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Wednesday, August 10
 

8:15am

Diversity and Accessibility: Designing for Innovation and Inclusion
Note: Unfortunately, the originally scheduled keynote speaker, Karen Nakamura, is unable to participate in the NDLC pre-conference event. We are pleased to announce that Mark Riccobono, president of the National Federation for the Blind, will be giving the pre-conference closing keynote address.

This presentation will explore how to go beyond the limits of old models to consider new means of providing access to information in library, archive, and museum fields. Innovation and inclusion begins with individual actions that shape institutional practices. As President of the National Federation of the Blind, Mark A. Riccobono has a unique perspective on access to information, institutional change, and the value of diversity in designing new means of providing access to the world's knowledge. Be prepared to become the change you want to see in the world and interact with the world's first blind driver.

Concurrent Workshops

  • Customer Service: etiquette and effective communication

  • Instruction & Teaching: universal design of instruction

  • Web Design: principles of accessibility, overview of tools

  • Procurement: procedures for buying accessible materials; policy; Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT); documentation

  • Exhibit Design: collections without barriers

  • The Intersection of Race and Disability



Speakers
MR

Mark Riccobono

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mark Riccobono was diagnosed with glaucoma and aniridia at age five. Nonetheless, Mark attended public schools, graduating with honors while active in debate and track. | | Mark earned a bachelor's degree in business administration at the University... Read More →


4:30pm

Caught in the Crossfire: A Conversation on Libraries and Communities in Distress
In this town hall, facilitators will share brief comments regarding the role of libraries in times of crises, including ideas such as the need to integrate critical approaches into LIS education and programming; the need for strong community partnerships; strategies for self-care; legal considerations regarding protest and free speech; and how LIS education may play a role in preparing future LIS professionals. We also wish to interrogate the idea of the library as a place of neutrality, a phrase that we have seen made by public librarians on social media. The remaining time will be spent facilitating a town hall discussion strategizing action steps.

Speakers
RC

Renate Chancellor

Assistant Professor and PreLaw Advisor, Department of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America
avatar for Nicole Amy Cooke

Nicole Amy Cooke

Assistant Profesor, MS/LIS Program Director, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois
Nicole A. Cooke is an Assistant Professor, and Director of the MS/LIS program, at the School of Information Sciences, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds an M.Ed in Adult Education from Pennsylvania State University, and an MLS and a Ph.D. in Communication, Information... Read More →
SP

Sarah Park Dahlen

Assistant Professor, Master of Library and Information Service Program, St. Catherine University
AG

Amelia Gibson

Assistant Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SL

Shari Lee

Assistant Professor, Division of Library and Information Science, St. John’s University
YS

Yasmeen Shorish

Data Services Coordinator and Associate Professor, James Madison University


5:30pm

 
Thursday, August 11
 

9:00am

Opening Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Lakota Harden

Lakota Harden

Orator, activist, community organizer, workshop facilitator, radio host and poet.
Minnecoujou/Yankton Lakota and HoChunk.


11:00am

Library Diversification and Transgender Bodies: A Metaspatial Approach
Presented with Say My Name: Transgender Acceptance Across Campus and Where is the Restroom? Creating Inclusive Spaces for Trans* Individuals in a session titled Assessing Needs and Creating Spaces for Transgender Individuals.

Speakers
MC

Mary Catherine Lockmiller

Graduate Student, Library and Information Science, San Jose State University


11:00am

Say My Name: Transgender Acceptance Across Campus
Presented with Library Diversification and Transgender Bodies: A Metaspatial Approach and Where is the Restroom? Creating Inclusive Spaces for Trans* Individuals in a session titled Assessing Needs and Creating Spaces for Transgender Individuals.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Kautzman

Amy Kautzman

Library Dean, California State University, Sacramento
BL

Beth Lesen

Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Support, California State University, Sacramento


11:00am

11:00am

'Let Us Work Together' Academic Libraries and Social Justice on Campus
Speakers
avatar for Sara Arnold-Garza

Sara Arnold-Garza

Research & Instruction Librarian, Towson University
DE

Dave Ellenwood

Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College
TG

Tami Garrard

Access Services Manager, University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College
avatar for Cindy Ingold

Cindy Ingold

Gender Studies and Multiculutral Services Librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
avatar for Sofia Leung

Sofia Leung

Learning Studio Librarian, University of Kansas
Talk to me about diversity and inclusion in libraries, critical librarianship, student outreach and engagement, space management, and library administration. And cats, of course. You can find me on Twitter @sofiayleung.
avatar for Megan Watson

Megan Watson

Research & Instruction/Education Librarian, University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College


11:00am

11:00am

Representing the Un/der-represented: Using Data Visualization to Explore Diversity and Inclusion for Academic Library Collections
Presented with Inclusion Through Collection Building: A Study of Foreign Language Collections Usage by International Students, Faculty and Staff in a session titled Building Diverse and Inclusive Collections Using Assessment and Data Visualization.

