Schedule

With over 100 sessions over 5 days, we couldn't be more excited about our lineup. 

2021/07/28

NCAAL Conference Welcome & Acknowledgments

July 28, 2021, 01:45 PM
Shauntee Burns-Simpson & Nichelle M. Hayes BCALA & BCALA
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From pond scum to v8 engines: reaching your audience in STEM disciplines

July 28, 2021, 03:00 PM
Angela Dixon Reference & Instruction Librarian, Georgia State University Library
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We're Down with IED, Yeah You Know Me! ......Or Do You?

July 28, 2021, 03:00 PM
Brittani Sterling Academic and Independent Librarian, Georgia Southern, UNLV
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Documenting Our Past to Inform Our Future: Uses for Oral History in Your Collections and Communities

July 28, 2021, 03:00 PM
Adrienne Cain Assistant Director, Institute for Oral History, Baylor University
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Revisiting Our Entrepreneurial Roots: Libraries as a Renaissance of Black Invention

July 28, 2021, 03:00 PM
Valerie Hawkins & Tony Zanders Skilltype & Skilltype
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Oral History Project 101

July 28, 2021, 04:15 PM
Gloria Rhodes
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Caring for the Mind

July 28, 2021, 04:15 PM
Edward Caldwell Health Professions Coordinator, Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 3
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Author Presentation with Wole Soyinka

July 28, 2021, 04:15 PM
Wole Soyinka
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Poster Session

July 28, 2021, 05:30 PM
April Lynn James, PhD, Elisha Jewell & Jerry McRae Apri & Atlanta Technical College
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Sankofa as Black diasporic awareness: Perspectives from librarians of Afro-Caribbean heritage

July 28, 2021, 06:45 PM
Ana Ndumu, Sony Prosper & Jean Rene University of Maryland College Park MLIS Program, University of Michigan & Queens Public Library
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How Peer Mentoring Can Benefit Emerging Librarians of Color

July 28, 2021, 06:45 PM
Taylor Brooks & Michelle Lee Georgia State University Library
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Policing, Libraries, and #BLM: What have we learned?

July 28, 2021, 06:45 PM
Jarrett Dapier & Emily Knox Skokie Public Library & University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Academic Support and Collaboration: Leveraging Library Resources to Help Underrepresented Populations

July 28, 2021, 06:45 PM
Cheryl Holland Washington University in St. Louis
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Sankofa as Black diasporic awareness: Perspectives from librarians of Afro-Caribbean heritage

July 28, 2021, 06:45 PM
Kelsa Bartley MSI & Simone Clunie University of Miami Miller School of Medicine & Langston Hughes Memorial Library
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Diversity Programming for Children and Families: Latinx Programming

July 28, 2021, 08:00 PM
Sarah Davis, Stephanie Huaman & Amairani Perez Chamu Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa City-County Library & Tulsa City-County Library
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Missionary Fatigue, the Oppression Olympics, Crazy-making Moments: Intersectionality and the urgency of Race in LIS

July 28, 2021, 08:00 PM
Kathy Bradshaw, Veronica Britto, Nicole Cooke & Phylissa Mitchell Free Library of Philadelphia
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Unknown to Accessible

July 28, 2021, 08:00 PM
Ondrea Murphy
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Four Hundred Souls Conversation with Editors

July 28, 2021, 08:00 PM
Dr. Keisha N. Blain & Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
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Supporting "Truth Racial Healing and Transformation" through ALA's Great Stories Club

July 28, 2021, 09:15 PM
Vivian Bynoe, MLIS Head, Reference & Instruction: Georgia Southern University, Georgia Southern University
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Literacy and Libraries: Partnerships in Lifelong Learning

July 28, 2021, 09:15 PM
Jenn Wells Literacy Manager, Tulsa City-County Library
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Effectively Developing & Training Staff for Engaging Programming

July 28, 2021, 09:15 PM
Moriba Jackson
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From the Root to the Fruit: Decolonizing Open Educational Resources (OERs) to Facilitate Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

July 28, 2021, 09:15 PM
Lamonica Sanford & Shaundra Walker Georgia College & Georgia College
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Contesting Covers: Critical Race Theory, Cover Design, and Images of Black Boys

July 28, 2021, 09:15 PM
DeAnza Williams PhD
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Welcoming Social

July 28, 2021, 11:00 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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2021/07/29

Mapping the Past, Blackprinting the Future: Applying Critical Race Theory to the Experiences of Librarians of Color and Diverse Communities

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tony Dunbar Ph.D., Aisha Johnson-Jones & Ana Ndumu Dominican University / Lewis University, North Carolina Central University & University of Maryland College Park MLIS Program
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From Fortnite to Big Mood: Keeping Up With Teen Trends

