• Classic Retellings and Special Collections 

      Renfroe, Eles (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      "A novel setting, a different perspective, or even a different genre can offer unexpected insights into established stories" (Library Journal Reviews). This session will offer you an extensive list of YA retellings that ...
    • Easy Money for School Libraries: Taking the Fear Out of Grant Writing 

      Parnell, Amber (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Ever wondered how to get extra money for your library? This insightful workshop will provide you with practical grant opportunities and simple tips for writing them. Grant writing does not have to be intimidating. There ...
    • Fake or Fact? Tools for Combating Online Disinformation 

      Downey, Beth (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      The term “fake news” has proliferated over the last few years and can manifest in many forms: parody and satire taken out of context, misinformation campaigns, media manipulation, and more. Fake news can lead to real ...
    • Finding Public Domain and Creative Commons Images 

      Kennedy, Corinne (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
    • FlipGrid in the InterACTIVE Library 

      Cotnam, Stephanie (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      This session will assist librarians in setting up their FREE Flipgrid accounts. There will be helpful tips for implementing this program in K-12 settings. Flipgrid allows students to create video reflections. YouTube, ...
    • Free Tech Tools for the Library: Green Screen, QR Codes, and Screencasting 

      Cotnam, Stephanie (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      This session will look at three tools that can be combined to create innovative materials for the library. Invite students to share their creativity, favorite books, and more with these FREE tech tools.
    • Introduction to Finding Digital Primary Sources about Mississippi 

      McGillan, Jennifer (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
    • Library Audit 

      Simmons, Elizabeth (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Explanation of what is required from the librarian and library during a Mississippi Department of Education Audit. Librarians will walk through the audit checklist as well as learn how to create a documentation notebook.
    • Library Learning Standards 

      Simmons, Elizabeth (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Round table discussion on the implementation of College- and Career-Readiness Library Learning Standards that support the AASL's National School Library Standards for Learners as well as the Mississippi College- and ...
    • Mackin: Genrefying Fiction Collection 

      Taylor, James (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Are you thinking about rearranging your library fiction collection by genre? This has become a popular means of bringing new life and attention back into your library by helping to empower your students to quickly find the ...
    • Makers Gonna Make 

      Gaines, Jenna (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Learn how to establish a Makerspace to transform your library into a Learning Commons.
    • Marketing Your Library 

      Dennis, Janet; Lansdale, Lisa
      In this session, we will discuss different activities one school has incorporated into the library program to help bring faculty and students into the library media center.
    • Open Educational Resources 

      Jones, Mary Ann (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
    • Step Up Your STEM Centers 

      Gaines, Jenna (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Learn how to incorporate STEM challenges into your literacy centers to engage your 21st century learners.
    • These Are a Few of My Favorite Things…YA Books 

      Dennis, Janet; Lansdale, Lisa (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      This session focuses on current Young Adult books and series that are fun for book talks and book trailers in hopes of inspiring students to read for entertainment. This will be followed by a round table discussion sharing ...
    • What Libraries of the Future Look Like Now 

      Jordan, Vince (University Libraries, 2/14/2020)
      Libraries around the country have been transforming themselves into more than a place where students go to find written texts. Lobaki is working with school libraries around the country to transform them into VRLabs and ...