Conference Home

Please note: this page was updated on 6.10.13. Not all presenters submitted handouts for the website

Pre-Conference Session Handouts for Wednesday, April 24th

Jump Start Storytime: Strategies for the Best Early Literacy Storytime Ever! (*pdf portfolio of 2 documents)

Open Access: What You Need to Know Now

Talk About it: Using Collaborative Peer Conversation

Teams: Making Them Effective

When Your Flesh Crawls: Aberrant Behaviors in the Library

Regular Conference Session Handouts for Thursday, April 25th

Best Practices in Library Services for the Spanish Speaking Community

Dominate Any Database in 5 Minutes or Less

From the Foundation Front: What's Working

Give us a Dollar and We'll Give You Back Four

It Takes a Village to Raise Awareness: Ebooks, Publishing and Libraries (*pdf portfolio of 2 documents)

Local Libraries and Early Literacy Systems Change

Mining the Wealth of Demographic Data: American FactFinder

New Trends in Learning: "E" and Otherwise

Planning a Makerspace with Teens

Research Therapist: Providing Effective Student Consultations

Sensory Storytime: Get Creative and Kids Will Come

Serving GLBT Families & Friends: Where Access, Equality, Diversity & Intellectual Freedom Collide

The Changing Roles of Repositories:Where We Are and Where We Are Headed (*pdf portfolio with 2 documents)

We'll Help You Handle It: Music Resources for Library Services (*link to website)

Why We React the Way We Do and How to Avoid Going "Reptilian"

Your Future is NOW: Making a Difference in OLA and WLA

Regular Conference Session Handouts for Friday, April 26th

Booktalking the Best / Book Rave (*pdf portfolio of 2 documents)

Basic Legal Research for Library Patrons (*pdf portfolio of 2 documents)

From 49 Shades of Discomfort to Fearless Romance Readers Advisory

Hosting Successful Author Visits: How to Avoid a Spinal Tap Moment (*pdf portfolio of 5 documents)

New ILS Directions: Open Source Options and Consortial Implementation (*pdf portfolio of 3 documents)

Oregon Battle of the Books: Creating Readers Across the State

Reaching Out to Diverse Communities: Children's Day/Book Day

Reconnect With Reading: A Yearlong Project That Keeps Growing

Sing, Sign & Story Time

Sustainable Information Literacy Instruction: Beyond the One-Shot

The Librarian's Guide to Micropublishing

Transitioning Older Teens From Young Adult Literature

Weed Your Website & Streamline for Use: Strategies for Improvement

What's Your Line? Crafting a Politically Smart Message

Zen and the Art of Innovation

Please note: OLA-WLA encourages a paperless conference and will be hosting all pre-conference and regular conference session materials online.  Presenters have been invited to electronically share their handouts and presentation materials.  All session handouts and materials received by April 12th will be posted online.  Any materials received after April 12th will be posted after the conference.