Speakers
avatar for Bobby Smiley

Bobby Smiley

Theology & Religion Librarian, Vanderbilt University
I’m the the Religion and Theology Librarian at Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, I liaise with the Divinity School and Religious Studies department, engage in outreach and capacity building for library and digital humanities initiatives, work with campus partners to coordinate... Read More →


11:00am

Being the Bridge: Exploring the Roles, Challenges, and Future Directions of Diversity Committees in Libraries
Speakers
avatar for Rose L. Chou

Rose L. Chou

Budget & Personnel Manager, American University Library
Rose L. Chou is Budget & Personnel Manager at American University Library. She received her MLIS from San Jose State University and BA in Sociology from Boston College. Rose is co-editor of the book, Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS, and a series editor... Read More →
DJ

Don Jason

Clinical Informationist, University of Cincinnati Libraries
AE

Angela E. Weaver

Head, Art and Drama Libraries, University of Washington Libraries
AM

Ann Marie Willer

Preservation Librarian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


11:00am

Identity at Play: Exploring Race and Ethnicity in Academic Libraries and Beyond


Speakers
IG

Isabel Gonzalez-Smith

Undergraduate Experience Librarian, University of Illinois, Chicago
avatar for Juleah Swanson

Juleah Swanson

Head of Acquisition Services, University of Colorado, Boulder
AT

Azusa Tanaka

Japanese Studies Librarian, University of Washington


11:00am

Discovering and Accommodating the Needs of Target Communities in Academic Libraries
Speakers
avatar for Raymundo Andrade

Raymundo Andrade

Programming Librarian (Outreach), Loyola Marymount University
avatar for Jamie Hazlitt

Jamie Hazlitt

Librarian for Collection Development & Evaluation, Loyola Marymount University
SR

Sally Romero

Librarian, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
YU

Yayo Umetsubo

Liaison Librarian for Arts and Social Sciences, Education, and Unama'ki College, Cape Breton University
SW

Sabrina Wong

Teaching and Outreach Librarian, Capilano University


11:00am

Services and Studies to Support First-Generation College Students
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Brinkman

Stacy Brinkman

Art & Architecture Library, Miami University
avatar for Ernesto Hernandez Jr.

Ernesto Hernandez Jr.

Research Librarian, University of California, Irvine
JN

Jennifer Natale

Academic Resident Librarian, Miami University
JS

Josefine Smith

Humanities Librarian, Dickinson College
avatar for Christina J. Woo

Christina J. Woo

Research Librarian, University of California, Irvine


1:45pm

Seeing Yourself in the Library and Creating Communities with Special Collections: Outreach and Inclusion with Latino, Latin American, and African American Programming and Instruction
Speakers
TG

Tyson Gaskill

Executive Director, Communications and Events, USC Libraries
FG

Felix Gutierrez

Profesor Emeritus of Journalism, USC
AM

Anne-Marie Maxwell

Editor, Writer, Curator, Communications and Events, USC Libraries
CP

Cristine Paschild

Head of Special Collections, Portland State University
BR

Barbara Robinson

Librarian, Boeckmann Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies, Special Collections, USC Libraries
LS

Liana Stepanyan

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spanish, USC


1:45pm

The Structure of Accessible Content: Building a Bridge to Understanding
Speakers
PB

Patrick Burke

Coordinator, UCLA Office of Information Technology, Disabilities and Computing Program
avatar for Kelli Ham

Kelli Ham

Community Engagement Librarian, NNLM PSR
My areas of expertise are consumer health, health literacy, and building health programs and services based on community health indicators and demographics. As the new community engagement librarian to support the NNLM and NLM partnership for the All of Us Research Program, I will... Read More →


1:45pm

Discerning Our Diverse Selves: Practitioner Inquiry for Library Praxis
Presented with Mastering Competencies or Practicing Humility: Contemplating Culture in Libraries in a session titled Exploring Identity and Culture in Libraries Using Practitioner Inquiry and Cultural Humility.

Speakers
VI

Vanessa Irvin

Assistant Professor, Library and Information Science Program, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa


1:45pm

Diversity Inquiry - Bridging the Divide Between Diversity Survey Results and Actionable Understanding
Speakers
avatar for Cristela Garcia-Spitz

Cristela Garcia-Spitz

Digital Library Development Project Manager, ClimateQUAL Implementation Team Co-Chair, UC San Diego Library
HH

Heather Hayashi

Public Services Assistant, ClimateQUAL Implementation Team Member, UC San Diego Library
avatar for Cindy Ingold

Cindy Ingold

Gender Studies and Multiculutral Services Librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BK

Brian Keith

Associate Dean for Administrative Services & Faculty Affairs George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Brian is the senior administrator for the areas of Human Resources, Staff Development, Grants Management, Facilities and Security, and Finance and Accounting for the Smathers Libraries. This system includes 405 employees and annual funding in excess of 34 million dollars. Functions... Read More →
JE

Jennifer E. Knievel

Associate Professor / Director of Arts & Humanities, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
MM

Michael M. Rawls

Budget and Assessment Director, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
LJ

Leslie J. Reynolds

Associate Professor / Senior Associate Dean, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries


1:45pm

Mastering Competencies or Practicing Humility: Contemplating Culture in Libraries
Presented with Discerning Our Diverse Selves: Practitioner Inquiry for Library Praxis in a session titled Exploring Identity and Culture in Libraries Using Practitioner Inquiry and Cultural Humility.

