SMIRC 2019 Schedule

Thursday, April 25 (all Thursday sessions are in TCC 218)

1:15 p.m.        Check-In Opens

2:00 p.m.        Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker 
                       Dr. John Eye, Dean of University Libraries

2:10 p.m.        Keynote - "Both Sides Now: Interrogating the Value of Institutional Repositories"
                       Isaac Gilman, Pacific University

3:30 p.m.        Panel: "Getting on the Same Page: The Importance of IR Documentation"
                       Jennifer Pate, University of North Alabama
                       Darlene Townsend, University of North Alabama
                       James Mitchell, University of North Alabama

4:30 p.m.        Break

5:00 p.m.        Lightning Talks

"A Native iPad App for DSpace 7"
Keith Gilbertson, Virginia Tech

"Content Awareness: Looking Inward for Strategic Decisions"
Pamela Andrews, University of North Texas

"Building a Successful Partnership: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Publications and Aquila"
Joyce Shaw, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

6:00 p.m.        Optional Dinner Meet-up
                       Ed's Burger Joint
                       3800 Hardy St.

Friday, April 26

8:00 a.m.        Check-in

8:30 a.m.        Breakfast (TCC 218)

9:00 a.m.        Concurrent Session 1

                       "Choosing the Right Platform for UL Lafayette" (TCC 216)
                       Zack Stein, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
                       Scott Jordan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

                       "‘Showcasing More’ and ‘Increasing Impact’: The Virtuous Cycle of IR Success" (TCC 218)
                       Shandon Quinn, Digital Commons

10:00 a.m.     Workshops

                       "Digital Preservation for IRs" (TCC 216)
                       Elizabeth La Beaud, The University of Southern Mississippi

                       "A Crash Course in IR Advocacy" (TCC 218)
                       Chealsye Bowley, Ubiquity Press

12:00 p.m.      Lunch (TCC 218)

1:00 p.m.        Small Group/Large Group Discussion - "Help Me: The Importance of Learning From Each Other" (TCC 218)

2:00 p.m.        Concurrent Session 2

                       "Adventures in Migrating Massive Archival Collections from CONTENTdm to Digital Commons" (TCC 216)
                       Michelle Emanuel, University of Mississippi

                       "Mission NOT Impossible: Creative Tools for Proactively Increasing IR Content" (TCC 218)
                       Jennie Vance, University of Southern Mississippi

2:30 p.m.        Concurrent Session 3

                       "Metadata and Metrics" (TCC 216)
                       Kayla Reed, LSU Law Library

                       "When They Won't Submit: Leveraging Faculty Relationships to Increase IR Submissions" (TCC 218)
                       Susan Elkins, Sam Houston State University
                       Ashley B. Crane, Sam Houston State University

3:00 p.m.        Concurrent Session 4

                       "A Community Repository: An Update on the British Library and Ubiquity Press Hyku Project" (TCC 216)
                       Chealsye Bowley, Ubiquity Press

                       "Using Institutional Repositories to Promote Scholarly Development and Undergraduate Research" (TCC 218)
                       Mary George, Xavier University of Louisiana
                       Kayla Siddell, Xavier University of Louisiana

3:30 p.m.        Closing Remarks/Dismiss (TCC 218)