CARL Conference 2012 Proceedings

Below find the Proceedings from the CARL 2012 Conference. Many thanks to the presenters for sharing their experiences with fostering user-centered innovation in difficult times. Their presentations described and documented risks, successes and even failures, ways in which they have become more nimble in responding to user needs. Presenters also shared information about great projects that have sustained and/or expanded, despite difficult times. Also, many thanks to the presenters for writing these Proceedings as they provide a useful record of the learning experiences from the conference, as well as opportunities for further learning for attendees and non-attendees alike.


Understanding the Learner Experience: Threshold Concepts and Curriculum Mapping

Char Booth, Claremont Colleges
Brian Mathews, Virginia Tech

Strategic Innovation: More than a myth?

Elisabeth Leonard


Creating Your Own Peer Learning Community Susan E. Parker, UCLA
Martha Hruska, UC San Diego
Nancy Angelo, Angelo + Garnets Consulting
Linda Garnets, Angelo + Garnets Consulting
How to Easily Incorporate Evidence-based Librarianship into Your Professional Practice April Cunningham, Saddleback College
Stephanie Rosenblatt, CSU Fullerton
Incorporating Instructional Design Approaches into Library Instruction Dominique Turnbow, UC, San Diego
Innovating Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy: Business Research Instruction 2.0 Michael Germano, CSU Los Angeles
Michael R. Oppenheim, UCLA

Listen & Learns

#Doesthatreallywork? Transforming the Traditional, Rethinking, Letting Go Sally Bryant, Pepperdine
Michelle Jacobs-Lustig, Pepperdine
English Composition Students: How are They Using Their Sources? Sharon Radcliff, Saint Mary's College of CA
Elise Y. Wong, Saint Mary's College of CA

Innovative Library, Innovative Space: How SJSU Students Use It

Crystal Goldman, San Jose State University
Valeria E. Molteni, San Jose State University
Mås Con Menos: Lessons on Innovation from Cuban Libraries Amy Chatfield, USC
Sustaining Relationships in an Interdisciplinary Team-based Project that Transforms Curriculum: the Human Patient Simulation Project @ SFSU Pamela Jo Howard, SFSU
Ed Rovera, SFSU
Meg Gorzycki, SFSU

The LibRAT Program: The Power of Peer Reference and Instruction

Brett Bodemer, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Transforming Research into Practice: Using Project Information Literacy Findings to Revitalize Instruction and Outreach

Michele Van Hoeck,CA Maritime Academy
Ann Roselle, Phoenix College
Catherine Palmer, UC Irvine


Connections on Demand Linda C. Gordon, University of La Verne Darryl Swarm, University of La Verne
Kitt Vincent, University of La Verne
Escaping Flatland: A Discussion of Data Visualization in Libraries Andrew Weiss, CSU Northridge
Growing and Preserving an Academic Library Facebook Community Jamie Hazlitt, Loyola Marymount
Kenneth Simon, Loyola Marymount
Predicting Innovation in Library Environments Michael Germano, CSU, Los Angeles

So You Think You Can Manage an Institutional Repository

Silke Higgins, San Jose State University
Crystal Goldman, San Jose State University
Textbook Affordability: New Roles for the Academic Library Pearl Ly, Pasadena City College

Visibility and Intentionality: Assessing the Research Process through Student Research Narratives

Melanie Sellar, Marymount College
Patrick McMahon, Marymount College
Andrew Ogilvie, Marymount College
Mary McMillan, Marymount College
Where are the Librarians? Innovative Approaches to Reference and Instruction, and Implications for the Librarianís Role Shahla Bahavar, USC
Brett Bodemer, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Lise Snyder, UCLA
Angela Boyd, UC, Santa Barbara


A Better Reference Evaluation Survey (Description, Poster) Mira Foster, SFSU
Calling Yesterday, Texting Today: Starting a Text a Librarian Reference Service (Description, Poster) Gayatri Singh, UC San Diego
Amy Butros, UC San Diego
Creating a Successful Mentoring Program: Developing SANDALL Buddies (Description, Poster)

Allison Coltin, USC

Demand-Driven E-books + Usage Data = Informed Collection Development (Description, Poster) Emily K. Chan, San Josť State University
Susan L. Kendall, San Josť State University Carole Correa-Morris, SJSU
Evaluation & Iteration: Using Statistics to Help Craft Your Libraries Social Media Presence (Description, Poster) Danielle Kane, UC, Irvine Libraries
Food for Fines (Description, Poster) Pearl Ly, Pasadena City College
Jared Burton, Pasadena City College
Going Beyond a Library Tour: Leading One-shots Using iPads and QR Codes (Description, Poster) Ngoc-Yen Tran, University of Oregon
Librarian and Faculty Collaboration Across Disciplines in a Student-Focused Environment (Description, Poster) Mark Bieraugel, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Librarians Collaborating With Faculty to Develop and Deliver an Evidence-Based Eye Care Course (Description, Poster) Ruth Harris,Western University
Frances Chu, Western University
Rudy R. Barreras, Western University Elizabeth Hoppe,Western University
Multimedia Exhibits: Getting the Most Bang for No Buck (Description, Poster) Christy Caldwell, UC Santa Cruz
Ann Hubble, UC Santa Cruz
Christy Hightower,UC Santa Cruz
So What Do They Ask? Analyzing Content of Digital Reference Transactions (Description, Poster) Kymberly Goodson, UC San Diego
Supporting our Invisible Patrons: Engaging Staff on a University Campus (Description, Poster) Jamie Hazlitt, Loyola Marymount University Courtney Hoffner, UCLA
The Distance Librarian: Figuring Out the Virtual, Co-Taught, One-Shot ... in a Pinch, from Afar (Description, Poster) Kerry Scott, UC Santa Cruz
Ken Lyons, UC Santa Cruz
Using Scholarly Communication and Data Management to Increase Face Time with Engineering Students (Description, Poster) Tony Aponte, UCLA

Lightning Rounds

5 Minutes of a Day in the Life of the Pirate Librarian
(Description, Presentation)

Felicia Smith, Stanford University
CARL Helps in Difficult Times (Description, Presentation) Kelly Janousek, CSU Long Beach
Improve Library Security Reporting with Google Forms
(Description, Presentation)
Pearl Ly, Pasadena City College
Note Taking Apps for the Serious Researcher
(Description, Presentation)
Mira Foster, SFSU
On The Go: Developing a Mobile Web Presence for Your Library Margot Hanson, Golden Gate University
What?! Youíre still managing your libraryís Facebook page yourself? (Description, Presentation) Ngoc-Yen Tran, University of Oregon