Pecha Kucha: Five Librarians Walk into a Bar…

Lise Doucette, Marni Harrington, Courtney Waugh, University of Western Ontario

Often, the most important discussions are not the ones you have in scheduled meetings. In this session we will talk about informal ways to keep librarianship vital, especially in a large multi-library university setting. Take an active approach to shaping the future of our profession, […]

Pecha Kucha: Learning Environment Architect … Moving from Lecture to Experience

Mara Bordignon, Seneca College

How are teaching librarians transforming the role libraries play in higher education? As the nature of information has changed with the Internet and social media, librarians have taken on a more prevalent role as guide rather than gatekeeper.

Teaching Information literacy has traditionally been at the core of library teaching programs. […]

Pecha Kucha: The Library is the Cloud

Pamela Jacobs, Brock University

What will library collections look like 10 years from now? Will all the books be replaced by study carrels? Who will select library materials: librarians or patrons? How do massive digitization projects like Google and Hathi trust fit in? This presentation will look at current trends and summarize what library futurists […]