Speakers
DH

David Hurley

Assistant Professor, College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
SK

Sarah Kostelecky (Zuni Pueblo), MLS

Assistant Professor, College of the University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
LT

Lori Townsend

Learning Services Coordinator, University of New Mexico


1:45pm

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities
Speakers
avatar for Jade Alburo

Jade Alburo

Librarian for Southeast Asian and Pacific Islands Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Jade Alburo is the Librarian for Southeast Asian and Pacific Islands Studies at UCLA. She is currently chairing the National Diversity in Libraries Conference. She is a past President (2012-2013) of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) and was co-chair of its... Read More →
CB

Cheryl Beredo

Kheel Center Director, Cornell University
TD

Tessa Dover

PhD student, Self & Social Identity Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
avatar for April Hathcock

April Hathcock

Scholarly Communications Librarian, NYU
April Hathcock is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at NYU where she educates the campus community on issues of ownership, access, and rights in the research lifecycle. She received her J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law and... Read More →
avatar for Mark Puente

Mark Puente

Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
-- Program Director for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program -- Director, ARL Leadership Symposium -- Faculty for ARL Leadership Fellows Program -- ARL representative to the Nexus LAB: Leading Across Boundaries project advisory board -- Alumnus of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians... Read More →


1:45pm

1:45pm

Memories of Migration
Speakers
JB

Jessica Bell

Assistant Project Director, Santa Ana Public Library, City of Santa Ana
DS

Dulce Saavedra

Community Outreach Specialist, Santa Ana Public Library, City of Santa Ana


3:15pm

Macro Impact of Microaggression: Exploring Microaggressions in Librarianship
Speakers
SF

Simone Fujita

Liaison Librarian & Outreach Coordinator, Art Center College of Design
avatar for Ray Lockman

Ray Lockman

Patron Experience Supervisor, Hennepin County Library
Diversity and inclusion, especially microaggressions/microactivism. Library management. Critical pedagogy.
EM

Ebony Magnus

Assessment & User Experience Librarian, SAIT Polytechnic
avatar for Cynthia Mari Orozco

Cynthia Mari Orozco

Librarian for Equitable Services, East Los Angeles College


3:15pm

#subjective subject headings
Presented with Faster Access or Perfect Metadata? The Balance in Indexing and Cataloging Oral Histories in a session titled Cataloging for Diversity: Limits in Standards and Patron Discovery.

Speakers
SH

Sara Howard

Reference Librarian, Wesleyan University
Where to get burritos after an amazing day of conferencing


3:15pm

Faster Access or Perfect Metadata? The Balance in Indexing and Cataloging Oral Histories
Presented with #subjective subject headings in a session titled Cataloging for Diversity: Limits in Standards and Patron Discovery.

Speakers
LG

Linh Gavin Do

Assistant Director of Archives and Special Collections, Go For Broke National Education Center
SE

Summer Espinoza

Digital Collections Manager, Go for Broke National Education Center
ES

Erin Sato

Assistant Archivist, Go for Broke National Education Center


3:15pm

Beyond the Word: Exploring Diversity in Academic Library Residencies
Speakers
QB

Quetzalli Barrientos

Resident Librarian, American University Library
avatar for Anthony Wright de Hernandez

Anthony Wright de Hernandez

Community Collections Archivist, Virginia Tech
Anthony Wright de Hernandez is Community Collections Archivist at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He is a member of the SAA Finance Committee and ACRL Residency Interest Group Web Committee. He holds an MLIS from the University of Washington iSchool.
TH

Twanna Hodge

Diversity Resident Librarian, University of Utah
CK

Charlotte King Mills

Branch Manager, San Diego County Library-Spring Valley
AM

Alyse Minter

Resident Librarian for Diversity and Innovation, Towson University
avatar for Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros

Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros

Mary P. Key Resident Librarian: Latin American Studies, The Ohio State Libraries
My research interest are in Area Studies, Latin American collection, global engagement and scholarship.
avatar for Mark Puente

Mark Puente

Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
-- Program Director for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program -- Director, ARL Leadership Symposium -- Faculty for ARL Leadership Fellows Program -- ARL representative to the Nexus LAB: Leading Across Boundaries project advisory board -- Alumnus of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians... Read More →



3:15pm

Cultural Aspects and Perspectives in Health Sciences Library Services
Speakers
PB

Patrick Burke

Coordinator, UCLA Office of Information Technology, Disabilities and Computing Program
PM

Patricia Montiel-Overall

Associate Professor, University of Arizona School of Information
AV

Annabelle V Nuñez

Research & Learning Librarian, University of Arizona Health Sciences Library*
VR

Verónica Reyes-Escudero

Associate Librarian/Borderlands Curator, University of Arizona, Libraries Special Collections
MR

Monica Rogers

Division Head, Reference and User Support Services, Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, University of New Mexico


3:15pm

Academic Libraries Spearheading Diversity and Cultural Initiatives on University Campuses
Speakers
SM

