Erin Gallagher

Closing Session and Poll-A-Palooza

For the closing session, Erin Gallagher, Director of Collection Services, Reed College Library, returned to conduct the 5th “Poll-a-Palooza”.  (According to the Urban Dictionary, a Palooza is “an all-out crazy party, partying at one place with a ton of people like...
Innovations Lightning Round

Innovation Lightning Round 1

This session was one of two Innovation Lightning Sessions (unfortunately they were scheduled concurrently). It featured six presentations on new ways to solve problems or new technologies in libraries. David Brennan (Co-Interim Director and Head, Technical Services...
Jordan Kaufman, Brianne Dosch, Regina Mays, Amy Forrester, Rachel Fleming-May, Carol Tenopir

The Winds of Change: A New Model for Specialized LIS Education

Carol Tenopir, Chancellor's Professor, University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences, and her students and colleagues reported on a three-year user experience (UX-A) project at the University of Tennessee. The goal of the project was to create specialized...
Ann Okerson, Bill Hannay, Kenneth Crews, Ruth Okedji

The Friday Keynote: The Long Arm Of the Law

This was the 9th running of The Long Arm of the Law session that was moderated by Ann Okerson, Senior Advisor, Center for Research Libraries. Participants were Bill Hannay, Partner, Schiff Hardin; and Kenneth Crews, Partner, Gipson Hoffman & Pancione. (The title...

ATG Quirkies: Did our ability to read arise separately from our language skills?

It looks like it may have. Experiments with baboons recounted in this New Scientist post indicate "that some of the mental processing involved in reading evolved separately from the specialised language centres that are unique to human brains. In an impressive feat of...

Closing Session and Poll-A-Palooza

For the closing session, Erin Gallagher, Director of Collection Services, Reed College Library,...

Innovation Lightning Round 1

This session was one of two Innovation Lightning Sessions (unfortunately they were scheduled...

The Winds of Change: A New Model for Specialized LIS Education

Carol Tenopir, Chancellor's Professor, University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences, and...

The Friday Keynote: The Long Arm Of the Law

This was the 9th running of The Long Arm of the Law session that was moderated by Ann Okerson,...

Charleston Premiers: New and Noteworthy

Trey Gordon, Chair, Acquisitions Department, University of Florida moderated this session as he...

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ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 12/12/18

NISO Webinar, Building Diversity in the Workforce Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern, US & Canada) Make sure you register for next week’s NISO Webinar! This event will look at bias awareness and the difficulties of appropriately...

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Fast Pitch Competition

The Fast Pitch competition is sponsored by The Goodall Family Foundation, headed by Steve Goodall, Founder and President and retired CEO of J.D. Power and Associates, a leading market research firm specializing in customer satisfaction and buyer behavior. Modeled on...

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