Program Schedule

8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Check-in and Continental breakfast

Regenstein Library Room 122

9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and introductions
Brenda Johnson

Library Director and University Librarian

Barbara Kern

Interim Co-Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning, Director of the Science Libraries, University of Chicago Library

9:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Speaker
Doreen Bradley

Doreen Bradley is Director of Learning Programs and Initiatives at the University of Michigan Library. She has a B.A from the University of Toronto and an M.I.L.S from the University of Michigan. For most of the past 10 years, she has led a group of 10 librarians who provide much of the instruction for first and second year students. In this role, Doreen is also responsible for leading information literacy initiatives, promoting information literacy on campus, developing librarians as teachers, and assessing instruction. She works collaboratively with library instructors and faculty across campus to further information literacy education. Doreen teaches a credit-bearing digital research course in the U-M College of Literature, Science, and Arts and has 17 years of experience in health sciences libraries as well. Most recently, she has been involved in several library analytics projects to investigate the impact of library use on student success and faculty research.

10:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Supporting Undergraduate Research at UChicago

Christopher Wild
Master of the Humanities Collegiate Division; Professor of Germanic Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and the College; Associated Faculty in the Divinity School.

James Sparrow
Master, Social Sciences Collegiate Division, the College; Deputy Dean, Division of the Social Sciences; Associate Professor in History, the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and the College.

Nichole Fazio
Executive Director, College Center for Research and Fellowships

Rebecca Starkey
Head of Research and Instruction Services, University of Chicago Library

10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
Networking break
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Contributed Presentation Session 1
Establishing an Undergraduate Research Day: A Library-Campus Collaboration at SUNY Farmingdale State College
Megan Marchese, Farmingdale State College
Empowering and Rewarding Achievement in Undergraduate Research at Penn State: A Strategic and Flexible Approach
Jen Jarson and Christina Riehman-Murphy, Penn State University

Co-Authors: Hailley Fargo and Rebecca Miller Waltz, Penn State University

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Regenstein Library Room 122
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Contributed Presentation Session 2
Creation and Impact of a Library-Based, Collaborative Undergraduate Research Program
Anne Brown, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Co-Authors: Jonathan Briganti and Andrea Ogier, Virginia Tech

Leading the Way: Librarians as Facilitators of Undergraduate Research
Carrie Pirmann, Bucknell University, and Courtney Paddick, Bloomsburg University
1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Networking break
3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Contributed Presentation Session 3
Fighting Fire with FYRE: Librarian-led Collaboration Within a First-Year Research Experience Program
Ginny Boehme and Kevin Messner, Miami University
The Undergraduate Research Library Fellowship at The Ohio State University
Eric Johnson, Ohio State University

Co-Authors: Craig Gibson and Tina Schneider, Ohio State University

4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Closing remarks
Barbara Kern, University of Chicago Library