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ACRL- Preconference
Digital Humanities in Theory and Practice: Tools and Methods for Librarians

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Code: ACR1

Ticket Prices Early Bird Advance Onsite
ALA Member $295 $295 $295
Division Member $255 $255 $255
Round Table Member $295 $295 $295
Retired Member $105 $105 $105
Student Member $105 $105 $105
Non-Member $325 $325 $325

Learn how humanities librarians can participate in, create, and lead digital humanities initiatives. In addition to introducing theories and practices that characterize the digital humanities, explore several examples of how librarians currently lead library digitization initiatives, collaborate on faculty projects, and participate in national grant-funded efforts. Investigate project management complexities, digital humanities’ impact on research collections, humanities librarians’ work with faculty to manage their digital humanities research, and digital humanities’ role in scholarly communications.

Speakers: Kate Brooks, Librarian for Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, and Digital Arts & Humanities, University of Minnesota; Angela Courtney, Head, Arts & Humanities Department, Co-Editor Victorian Women Writers Project, Indiana University; Chad Curtis, Bobst Library, New York University; Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Caroline Szylowicz, French Subject Specialist Kolb-Proust Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Melissa Van Vuuren, English Librarian, James Madison University; Glen Worthey, Head, Humanities Digital Information Service, Stanford University

ACRL- Preconference
Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Event Code: ACR3

Ticket Prices Early Bird Advance Onsite
ALA Member $285 $285 $285
Division Member $245 $245 $245
Round Table Member $285 $285 $285
Retired Member $105 $105 $105
Student Member $105 $105 $105
Non-Member $325 $325 $325

Libraries in higher education are increasingly required to demonstrate their value and document their contributions to overall institutional effectiveness. The Standards for Libraries in Higher Education is a framework for library planning and assessment that can be used for a variety of circumstances including annual planning, program review, and accreditation self-study. Through presentation, discussion, and group activities, learn how to use the Standards to communicate your library’s impact!

Speakers: Debra Gilchrist, Dean of Libraries and Institutional Effectiveness, Pierce College; Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction and Associate Professor for Library Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign


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