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Does it Spark Joy? The Things We're Keeping

Annual Symposium
Chester Fritz Library Rm. 406
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
May 16, 2022


8:30 – 8:50 AM

8:50 – 9:00 AM



9:00 – 10:00 AM 



10:00 – 10:15 AM

10:15 – 10:45 AM



10:45 – 11:15 AM



11:15 – 11:45 AM





11:45 – 12:45 PM 

12:45 – 1:45 PM 


1:45 – 2:00 PM 

2:00 – 2:30 PM 




2:30 – 3:00 PM 




3:00 – 3:30 PM 



Welcome & Opening Remarks

Will Martin, Head of Digital Initiatives, Systems, and Services, UND Libraries, and Chair, ND-MB ACRL Chapter


Keynote: Embracing Less to Build a Better Future with Slow Librarianship
Meredith Farkas, Faculty Librarian, Portland Community College




Digital Deceit: Teaching Information Authority in Education Research
Cody Fullerton, Data & Social Science Librarian, University of Manitoba Libraries


Student Anxiety and the Academic Library After COVID-19: Identifying and Addressing Barriers in Library Instruction and Services
Al Bernardo, Social Science Librarian, North Dakota State University


A Library Assessment Community of Learning

Kelly Kornkven, Library Director, Mayville State University

Beth Twomey, Head, Research and Instruction, North Dakota State University

Danielle Masursky, Liaison for the College of Education, University of North Dakota Libraries

Tina Stockdill, Bismarck State University


Round Tables (topics TBD)



Ill-Structured and Messy – Just Like IRL: Using Document Sets to Mimic Complex Information Environments

Nicole Juve, Agricultural Sciences Librarian, North Dakota State University

Beth Twomey, Head, Research and Instruction, North Dakota State University


Understanding Library Space from a Student Perspective: A Photo Elicitation Study

Colleen Deel, Interlibrary Loan and Collection Management Librarian, Bemidji State University

Patrick Leeport, Research and Instruction Services Librarian, Bemidji State University


Business Meeting

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