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Friday, March 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Creating Library Learning Ecologies

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Creating Library Learning Ecologies
S.R. Ranaganathan's fifth law of library science offers a compelling challenge to all librarians: "The Library is a Growing Organism." This session will explore how librarians have encouraged the growth of natural connections by collaborating to teach, manage collections, and design spaces. Variously working with first nations communities, studio art faculty, students, or science librarians, each presentation will deal with a unique collaboration that connected library services to a larger ecosystem.

Moderator
Marilyn Russell, Haskell Indian Nations University

Speakers
Rediscovering natural connections; Using Indigenous Ways of Knowing to Inform Library Collections

Daniel Payne, Head, Reference & Instructional Services, Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD University

Generating your own STEAM: Libraries as part of informal learning ecosystems in art & science
Rebecca Kuglitsch, Head, Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
Alexander Watkins, Art & Architecture Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder

Building natural connections in the book arts with an embedded librarian
Shā Towers, Art Liaison Librarian and Director of Liaison Services, Baylor University
Virginia Green, Associate Professor of Art, Baylor University 
 

Moderators
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Marilyn Russell

Library Director, Haskell Indian Nations University

Speakers
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Rebecca Kuglitsch

Head, Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
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Daniel Payne

Head, Reference & Instructional Services, Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD University
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Sha Towers

Assoc. Director of Central Libraries/ Art Liaison Librarian, Baylor University
Curator of Baylor Book Arts Collection and Embedded Art Liaison Librarian (fun parts of my job!), Director of Liaison Services (oversee team of eleven liaison librarians and all public services/staff for main campus library) Associate Director of Central Libraries (administrative magic and hell) at Baylor University.
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Alexander Watkins

Art & Architecture Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder


Friday March 11, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Puget Sound Room The Seattle Westin, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101

Attendees (66)