ACRL MD virtual meeting on Friday, June 19th

Please join the ACRL MD virtual meeting this Friday, June 19th, 11:00-11:30 am. We will be discussing the Fall program planning and other future events of our chapter.

If you need to jump in a little late or leave early, please do!

Blackboard Collaborate Directions

We’ll be on MLA’s online meeting software, Blackboard Collaborate. Join our discussion online at:

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2012176&password=M.EFF327145BA70AF1D6C64C108FC41A

(You’ll need speakers, microphone optional but recommended). You will be prompted to enter your name. Once you are in the meeting room, you can test your speakers and microphone. In the “Audio & Video” pod, there is an icon showing a blue microphone with a red settings gear – simply click on that and Blackboard will walk you through the setup.

If it is your first time logging in, you’ll be prompted to first download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher. Once you have done so, you won’t need to again.

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TED Talker, Dr. Ellen Jorgensen to Headline HS/HSL “What’s Next…?” Luncheon

Invitation to the ACRL MD community:

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library is hosting a talk by Dr. Ellen Jorgensen, who is the founder of Genspace, the first biohackerspace in the US, on Wed. 4/15 11:30AM. Please register to attend and feel free to forward this invitation to others who are interested on the topic of citizen science and biohacking.

The event details and reservation information is below.

http://elm.umaryland.edu/whats-next/

http://www2.hshsl.umaryland.edu/hslupdates/?p=1555

Posted on behalf of Bohyun Kim, Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore.

ACRL – Maryland Chapter’s Winter Happy Hour

Join the Association of College and Research Libraries – Maryland Chapter (ACRL-MD) for our Happy Hour!

Thursday, January 15th at 5:30-7pm
Ellicott Mills Brewing Company
8308 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043

http://www.ellicottmillsbrewing.com/

Winter Happy Hour 2015

Nestled in the heart of Historic Ellicott City, Elliccott Mills Brewing Company offers the finest food & the finest beer in one of the most beautiful historic districts in the state of Maryland. Whether you are celebrating the new year or just want to mix and mingle with colleagues, join us for a drink and great conversation! We will have the gathering on the main level or in the lower level based on number of people. Let us know you are interested in coming: http://bit.ly/1wUFVb9 . We’re officially holding our happy hour get-together until 7:00 p.m. (when happy hour prices end), but you are welcome to stay longer.

If you have questions, contact Gergana at g.kostova@umbc.edu.

We hope to see you there!

New Identities: Adapting the Academic Library – Presentations

Date: Friday, November 14th, 2014; Time: 8:30am – 3:15pm
Location: Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

ACRL-MD’s fall program, planned in collaboration with MILEX (Maryland Information Literacy Exchange) members, offers perspectives from some of your Maryland colleagues on the changing roles of libraries and librarians in academic communities. Talks address new pedagogical approaches in library instruction, 3D printing and library spaces, DDA programs for addressing user needs, enhancing user experience, usage statistics for better decision making, and student involvement in creating digital exhibits.

Panel: New Pedagogical Approaches in Information Literacy

Cinthya Ippoliti (Oklahoma State University) and Sara Hudson (George Mason University)
FY programs at UMD

Gergana Kostova (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
The Rocky Road to the Flipped Classroom: A Case Study of an “Independent” Library Instruction

Claire Holmes (Towson University)
Universal Design for Learning and Information Literacy Instruction

Panel: Working with New Materials, Formats and Tools

Karen Quinn-Wisniewski (Community College of Baltimore County)
Formats of Library Resources in Information Literacy Instruction

Afternoon Session:

Bohyun Kim (University of Maryland, Baltimore)
Heuristic Evaluation in Reverse for UX Improvement

Randy Lowe (Frostburg University)
Effectively Applying Usage Statistics in E-Resource Collection Development

Chella Vaidyanathan (John Hopkins University)
Archiving Student Life: A Digital Exhibit Created by Johns Hopkins University Students

 

 

New Identities: Adapting the Academic Library

Program Information:

Date: Friday, November 14th, 2014
Time: 8:30am – 3:15pm
Location: Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Directions: http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/directions/

ACRL-MD’s fall program, planned in collaboration with MILEX (Maryland Information Literacy Exchange) members, offers perspectives from some of your Maryland colleagues on the changing roles of libraries and librarians in academic communities. Come hear the views and experiences of local academic librarians and share your own ideas in lively discussion. Talks will address new pedagogical approaches in library instruction, 3D printing in library spaces, DDA programs for addressing user needs, enhancing user experience, usage statistics for better decision making, and student involvement in creating digital exhibits.

This program has been approved for 4.5 contact hours. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Program Schedule:

8:30-9:00 – Arrival & Breakfast

9:00-9:15 – Introduction

9:15-10:45 – New Pedagogical Approaches in Information Literacy
Cinthya Ippoliti, Sarah Hudson (UMD) and Gergana Kostova (UMBC) will speak on applying flipped, blended and embedded approach to information literacy instruction for first year students. Claire Holmes (Towson University) will introduce the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and explore ways to incorporate it into Instructional Design.

10:45-11 – Break

11:00-12:30 – Working with New Materials, Formats and Tools
Peter Luu (UMBC) will share information about 3D printers and other related technologies that could fit in makerspaces in academic libraries. Karen Quinn-Wisniewski (CCBC) will talk about the use of various formats of library resources in higher education information literacy instruction. Steven Douglas (HSHSL, UM) will talk about the Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) programs for e-books and how this affects users and libraries.

12:30-1:30 – Lunch & Informal Discussion

1:30-2:10 – UX in Library Technology
Bohyun Kim (HSHSL, UM) will share her perspective on user experience in library technology and related new roles for libraries and librarians in addressing the user needs.

2:10-2:40 – Effective E-Resource Collection Development
Randall Lowe (Frostburg University) will speak on usage statistics and outreach techniques to engage academic departments in effective e-resource collection development.

2:40 – 3:00 – Archiving Student Life: A Digital Exhibit Created by Johns Hopkins University Students
Chella Vaidyanathan will talk about her work with a team of JHU students on digital exhibit on student life.

3:00-3:15 – Wrap-up & Evaluations

Registration Information:

MLA and MILEX Members: $50.00; Non-members: $75.00; Students: $43.00. Please indicate any dietary restrictions when registering. Registration deadline: November 4th. Refunds cannot be issued after October 24th. Register at https://www.mdlib.org/happenings/register.asp .

Parking Information:

Please indicate if you need a parking pass when registering. Parking passes will be emailed to you a few days in advance so please provide your email address when registering. You can use the top-level of the Walker Avenue Garage with a displayed parking pass. See the Campus Parking Map.