Pop Up Presentations Schedule

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Pop Up Presentations at the 2016 Annual TLA Conference
in Houston, TX - April 19-22, 2016
Room 360AB, George R. Brown Convention Center

Contributed Papers sessions have been replaced by new Pop Up Presentations!
Check out these new ideas, new voices, and new experiences.

Pop Up Presentations are 20-minute sessions that engage the audience and feature new or innovative ideas. Pop Up Presentations provide a showcase for valuable new content that may have “popped up” between Annual Assembly and Annual Conference.  Check the Conference App for the latest updates on these exciting new programs.

Day & Time Presentation Title Description
Wednesday
April 20
2 to 2:20 pm

Research, Technology, and 4 Year Olds

Library research can be done with 4 year olds! This presentation will show you how. You’ll also learn how to engage parents in the research process, and teach them the most effective ways to help their children. 
Wednesday
April 20
2:30 to 2:50 pm
Absolutely App-licable to Library Programming Do you want to see unique apps in action? Stop by and learn ways to use fun, child-centered apps to perk up programming and make learning fun. Appropriate for school librarians, public librarians, and anyone interested in fun, fascinating apps.
Wednesday
April 20
3 to 3:20 pm
Learning How to Adult: New Adults and Libraries New adults have very specific needs: they need to manage money, find housing, complete their education, and obtain employment. Find out what libraries can do to serve the needs of new adults, including takeaways for both public and academic librarians.
Wednesday
April 20
3:30 to 3:50 pm
Dewey Care? 86 the Numbers in Your Non-Fiction Section! Thinking about getting rid of the Dewey Decimal System? This Pop Up Presentation is for you! Learn about the process, see the change, and inspire kids to branch out and read new books. Hear about the categories, signage, and activities used at one library that made the switch.
Thursday
April 21
10 to 10:20 am
Team Management with Wunderlist Wunderlist is a task management tool that provides instantaneous syncing over multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Mac and PC. Zmau and Talbott will demonstrate how they use Wunderlist to support seamless collaboration, cross-training, and to push workflow.
Thursday
April 21
10:30 to 10:50 am
See the World with Google Cardboard and Expeditions Google Cardboard and the soon-to-be-released Google Expeditions are easy and inexpensive ways to see the world. Cameron will explain how she uses Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions to give her students a personalized 360-degree look at places such as The Great Wall of China, Antarctica, and even underwater shipwrecks.
Thursday
April 21
11 to 11:20 am
Growing Library Leaders: Harris County Public Library’s Mentoring Program Learn more about Harris County Public Library’s one of a kind mentoring program. Developed by seasoned library employees the program features a monthly meeting of mentors/mentees, an exclusive leadership panel, and a graduation ceremony with a keynote speaker. Learn how the program was developed, how it works, how it benefits the mentees and the library, and how you might develop a similar program at your institution.
Thursday
April 21
11:30 to 11:50 am
Innovative Online Training for Library Staff Want a fun, innovative way to help train library staff? Learn to create online, customizable quizzes and games to teach basic skills, advanced procedures, new resources, and more.  Learn how to use platforms like Typeform, Purpose Games, and others to train staff, student workers, volunteers, or anyone working in any kind of library!
Thursday
April 21
2 to 2:20 pm
Move More in the Library We’ve all heard the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle, but how can we combat it at work? Come hear how librarians can seamlessly incorporate all-day, varied movement into their workday with simple and economic changes. 
Thursday
April 21
2:30 to 2:50 pm
Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program Learn how to implement a simple and low-cost wellness program at your library. Librarians from the University of Houston will describe how they started an internal wellness program, including a walking challenge, a staff fitness room, and a series of lunch-and-learn lectures.
Thursday
April 21
3 to 3:20 pm
The Power of Choice: Student Led Purchasing Increase student choice in your library and find books that better speak to their readers! Hear how librarians at Spring Branch ISD started a student-led purchasing program and created powerful programs in their schools to provide students with a voice and a choice.
Thursday
April 21
3:30 to 3:50 pm
The Power of Voice: Young Writers in the Library Libraries have always developed young readers – this session will show how we can nurture young writers! Librarian and author Jenny Martin will share her tricks, tips, and best practices for developing vibrant programming for budding writers – from teens to tweens and beyond! 

For further information, please contact the Pop Up Presentations subcommittee members
by emailing Nora Dethloff at ndethloff@uh.edu.



Created on Mar 30, 2016 | Last updated April 01, 2016