We had a whirlwind of a weekend at ALA's LibLearnX Conference at the end of January! Our time in New Orleans meant basking in the beautiful weather, enjoying delicious food, and, of course, connecting with library folks and Springshare clients. We loved getting the chance to highlight what Springshare has planned for the year ahead, showcase how our guest presenters use Springy tools at their libraries, and take you behind the scenes on some new features launching soon.
But if you missed any of our guest speakers or Springy demos, don't worry! Keep scrolling to find all of our LibLearnX presentation topics, then click through to watch the recordings at your convenience.
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Guest Speaker Presentations
How to Extend Your LibAnswers Data - Trevor Smith, Douglas College
Extend your LibAnswers data with MS Office and gain dynamic insight into your Reference desk reports. Douglas College created a dashboard in Excel to investigate our students’ reference usage over the years. By saving our LibAnswers transactions in a simple database, we used queries to enhance the data with our college’s academic years, terms, and other data points which let us see long-term trends in usage. You too can tailor your data to suit your institute’s needs with tools you already have.
Asesorías especializadas: servicio de apoyo en el proceso de enseñanza y aprendizaje. Una experiencia de la Biblioteca UPC - Sussy Reyes, UPC: Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Se presentará cómo se implementó el servicio especializado que brinda el equipo de Bibliotecólogos y Bibliotecólogas de nuestra Universidad a estudiantes y docentes haciendo uso de nuestra suscripción a productos Springshare (LibGuides, LibAnswers y LibCal). Este servicio busca resolver consultas para elaborar sus trabajos académicos, investigaciones o en la preparación de clases, a través de sesiones en línea por MS Teams. Las asesorías son exclusivas para la comunidad institucional y se tratan temas relacionados a los talleres de manejo de información como Normas APA, Test de similitud (SafeAssign y TurnItIn), Búsqueda de información, Gestores de referencia (Mendeley y EndNote) y Análisis Bibliométrico.
Translation: Specialized Counseling: Support Service in the Teaching and Learning Process. An Experience of the UPC Library - Sussy Reyes, UPC: Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Join us to learn how the team of Librarians from the UPC library provides specialized services to students and teachers using their subscription to Springshare products (LibGuides, LibAnswers, and LibCal). These services seek to answer queries and aid library users in the preparation of their academic work, research, and course planning through online sessions via MS Teams. Specific topics covered in these consulting sessions for students and faculty include APA standards, plagiarism testing tools (SafeAssign and TurnItIn), effective research skills, citation management (Mendeley and EndNote), Bibliometric Analysis, and general information management skills.
Catch Up on These Springy Flash Presentations (18 minutes or less!)
At our first conference of 2023, our Springys shared some exciting new features coming soon to LibAnswers, LibGuides, and LibCal.
We'll show you how Chatbot can gather patron information, provide folks with a selection of FAQs to answer common questions, pass requests over to your live chat operators, and more!
The LibGuides A-Z List is getting a bunch of new features like individual database A-Z landing pages, card-style layout, pagination, access mode filtering, and more!
LibCal Lending Hub - Explore New eTickets Functionality
We created a robust Lending Hub that allows for both physical Tickets picked up at the library and eTickets delivered directly to your patron's inbox.
Note: We have an updated release timeline for the new LibGuides A-Z functionality! First Release: March 2023. Thanks for your patience while we get things ready for you behind the scenes!
Where Can You Find Springshare Next?
Say "Hi!" at SCELCapalooza! Springy Darcy will be representing Springshare at Table #26 and presenting about LibConnect.
Improve Communication & Increase Faculty Outreach
Wednesday, March 1 at 1:50pm
This presentation will demonstrate LibConnect’s engagement and outreach platform for increasing communication with faculty.
Springshare's presenting at Camp ER&L next month!
Future-Proofing Access: Going Where Your Patrons Are
Tuesday, March 7 at 9:30am
Springy Talia will be sitting on a panel discussion with Lean Library's Daniel Horvath and University of East Anglia Library's Matthew Smith.