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Jessica Sanchez & Leah Weyand Tulsa City-County Library
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The Value (and Power) of Representation in Graphic Novels

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Ezra Clayton Daniels, Jerry Craft, Dr. Vanessa Hintz & Alitha Martinex Reading With Pictures & Vivid Insights Consulting
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The Future of a Black Heritage Collection at a Historically Black College and University

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Eddie Hughes Black Heritage Librarian, John B. Cade Library, Southern University
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Mapping the Past, Blackprinting the Future: Applying Critical Race Theory to the Experiences of Librarians of Color and Diverse Communities

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Julius Jefferson & Shari Lee St. John's University
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The Value (and Power) of Representation in Graphic Novels

July 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Alex Simmons & Christina Taylor READING WITH PICTURES & Reading with Pictures
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Ann Allen Shockley: An Activist-Librarian for Black Special Collections

July 29, 2021, 04:15 PM
Shaundra Walker Library Director, Georgia College
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National Issues, Local Impact

July 29, 2021, 04:15 PM
Megan Cusick Assistant Director, State Advocacy, American Library Association
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You're Gonna Carry That Weight: From Paraprofessional to Professional Librarian

July 29, 2021, 04:15 PM
Angel Truesdale, Shaunda Vasudev & Kapil Vasudev University of North Carolina at Charlotte & Capital University
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A Fish out of Water: Being and Supporting Black Librarians in the Sciences

July 29, 2021, 05:30 PM
Carl Leak, Mea Warren & Trevor Watkins George Mason University, University of Houston & George Mason University
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The Peer Information Counsultng Program : A legacy of student peer education excellence

July 29, 2021, 05:30 PM
Jesus Espinoza & Alexandra Rivera University of Michigan & University of Michigan Library
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Books for Black Folk: Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois and African American Libraries

July 29, 2021, 05:30 PM
MS. Leta Hendricks The Ohio State University, The Ohio State University
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Storyboard That: Understanding and Implementing comics and graphic novels to improve Tween readers

July 29, 2021, 05:30 PM
S. Michele Echols & Eboni Henry DC Public Schools
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Opening Session - Inspired by our Past

July 29, 2021, 07:00 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Am I Doing this Right: First Time Managers

July 29, 2021, 09:15 PM
Kaya Burgin & Sondra Presley Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library & Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library
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Save As: Managing and Preserving Your Digital Life

July 29, 2021, 09:15 PM
Katlin Seagraves Information Technology Technician, Tulsa City-County Library
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Engaging Spaces through the Lens of African American Young Minds

July 29, 2021, 09:15 PM
Suzette Chang & Gwendolyn Hooks
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Author Pavilion

July 29, 2021, 09:15 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Exhibit Hall

July 29, 2021, 10:15 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Opening Reception, Membership Meeting, BCALA Awards & Literary Awards Ceremony

July 30, 2021, 01:00 AM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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2021/07/30

Community & Collaboration: Outreach to Vulnerable Campus Populations

July 30, 2021, 01:45 PM
Amy Minix & Willa Tavernier Indiana University Bloomington & Indiana University Bloomington
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Staff Development as the Change Agent

July 30, 2021, 01:45 PM
Tamika Barnes & Iyanna Sims Georgia State University & NCATSU - F. D. Bluford Library
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Defense against the Dark Arts: a look at Digital Privacy

July 30, 2021, 01:45 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Yoga for All

July 30, 2021, 01:45 PM
Dianne Bondy Yoga Teacher, Founder of Yoga For All, Dianne Bondy Yoga
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Identity Politics: The Weightiness of Black Womanhood in LIS

July 30, 2021, 03:00 PM
Vivian Bynoe, MLIS, Kay Coates, PMC, MILS, Brittani Sterling & Dylitchrous Thompson, MLIS, M.Ed Georgia Southern University, Georgia Southern, UNLV, Georgia Southern, UNLV & Georgia Southern, UNLV
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People Experiencing Homelessness: How Libraries Can Be Community Collaborators and Catalysts for Change

July 30, 2021, 03:00 PM
Nan LaRosee, Jose Perez & Elizabeth Skinner
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Black Unbound: African American Interest Programs in Outdoor Spaces

July 30, 2021, 03:00 PM
Kalela Williams Black History Maven
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Seeking the "Brief Evidence" of Anna Murray Douglass: A Workshop on Literacy, Poetry & History

July 30, 2021, 03:00 PM
M. Nzadi Keita Professor of English & Creative Writing, Ursinus College
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Medical Graphic Novels

July 30, 2021, 04:15 PM
Lori Spradley Reference and Nursing Liaison Librarian, Louisiana State University Health Science Center
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The Pictures Are Pretty; Black Artistry Past, Present, and In Between

