraging an Informed Citizenry II: Locating and Using Congressional Research Service Reports.” Federal Depository Library Council Meeting, Washington, D.C.

“Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery.” IFLA, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

“Creating and Updating Government Information Webpages.” North Texas Documents Group (NORDOCs) Meeting, Denton, Texas.

“Tech Talk: Library Thing.” Willis Library, University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas.

2007 Presentations

“Encouraging an Informed Citizenry: Locating and Using Congressional Research Service Reports.” Federal Depository Library Council Meeting, Washington, D.C.

“Censorship of Government Information.” Co-presented with Melody Kelly and Suzanne Sears. Denton Public Libraries, Denton, TX.

“Keeping Up With It All.” Staff Development Day, San Antonio Public Libraries, San Antonio, TX.

“Learning and Using Library 2.0.” Staff Development Day, San Antonio Public Libraries, San Antonio, TX.

“Tech Competencies for the 21st-Century Librarian.” Staff Development Day, San Antonio Public Libraries, San Antonio, TX.

“The ‘How’ of Wikis.” Co-presented with Chad Boeninger. Five Weeks to a Social Library, live web seminar.

Older Presentations

“Archiving the Web: Why is Providing Permanent Public Access to Electronic Information Important?” Willis Library, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Spring, 2006

“Passionate Transformation in the Cult of Saint Veronica.” The 37th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. Spring 2002.

“Venetian Painters of the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries.” Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX. Spring 2002.

“Imperial Roman Art.” Division of Art History, College of Visual Art and Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Fall 2000.

“William Carlos Williams: Poetry, Painting, and Performance.” Languaging 2000: A Conference Across Linguistics, Literature and Writing; Denton, TX. Spring 2000.

Posters

The Educational Background of ARL Library Deans,” poster. Co-presented with Annie Downey. 2010 ALA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. Summer, 2010.

“Activities and Experiences of Academic Librarians Embedded in Online Classes,” poster. 2010 ALA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. Summer, 2010.