Susan M. Banoun

Associate Senior Librarian / Head, Electronic Resources Department, University of Cincinnati
KF

Kenya Flash

Assistant Professor Diversity Resident, University of Tennessee
DJ

Don Jason

Clinical Informationist, University of Cincinnati Libraries
avatar for Hiromi Kubo

Hiromi Kubo

Public Services Librarian, California State University, Fresno
TL

Tiewei (Lucy) Liu

Metadata and Catalog Librarian, California State University, Fresno
TM

Thura Mack

Coordinator for Community Learning Services and Diversity Programs, University of Tennessee
avatar for Arturo Mendoza

Arturo Mendoza

Library Services Specialist, California State University, Fresno
Academic: | Joined the Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno in 2007. Worked in Circulation Services, Faculty Reserves, LINK+ and currently Interlibrary Loan. Library Diversity Committee (LDC) member since 2013 Co-chaired (LDC) Exhibits and Displays subcommittee... Read More →
avatar for Essraa Nawar

Essraa Nawar

Coordinator of Development and Chair of the Arts, Exhibits and Events Committee, Leatherby Libraries, Chapman University
avatar for Raymond Pun

Raymond Pun

An academic librarian in California. I have worked abroad as an academic librarian and worked as a public librarian in New York.


3:15pm

Community Outreach and Collaboration in Academic Libraries
Speakers
NL

Nancy Liliana Godoy-Powell

Librarian and Archivist, Chicano/a Research Collection, Arizona State University Libraries
avatar for Lae'l Hughes-Watkins

Lae'l Hughes-Watkins

University Archivist, Assistant Professor, Kent State University
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins is the University Archivist for the Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kent State University. She is the Founder of Project STAND, and her research areas focus on outreach to marginalized communities, documenting student activism within disenfranchised... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Leket-Mor

Rachel Leket-Mor

Open Stack Collections Curator, Arizona State University Library
QL

Qian Liu

Associate Librarian, Chinese & Korean Studies Librarian, Arizona State University Libraries
avatar for Joyce Martin

Joyce Martin

Labriola National American Indian Data Center, Arizona State University Libraries


3:15pm

Public Library Use and Information Needs of Homeless in Oklahoma
Speakers
avatar for Allison Campbell

Allison Campbell

MLIS Candidate, University of Oaklahoma
Allison Campbell is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is a masters student at University of Oklahoma's Library and Information Studies department. She is a 2014-2015 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Curatorial Fellow. Allison works as a researcher and designer developing systems for retrieval... Read More →
NU

Nicole Umayam

MLIS Candidate, University of Oaklahoma


4:45pm

Making the Invisible Visible: Diversity Dialogue and Multicultural Awareness Through Digital Projects
Speakers
avatar for Norda Bell

Norda Bell

Associate Librarian, York University
AC

Alice Campbell

Digital Outreach and Special Projects Librrarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
avatar for Yemisi Dina

Yemisi Dina

Associate Librarian/Head of Public Services, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
avatar for Erin White

Erin White

Head, Digital Engagement, Virginia Commonwealth University
Talk to me about library technology, the web, user experience, digital collections and digital humanities.


4:45pm

ACRL Diversity Standards Revisited: Intersectional Approach to Cultural Competency
Presented with We Shall Not Give Up the Fight: Lessons Learned by the ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in a session titled Library Associations Working for Diversity.

Speakers
TA

Tarida Anantachai

Learning Commons Librarian, Syracuse University
KG

Kenny Garcia

Reference and Instruction Librarian, California State University - Monterey Bay
avatar for Martha A. Parker

Martha A. Parker

Digital Services Librarian, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Former librarian-in-residence for the UAF; has worked with diversity issues since 2009; REFORMA Organizational Development Committee, chair; IRRT-IVC, co-chair; former UNCG- ACE Scholar, 2009-2011.
avatar for Megan Watson

Megan Watson

Research & Instruction/Education Librarian, University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College


4:45pm

Leading by Example: A Look at Successful LIS Diversity Initiatives
Speakers
TA

Toni Anaya

Associate Professor of Libraries and Instruction Coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
avatar for Maurita Baldock

Maurita Baldock

Assistant Librarian, University of Arizona, Libraries Special Collections
AB

Angela Boyd

Librarian for International Organizations/NGO Documents, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara
YE

Yamila El-Khayat

Assistant Librarian, University of Arizona, Health Sciences Library
DK

Denise Kane

Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of California, Riverside
GM

Gina Macaluso

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, School of Information
JM

Julie Mason

Science Reference Librarian, University of California, Riverside
avatar for Amber Mathewson

Amber Mathewson

Director, Pima County Public Library
I am currently the president of the Arizona Library Association. I am passionate about community impact planning and creating a diverse and responsive library. Our library systems has jump-started many innovative programs such as the Library Nurse, Bookbike, Seed Library, and Books-on-Wheels... Read More →
avatar for Charlene Maxey-Harris

Charlene Maxey-Harris

Research and Instructional Services Chair, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
I'm passionate about life and learning!


