Final Program Schedule
The links in the program are to the festschrift papers, available on Project Muse. Authors will present highlights from their paper.
- Welcome - Library Trends Coeditors-in-Chief: Clara M. Chu, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Jaya Raju, University of Cape Town, South Africa [presentation]
- Opening Remarks - The Renaissance Scholar of Library and Information Science: Professor Linda C. Smith, Anita S. Coleman, Issue Co-Editor, Library Trends Linda C. Smith Festschrift special issue [presentation]
3. Teaching Panel: Linda as an Educator
Panel Moderator: Colin Rhinesmith, Founder and Director, Digital Equity Research Center, Metropolitan New York Library Council.
- Reflections By Lorraine Haricombe, Vice Provost and Director, UT Libraries, University of Texas, Austin.
- "The Teaching of Reference Must Keep Pace”: Teaching Sources and Searching in an Evolving Reference Environment By Melissa A. Wong, Adjunct Faculty, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (formerly Academic Librarian and Library Director). [presentation]
- Miranda’s Quest By D. W. Krummel, Professor Emeritus, iSchool, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [video]
- Audience Q&A
4. Research Panel: Linda as a Scholar
Panel Moderator: Jian Qin, Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University.
- Closing the Loop: Bridging Machine Learning Research and Library Systems By Ryan Cordell, Assoc. Professor, iSchool, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
- Curating for Convergence: Data Stewardship for Interdisciplinary Inquiry By Carole L. Palmer, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Information, University of Washington and Melissa H. Cragin, Associate Vice President for Research Computing, Rice University. [presentation]
- Modeling of Serials By Ed Jones, Associate Director for Library Assessment and Technical Services at National University, San Diego. [presentation]
- Navigating the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act in an Education and Library Environment By Tomas A. Lipinski, Former Dean and Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. [presentation]
- Audience Q&A
5. Service Panel: Linda as a Leader
Panel Moderator: Bharat Mehra, Professor & EBSCO Endowed Chair in Social Justice, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama.
- Reflections By Michèle Cloonan, Professor and Dean Emerita, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons University.
- LIS Accreditation: Why and What Next? By Rachel Applegate, Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. [presentation]
- Linda C. Smith: Fifty Years of Library and Information Science Education by Design By Lynne C. Howarth, Professor and Dean Emerita, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Canada, and Eileen G. Abels, Former Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College (now Simmons University), Boston.
- Audience Q&A
6. Concluding Comments - Linda C. Smith, Professor Emerita, Interim Executive Associate Dean, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. [presentation]
7. Closing Remarks - The Renaissance Scholar of Library and Information Science: Professor Linda C. Smith, Martha Kyrillidou, Issue Co-Editor, Library Trends Linda C. Smith Festschrift special issue. [presentation]
Library and Information Science, Interdisciplinary Perspectives: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Linda C. Smith comprises Library Trends volume 71, issue 1, August 2022. Bios of the editors and authors, all of whom are Smith's former doctoral students and colleagues are at the end of each of their papers. Library Trends is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, founded in 1952, and published for the School of Information Sciences by The Johns Hopkins University Press. For more than 70 years, Library Trends has explored critical trends in professional librarianship through practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews. Print copies are available from Johns Hopkins University Press. Older issues, except for the last two years, are archived and available open access in IDEALS. Issues for the most recent two years, including the Festschrift, are available online for subscription through Project Muse.