Rutgers University Libraries at NJLA Conference, May 16 – 18


Many of our colleagues will attend or participate in the 2016 Annual NJLA Conference this month. The conference will run from May 16-18 and will take place at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Perusing the program, it looks like the following sessions will feature people from Rutgers University Libraries. If I’ve missed one, please send me a note and I’ll update this post.

Tuesday, May 17:

Poster Sessions
“Embracing Challenges in Times of Change: NJ Academic Librarians Identify Opportunities Presented by the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education”
Leslin Charles
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Best Practices in Internal Communications
Jessica Pellien
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Awesome Outreach by Academic Libraries
Megan Lotts
3:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Music Advisory: Connecting Books, Music & Readers
Jonathan Sauceda
4:10 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18:

College & University Section Research Award Forum
Gracemary Smulewitz
2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Training Tips & Tricks: Templates and Strategies for Training New Staff
Zara Wilkinson, Moderator
3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Some of our colleagues from Rutgers SCI will be presenting as well:

Tuesday, May 17:

The Changing Face of Education for Information Professionals
Ross Todd, PhD, Rutgers University
Lilia Pavlovsky, PhD, Rutgers University
Joyce Valenza, PhD, Rutgers University
Chirag Shah, PhD, Rutgers University
3:10 – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18:

Will Librarians be Ready When Professors and Students Move from Print Research Papers to Multimedia Presentations?
11:30 – 12:20
Dan O’Connor, Rutgers LIS
GoUn Kim, Rutgers LIS


Jessica Pellien