Find the iSchool at ALA 2016

Join FSU iSchool faculty, students, staff and alumni at the American Library Association Conference in Orlando, Florida!  Here’s where you can find us at ALA:

Friday June 24, 2016

Friday 24 June – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor, will be at the CLASS II Research Project Meeting, OCCC – S330H

Friday 24 June – 12-1pm  Lorri Mon, iSchool Director, will be attending the ALA Spectrum Scholars luncheon at the Rosen Centre, Salon 11


Saturday, June 25, 2016

Saturday, June 25 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM in the Rosen Centre, Room JR. Ballroom F – Lorri Mon, iSchool Director, and PhD student Ana Ndumu at “Leaders Wanted: Is an LIS Doctoral Program Right for You?” Rosen Centre, Room JR, Ballroom F

Saturday, June 25 – 11:45 AM – 11:50 AM Justin De La Cruz, FSU MLIS alumnus,  presents an Ignite talk on “The Importance & Basics Of Starting A Coding Group At Your Library,” Orange County Convention Center, Room W414CD

Saturday, June 25 – 11:55 AM – 12:00 PM Maria Atilano, FSU MLIS alumna, presents an Ignite talk  on “Shut Up and Listen: How One Academic Library Used Social Listening to Connect with Students and Build a Community.” Orange County Convention Center, Room W414CD

Saturday, June 25 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – FSU PhD alumna Mega Subramaniam, FSU PhD alumna presents “Lessons from Learning Spaces: What Are Patrons Really Learning?” Orange County Convention Center, Room W206A

Saturday, June 25 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Nataly Blas, FSU MLIS alumna, presents a lightning talk on “Business Curriculum Mapping in a Flash! Strategic Ways to Target Essential Learning in Business Instruction,” at BRASS Academic Forum: Innovation and Risk Taking in Business Academic Librarianship: Lightning Talks (RUSA_BRASS) HILTON Orlando, Room Lake Eola B

Saturday, June 25 -2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor, attends the AASL Executive Board meeting, OCCC – W414A

Saturday, June 25 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Roberta Barber, FSU MLIS alumna, presents about making iPad mini-movies in “Green Screen: Quick & Dirty,”  at Orange County Convention Center, Room W101A.

Saturday, June 25  – 5pm at Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive – boarding buses for the 20 Years of Online Learning @ FSU Celebration, to be held at Disney’s Odyssey Pavilion in Epcot from 6:30-9:30pm (includes Disney’s Illumination Fireworks)


Sunday June 26, 2016

Sunday June 26 – 10:30am-11:30am  Professor Nancy Everhart and PhD alumna Amelia Anderson present on “Public Librarians Serving Those on the Autism Spectrum,” Convention Center Room S330 C-D

Sunday June 26 – 11:00am-1:30pm at ALA Exhibit Hall, Convention Center, Special Events Area PR Xchange book promotion – Lorri Mon and Christie Koontz are doing a book signing of their book on Marketing and Social Media.

Sunday June 26 – 1:30-2:30 in the ALA Networking Uncommons, FSU iSchool doctoral student Ana Ndumu presents on “Divine Connections: Academic library outreach toward the “Divine Nine” historically Black fraternities and sororities,” ACRL – Library Marketing & Outreach (LMO) Interest Group Lightning Talk

Sunday, June 26 – 3pm-4pm Professor Nancy Everhart represents School Libraries Worldwide at AASL’s “The Write Stuff: Insider Publishing Tips from Editors of Peer-Reviewed and Practitioner Journals,” OCCC – W205

Sunday, June 26 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Roberta Barber, FSU MLIS alumna, presents “Marketing Your Library: Developing Relationships Through Public Relations.” Orange County Convention Center, Room W102A

Sunday June 26 – 4:30-5:30pm  Lorri Mon, iSchool Director, is ALISE representative at the LSTA Meeting – HYATT Regency Orlando, Room Columbia 34

Sunday, June 26 – 5:30 – 7:30 PM – meet us in the Hilton Orlando Room, Lake Eola A at the ALISE alumni reunion; we might head off from there to another location, so watch for us on Twitter @FSULibIT


Monday, June 27, 2016

Monday, June 27 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Edenia Hernandez, FSU MLIS alumna and Hong Huang, FSU PhD alumnus, present “Victorious Battle! Public Library’s Educational Value Delivered Through Original Librarian Created Book Battle Program,” Orange County Convention Center, Room W104