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Gits, Carrie L. - Associate Professor, Head Librarian-RGC & HLC, Library Services
"Creating Your Own Learning 2.0 Based Program - The Fundamentals", Annual Conference, Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL), Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2008.
"E-librarian Evolution: Practical and Successful Approaches to Learning Web 2.0", Annual Conference, Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL), Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2008
"Going Mobile with Library Services", Carrie Gits and Rich Ackerman, Annual Conference, Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN), Miami, Florida, 2009
"Setting Yourself Apart: The Five Practices at Work" in A Leadership Primer for New Librarians: Tools for Helping Today's Early-career Librarians Become Tomorrow's Library Leaders, authors and editors Suzanne Byke and Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen by
Publication Date: Chandos Publishing, 2009; Elsevier Science, 2014. Chandos Information Professional Series.
"This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. With the increase of both new graduates entering the field and upcoming retirements, there is a foreseeable gap in library leadership. Many early-career librarians will move into roles they are not ready for and others will find themselves having to lead without being in traditional leadership roles. This book offers suggestions for librarians facing these challenging new circumstances. The book shows how to create leadership opportunities when none appear to be present, how to take charge of your own professional development, and how to become an effective follower as well as an effective leader..."
"To Catch a Texas Thief: Are You Easy Pickings or Safe and Secure?", Dr. Julie Todaro and Carrie Gits, Annual Conference, Texas Library Association, San Antonio, Texas, 2014.
"What's That in Your Pocket? Going Mobile with Library Services", International Relations Round Table (IRRT) preconference, Annual Conference, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., 2010.
Mlinar, Courtney - Associate Professor, Head Librarian - EGN, Library Services
- Author, Library Professional Development Blog http://libprofdev.wordpress.com/.
- Standards and Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Task Force, "Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians." College and Research Library News vol. 78, no. 7, Jul./Aug 2017. http://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/viewFile/16698/18178.
- Mlinar, Courtney and Tobin Quereau. “Metacognition and Next-Gen Learning Models.” Innovation Abstracts, vol. 39, no. 14, 20 Apr. 2017, https://www.nisod.org/publications/innovation-abstracts/.
- Mlinar, Courtney and Irena Klaic. "Building a Service Learning-Instruction Apprentice Program: Charting New Paths at Student Success and Early Career Transformations", ACRL Conference, March 2017
- Mlinar, Courtney and Tobin Quereau. "Meta-cognition and NextGen Learning models: Meeting student success and engagement goals through online information literacy", NISOD International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 2016
- Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Task Force: "Revitalizing the ACRL Standards for Proficiencies: evolving expertise for instruction librarians," ALA Annual Conference, June 2015.
- Hunon, Johanna et al:. "Creating an information lteracy badges program in Blackboard: A formative program evaluation." Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning 9 (1-2): 157-169, January 2015
- Hunon, Johanna et al."Creating an information literacy badges program in Blackboard: A formative program evaluation", 16th Distance Library Services Conference, April 2014.
- Mlinar, Courtney. “Innovative Mobile Health Literacy Instruction” MLA Conference, May 2013 http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2013/pdf/mla13_abstracts.pdf
- Robertson, Kaye et al. “There is an "I" in Our Team: iPad” MLA Conference, May 2012 http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2012/pdf/mla12_abstracts.pdf
- Mlinar, Courtney. “Mobile Apps for Higher Education.” Handheld Librarian VI, Feb. 2012 http://www.slideshare.net/mlinarklar/top-mobile-apps
- Mlinar, Courtney:“Host a Murder Mystery at Your Library as an Informal Information Literacy Assessment.” Missouri Library Association Conference, Oct. 2008
Wassenich, James (Red) - Professor, Library Services (ret.)
Keep Austin Weird: a guide to the odd side of town by
Call Number: F394.A94 W321 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Red Wassenich, who coined of the phrase "Keep Austin Weird," is tour guide to the weirder side of Austin, Texas, through this endlessly entertaining text and over 180 color photos of colorful places, people, and doings in the state's capital city. Tour the Cathedral of Junk, a three-story, sixty-ton behemoth made with hubcaps, TVs, and over 700 bicycles. Meet Leslie, the cross-dressing, semi-homeless perennial mayoral candidate. Party at the Spamarama, Austin's premier weird cook-off, known for its Spam-filled dishes from "gourmet" and "insane" recipes. Keep your eyes peeled for cruising art cars or take a Segway tour of downtown. Shop in South 1st Street's weird businesses, including Roadhouse Relics and Unemployed Democrats. Sports fans must see Austin's Roller Derby, starring the Texas Rollergirls, and bowl at the Dart Bowl, where bowling kitsch is king. For the adventurous, there is no better guide to Austin!
Keeping Austin Weird: A Guide to the (Still) Odd Side of Town
Publication Date: Schiffer Publishing, 2016.
"Take a whimsical photographic tour of the people, places, and events in Austin that collectively make it one of the weirdest cities in America. City native Red Wassenich is tour guide to the odder side of town, which has grown enormously in size and reputation in recent years. Marvel at the Cathedral of Junk, a three-story, 60-ton behemoth made of flotsam and jetsam. Join the fun at Eeyore’s Birthday Bash, a day-long bacchanalia celebrating the beloved fictional character. Meet Dr. Dumpster, who lived in a tricked-out trash bin for over a year. Visit the Museum of the Weird in the city’s “Dirty Sixth” neighborhood. While locals fret endlessly over the forces of normalcy and consumerism that threaten its quirky existence, the town’s still-unconventional underbelly is revealed in this book. So whether you’re into art, food, politics, music, or sports with a flair for the strange, Austin has just the place for you." from the back cover.