10:00 AM - 12:00 PM/Location TBD How Searches Fail: Cognitive Bias and What to Do About It Instructor: Jeannine Cyr Gluck, MLS, AHIP
In this two-hour class, participants will learn the basics of cognitive bias theory and discuss how it impacts life. Then we will look at several specific biases, and find that literature searching is not immune from their adverse effects. But there’s hope—we will explore a number of simple techniques to remove bias in our own work.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM/Location TBD Institutional Repositories for Hospitals and Health Systems Instructors: Ellen Brassil & Dina McKelvy
This two-hour class will provide a brief history, background concepts pertaining to institutional repositories, along with key benefits e.g. reporting and metrics, and potential challenges. Available options during the stages of planning and implementation as well as successful models are presented. Covers practical application and trends in the context of scholarly communication, archives, and institutional identity and mission. Participants will consider their institutions and best strategies to create and promote a successful IR.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM/Location TBD Keeping Up, Keeping Track, and Keeping Found Things Found: Personal Information Management for Librarians Instructor: Laura Haines, MLS
This four-hour class will cover concepts and strategies in personal information management such as information organization, citation management, notetaking, file management, and project management. Participants will engage in individual and group activities to explore various PIM tools including EndNote, MS OneNote, and Bullet Journals. By the end of the workshop participants will have developed concrete strategies to organize and control their own projects, literature and information, and feel more confident in advising patrons on sound personal information management techniques.