October 29, 2017

Conference Presentations

Do you want to revisit material that you saw while attending a presentation? Did you miss the conference? Access PowerPoint presentations, videos, PDF handouts, images, and other material presented at the 2017 AzLA Conference.


On behalf of the entire Arizona Library Association and the Executive Board, we want to thank all of you who attended and participated in the 2017 Annual Conference.

In order to share all of your wonderful presentations with the rest of your colleagues we’d like to post your program materials, Power Point presentations, videos, PDF handouts, images, and more here.
Please host your content on the web and send us a link!


AzLA 2017 Cycling for Libraries, A Tour of Libraries & Landscapes: Drawing Inspiration from the Environment to Transform the Library
Serene Rock, Library Faculty, Scottsdale Community College
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Bullet Journaling 101
Andrea Castaneda, MPL
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Building a Winning Library Team with Transformational Leadership: Inspiring, Empowering, and Challenging Staff
Robert Oliverio, Head Librarian, Arizona Christian University
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Dinosaurs Didn’t Read. Now They Are Exctinct.
Jenny Youn, Davina Noffke
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Interact for Impact
Allison Burke, Youth Services Library Supervisor, Tempe Public Library
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Let it Go! Identify Traditions that Choke Customer Satisfaction and Staff Productivity
Martha Baden, Library Manager, Public Services, Prescott Public Library
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Little Libraries – Big Barriers
Robbin Gaebler – Building Operations & Volunteer Services Senior Manager, SPL Brandon Chapman – Supervisor of Volunteers, SPL Yvonne Massman – Natural Resources Coordinator, Scottsdale McDowell-Sonoran Preserve Jim Nance – Intel Encore Fellow
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Metadata: Preventing a Digital Junk Drawer
Nicole Umayam Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records
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Mindfulness & More: Empowering Volunteers to Provide Transformational Wellness Programming
Deborah Bosma, Pima County Public Library Daniel Chitwood, volunteer, Pima County Public Library
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Reach Across the Aisle for Partnerships that Transform Children’s and Youth Services
Jean Kilker, Teacher-Librarian, Phoenix Union High School, Phoenix Union School District Patricia Jimenez, Teacher-Librarian, Sunnyslope High School, Glendale Union School District Emily Howard, Librarian II, Desert Sage Library, Phoenix Public Library Mary Margaret Mercado, Children’s Librarian, Pima County Public Library
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Rocking the Small Screen: Video & Libraries
James Rider Library Technology Yavapai College Library
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Using Open Textbooks to Transform Student Learning
Cheryl Cuillier, OER Coordinator, University of Arizona Libraries
Open Educational Resources Website

Why Can’t We Be Friends?
Jana White, City of Buckeye Robin Salthouse, Maricopa County
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Tools for Transformation: Key Elements for Building Library Programs
Janet Crum, Head, Library Technology Services, Northern Arizona University
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Blitz Sessions

America in Times of Conflict
Jean Reynolds-Cultural Affairs Coordinator-City of Chandler Mary Sagar-Assistant Library Manager-Chandler Public Library
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Being Inclusive: Access and Services for Customers with Disabilities
Liz Garcia, MCLD Jennifer Gallagher, MCLD
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Trends and Best Practices in Library Workforce Development Programs
Ken Zambos Program Manager for Workforce and Economic Development, Pima County Public Library and Alice Traut, Library Program Instructor, Pima County Public Library
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