4:45pm

We Shall Not Give Up the Fight: Lessons Learned by the ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Presented with ACRL Diversity Standards Revisited: Intersectional Approach to Cultural Competency in a session titled Library Associations Working for Diversity.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Cardenas-Dow

Melissa Cardenas-Dow

Social Sciences Librarian, Sacramento State University
Something. And something again.
avatar for Trevor A. Dawes

Trevor A. Dawes

Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian, University of Delaware
I am an experienced librarian and educator.
MG

Martin Garnar

Dean, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
AA

Alanna A Moore

Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Gender Studies Librarian, UC San Diego
avatar for Mark Puente

Mark Puente

Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
-- Program Director for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program -- Director, ARL Leadership Symposium -- Faculty for ARL Leadership Fellows Program -- ARL representative to the Nexus LAB: Leading Across Boundaries project advisory board -- Alumnus of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians... Read More →


4:45pm

Cultural Diversity Through Music: The World Music Center at UCLA
Presented with Out of Context: Library Outreach through Instructional Art Installations in a session titled Diversity and Outreach Through Music and Art.

Speakers
AB

Aaron Bittel

Head of Digital Projects and Archivist, UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive
HR

Helen Rees

Professor Ethnomusicology Director of the World Music Center, UCLA
MR

Maureen Russell

Head of Cataloging and Archivist, UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive


4:45pm

Educating the Educators: Proactive Approaches to the Inclusive Classroom
Speakers
MH

Macie Hall

Senior Instructional Designer, Johns Hopkins University
DR

Dolores Rafter-Arevalo

Coordinator, Office of Global Programs, Penn State Abington
SS

Shannon Simpson

Student Engagement and Information Fluency Librarian, Johns Hopkins University
avatar for Paula M Smith

Paula M Smith

Associate Librarian, Penn State Abington


4:45pm

4:45pm

4:45pm

Wikipedia: A Bridge from Basic Markup to the Research Cycle
Speakers
avatar for Lia Friedman

Lia Friedman

Director of Learning Services at UC San Diego / Radical Reference Volunteer/Staff Librarian Make/Shift Magazine, UC San Diego / Radical Reference
avatar for Cynthia Mari Orozco

Cynthia Mari Orozco

Librarian for Equitable Services, East Los Angeles College
AP

Annie Pho

Inquiry and Instruction Librarian for Peer-to-Peer Services and Public Programming, University of California, Los Angeles
avatar for Gayatri Singh

Gayatri Singh

Reference & Information Services Coordinator and Librarian for Communication, UC San Diego


7:00pm

 
Friday, August 12
 

9:00am

Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Contesting Oppression and Building Cultural Competence and Empathy in LIS Spaces
Speakers
avatar for Nicole Amy Cooke

Nicole Amy Cooke

Assistant Profesor, MS/LIS Program Director, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois
Nicole A. Cooke is an Assistant Professor, and Director of the MS/LIS program, at the School of Information Sciences, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds an M.Ed in Adult Education from Pennsylvania State University, and an MLS and a Ph.D. in Communication, Information... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Robin F. Kurz

Dr. Robin F. Kurz

Assistant Professor, The School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
I am a junior faculty member in the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University. You can find me on Twitter @robinkurz and at | www.transformingamericanlibraries.com (Any posts, comments, likes, shares, etc. do not represent the views of SLIM, ESU... Read More →


9:00am

Are We Doing Enough?: Four Stories of Diversity in Library Collections
Speakers
avatar for Jade Alburo

Jade Alburo

Librarian for Southeast Asian and Pacific Islands Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Jade Alburo is the Librarian for Southeast Asian and Pacific Islands Studies at UCLA. She is currently chairing the National Diversity in Libraries Conference. She is a past President (2012-2013) of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) and was co-chair of its... Read More →
avatar for Eugenia Beh

Eugenia Beh

Electronic Resources Librarian, NCSU
Eugenia Beh is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the MIT Libraries. She currently serves as a Member-At-Large on the NASIG Executive Board and is the ALCTS representative to the ALA Legislation Assembly.
avatar for Paolo P. Gujilde

Paolo P. Gujilde

Collections & Scholarly Communications Librarian, National Louis University
avatar for Rachel Keiko Stark

Rachel Keiko Stark

Manager, Library Services, Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano
Rachel Keiko Stark works for Kaiser Permanenete in Northern California. She manages two hospital libraries in the Napa-Solano Service Area. Rachel is the Outreach Chair for the Northern California Nevada Medical Library Group.



