SAA 2015 Additional Details

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The Day’s Logistics + Welcome – 9:25 – 10:05am
Live Notes document »
The event will kick off with logistics, but also a rousing call to action from
Lee Ann Potter, Director of Educational Outreach at Library of Congress. By way of whetting your appetite, Lee Ann asks: Make observations, notice details, examine evidence, ask questions, consider perspective, recognize bias, construct knowledge, discover possibilities, applaud creativity, demonstrate appreciation, explore new worlds, solve problems, be amazed . . . is there anything teaching with primary sources can’t help us do?

Workshops – 10:15 – 11:15am
Five simultaneous workshops running 10:15 – 11:15am.

Workshop #1 – Primary Source/Archival Literacy Competencies Workshop
Live Notes document »
Archivists, librarians, and instructors at Purdue University and Indiana University have developed competencies that can be used as learning objectives for instruction sessions on primary source or archival literacy. In this workshop, participants will become familiar with these competencies and learn how to implement them into their teaching practices. Participants will work with real-world examples of archivist teaching scenarios to select and apply one or more competencies that can serve as learning objectives for instruction within their own institutions. Workshop leaders: Carey Beam (Indiana University), Dina Kellams (Indiana University), Sammie Morris (Purdue University)

Workshop #2 – “Is this thing on?” – A Workshop on Assessment
Live Notes document »
Structured assessment is not only a valuable tool for demonstrating the effectiveness of your instruction to administrators and other stakeholders. Assessment can also help you improve your teaching with primary sources over time and even help you better manage a classroom and engage with a group of students. In this workshop, participants will gain hands-on experience with a variety of assessment techniques and discuss the applicability of these techniques to different teaching scenarios and environments. Workshop leader: Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh (Elizabethtown College)

Workshop #3 – Thinking about Exhibits in Special Collections: Ideas and Advocacy
Live Notes document »
Jessica Lacher-Feldman, author of Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries (SAA, 2013) will offer a one hour introductory workshop on exhibits in Special Collections Libraries. The workshop will focus on generating ideas, exhibits as advocacy, and creative ways to build constituencies and collaboration. The workshop will also touch on the use of primary source material in exhibits, as well as tools and tips for making attractive, readable, and creative exhibit labels. Workshop leader: Jessica Lacher-Feldman (Louisiana State University)

Workshop #4 – Teaching with Visual Resources
Live Notes document »
Just as students need to achieve textual literacy to unlock the meaning of a written text, visual literacy (the ability to read, write and comprehend visual language) provides students with the tools to unlock the meaning of images and objects. This hands-on session will introduce visual literacy thinking routines developed by the Toledo Museum of Art and demonstrate how they can be used to help students employ close looking, descriptive vocabulary, and critical thinking to engage with primary source material. Colleagues from the Cleveland Public Library share examples of how the Biehle collection can be used to build the visual literacy skill set across a range of educational audiences. Workshop leaders: Pam Eyerdam, Rachel Senese, and Raymond Rozman (Cleveland Public Library), and Kate Blake (Toledo Museum of Art)

Workshop #5 – Quick Hits: Fun and Fast Icebreakers
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In an ideal world classes would spend more than an hour inside our classrooms, but sometimes teaching librarians and archivists only have 20 minutes (or less!) to make a big impact. How do you maximize limited teaching time while still meeting educational goals? This hands-on workshop will feature three different icebreaker exercises designed to be done in 15 minutes and each focused on meeting specific educational outcomes. Workshop leaders: Lori Birrell (University of Rochester), Matt Herbison (Drexel University), and Mattie Taormina (Stanford University)


these folks attended the

Teaching with Primary Sources Workshops and Unconference (info here »)
which was Wed, August 19, 2015 at Cleveland Public Library
Free Registration required »

