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Wednesday, June 6

11:15 EDT

A1 - Hands-on in the archives: Lessons learned from teaching with online exhibits
Over the past few years, digital exhibit-based courses have been growing in popularity at the University of Ottawa. In this session, you’ll hear about the challenges and rewards of teaching with digital exhibits from the perspectives of library staff, faculty, students, and community partners.



Au cours des dernières années, les cours utilisant des expositions numériques ont gagné en popularité à l'Université d'Ottawa. Au cours de cette séance, il sera mention des défis et des avantages de l'enseignement avec des expositions numériques du point de vue du personnel de la bibliothèque, du corps professoral, des étudiants et des partenaires communautaires.


Mary Aksim

Master of Information Studies graduate, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa
Mary Aksim is a recent MIS graduate from uOttawa's ÉSIS with split interests in Information Management, Cultural Heritage Resources, Digital Humanities and Exhibits. She works as a junior information management consultant at Systemscope.

Karine Gélinas

Project Manager, Public Services Branch, Library and Archives Canada, Library and Archives Canada
Karine Gélinas is a project manager at Library and Archives Canada with over 10 years of experience in the digitization of archival material. Karine is managing the activities of the DigiLab, a new hands-on facility for clients to digitize and contextualize documents from the LAC... Read More →

Roxanne Lafleur

Library and Audiovisual Support Specialist, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa
Roxanne Lafleur has been managing image collections at the Arts and Science Library at the University of Ottawa for 30 years. Since 2002, she has added many roles to her profile which have contributed to her ongoing awareness of the digital needs of library users. Today, she provides... Read More →
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Sarah Simpkin

Interim Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa
Sarah Simpkin is currently serving as Interim Digital Scholarship Librarian and part-time Digital Humanities instructor at the University of Ottawa, where she is working on advancing DH initiatives across campus. In her previous role as GIS and Geography Librarian, Sarah managed the... Read More →

Jada Watson

Adjunct Professor, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa
Jada Watson is an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa, where she teaches courses in the Schools of Music and Information Studies, and in the Digital Humanities Minor. Her research focuses on country music and geography, with an interest issues related to identity, gender... Read More →

Wednesday June 6, 2018 11:15 - 12:00 EDT
Pavillon Tabaret Hall - TBT 323
Thursday, June 7

11:15 EDT

G1 - Real or fake? Helping York University spot fake news
Concerned about the proliferation of fake news, York University Libraries developed programming to empower individuals to critically reflect on the news they encounter. The panelists will share their experience creating a Fake News LibGuide, themed book displays, a social media campaign, a panel discussion, and media literacy workshops.



Préoccupées par la prolifération des fausses nouvelles, les bibliothèques de l’Université York ont mis au point des programmes visant à habiliter les gens à réfléchir de façon critique aux nouvelles qu’ils rencontrent. Les panélistes partageront leur expérience sur la création d’un Fake News LibGuide, d’expositions de livres thématiques, d’une campagne sur les médias sociaux, d’une discussion en groupe et d’ateliers d’éducation aux médias.

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Sophie Bury

Head, Peter F. Bronfman Business Library & Learning Commons Chair, York University
Sophie Bury is Head of the Bronfman Business Library at York University. She is also one of the business liaison librarians, and Chair of the Learning Commons. She has a strong research interest in IL related issues with a special focus in her presentation and publication work on... Read More →

Peter Duerr

Assistant Librarian, York University
Starting out in accounting and culinary worlds, Peter settled on librarianship. Acquiring his Western MLIS, he gained experience at Kings College and 2 co-ops: Ottawa’s Office of Learning Technologies & Moncton’s Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. His first employment was at... Read More →
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Genny Jon

Physical Sciences Librarian, York University
Genny Jon is a physical sciences librarian at York University. She is very interested in helping students learn to navigate and evaluate library resources and other information sources to find reliable information. As a news junkie, she is very concerned about how easily fake news... Read More →
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Amy Poon

Reference and Instruction Librarian, York University
Amy Poon is currently the subject librarian for Psychology and Education at York University. She received her MLIS degree from Western University in 2012 and briefly worked in information management before arriving at York. Her interests include user experience, e-learning, and information... Read More →

Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15 - 12:00 EDT
Pavillon Tabaret Hall - TBT 112 (Salle Huguette-Labelle Hall)