9:00am

Latino Digital Archives Group
Speakers
LC

Lillian Castillo-Speed

Head Librarian, Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
RC

Richard Chabran

Adjunct Instructor, California State University, Los Angeles
NC

Norma Corral

Latino Digital Archive Group, Advisory Committee Member, UCLA Librarian, Retired
KB

Kathryn Blackmer Reyes

Librarian, San Jose State University


9:00am

Creating a Sustainable Plan for Diversity and Inclusion
Speakers
avatar for Erin Carrillo

Erin Carrillo

Information Services Librarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison
avatar for Cat Phan

Cat Phan

Digital and Media Archivist, University of Wisconsin-Madison


9:00am

Library Diversity Training: From Awareness to Action
Speakers
avatar for Kristyn Caragher

Kristyn Caragher

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Des Plaines Public Library
My work is situated at the intersection of anti-oppression/anti-racism and librarianship. I am also interested in institutional policy and hiring practices as it relates to anti-oppressive practices.
avatar for Dr. Lori S.  Mestre

Dr. Lori S. Mestre

Professor and Head, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
My research and publication interests pertain to multicultural librarianship, the intersection of online learning and the accommodation of diverse learning styles and strategies for best serving our diverse populations. This session explores the way our library moved beyond a handful... Read More →



9:00am

Promoting Academic Success Among Student Veterans Through Libraries
Speakers
MH

Michael Habata

Librarian, Los Angeles Pierce College
WS

Win Shih

Director of Integrated Library Systems, University of Southern California
ET

Eduardo Tinoco

Business Librarian, University of Southern California
avatar for Lisa Valdez

Lisa Valdez

Librarian, Los Angeles Pierce College


9:00am

Strategies for Creating Diverse Programming and Spaces in Research Libraries
Speakers
avatar for Marian Fragola

Marian Fragola

Director of Program Planning and Outreach, NCSU Libraries
avatar for Josephine McRobbie

Josephine McRobbie

Assistant Director and Chief of Staff, NCSU Libraries
avatar for Lauren Di Monte

Lauren Di Monte

Data and Research Impact Librarian, University of Rochester
Open data, data science, making, emerging technology, research impact, diversity in STEM


10:30am

Maybe We're the Problem: Bias, Blindspots, and the Politics of Experience
Speakers
CG

Chloe Gurin-Sands

Teaching Assistant, Intergroup Dialogue, University of Illinois at Chicago
SW

Steve Whitley

Visiting Coordinator & Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago


10:30am

Telling Different Stories: Evaluating the Impact of Archives on Communities
Speakers
avatar for Michelle Caswell

Michelle Caswell

University of California, Los Angeles
avatar for Jamie A. Lee

Jamie A. Lee

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
Jamie A. Lee, is Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, Information, and Society, at the University of Arizona.
avatar for Ricardo L. Punzalan

Ricardo L. Punzalan

Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Dr. Punzalan is an assistant professor of archives and digital curation at the University of Maryland, College Park and the current Chair of SAA's Native American Archives Section. His research examines the social impact of access to digitized ethnographic archives.


10:30am

Diversity Standards in Action: How Do We Practice and Value Cultural Competencies?
Speakers
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Melissa Cardenas-Dow

Social Sciences Librarian, Sacramento State University
Something. And something again.
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Jayati Chaudhuri

Instruction & Reference Librarian, California State University, Los Angeles
JD

Jessica Davila Greene

STEM Team Leader, The Claremont Colleges Library
SC

Susan C. Luévano

Anthropology, Ethnic, Women and Gender Studies Librarian, California State University Long Beach
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Mario Macias

Librarian, Los Angeles Pierce College
Instruction & Reference Librarian at Pierce College, one of the community colleges in Los Angeles. Twitter @ andornotnear


10:30am

What We Do Matters: KU Libraries and Social Justice
Speakers
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Tami Albin

Associate Librarian, University of Kansas
SB

Sean Barker

Program Coordinator for the Office of Scholarly Communication and Copyright, University of Kansas
MB

Mike Broadwell

Executive Director of Administrative Services, University of Kansas
Human Reseources Director at University of Kansas
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Sofia Leung

Learning Studio Librarian, University of Kansas
Talk to me about diversity and inclusion in libraries, critical librarianship, student outreach and engagement, space management, and library administration. And cats, of course. You can find me on Twitter @sofiayleung.


10:30am

10:30am

From 'My Block' to 'Born on the Rez': A Linguistic Analysis of Lyrics by 2PAC, Frank Waln, Litefoot, Nataanii Means, and Night Shield
Speakers
JR

Jorge Ricardo López-McKnight, MLS

Assistant Professor, College of the University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
SK

Sarah Kostelecky (Zuni Pueblo), MLS

Assistant Professor, College of the University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
ME

Monica Etsitty Dorame (Navajo Nation), MPA

Library Services Coordinator, College of the University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico
TY

Teresa Y. Neely, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, College of the University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico


10:30am

Improving Access to Services and Information for People with Disabilities in Libraries and in Archives
Speakers
avatar for Nina Davis-Millis

Nina Davis-Millis

Director, Community Support and Staff Development, MIT Libraries
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Noah Geraci

MLIS Student/Digital Library Program Assistant, UCLA
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Rachel Keiko Stark

Manager, Library Services, Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano
Rachel Keiko Stark works for Kaiser Permanenete in Northern California. She manages two hospital libraries in the Napa-Solano Service Area. Rachel is the Outreach Chair for the Northern California Nevada Medical Library Group.



1:15pm

1:15pm

Conducting the Electronic Accessibility Audit: How One Academic Library Identified Barriers for Patrons with Disabilities
Presented with Bridges to Inclusion: Database Accessibility with a Screen Reader in a session titled Electronic Accessibility: Barriers and Bridges.

