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STEM Librarians South 2021: Program

A resource guide to the STEM Librarians South Conference for 2021, held virtually, hosted by Texas State University Libraries.


Program subject to change.

Day/Time *Central Title Authors and affiliations
Thu 12-12:50pm Virtual Tour of AlkekOne, a hub of technology-focused spaces located on the first floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State University. Noah Brock, Maker Space Manager
Thu 1:00-1:15 Welcome Texas State University Associate Vice President and University Librarian Joan Heath
Thu 1:15-2:30 Keynote Presentations Dr. Kate Melhuish, Dr. Alice Olmstead, Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour
Thu 2:30-2:45 Break
Thu 2:45 - 3:10 Research Training for Undergraduate STEM Researchers, at Their Convenience Kristy Borda (she/hers), North Carolina State University Libraries; Michelle Leonard (she/hers), North Carolina State University Libraries 
Lightning Round Thu 3:15-3:22 Bibliometric Study of the Patents Granted to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Lutishoor Salisbury
Thu 3:23-3:30 Everyone's Using It So We Should Improve It: Adding High Quality Information to Wikipedia with Edit-a-thons Jen Ortiz (she/her), NNLM, UNT Health Science Center
Thu 3:31-3:38 Active Learning in Online Zoom Rooms Erin Burns (she/her), STEM Librarian, Texas Tech University
Thu 3:39-3:45 Lightning Talk Q&A  
Thu 3:45-4:00 Break
Thu 4:00 - 5:00 Facilitated Networking
Fri 1:00-1:25 Exploring Open Educational Resources Attitudes in Mathematics Ashley Morrison (she/her), Tocker Open Education Librarian; Lydia Fletcher (she/her), Physical & Mathematical Sciences Librarian; both University of Texas at Austin
Fri 1:30 - 1:55 Beyond h-index and impact factor: Librarian support for faculty tenure and promotion Patricia Hartman, Auburn University
Lightning Round Fri 2:00-2:07 Research Sprints as a New Model for Library Collaboration James Sobczak (he/him/his), STEM Librarian, University of Miami
Fri 2:08 -2:15 Systematic Review Services Moving Beyond Health Sciences: Librarians’ Response at UT Austin Hannah Chapman Tripp (she/her), University of Texas at Austin Libraries; Imelda L. Vetter (she/her), Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin
Fri 2:16-2:23 Let Your Curiosity Lead You to Effective Outreach Ellen Lutz, she/her, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fri 2:24 - 2:30 Lightning Talk Q&A  
Fri 2:30 - 2:45 Break
Fri 2:45-3:10 See a Need, Fill a Need:  Developing Systematic Review Services at an Academic (non-medical) Library  Christina Chan-Park (she/hers), Baylor University; Ken Carriveau, Baylor University; Amy James, Baylor University 
Fri 3:15 - 3:40 Starting a Drone Lending Program at Your Academic Library Martin Wallace, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries; Ryan Schulze, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
Lightning Round Fri 3:45-3:52 Assessing the Effectiveness of Marketing Strategies of Web of Science Tools in the Library Elizabeth A. Sterner, she/her/hers, Governors State University; Cari Didion, Governors State University
Fri 3:53 - 4:00 Revisiting Women in STEM Week at UTSA: Three Years of Successes, Shortcomings, and Strategies Matt Hayward, he/him/his, University of Texas at San Antonio; Ammi Bui, she/her/hers, University of Texas at San Antonio
Fri 4:01-4:08 STEMfair South: A Proposition for Future STEM Librarians South Conferences Roxanne Bogucka (she/her/hers), University of Texas at Austin
Fri 4:09 - 4:15 Lightning Talk Q&A  
Fri 4:15 - 5:00 STEM South Business Meeting