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Invitation to Attend Association of Architecture School Librarians’ Annual Conference Programming While in Toronto

March 13, 2015


Barbara Opar and Barret Havens, column editors

On behalf of the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL), the editors of this column would like to extend an invitation to attendees of the ACSA Annual Meeting 2015: you are welcome to attend any of the presentations or panel discussions taking place as part of the AASL Annual Conference which will be held the same week, in the very same hotel (Sheraton Centre Toronto, City Hall Room, 2nd Floor). Listed below, you’ll find times slots and titles of the AASL Annual Conference events to which you are invited. More detailed descriptions—including a map indicating the room where they will be held—are available on our conference Program & Registration page.

Wednesday, March 18, 11:30am-12:30pm: Lightning Round Presentations facilitated by Sonny Banerjee, Ryerson University

The Divided City:  Supporting an Urban Humanities Initiative presented by Jennifer Akins from Washington University

On the Lookout for “Likes”: Expanding Social Media in Architecture and Design Libraries presented by  Lucy Campbell from NewSchool of Architecture and Design

Optimizing Library Space for Evolving Users’ Needs presented by Dr. Maya Gervits from New Jersey Institute of Technology

Things I Wish I Had Known: Keeping Drift at Bay in a Contract Position presented by Effie Patelos from University of Waterloo

Materials Collections: Recent Progress presented by Mark Pompelia, Rhode Island School of Design

On-site Reference: Location, Location, Location presented by Rebecca Price from The University of Michigan

Promoting Library Services Using a Targeted Approach presented by Amy Trendler, Ball State University

Thursday, March 19, 8:30am-9:45am: Measuring the Impact of Research: Altmetrics and the Assessment of Scholarly Documentation. Presenters: Rose Orcutt and Korydon Smith from the University at Buffalo and Patrick Tomlin from Virginia Tech. Moderated by Barret Havens, Woodbury University. 

Thursday, March 19, 10am-11:30am: Voices From the Field: Researching Women in Architecture presented by Dr. Annmarie Adams, McGill University, Lori Brown, Syracuse University, and Dr. Despina Stratigakos, University at Buffalo. Moderator: Janine Henri, UCLA.

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