Speakers
NB

Nora Burmeister

Circulation Services Professional, Usability & Design Working Group, Western Washington University Libraries
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Rebecca M. Marrall

Discovery Services Librarian, Western Washington University Libraries



1:15pm

Missing in the Archives: Uncovering Underrepresented Voices
Speakers
EB

Eli Brown

Head, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University Libraries | | Topic: Zoological Health, Landscape Architecture, and Nixon's Foreign Policy
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Virginia Ferris

Outreach and Engagement Program Librarian for Special Collections, North Carolina State University Libraries
Virginia Ferris is Outreach and Engagement Program Librarian for Special Collections at NC State University Libraries. She holds the MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and previously worked at UNC Chapel Hill, New York University, and the Lower East Side Tenement... Read More →
TH

Twanna Hodge

Diversity Resident Librarian, University of Utah
JH

Julia Huddleston

Archivist, University of Utah


1:15pm

ARL Diversity Fellows Around the Fireplace: The Stats, Lived Experiences, and Lessons Learned
Speakers
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Joanna Chen Cham

Los Angeles as Subject, Resident Archivist, University of Southern California
Joanna Chen Cham is from Los Angeles, California. She is currently the 'Los Angeles as Subject' Resident Archivist at the University of Southern California. Joanna holds a Master of Library and Information Science and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities from the University... Read More →
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Genevia Chamblee-Smith

Library Assistant, Cooley, LLP
Hello everyone. I am an information professional with interests in technical services in libraries, peer mentoring, and diversity research. I am a sock knitter with a coffee addiction. I work in a law firm in Washington, D.C.
avatar for Mario Macias

Mario Macias

Librarian, Los Angeles Pierce College
Instruction & Reference Librarian at Pierce College, one of the community colleges in Los Angeles. Twitter @ andornotnear
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Christian I.J. Minter

Community Engagement and Health Literacy Librarian, UNMC McGoogan Library of Medicine
Christian is the Community Engagement and Health Literacy Librarian at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Previously, she was an Education Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region. Christian has experience working in... Read More →
HN

Hanni Nabahe

ARL/SAA Mosaic Fellow, University of Arizona Libraries
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Chimene Tucker

Communication, Journalism & LGBT Studies Librarian, Uinversity of Southern California


1:15pm

Diversity Immersion Institute: Teaching Library Students About Diverse Populations
Presented with “Serving Diverse Populations”: A Diversity, Inclusion, and Service Workshop Model for Library Student Assistants in a session titled Scaling Up: The Next Level of Diversity and Inclusion Training.

Speakers
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Tahirah Akbar-Williams

Education and Information Studies Librarian, University of Maryland, College Park
CS

Cynthia Sorrell

Arabic & Persian Studies Librarian/Assistant Manager, Collections University of Maryland, College Park


1:15pm

Why We Stay: The Motivation of Veteran Underrepresented Minority Academic Librarians
Speakers
avatar for Oscar Baeza

Oscar Baeza

Librarian/Associate Professor, El Paso Community College
AP

Antonia P. Olivas, Ed.D.

Education & Sociology Librarian, California State University San Marcos
SD

Shannon D. Jones

Director of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina
BP

Binh P. Le

Associate Librarian/2015-2016 Administrative Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University


1:15pm

“Serving Diverse Populations”: A Diversity, Inclusion, and Service Workshop Model for Library Student Assistants
Presented with Diversity Immersion Institute: Teaching Library Students About Diverse Populations in a session titled Scaling Up: The Next Level of Diversity and Inclusion Training.

Speakers
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Wanda Brown

Director of Library Services, Winston-Salem State University
HW

Hubert Womack

Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Wake Forest University - Z. Smith Reynolds Library


1:15pm

Making Space for Diversity: Inclusiveness in Library Makerspaces
Speakers
JC

James Cheng

NCSU Libraries Lois Madden Todd Fellow, NCSU Libraries
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Sharona Ginsberg

Learning Technologies Librarian, SUNY Oswego
Sharona Ginsberg is the founder and coordinator of MakerBridge, an online community for all makers but especially focused on librarians and educators. Currently, she is employed as Learning Technologies Librarian at SUNY Oswego. She is a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and has a master’s degree in library science from the University of... Read More →
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Emily Mitchell

Webmaster Librarian, SUNY Oswego
Emily Mitchell is a co-founder and regular contributor to MakerBridge, an online community for all makers but especially focused on librarians and educators.
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Lauren Di Monte

Data and Research Impact Librarian, University of Rochester
Open data, data science, making, emerging technology, research impact, diversity in STEM
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Madison Sullivan

NCSU Libraries Fellow, North Carolina State University Libraries
Librarian for Research and Information Services + External Relations.