-Alexis Adkins (Getty Research Institute | Special Collections Archivist)
Lindsay Anderberg (New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering | Archivist & User Services Librarian)
Lucy Barber (National Historical Publications and Records Commission | Deputy Director)
Chuck Barber (Hargrett Library, University of Georgia | Director for Public Services)
Lizette Barton (Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, The University of Akron | Reference Archivist)
Carey Beam (Indiana University, Wylie House Museum | Director)
Annie Benefiel (Grand Valley State University | Assistant Archivist)
Lori Birrell (University of Rochester | Historical Manuscripts Librarian)
Nora Blackman (CWRU Kelvin Smith Library Scholarly Resources & Special Collections | Archivist)
Kate Blake (Toledo Museum of Art | Manager of Curriculum)
Sarah Bost (University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture | Student Success Archivist)
Amy Braitsch (Burns Library, Boston College | Head Archivist)
Marc Brodsky (Special Collections, Virginia Tech | Public Services and Reference Archivist)
Christina Broomfield (Syracuse University)
Greta Browning (Appalachian State University | Reference Archivist/Librarian)
Janet Bunde
Brenda Burk (Clemson University | Head of Special Collections)
Chris Burns (University of Vermont | Curator of Manuscripts and University Archivist)
Celia C-E (Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College)
Janet Ceja (Simmons)
Joanna Chen Cham (USC Shoah Foundation/UCLA Center for Jewish Studies | Nanjing Massacre Testimonies Indexer/Project Archivist)
Su Kim Chung (University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Head, Special Collections Public Services)
Tamar Chute (Ohio State University | University Archivist)
Jackie Couture (Eastern Kentucky University | Team Leader-Special Collections and Archives)
Samantha Crisp (Augustana College | Special Collections Librarian)
Katherine Crowe (University of Denver | Curator of Special Collections and Archives)
Gordon Daines (Brigham Young University | Supervisor of Reference Services/Department Chair)
Carrie Daniels (University of Louisville | Director, Archives & Special Collections)
Amy Dawson (Cleveland Public Library | Manager)
Carmen Derrick (Ohio History Connection | Project Coordinator)
Angel Diaz (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority | Archivist)
Kira Dietz (Special Collections, Virginia Tech | Acquisitions and Processing Archivist)
Caitlin Donnelly (University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library | Head of Public Services)
Rachael Dreyer (American Heritage Center, UW | Archivist, Reference)
Gabrielle Dudley (Emory University | Instruction Archivist &QEP Librarian)
Christian Dupont (Boston College | Burns Librarian and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections)
Victor Fleischer (The University of Akron | Head, Archival Services)
Adriana Flores (Boston University | Assistant Archivist for Acquisitions)
Tom Flynn (Winston-Salem State University | Assistant Director of Archives & Special Collections)
JoyEllen Freeman (Clayton State University | Graduate Student)
David Gary (Yale University | Kaplanoff Librarian for American History)
Nadia Ghasedi (Washington University | Head of Visual Media Research Lab)
Peggy Glowacki (University of Illinois at Chicago | Manuscripst Librarian/Instructor)
Krista Gray (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Visiting Archival Operations and Reference Specialist)
Sierra Green (Heinz History Center | Archivist)
Rory Grennan (Florida State University | Manuscript Archivist)
Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh (Elizabethtown College | Archivist)
Emilie Hardman (Houghton Library, Harvard University | Research, Instruction, and Digital Initiatives Librarian)
Rachel Harrison (Center for Jewish History | Processing Archivist)
Matt Herbison (Drexel Univeristy College of Medicine | Public Services Archivist)
Julie Herrada (University of Michigan | Curator)
Ann Hodges (Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi | Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist)
Jess Holler (Western Kentucky University/UPenn; Intern at Ohio History Connection | Graduate Student; Intern)
Pam Hopkins (Digital Collections and Archives – Tufts University | Public Services and Outreach Archivist)
David Hovde (Purdue University | Research and Instruction Librarian)
Miriam Intrator (Ohio University | Special Collections Librarian)
Petrina Jackson (University of Virginia | Head of Instruction and Outreach, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library)
Judy James (Akron-Summit County Public Library | Division Manager, Special Collections)
Natalie Jemiola Wilson (Ohio History Connection | Local History Corps Member)
Lynda Kachurek (University of Richmond | Head, Rare Books & Special Collections)
Miriam Kahn (MBK Consulting | library educator and consultant)
Robin Katz (UC Riverside | Outreach + Public Services Librarian)
Sarah Keen (Colgate University | Head of Special Collections and University Archivist)
Dina Kellams (Indiana University Archives | University Archivist)
Elise Kelly (Greene County Records Center and Archives | Public Outreach Coordinator)
Christine Kim (University of California, Irvine | Public Services Assistant)
Kelsey Knox (California State University, Northridge | IMLS Resident Archivist)
