Spring 2011 Poster Session Slideshow

Spring 2011 Poster Session Slideshow

On April 15, 2011, forty SLIS students presented their final research projects before the SLIS faculty in a private session and to the public via an open house. The research posters encompassed a variety of topics relating to library and information science and reflect the diversity of interests within SLIS and the wider field.

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Poster Session Spring 2011

School of Library and Information Science Spring 2011 Poster Presenters:
(Listed in alphabetical order)

  • Madigan Armstrong – Sex Ed on Teen’s Terms: Exploring Young Adult Non-Fiction Collections

  • Amanda Augsburger—Teacher Librarians’ Role in Implementing and Using Assistive Technology

  • Conrad Bendixen—All Together Now: Integrating Information Literacy Programs into Small Campus Environments

  • Kristina Doll—The Case for Audiobooks in Secondary Classrooms

  • Katie DeVries Hassman—A Conceptual Framework Model for Information Literacy Instruction: Pedagogical Tool and Guided Student Framework

  • Jennifer Dwyer—Reading Scores of ELL Students – Can the Library Help?

  • Janelle Erickson—Collaborative Partnerships between Teacher Librarians and Classroom Teachers: What are the Best Ways to Develop this Partnership in Order to Best Support the Curriculum?

  • Christine Garrow—Reading and Writing Images: Developing Visual Literacy through Picture Books

  • Allison Gates—Cellular Phones as Information Tools in Education: A Review of Current Practices

  • Dianna Geers—Peer Recommendations’ Impact on Reading Motivation

  • Deb Hernandez—Why do School Libraries Need to Implement Flexible Scheduling?

  • Joan Hippen—Much More Than Just Checking Out Books: The School Librarian as a Reading Teacher

  • Trillian Hosticka—Bibliophiles Online: The World of Reading Social Media

  • Ann Knipper—Teachers and Teacher Librarian Collaborate to Integrate Technology into Units of Instruction

  • Kate Lechtenberg—“At-Risk” for What: A Discourse Analysis of the “At-Risk” Label in LIS Literature

  • Sherry Lochhaas—Evaluating Library Services: A Case Study of the Religious Studies Portal Within the eGranary Digital Library

  • Lisa Lode—Collaboration: The Missing Piece

  • Jessica Main—Letters from Sagan: The Information Needs and Behaviors of American Officers at Stalag Luft III

  • Lee Marchalonis—Old is the New New: Artifacts of Printing History in Special Collections

  • Christine Mastalio—Celebrating Women’s Suffrage in Iowa: A Case Study in Digital Project Management for the Iowa Women’s Archives

  • Matt McKee—How Would a Teen Space Benefit a High School Library?

  • Johanna Meetz—The Preservation and Sustainability of Digital Humanities Projects in Theory and Practice

  • Katie Merulla—Winning Practices: How Teacher Librarians Can Best Advocate Their Position to a Principal

  • Gwen Persons—“Too Long, Didn’t Read”: Creating a More Engaging Informational Exhibit

  • Mary Priske—The Accelerated Reader Program: Does it Accelerate Students’ Motivation to Read?

  • Devin Redmon—Promoting Social Reading Conversations between Students – A Teacher Librarian’s Role

  • Leila Rod-Welch—The Presence of Web 2.0 Reference and Social Networking Tools on ARL Websites

  • Donna Salton—Integrating E-Book Technology in K-12 School Libraries

  • Meredith Scherb—Swimming in Pink: The Response to and Growth of Chick Lit

  • Dawn Schrandt—Christian Fiction: Reaffirming the Faith

  • Jodi Schrick—Teacher Librarians – Members of the Winning Team in Improving Test Scores

  • Julia Skinner—Iowa Libraries and World War I

  • Pauline Stacchini—The Hidden Pleasure of Higher Education

  • Ryan Strempke-Durgin—Information for Some

  • March Sutton—Oral Histories in Times of Crisis: The Value of Local Libraries in Archiving Community Stories

  • Christine Taylor—The Teacher Librarian’s Role in Facilitating Reading Incentive Programs

  • Brittney Thomas—Pride and Prejudice and Zombies? The Literary Mashup Novel as a Tool for Helping Teens Learn

  • Tami Tomkins—Information Literacy and Librarianship in the 21st Century

  • Amanda Trevors—LEED Certification and Academic Libraries: The Road to Sustainability?

  • Jonathan Werth—Rita Benton Music Library User Needs Analysis