LAUNC-CH 2013 Annual Conference: TRUE Collaborations: Creating New Structures, Services and Breakthroughs"

February 13, 2013

The Librarians' Association at UNC-Chapel Hill (LAUNC-CH) invites you to attend the LAUNC-CH 2013 Annual Conference: TRUE Collaborations: Creating New Structures, Services and Breakthroughs" on Monday, March 11th, 2013.

Please join in for an engaging discussion about how libraries can create "new structures, services and breakthroughs" at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The keynote speaker for this year's event is Rick Anderson, interim dean of the J. Willard Marriot Library at the University of Utah who will present, "The Purpose of Collaboration is Not to Collaborate: Creating Leverage While Bringing Complexity Indoors."

This year there are several SILS students involved in the conference.

"There are four students presenting: Megan Slemons, Dani Brecher, John D. Martin III and Jacob Hill!" said Emily King (MSLS '08), LAUNC-CH publications committee chair and Coordinator of E-Learning Services at the UNC at Chapel Hill Undergraduate Library. "Alli Buehler, another SILS' student is on the conference planning committee. LAUNC-CH is excited to have such a strong representation from SILS this year! And of course, as always, we have lots of SILS alums who are presenting." 

The LAUNC-CH Board of Directors also includes several alumni from SILS.

Break Out Session Topics include:

  • PROVIDING ACCESS TO GEOSPATIAL DATA FROM THE OPAC
  • PRESERVING AND DELIVERING THE VOICES OF THE SOUTH: THE SOUTHERN ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM INTERVIEWS AT THE SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION
  • RADIO, LIBRARIES AND BLOGS, OH MY! COLLABORATION WITH YOUR HEALTH RADIO
  • DOING OUR PART TO CREATE SCHOLARS READY FOR THE WORLD: A PROGRAM MODEL FOR OUTREACH AND COLLEGE PREPAREDNESS IN AN ACADEMIC LIBRARY
  • FROM ZERO TO ONE HUNDRED IN THREE YEARS OR LESS: COLLABORATIVE DIGITIZATION WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA DIGITAL HERITAGE CENTER
  • FUNDING, PARTNERING, INNOVATING: A MATH EMPORIUM PLANNING AND SPACE ALLOCATION PROJECT
  • THE RELIGION IN NORTH CAROLINA DIGITAL COLLECTION: A COLLABORATIVE PROJECT PROVIDING DIGITAL ACCESS TOPRIMARY MATERIALS OF RELIGIOUS BODIES IN NORTH CAROLINA
  • PLAYING WELL WITH OTHERS: CREATING A LIBRARY GAME WITH BEYOND-THE-LIBRARY PARTNERS 

 
Lightning Session Topics:

  • DIGITIZATION IN A BOX, John D. Martin III & Jacob Hill, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BATCH COLLABORATION: COMBINING DATA FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES TO CORRECT AND ENHANCE LOCAL AND COOPERATIVE CATALOG RECORDS, Kristina Spurgin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • NORTH CAROLINA HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS: COLLABORATIONS ACROSS THE LIBRARY, THE STATE AND THE COUNTRY, Barbara Ilie & John Blythe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • REORIENTING LIBRARY ORIENTATION, Angela Davis & Joshua Berkov, Pitt Community College Library
  • USING TBL TO INCREASE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING, Brandi Tuttle & Adrianne Leonardelli, Duke University
  • BUILDING A BETTER SUBJECT GUIDE: TOOLS FOR CREATING STANDARDS, INCREASING USABILITY, AND ENCOURAGING STAFF BUY-IN, Dani Brecher & Megan Slemons, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • THE POWER OF COLLABORATION: LESSONS LEARNED WHILE BUILDING AN ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA, Emily Horton & Mike Childs, State Library of North Carolina

Please check the Web site for full details and registration links and forms:
http://www.lib.unc.edu/launcch/conference/