Poster Session

Humanities After School: A Program for Immigrant, Refugee and Underserved High School Students     Poster Presentation Material

Melinda Malik (Head of Reference & Instructional Services, Geisel Library, Saint Anselm College) and Rebecca Hall (Saint Anselm College Student, Humanities)

This poster describes Geisel Library’s participation within the Humanities After School (HAS) program and the ways with which it engages with its campus partners, local high schools, and this diverse group of high school students.

The Open Dartmouth Exhibit: Redefining “Open”, Broadening Conversations     Poster Presentation Material

Jen Green (Digital Scholarship Librarian, Dartmouth College )

This poster will explain the philosophy, design, and implementation of an exhibit at the Dartmouth College Library that has broadened the conversations about the meaning of making one’s work “open”.

“I’m just wondering what to do”: Mentoring undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary research group     Poster Presentation Material

Rebecca Price (PhD Student & Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh; Reference Librarian (Adjunct) Duquesne University)

How do we situate a librarian within an interdisciplinary, undergraduate research group? This poster addresses the application of “just in time” instruction and mentoring for undergraduates, as they develop their own research questions and write publishable reviews of the literature.

Enhancing Information Literacy Instruction with Padlet     Poster Presentation Material #1     Poster Presentation Material #2

Coco Zephir (Instructional Services Librarian, Fitchburg State University)

Are you looking to enhance your information literacy instruction with a new online collaborative space? This poster illustrates various ways that Padlet can augment your instruction practice to promote collaboration and engagement among your students.

Don’t Panic, It’s Organic: Supporting Sustainable Agriculture and Hunger Relief Efforts at McQuade Library     Poster Presentation Material

Catherine Wong (Instruction/Liaison Librarian, Science and Engineering, Merrimack College) and Kathryn Geoffrion Scannell

McQuade Library at Merrimack College partnered with a community-supported agriculture (CSA) operation to provide fresh, local foods to the College and surrounding community. This poster describes our process and best practices along with our positive results in faculty and community outreach.

Assessing Return on Investment in Licensed E-Resources Through Citation Analysis     Poster Presentation Material

Hillary Corbett (Director, Scholarly Communication & Digital Publishing, Northeastern University) and Jen Ferguson (Assistant Head of Research & Instruction Services and Data Services Librarian, Northeastern University)

We examined articles authored by Northeastern faculty members to determine 1) how frequently they cited articles found in our licensed e-resources, and 2) whether those citation rates are consistent with usage statistics. We plan to use this data to more accurately assess our library’s return on investment for researchers using our licensed e-journals.

Encouraging Student Participation Through Back-Channel Technology     Poster Presentation Material     Handout

Erica Cataldi-Roberts (Head - Information Literacy Services, MCPHS University)

Back-channel conversations via online and smartphone technology are an easy way to engage a greater number of students in classroom participation. Learn about the pros, cons and lessons learned while using TodaysMeet with diverse classroom populations.