1:15pm

Manejando Su Exito: Bringing Driver's Education to Undocumented Residents
Speakers
MP

Matthew Patsel

Branch Manager, Orange County Public Libraries
BP

Beatriz Preciado

Programming Coordinator, Orange County Public Libraries


2:45pm

Grow Your Community: An Exploration of Peer Mentoring for People of Color
Speakers
TA

Tarida Anantachai

Learning Commons Librarian, Syracuse University
MC

Mara Cabrera

Librarian I (Teen Services), Santa Monica Public Library
SC

Sojourna Cunningham

Social Sciences and Assessment Librarian, University of Richmond
RD

Rebecca Davis

Information Services Librarian, University of Southern California/Jennifer Ann Wilson Dental Library
AP

Annie Pho

Inquiry and Instruction Librarian for Peer-to-Peer Services and Public Programming, University of California, Los Angeles
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Eva Rios-Alvarado

Student Equity & Outreach Librarian, Mt. San Antonio College
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Ariana Santiago

OER Coordinator, University of Houston


2:45pm

Turning Commitment into Action: Creating a Successful Diversity Plan for Your Library
Speakers
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Sheree Baugh

Marketing and Donor Relations Assistant, University of California, Irvine Libraries
My ultimate passion includes creating value for the lives around me. I love talking about and contributing to things that bring positive impact. I'm an open-minded and empathetic free-thinker who respects and values all perspectives. Curious about everything, I find joy in diversity... Read More →
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Kathryn Kjaer

Head, Library Human Resources, University of California, Irvine, Libraries
Kathryn is the head of library human resources at the University of California, Irvine Libraries, where she oversees librarian recruitment and the librarian academic review process. Prior to her human resources role, Kathryn held a variety of librarian positions in ARL libraries including... Read More →
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Azadeh Vosoughian

Organizational Development, Assessment, and Grants Analyst, University of California, Irvine Libraries



2:45pm

Do We Walk the Walk, or Just Talk the Talk? Library Practices Around Intersectional Needs
Speakers
JA

Jeanie Austin

Ph.D. Student, Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champagin, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
MV

Melissa Villa-Nicholas

Ph.D. Student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
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Christina J. Woo

Research Librarian, University of California, Irvine


2:45pm

2:45pm

Information Literacy Through Personal Narrative: Women’s Studies and the Human Library
Presented with Visualizing #blacklivesmatter: Exploring Critical Visual Literacy through Instagram in a session titled Information Literacy Through Different Lenses.

Speakers
YB

Yvonne Becker

Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women's Studies, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
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Kara Blizzard

Public Services Librarian, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
NG

Nancy Goebel

Head Librarian, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus


2:45pm

Scholarly Communication as a Tool for Social Justice and Diversity
Speakers
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Emily Drabinski

Long Island University
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Harrison Inefuku

Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian, Iowa State University
Harrison W. Inefuku is the scholarly publishing services librarian at Iowa State University, where he is overseeing the devleopment of lowa State's library publishing program. He has been active with diversity and inclusion initiatives at the national level and has spoken and published... Read More →
CR

Charlotte Roh

Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of San Francisco


2:45pm

The Library as a Connector: Creating Collaborative Outreach Opportunities for Diverse Student Populations
Speakers
CC

Cirilo Cortez

Director Strategic Chicana/o and Latina/o Retention Initiatives, UCD
RC

Roberto C. Delgadillo

Research Support Services Librarian, UCD
RL

Robin L. Gustafson

Head Access & Delivery Services, UCD
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Rosan Mitola

Outreach Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Rosan is the Outreach Librarian for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries. As the liaison to campus partners in academic support units, she designs co-curricular learning experiences for students and oversees the Mason Undergraduate Peer Research Coach Program... Read More →
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Amanda Melilli, MLIS

Head, Teacher Development & Resources Library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Amanda Melilli is the Head of the UNLV Teacher Development & Resources Library which supports the teacher education programs within the UNLV College of Education as well as educators in the Las Vegas P12 community. She specializes in youth library services and collections with a focus... Read More →
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Michelle Roppeau, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Services, UCD Athletics


2:45pm

Visualizing #blacklivesmatter: Exploring Critical Visual Literacy through Instagram
Presented with Information Literacy Through Personal Narrative: Women’s Studies and the Human Library in a session titled Information Literacy Through Different Lenses.

Speakers
SR

Stacy R. Williams

Head, Architecture and Fine Arts Library, University of Southern California


4:30pm

Closing Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Chris Bourg

Chris Bourg

Director of Libraries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chris Bourg is the Director of Libraries at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she also has oversight of the MIT Press. Prior to assuming her role at MIT, Chris worked for 12 years in the Stanford University Libraries, most recently as the Associate University Librarian... Read More →
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April Hathcock

Scholarly Communications Librarian, NYU
April Hathcock is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at NYU where she educates the campus community on issues of ownership, access, and rights in the research lifecycle. She received her J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law and... Read More →


6:00pm

Conference Ends
Friday August 12, 2016 6:00pm - 6:01pm
TBA
 
Saturday, August 13
 

9:00am

Excursion to the J. Paul Getty Museum
Excursion to the J. Paul Getty Museum, known for its collection and conservation of visual arts, as well as its modern architecture, beautiful gardens, and spectacular views of Los Angeles.

To sign up for this excursion, contact: ndlc@library.ucla.edu


Saturday August 13, 2016 9:00am - 4:00pm
TBA