Poster Session III & Beverage Break

Poster Session III & Beverage Break

Sponsored by Atlas Systems

Guidelines for Poster Presenters

Advancing in Retreat: Librarians and Faculty Converge to Develop Student Assignments
Su Kim Chung, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Priscilla Finley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

This poster presentation shows how planning with librarians led teaching faculty to develop strong student assignments using Special Collections & Archives.

Making Book History Accessible in Digital Collections
Barbara Laufersweiler, The University of Oklahoma

The poster explores high-impact, low-effort digitization & metadata of watermarks, owner history, volvelles, etc—now is the time to build common best practices.

Tweeting Tennessee’s Collections: Where Bots and Special Collections Meet
Meredith Hale, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

This poster shares the University of Tennessee’s process of implementing a Twitter bot to bring greater visibility to digitized special collections materials.

Engagement, Enthusiasm, and Empowerment: Participatory Learning in Special Collections Instruction
Lindsey Loeper, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Susan Graham, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Students less than enthused? Energize them with active learning, critical pedagogy, and reflective teaching!

A Digital Collection for Studying Early Printed Books
Sarah Werner

Early Printed Books lets users explore print features of early modern books through an open-access online collection of images and resources.

Strategic Collision: Innovations in the Special Collections Classroom
Allison McCormack, University of Utah; Sha Towers, Baylor University,

Artists’ books and “traditional” rare books converge in the classroom, allowing first-year students to make connections between them.

Collection Access through Data Visualization
Thomas Cleary, LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York

This poster explores how Digital Humanities offers new tools for examining collections for strengths and weaknesses, and lets users find new connections in holdings.