Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sessions I Attended at the 2013 Texas Library Association Conference

Here are the non-general sessions I attended at the 2013 Texas Library Association Conference in Fort Worth.  This also does not include exhibits or social events.  It’s about 19 hours of training.

Wednesday, April 24

Shaping User Web Experience through Usability Research (10-11:30)

Library Customer Service: An Unconference (12-1:50)

Connecting the Caldecott Award Books to the Science TEKS (2-3:20)

Thursday April 25

Survey Tools for Librarians (11-11:50)

Writing Effective Survey Items (1-1:50)

Using Government Information for Genealogical and Historical Research (2-3:50) – PDF

Active Learning Activities for One-Shot Library Instructional Sessions: Lightning Talks (4-4:50) – PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4

Friday April 26

Converses with Students Webinars (10:50 – 11:10) – PDF, PDF2

Copyright:  Don’t Panic (1-1:50)

Discovering Your Roots with Chris Haley (2-3:20)

The Non-Librrian Supervisor of Library Services: A Self-Study and Exploration of Characteristics (3:30-3:50) – PDF

Saturday April 27

Behind the Scenes at FamilySearch and Ancestry.com: Genealogical Information Digitization (8-9:50) – PDF

*Embedded Librarianship:  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly! (10-11:50) – PDF

NARA-Fort Worth and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum: Resources for Libraries (12-1:50)

*This year, for the first time, I also presented at TxLA!  I was one of seven librarians on a panel on embedded librarianship. A PDF of slides from all of our presentations is linked above, but I also placed my presentation in Slideshare:

My Embedded World…or…How I Got Started As a Librarian In Blackboard from CurriculumCollection