July 30, 2021, 04:15 PM
Nancy Tolson
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Outreach Toolkit for Working with The Homeless

July 30, 2021, 04:15 PM
Brenda Bentt-Peters
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Engaging Islamic Communities Through Special Collections

July 30, 2021, 04:15 PM
Shahadah Abdul-Rashid & Curtis Mitchell Free Library of Philadelphia
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Bridging the Gap: In Support of Female Librarianship

July 30, 2021, 05:30 PM
Emily Drabinski, Loida Garcia-Febo, Nichelle M. Hayes & Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz Graduate Center, City University of New York, ALA, BCALA & New York University Libraries
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Marginalized Faculty at Marginalized Institutions: Counternarratives as Resistance in the Experiences of Black Librarians at Public, Two-Year Colleges

July 30, 2021, 05:30 PM
Dr. Evangela Q. Oates Adjunct Librarian, Westchester Community College
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Photography for Library Social Media: Using Your Mobile Device for Great Images

July 30, 2021, 05:30 PM
Kelsa Bartley MSI Education and Outreach Librarian, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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Seasoning Your Collections with Soul and Spice: Culinary Reads for Your Library

July 30, 2021, 05:30 PM
Tracy Crawford & Miriam Tuliao Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture & Penguin Random House
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Runaway Quilt Project: Digital Humanities Exploration of Quilting During Slavery

July 30, 2021, 06:45 PM
Deimosa Webber-Bey Director, Information Services & Cultural Insight, Scholastic Inc. / Pratt Institute SILS
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Go Back and Get it! The Sankofa Journey to the PhD in Library and Information Sciences

July 30, 2021, 06:45 PM
Jason Alston, Tiwanna Nevels & DeAnza Williams PhD University of Missouri
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Keeping our Culture: Sharing 1960’s Civil Rights Familial Stories through Digital Humanities

July 30, 2021, 06:45 PM
LaVerne Gray, Dr. Beth Patin & Tyler Youngman Syracuse University, Syracuse University School of Information Studies & Syracuse University School of Information Studies
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Diversity on Purpose

July 30, 2021, 06:45 PM
Brandy McNeil Director - Adult Services, The New York Public Library
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So You Want to be a Library Director?

July 30, 2021, 08:00 PM
Sonia Alcantara-Antione, Tamika Barnes, Tiffany Duck, Kimberly Johnson, Shannon Jones & Kelvin Watson Georgia State University & Suffolk Public Library
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Making The Black Librarians in America: A Panel Discussion with 2021 Edition Authors

July 30, 2021, 08:00 PM
Shauntee Burns-Simpson, Rhonda Evans, Nichelle M. Hayes, Ana Ndumu & Shaundra Walker BCALA, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, BCALA, University of Maryland College Park MLIS Program & Georgia College
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The 4% Matter: Why Reaching the Black Community in Pima County is a Critical Need

July 30, 2021, 08:00 PM
Angela Harper, Dana Moore, Tenecia Phillips & Jessica Pryde Pima County Public Library & Pima County Public Library
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Facilitating Culturally Responsive Conversations about Diverse Children's and Young Adult Books

July 30, 2021, 08:00 PM
Nick Glass Facilitating Conversations about Diverse Books, TeachingBooks
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Making The Black Librarians in America: A Panel Discussion with 2021 Edition Authors

July 30, 2021, 08:00 PM
Roland Barksdale-Hall & Keondra Bills Freemyn Quinby Street Resource Center & University of Maryland
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Digging Up Our Past and Cultivating Our Future from the Seeds of Early Black Librarianship

July 30, 2021, 09:15 PM
Tracy Crawford, Rhonda Evans, Musa Jatta & A.J. Muhammad Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture & Schomburg Center
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Greenwood Rising and Pathway to Hope. A Panel Presentation

July 30, 2021, 09:15 PM
Phil Armstrong, Vanessa Hall-Harper & Sara Martinez Tulsa City-County Library
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Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life,

July 30, 2021, 09:15 PM
Fannie Cox, Henry R. Cunningham & Vicki Hines-Martin University of Louisville Libraries & Universty of Louisville
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Author Pavilion

July 30, 2021, 09:15 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Afternoon Tea with Retirees

July 30, 2021, 10:30 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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50th Anniversary Gala

July 31, 2021, 12:00 AM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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2021/07/31

Maternal Health: How Librarians can Educate and Support the Communities They Serve

July 31, 2021, 01:45 PM
LaMeane Isaac & Sharon Palmer Brooklyn Public Library & Brooklyn Public Library
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Creating an Inclusive Collection: Trends, Challenges, and the Community

July 31, 2021, 01:45 PM
James Jones
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Digital Transformations in Libraries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)

