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NC-LITe Spring 2017 at ZSR!

NC-LITe, a meeting of academic librarians in North Carolina focusingĀ on library instruction and instructional technology, meets at the end of the Spring and Fall semesters. On Friday, May 12th, ZSR hosted this group. Thirty attended the event, representing ten different institutions! The day began with coffee and conversation, followed by campus updates from each library.... more

The Innovative Library Classroom 2017

On Thursday, May 11th, I attended “The Innovative Library Classroom 2017” (also known as TILC). This was the fourth annual TILC conference, but it was my first time attending. I had heard great things about this small conference with registration capped at 100 participants this year, and after my experience this year, I’ll be back!... more

Miniature Golf at Elon’s Belk Library!

On Friday, March 31st I had the pleasure of joining some of the staff at Elon’s Belk Library as they hosted Mini-golf. The Library teamed up with the Elon Inter-Residence Council (IRC) and the Maker Hub to support the event! There was awesome food, a Virtual Reality Lab where you could don a pair of... more

NC-LITe Fall 2016

On Friday, December 16th, Librarians from Elon University hosted the Fall meeting of NC-LITe. NC-LITe is a twice-annual meeting of academic librarians in North Carolina that focuses on library instruction and instructional technology. We met at Elon’s Moseley Center, a perfect venue for the meeting. Rosalind Tedford, Joy Gambill, Kathy Shields, and I were all... more

The National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016

The National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016 The National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ’16), co-sponsored by the UCLA Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), was held on the UCLA campus on August 10 – 13, 2016. This was the second NDLC, the first occurred in 2010, and in 2013, the UCLA Library... more

The First-Year Experience Conference 2016

This was the third First-Year Experience (FYE) conference I have attended, and while not a traditional “library conference,” there are always many librarians who attend and there is always useful content! I began planning for this conference almost a year in advance. I had been looking for a place to present on the Faculty Fellows... more

Hu at NCLA: “A Librarian, an Archivist, and a Professor walk into…Collaboration that Matters”

Since others have already posted about NCLA, I thought I would use my post to talk about an exciting program I attended by Shanta Alvarez and Patrick Rudd from Elon University. This program focused on the use of primary sources in classes, most notably, the Cable School, a restored 1850s schoolhouse that was part of... more

Hu and the First-Year Experience Conference 2015 in Dallas

The annual FYE conference isn’t a typical conference for a librarian. Dean Sutton first made me aware of FYE a few years ago and this is my second conference. There were 2000 attendees from 17 countries. Many were from Offices of Orientation, Advising, and First-Year Experience, but more and more divisions of the university are... more

Embedded Librarians and the LENS Program

This is the fifth year of the LENS (Learn, Experience, Navigate, and Solve) program at Wake Forest, and librarians from ZSR have been embedded in the program since the first year! Each year the program as grown, but this year the number of students increased from 35 to 51, requiring the students to split into... more

Hu’s Wrap-Up of ALA 2014

Clearly I’m still in search of a catchy title for these posts! On Saturday at ALA, I had a chance to meet with our contact at Media Education Foundation, (MEF) Alexandra Peterson. We talked about creative solutions to market out new streaming titles from MEF. You can check out our new streaming titles from MEF... more


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