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2018 PALNI All-Staff Meeting: Home

                                                                            

General Information

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

9:00AM – 4:00PM

Keynote Speaker: Barbara Fister
Gustavus Adolphus College

Location:

Indiana Wesleyan University West Education and Conference Center
6325 Digital Way, Suite 222
Indianapolis, IN 46278

 

Agenda

Agenda

 

9:00 AM             Registration Opens with Breakfast, posters on view

 

10:00 AM             Welcome Message: Kirsten Leonard

                 Introduction of Speaker: Caroline Gilson

 

10:15 - 11:15 AM         Keynote Speaker - Barbara Fister (Zoom Recording)

 

https://palni.zoom.us/j/318608172

 

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM        Break, posters on view.

        

11:30-12:00 PM         Collaboration Session - Breakouts and Roundtables

 

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PM         Lunch

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM         Strategy Session - Breakouts and Roundtables

 

2:00 - 2:30 PM         Break, posters on view

    

2:30 - 3:00 PM         Innovation Session - Breakouts and Roundtables

 

3:00 - 4:00 PM         PALNI Updates/Initiatives, Door Prizes, Recognitions/Awards.  

 

Breakouts and Roundtables for 2018 All-Staff Meeting

 

Collaboration

30-min Breakout Sessions

  1. Room 1: Accessibility Trends: Explore. Create. Integrate. (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/539419266
  2. Room 2: Scholarly Communications @ PALNI: An Overview (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/183290667
  3. Room 3:  What’s New In Analytics and Reports

Roundtable Discussions in Main Room

  1. Reference, Instruction, Outreach, WC Discovery
  2. Resource Sharing (PALShare, etc.)
  3. WMS Workflows - All Modules, Challenges & Optimization

 

Strategy

1-Hr Breakout Sessions

  1. Room 1: PALSave: PALNI Affordable Learning (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/951427207
  2. Room 2: Emerging Technologies: An Update and Demo from the Tech Tools Task Force (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/811418729
  3. Room 3: Analytics Deep Dive: Crafting a Custom Report (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/797818138

Roundtable Discussions in Main Room

  1. Reference, Instruction, Outreach, WC Discovery & Barbara Fister Conversation
  2. Skills Inventory / New PALNI Community Site / OCLC Community Site
  3. CSI PALNI: Collaboration, Strategy, Innovation

 

Innovation

30-min Breakout Sessions

  1. Room 1: Evaluating DDA/EBA Programs & PALNI Strategy for E-Books: Current Program, Future Ideas (Zoom Recording) https://palni.zoom.us/j/120429208
  2. Room 2: Tipasa: A Discussion
  3. Room 3: WMS: Existing Infrastructure, Enhancements, & Innovative Opportunities

Roundtable Discussions in Main Room

  1. Reference, Instruction, Outreach, WC Discovery
  2. Best Practices in Online Course Assessment Discussion
  3. Government Documents

 

Breakout Session Descriptions:

 

Accessibility Trends: Explore. Create. Integrate. (Recorded on Zoom!)

Noah Brubaker (PALNI) and Rebecca Johnson (Manchester)

 

This session will be a discussion about accessibility issues, concerns, and compliance.  Key outcomes will include identifying current processes and procedures as well as prioritizing accessibility components for a future task force to address.

 

Scholarly Communications @ PALNI: An Overview (Recorded on Zoom!)

Amanda Hurford (PALNI)

 

PALNI's Scholarly Communications Director Amanda Hurford will provide an overview of PALNI's newest Advisory Group, ScholComm.  Covered topics will include the organization of the group, ongoing work, and strategic action areas. All interested in learning more about scholarly communications are welcome!

 

What’s New in Analytics and Reports

Heather Loehr (Hanover)

 

Get an update of new and upcoming features in Analytics and Report Designer, including PALNI Group reports, and a preview of ACRL/IPEDS/ATS Season 2018.

 

PALSave: PALNI Affordable Learning (Recorded on Zoom!)

Amanda Hurford (PALNI), Jennifer Raye (Butler University), and Andrea Cohn (University of St. Francis)

 

The PALNI Affordable Education Initiatives Task Force has recommended a plan for affordable education that includes membership in the Open Textbook Network (OTN) and engaging faculty with open educational resources (OER) and library content for teaching.  Attend this session to learn more about the PALSave program, our membership with OTN, and future plans for affordable learning across PALNI.

 

Emerging Technologies: An Update and Demo from the Tech Tools Task Force (Recorded on Zoom!)

Erin Milanese (Goshen)

 

The Tech Tools Task Force, part of the Instructional Technology advisory group, has been building a technologies list, developing criteria to evaluate and recommend tools, and hopes to have a preliminary technology toolkit website available by the end of the summer. This breakout session will include an overview of the work the task force has done to date, a demo of several technologies with application to library instruction, and time for discussion.