July 31, 2021, 01:45 PM
Dawn Kight, Sheila Stuckey & Adrienne C. Webber Southern University and A&M College & Kentucky State University, Paul G. Blazer Library
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The Illusion of Inclusion: Moving from Solidarity to Transparency in African American Leadership

July 31, 2021, 01:45 PM
Wil Shelton CEO, WP Integrated Marketing
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Digital Transformations in Libraries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)

July 31, 2021, 01:45 PM
Vicki Coleman & Dr. Tasha Lucas-Youmans
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Speculating about a Black Future: Creating Programs for Speculative Fiction/Fantasy

July 31, 2021, 03:00 PM
Renee Roberson Tecco Library Customer Advisor, Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library
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1,000,001 Unwritten Rules For Being A Librarian of Color

July 31, 2021, 03:00 PM
Brittani Sterling Academic and Independent Librarian, Georgia Southern, UNLV
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Reimaging Reentry: How the Washington State Library and Department of Corrections collaborate to support justice involved people returning to their communities

July 31, 2021, 03:00 PM
Anna Nash & Franklyn Smith Washington State Library & Washington Department of Corrections
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Your Healthy Heart

July 31, 2021, 03:00 PM
Ashley Oliver
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Celebrating Us: BIPOC Spaces of Joy

July 31, 2021, 04:15 PM
Richard E. Ashby Jr., Shannon Bland, Emily Dowie & Jamia Williams Sto-Roc=x Public Library & Greenburgh Public Library
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Black Film: A Gateway to Community Engagement

July 31, 2021, 04:15 PM
Angel Truesdale Social Sciences and Business Librarian, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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The Engagement Pivot: Re-imagining, Creating and Delivering Engaged Library Services

July 31, 2021, 04:15 PM
Dr. Tameca Beckett & Elisha Jewell
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Celebrating Us: BIPOC Spaces of Joy

July 31, 2021, 04:15 PM
Nicollette Davis & Twanna Hodge
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24 Branches, 1 Number: How Tulsa City-County Library Created a Centralized Call Center

July 31, 2021, 05:30 PM
Barbie Benson & Jennifer Greb Tulsa City-County Library & Tulsa City-County Library
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Nigeria's Seat of Wisdom Library Project

July 31, 2021, 05:30 PM
Vivian Bordeaux, Fayrene Muhammad, Sylvester Nnaso & Dr. Kanayo Odeluga Bridgeport Public Library
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Historical Connections - Andrew Carnegie Library at Livingstone College Building Community Bonds and Preserving our History

July 31, 2021, 05:30 PM
Laura Johnson Director of Library Services, Livingstone College
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Black in Indiana

July 31, 2021, 05:30 PM
Eunice Trotter Trotter Communications
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Critical Librarianship & the Bibliographic Legacies of John Hope Franklin

July 31, 2021, 06:45 PM
Frederic Murray Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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Self-Care: How to Increase Productivity while Avoiding Burnout

July 31, 2021, 06:45 PM
Nicole Bryan
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Library professionals as proactive EDIA change makers

July 31, 2021, 06:45 PM
V. Dozier, Sandra Enimil & Adebola Fabiku University of San Diego
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A Taxonomy of Black History Month Programming in Public Libraries: Looking Back to Impact the Next 50 Years

July 31, 2021, 06:45 PM
Dr. Grace Jackson-Brown & Deborah Robinson Missouri State University
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Telling Our Own Story: The Untapped Potential of African-American Obituaries as Primary Source Documents

July 31, 2021, 08:00 PM
Veronica Britto & LISA-JANE ERWIN Free Library of Philadelphia & Free Library of Philadelphia
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Black Comics Matter

July 31, 2021, 08:00 PM
Shauntee Burns-Simpson, Matthew Nicholas Noe, Shira Pilarski & Susen Shi BCALA & Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (NYPL)
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Demystifying Computational Thinking

July 31, 2021, 08:00 PM
Nicole Husbands Young Adult & Outreach Services Librarian, Indian Valley Public Library
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Navigating Library Statistics to Tell Your Story

July 31, 2021, 09:15 PM
Carolyn Norman
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Meeting the Challenges of Online Learning for Adult Learners, in Academia, Public Libraries, and the Workforce

July 31, 2021, 09:15 PM
S. Michele Echols & Simone Yearwood Queens College, CUNY
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Communities in Conversation: Current Trends and Best Bets for Book Discussion Groups

July 31, 2021, 09:15 PM
Tracy Crawford & Miriam Tuliao Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture & Penguin Random House
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Author Pavilion

July 31, 2021, 09:15 PM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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Reception & President's Ball

August 01, 2021, 01:00 AM
NCAAL Planning Committee BCALA
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