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Allows you to access all of the conference sessions and interviews listed below. You will be able to login at any time until January 2014 to review these videos.

Super Conference 2013

Price: $50.00

Super Conference 2013 Institution - unlimited access to all sessions (five individuals)

Price: $100.00

Super Conference 2013 Institution - unlimited access to all sessions (ten individuals)

Price: $150.00

Super Conference 2013 Institution - unlimited access to all sessions (fifteen individuals)

Price: $200.00

Innovative Interviews

We interviewed key innovators at this year's Super Conference and asked them five questions about Innovation, watch them here for free!

Interviews

Super Conference 2013 Interviews

18 parts (2hrs 58mins)

Super Conference 2013 Interviews

Conference Sessions

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Session 0309 USING GRAPHIC NOVELS WITH CONFIDENCE

1 part (1hr 10mins) |
Presented by: Scott Robins

Still nervous about selecting and evaluating graphic novels? Curious about how graphic novels can be used to enhance the curriculum and get your kids excited about reading and learning? This session will give educators the focus and reassurance needed by providing tips and practical ideas for making connections across.
Price: $15.00
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Session 0321 DISCOVER YOUR HISTORY, BUILD YOUR COMMUNITY

1 part (1hr 00mins) |
Presented by: Dan Lerch

Each passing day, the stories of your community could be left to the dustbin of history. With crisis comes opportunity: who better to lead a local history project than your local library? The Our Stories: Community Memory Project builds upon the widely adopted open source Islandora project. Engage and excite community groups in capturing their stories.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 0405 70 PLUS: OLDER SENIORS LOVE THE LIBRARY TOO!

1 part (1hr 04mins) |
Presented by: Rachel Breau

Nearly half of CNIB Library’s users are aged over 70 and frequent users of the Library’s services. Find out about their favourite authors, reading genres, the emotional health benefits experienced by staying connected to the library, and how seniors access the digital services – including the new initiative where DAISY audio books are instantly loaded onto DAISY players.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 0407 E-BOOKS AND CHILDREN – WHERE WE ARE HEADED?

1 part (1hr 10mins) |
Presented by: Sheilah O’Connor

Everyone is buying an e-reader and looking to the library for books but the big six publishers are putting obstacles in the way. How does the e-reader world for kids differ in Canada? And what does a kids’ book for an e-reader really look like? We’ll discuss the present state of affairs and make some predictions.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 0607 CONFESSIONS OF A SOCIAL MEDIA LIBRARIAN

1 part (58mins) |
Presented by: Eva Stepanian

The time for social media in libraries has come - unfortunately, most libraries don’t have the time to dedicate to social media planning. As UTM’s Social Media Librarian, I have had the benefit of actively working in this emerging field and will share some of the successful library strategies, best practices, and engagement instances that have significantly transformed our external communications and improved our ability to better serve our users.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 0612 TECH TIPS FOR SMALL LIBRARIES

1 part (1hr 03mins) |
Presented by: Elizabeth Goldman

Keeping up with the fast pace of technological change can be hard for smaller libraries who may not have an IT person or staff with expertise. Get tips for what’s most important to know, how to stay current, get staff up to speed, and how to plan to keep tech problems at bay.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 1002 BOOK TO GO – FACILITATING THE IMPULSE BORROWER

1 part (1hr 01min) |
Presented by: Rachel Van Riel

Research in the UK has demonstrated that many library customers are looking to be tempted while browsing and don’t necessarily have one title in mind. Often, if they don’t find something quickly, they leave empty-handed. Explore the implications of this research for managing library spaces and collections, and learn how creating an ‘impulse’ area near the front of the library can have a dramatic effect on both circulation and patron satisfaction.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 1010 MARKETING YOUR LIBRARY TO SESSIONAL FACULTY

1 part (53mins) |
Presented by: Jennifer Easter

Outreach to sessional faculty presents a unique challenge for academic librarians. With increasing numbers of sessional faculty, we need to find new ways to promote our services. We will address the challenges of building these connections and creating a Faculty Communication Plan. Learn from our experience and gain the tools to develop your faculty communication strategy.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 1214 DDC 23 IN THE 21ST CENTURY

1 part (47mins) |
Presented by: David Eden, Marina Morgan

Dewey Decimal Classification has seen many changes — expanded and modified with redefined terminology and new subject areas added. We will focus on major changes throughout DDC 23, highlighting the keys in the schedules and tables to reflect the technological advances of the 21st century. The most extensive revisions are outlined, and concise examples on how to simplify the Dewey call numbers are covered.
Price: $15.00
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Session 1215 KEEPING LIBRARY FUNDING STABLE IN TROUBLED TIMES

1 part (1hr 06mins) |
Presented by: Cathleen Russ

A combination of politics and a bad economy in 2011 left Troy, Michigan, on the verge of becoming an affluent community of 80,000 people with no library. Library Director Cathleen Russ will discuss the ups and downs of the fight to save the library, lessons learned about how to prevent your library from ending up in this situation, and how to handle it if you do.
Price: $15.00
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Session 1313 TECH SAVVY? USING TECHNOLOGY TO REACH OUR PATRONS!

1 part (58mins) |
Presented by: David Bott, Julianne Brunet

Technology is constantly changing and our patrons are finding it difficult to keep up! As tech savvy librarians, we have an incredible opportunity to reach out to new demographics through unique in-house and online initiatives including gadget workshops, social networking, and virtual chat reference.
Price: $15.00
Session

Session 1315 URBAN FIRST NATIONS AND LONDON PUBLIC LIBRARY

1 part (1hr 04mins) |
Presented by: Sarah Andrews, Bill Irwin

In the spring of 2012, students in the Faculty of Media Studies provided a blueprint for action that London PL will consider as they implement their strategic priorities for 2013. We will explore the initial stages of developing library services for Urban First Nations and review the project’s approaches of asset mapping, en-gagement strategies and models of social inclusion.
Price: $15.00

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