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Thursday, May 16
 

1:30pm MDT

In Libraries We Trust: Especially for Accurate Health Information.
Have you ever had someone ask "I have been diagnosed with pheochr......something and don't know what it is, can you help?"  PLA and the Network of National Libraries of Medicine have partnered to help librarians feel more confident about giving health information. Learn about the CHIS certification and about the largest health data gathering effort in US history "All of Us" at this informative, entertaining and potentially life saving workshop.  

Speakers
avatar for Trish Hull

Trish Hull

Library Manager, Salt Lake County Library
Leadership, health literacy, CHIS, CTC, business reference, community engagement, outreach, minority engagement, STEM programming, makerspaces, new buildings, local politics, government, ULA, PLA, ALA, fiction, skiing, grandkids, soccer and travelling.
avatar for George Strawley

George Strawley

Community Engagement Coordinator, University of Utah
I represent the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network, part of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. My organization has funding for consumer health information programs delivered through public libraries. Please see me at the NNLM exhibit table or come to my lightning... Read More →


Thursday May 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 300 C
  (4) General Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session

1:30pm MDT

45 Diverse Books in 50 Minutes: Fresh Voices in Storytime & Book Clubs
Update your storytimes, tween programs, and book clubs with "windows” books opening outward into the lives to others as well as “mirrors” books enabling all readers to see themselves reflected in the books you feature in your library programming. In this fun, fast-paced, informative session, Lisa, Phuong, Danae, and Heather will share engaging, relevant, diverse books you can use to refresh existing library programs--or create new ones.

Presentation Link

Speakers
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Lisa Grant

Salt Lake City Public Library
Sprague Library
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DaNae Leu

Davis School District, Snow Horse Elementary
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Heather Novotny

The McGillis School
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Phuong Vu

Salt Lake County Library System



Thursday May 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 300 B
  (6) Public Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session

2:20pm MDT

Bringing Ute Culture to Utah's Doorsteps
Objectives:
  1. Diversity
  2. Cultural Sensitivity
  3. Cultural Understanding
  4. How to involve Native American Literature during Native American Month effectively

Speakers
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Cheryl Lone Bear

RASRT Chair, Ute Indian Tribe, Venita K. Taveapont Memorial Library


Thursday May 16, 2019 2:20pm - 2:50pm MDT
MAEC Hall 5
 
Friday, May 17
 

9:30am MDT

Bringing Ute Culture to Utah's Doorsteps
Objectives:
  1. Diversity
  2. Cultural Sensitivity
  3. Cultural Understanding
  4. How to involve Native American Literature during Native American Month effectively.

Speakers
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Cheryl Lone Bear

RASRT Chair, Ute Indian Tribe, Venita K. Taveapont Memorial Library


Friday May 17, 2019 9:30am - 10:00am MDT
MAEC Hall 5

10:00am MDT

Traveling National Exhibits
Native Voices is a traveling exhibition created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.  Through a competitive grant application process, Salt Lake Community College Library and San Juan County Library System were chosen as host sites for this exhibition.  Find out how things went from the the librarians who took it on.

Speakers
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Pat Smith

San Juan County Library System
avatar for Jen Hughes

Jen Hughes

Archives, New Media & Educational Initiatives Librarian, Salt Lake Community College
I'm the Archives, New Media, and Educational Initiatives Librarian at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Since starting at SLCC in 2009, I have worked in the areas of archives, new media, institutional repositories, copyright, and educational initiatives... Read More →


Friday May 17, 2019 10:00am - 10:10am MDT
Eagle Room 200 A
  (4) General Librarianship, Lightning Talk (10 Minutes)

11:00am MDT

Understanding the Problem of White Normativity in Academic Libraries
What is "white normativity"? In this session, the audience will learn about the barriers that we, in academic libraries, are creating and maintaining for our students and faculty through a culture of white normativity, in spite of campus efforts to promote diversity. 

Speakers
avatar for Adriana Parker

Adriana Parker

Associate Librarian, University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library


Friday May 17, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Eagle Room 200 B
  (5) Academic Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Equity of Access, Diversity, Social Change, Transforming Libraries
  • Objective 1 The audience will understand the distinctions between the concepts of "white supremacy" and "white normativity."
  • Objective 2 The audience will learn about barriers to building inclusive cultures in academic libraries.
  • Objective 3 The audience will learn what power, privilege, and oppression looks like in a higher education setting.

3:30pm MDT

Beyond the Bestsellers: Case Studies in Building Inclusive Collections
Collection development outside of the packaged sets from vendors often seems daunting; how can libraries purchase to best serve diverse constituencies? This session will provide insight on how to expand the relevancy of your collection. Three panelists will share their experiences and strategies for assessing community needs and creating methods to ensure collections are “patron-driven.” The session will conclude with a conversation on failures, successes, challenges, and plans for the future.   

Moderators
avatar for Jessica Breiman

Jessica Breiman

University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library

Speakers
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Safi Safiullah

Manager--Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library
avatar for Erika Church

Erika Church

Design & Technology Specialist, University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
Let's talk about ZINES! Bridging the gap to contemporary primary source material and engaging community archivists and story tellers. Also material collections, design and prototyping resources, maker spaces, and 3D printing.
avatar for Anthony Morris

Anthony Morris

Technical Services LIbrarian, Utah Valley University, Fulton Library


Friday May 17, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm MDT
Eagle Room 200 D
  (4) General Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Collection Development, Diversity, Equity of Access, Inclusion
  • Objective 1 Participants will learn new strategies of collection development (distinct from “out of the box” vendor solutions)
  • Objective 2 Participants will gain new insights on how to understand community needs
  • Objective 3 Participants will learn what other local libraries are doing to make their collections more inclusive
 


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