 

Analytics Deep Dive: Crafting a Custom Report

Heather Loehr (Hanover)

 

In this session, we’ll demonstrate how to create a report across multiple data universes in Report Designer.  To be shown: Circulation Statistics of New Items; Percentage of Loans by Call Number Class.

 

Evaluating DDA/EBA Programs & PALNI Strategy for E-Books: Current Program, Future Ideas (Recorded on Zoom!)

Lisa Gonzalez (PALNI) and Kirsten Leonard (PALNI)

 

Discussion on attempts to create an evaluation method to compare different types of ebook programs. We will also update on the current PALNI-wide programs and gather input for future strategies.

 

Tipasa: A Discussion

Barb Chen (Saint Francis) and Laura Vogler (Wabash)

 

Barb Chen and Laura Vogler will be available to answer questions concerning Tipasa.  We would like to hear from those ILLiad libraries that have not yet switched to Tipasa.

 

WMS: Existing Infrastructure, Enhancements, & Innovative Opportunities

Noah Brubaker (PALNI) and Josh Petrusa (Butler)

 

Join this breakout to discuss and prioritize key WMS enhancements and hear about the latest activity planning from the WMS Workflows group.

Roundtable Session Descriptions:
 

Reference, Instruction, Outreach and WorldCat Discovery

Want to chat about reference desk staffing, training reference students, student study habits, library marketing, OCLC WorldCat Discovery, user testing, active learning, information literacy assessment, or other RIO (Reference, Instruction, and Outreach) topics? Come find Ruth and Eric at the RIO discussion table during any of the breakout sessions! We’re also happy to discuss any of our ongoing RIO projects, such as our instructional peer coaching program or Camp RIO.

 

Conversation with Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister is a librarian at Gustavus Adolphus College and best known for her blog Library Babel Fish in Inside Higher Ed. She also writes mysteries on her spare time! Join her at the RIO discussion table along with Ruth and Eric to discuss RIO (Reference, Instruction, and Outreach) topics, as well as broader currents in academic librarianship.

 

Resource Sharing and PALShare

Barb Chen will talk about the PALShare Reconciliation Process to take place this summer.  We will also take a look at other Resource Sharing possibilities. Come and join this open discussion.  

 

WMS Workflows - All Modules, Challenges & Optimization

Josh Petrusa, WMS Workflows Chair, will be available to answer any questions and provide solutions concerning WMS.

 

Skills Inventory / New PALNI Community Site / OCLC Community Site

Everything to do with PALNI Communications! Come chat with some of our experts to see examples of how to navigate the new Skills Inventory, the PALNI Community Site, or the OCLC Community Site.  PALNI Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and show some demonstrations.

CSI: Collaboration, Strategy, Innovation

Come and join your colleagues for an open discussion on how your institution achieves the All-Staff Meeting themes for the day: collaboration, strategy, and innovation.  This is a great opportunity to share ideas and gain feedback from other PALNI schools.

 

Best Practices in Online Course Assessment Discussion

This discussion will center around the work of the Online Course Assessment Task Force. A rubric draft will be shared which focuses on criteria that ultimately will assist with improving the quality of online courses in relation to accreditation and departmental needs. Discussion will center around institutional use of this rubric model, additional criteria considerations, and how best to communicate resources to faculty and Centers for Teaching and Learning.

 

U.S. Government Documents

Do you work in a Federal Depository Library, or simply handle requests for government documents? Are you a expert that would like to share your skill set with others, or wanting advice about this subject area? Join this roundtable and engage in the conversation.

Zoom Recordings Now Available!

PALNI All-Staff Keynote Speaker: Barbara Fister
Meeting Recording:
(https://palni.zoom.us/recording/share/XmFW6MP0ZoKnj1Yw6-VcnuxGB3Xi0CdDp58Qu6J266qwIumekTziMw)

Topic: Scholarly Communications @ PALNI: An Overview
Meeting Recording:
(https://palni.zoom.us/recording/share/18816kTux1ivqefT3EzmVz7aGqLnJWwfG3ldhhtsboOwIumekTziMw)

Topic: PALSave: PALNI Affordable Learning
Meeting Recording:
(https://palni.zoom.us/recording/share/HzBRQ-CuTXlBTVO_-y5Nqwv9tFxOcOTBLF9J-qInvqCwIumekTziMw)

Topic: Evaluating DDA/EBA Programs & PALNI Strategy for E-Books: Current Program, Future Ideas
Meeting Recording:
(https://palni.zoom.us/recording/share/e1fglX2ASHig0cqFcl6CkwUUqwBBHol9CRhMvjEw1UCwIumekTziMw)

Topic: Analytics Deep Dive: Crafting a Custom Report
Meeting Recording:
(https://palni.zoom.us/recording/share/2OcBGOFDJQgfHtXwFfzYDk04QcK0LrHcGJ7qMH-CJXawIumekTziMw)