2020 Poster Session Information

FLA Virtual Conference is holding Live Q&A Sessions with Poster Presenters on Thursday, October 29th. Review presentations before their scheduled session and come prepared to ask questions! All materials will be accessible on our LMS system. You must be registered for the conference to attend.

Session I- 9am-9:30am

“Leading Forward to Recovery:” How Librarians Aid Adolescent Mental Health Literacy
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Media Center/School Libraries

  • Janet Chan- University of South Florida
  • Brittany Baum- University of South Florida

Students at the Forefront: Integrating a Student Staffed Reference Desk into an Academic Library’s Learning Commons
Audience: Academic Libraries, Media Center/School Libraries, Library Leadership

  • Lauren Fralinger- University of Miami Libraries

Get out of my cite: Fostering campus consensus and collaboration in adopting citation manual updates
Audience: Academic Libraries, Library Leadership

  • Deborah Harmon- University of South Carolina Aiken
  • Brandy Horne – University of South Carolina Aiken
  • Dr. Amanda Warren – University of South Carolina Aiken

Leading Forward – Taking Customer Service to the Next Level
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Paraprofessional Library Employees

  • Amy Harris- Saint Leo University, Cannon Memorial Library 

Creating a Community of Crafting at your Library
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments

  • Nancy Schuler- Eckerd College

The Graduate Research Marathon: Leading the Way Forward for Doctoral Candidates in an Academic Library
Audience: Academic Libraries, Library Leadership

  • Nora Galbraith, Resource Sharing Librarian, Florida Southern College
  • Victoria Giordano, Dean of Education, Florida Southern College
  • Julie Hornick- Florida Southern College
  • Randall MacDonald, Director of the Library, Florida Southern College
  • Marina Morgan, Metadata Librarian, Florida Southern College
  • Steven Wade, Instructional Services Librarian, Florida Southern College

Session II- 9:45am-10:15am

Moving forward with Tipasa @UNF
Audience: Academic Libraries, Paraprofessional Library Employees, Special Services Departments

  • Adam Chalmers- University of North Florida
  • Paul Mosley- University of North Florida
  • Victoria Rocanelli- University of North Florida 

ILL Loan Periods: What Do Researchers Need?
Audience: Academic Libraries, Library Leadership, Resource Sharing or Access Services

  • Dan Schoonover- Florida State University Libraries

Leading Forward with SOLAR Librarians: Addressing Mental Health Needs After Natural Disasters
Audience: Public Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Library Leadership

  • Curtis S. Tenney, MSLS- Florida State University

What we do in the shadows: Reassessing the Rare Book Collection at UNF
Audience: Academic Libraries, Technical Services and Cataloging Departments

  • Tammy Druash- University of North Florida

A Day in the Life of LibGuides
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Any Libguide users

  • Gary Austin- USF St. Petersburg 

Mining data in Florida's Extinct Cities
Audience: Academic Libraries, Technical Services and Cataloging Departments, Special Services Departments

  • Bridget Bihm-Manuel- University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries
  • William Young- University of Florida

Session III 10:30am-11am

Leading Forward with Disaster Preparedness and Recovery: Public Librarians Build Resilience
Audience: Public Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Library Leadership

  • Zoë Leonarczyk- Florida State University, iSchool, Information Institute

Leading Libraries Forward with PLA’s Inclusive Internship Initiative

Audience: Public Libraries, Pre-Service Librarians & Library School Students, Community Engagement & Programming Departments

  • Heather Sostrom- St. Johns County Public Library System

Moving to A Different Library Environment: Perceptions and Statistics
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Pre-Service Librarians & Library School Students

  • Tina Herman Buck- University of Central Florida
  • Sara Duff- University of Central Florida

Sharing a bite: increasing global accessibility of digital collections
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Pre-Service Librarians & Library School Students

  • Grisel Choter- Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Margarita Mirabal- Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Isana Skeete- Miami-Dade Public Library System 

Tool Time! A Public Library’s Experience Building A Tool Library

Audience: Public Libraries, Library Leadership, Friends of the Library Groups or Library Foundations

  • Hal Harmon- Manatee County Public Library System
  • Zenobia Giles- Manatee County Public Library System

Color Your Collection : Sea Monsters from the 16th and 17th Century
Audience: Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, 
Special Services Departments

  • Meagan Magee- University of South Florida Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

Session IV- 11:15am-11:45am

Haunting Campus from the Library: Creating a Popular Ghost Tour Using the University Archives
Audience: Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Special Services Departments, Marketing & Media Departments

  • Hunter Murphy- duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University
  • Kelly Larson- Stetson University

Fast Forward to Multigenerational Programming
Audience: Public Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Marketing & Media Departments

  • Jessica Black- Volusia County Public Library (New Smyrna Beach Regional Library)
  • Dorothy Bratcher- Volusia County Public Library (New Smyrna Beach Regional Library)
  • Julie Chiello- Volusia County Public Library (New Smyrna Beach Regional Library) 

Food for Thought: Increasing Culinary Literacy in Public Libraries
Audience: Public Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Library Leadership

  • Mary Kate Downing- Pasco County Library System, Regency Park Library
  • Tracy Blimes- Pasco County Library System, Regency Park Library

Pop Up Library!: Serving the Community on a Smaller Scale
Audience: Public Libraries, Community Engagement & Programming Departments, Marketing & Media Departments

  • Reema Mohini- Seminole County Public Library, East Branch
  • Norma Medina-Ortiz- Seminole County Public Library System

STEAM Tuesdays: Storming through Traditional STEAM Programming
Audience: Public Libraries, Media Center/School Libraries, Pre-Service Librarians & Library School Students

  • Clarisa Arguello- Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Caroline Youse- Miami-Dade Public Library System

Students' Views & Access of the News
Audience: Academic Libraries, Pre-Service Librarians & Library School Students, Community Engagement & Programming Departments

  • Clarissa West-White- Bethune Cookman University, Carl S. Swisher Library