Tyson Koenig (Special Collections & Archives, Southeast Missouri State University | Archival Assistant)
Jane LaBarbara (WVU Libraries | Assistant Curator of Archives & Manuscripts)
Jessica Lacher-Feldman (LSU | Head of Special Collections)
William Landis (Yale University Library | Head of Public Services, Manuscripts and Archives)
Katie LaSala (Humboldt State University | Reference Librarian, Special Collections)
Erin Lawrimore (UNC Greensboro | University Archivist)
Brian Leaf (The Ohio State University | Instructional Design Librarian)
Kylie Lewis (Emporia State University | Public Services Supervisor)
Lindsey Loeper (University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Archivist)
Morgen MacIntosh Hodgetts (DePaul University Special Collections and Archives | Special Collections Instruction Librarian)
Lisette Matano (Georgetown University Library | Manuscripts Archivist)
Rossy Mendez (Princeton University | Public Services Project Archivist)
Hannah Miller (Georgetown University Law Library | Special Collections Librarian)
Judith Miller (Valparaiso University | Special Collections Librarian)
Jennifer Mitchell (LSU | Head of Manuscripts Processing)
Jennifer Moore (Union College | Archives Processor)
Christina Moretta (San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library | Photo Curator / Archivist)
Sammie Morris (Purdue University | Associate Professor/Director)
Nora Murphy (MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections | Archivist for Reference, Outreach and Instruction)
Lori Myers-Steele (Berea College | Collections Archivist)
Tal Nadan (The New York Public Library | Reference Archivist)
Katie Nash (Williams College | College Archivist)
Jamie Nelson (DePaul University | Head of Special Collections and Archives)
Cinda Nofziger (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan | Project Archivist for Outreach and Education)
Daniel Noonan (The Ohio State University | Digital Resources Archivist)
Alix Norton
Abigail Nye (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | Reference and Instruction Archivist)
Kelsey O’Connell (Columbia College Chicago | Archival Research and Cataloging Assistant)
Sohayla Pagano (Ohio History Connection | Project Coordinator)
Chris Paton (Columbia Theological Seminary | Archivist)
Fernanda Perrone (Rutgers University | Archivist, and Head, Exhibitions)
Rebecca Petersen (Wake Forest University | Public Services Archivist)
Claudia Peterson (Penn State | Reference and Instruction Librarian)
Johna Picco (The Filson Historical Society | Assistant Curator)
Julie Porterfield (Penn State | Instruction & Outreach Archivist)
Lee Ann Potter (Library of Congress | Director of Educational Outreach)
Sara Powell (Simmons College | n/a (MLIS candidate))
Erin Rhodes (Colby college | Archives education librarian)
Katie Richardson (Cal Poly Pomona | Special Collections and Digital Curation Librarian)
Heather Richmond (The State Historical Society of Missouri | Archivist)
Elisabeth Rodriguez (Mesa Community College | Librarian & Archivist)
Anne Ryckbost (Northern Kentucky University | Manuscript Processor)
Rachel Santose (SUNY Canton | Instruction and Assessment Librarian / College Archivist)
Elizabeth Scott (Saint Michael’s College | Archivist)
Rachel Senese (Cleveland Public Library | ClevDPL Coordinator)
Jill Severn (Russell Library University of Georgia | Head of Access and Outreach)
Diane Windham Shaw (Lafayette College | Director of Special Collections and College Archivist)
Madeline Sheldon (Valparaiso University | Library Fellow & Visiting Assistant Professor)
Lisa Sjoberg (Concordia College | College Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian)
Jillian Slater (University of Dayton | Librarian/Archivist)
Holly Smith (Spelman College | College Archivist)
Lindy Smith (Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives, Bowling Green State University | Reference Archivist)
Elizabeth Surles (Institute of Jazz Studies | Archivist)
Jenny Swadosh (The New School | Archivist)
Ellen Swain (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Archivist, Student Life/Culture)
Michelle Sweetser (Marquette University | University Archivist)
James Tammaro (University at Buffalo | Adjunct Professor)
Mattie Taormina (Stanford University | Head of Public Services)
Jill Tatem (Case Western Reserve University | University Archivist)
Christina Thompson Shutt (Hendrix College | College Archivist & Public Services Librarian)
Molly Tighe (Chatham University | Archivist & Public Services Librarian)
Ashley Todd-Diaz (Emporia State University | Assistant Professor, Curator of Special Collections and Archives)
Yayoi Tsutsui
Maria Tucker (Pueblo City-County Library District | Manager of Special Collections)
Florence M Turcotte (University of Florida | Literary Manuscripts Archivist)
Marissa Vassari
Leslie Waggener (American Heritage Center | Associate Archivist)
Wendy Wasman (Cleveland Museum of Natural History | Librarian & Archivist)
Amy Welch (Washington &Jefferson College | College Archivist & Outreach Librarian)
Debbie Whalen (Eastern Kentucky University | Special Collections Librarian)
Angela White (IUPUI | Philanthropic Studies Archivist)
Elizabeth Wilkinson (Georgetown University Special Collections | Curator of Manuscripts)
Elizabeth Williams-Clymer (Kenyon College | Special Collections Librarian)
Helen Wong Smith (Kauaʻi Historical Society | Director)