Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Next Week! Details for the "Civic Engagement in Action" Online Conference (bilingual) | Library 2.0 and Seguimos Creando Enlaces

The first Library 2.021 | Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference, "Civic Engagement in Action," takes place next Thursday and Friday, March 25th and 26th. The final hour-by-hour schedule has been published and lots of details are below. Be sure to register (free) in order to attend.

REGISTER TO ATTEND (free and online):
English - https://creando2021english.eventbrite.com
Español - https://creando2021espanol.eventbrite.com

Check Out the Presentations and Speakers:

This is our first specifically-bilingual event, and we are proud to be a part of bringing the annual and previously in-person Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference online. Seguimos Creando Enlaces, now entering its ninth year, is a free conference that brings together librarians from the US, Mexico, and across the world to further their professional knowledge and exchange ideas. The conference will be fully bilingual and presentations can be made both in English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation services being provided. 

PRESENTATION TITLES: A Collection That Grows: Food Justice & Food Security in Public and Academic Libraries | Apoyo e Información en Tiempos de COVID | The library at the service of the community: describing Queretaro communities in Wikipedia | Spanish Language Civic & Community Engagement | The evolving role of an academic/university library to support society | Empowering Diverse Voices to Counter Fake News | Encouraging Civic Engagement on Campus | Engaging the Latinx Community with COVID-19 Legal Resources | Huellas Incómodas: Building a Transnational Digital Repository to Foment Awareness, Civic Engagement and Responsibility | New connections: library science students prepare to engage with Spanish-speaking and Latinx Communities | Non-partisan partners in hyper-local civic education | One Book One San Diego/One Book Sin Fronteras | Building a Community Bridge with Native American Nations | Raising awareness and connecting college students with voting resources | South Bay San Diego Civic Engagement Pilot Program | We Wear Many Hats: City Librarians at Operation Shelter to Home.

SPEAKERS / PRESENTERS: Greg Lucas, State Librarian, California State Library | Migell Acosta, Library Director, San Diego County Library | Manuela Cantú Mendivíl, President of ABIBAC | Sandra Hirsh, Associate Dean, Academics, College of Professional and Global Education at San Jose State University | Ady Huertas, Supervising Librarian – Youth and Family Services, San Diego Public Library | Adriana Huertas, SDPL, Master of Ceremonies | Dr. Arcela Nuñez-Alvarez, , Universidad Popular | Destiny Rivera, Library Assistant III/ SDPL + Librarian/ Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Public Library/ Museum of Photographic Arts | Hanni Nabahe, Research Librarian for Commerce and Economics; OER Specialist, University of Virginia Library | Josué Pablo Morales, Bibliotecario, Biblioteca Roberto Ruiz Obregón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro | Erasmo Monroy Cruz, Master / Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro | José Alejandro Reyes Segura, Lic / Wikimedia México | Ana Ruiz Morillo, Program Specialist Senior, Multnomah County Library | Andrew Nilsen | Diego Olivares | Karol Orozco | Cesar Olguin-Camacho, Coordinador Biblioteca , Programa Universitario Estudios sobre la Ciudad | Yesika Lorena Romero-Flores | "Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media, California State University Long Beach | " Dantrea Hampton, Serials/Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Kentucky State University, Blazer Library | Sheila Stuckey, Library Director, Paul G. Blazer Library, Kentucky State University | Eriberto Ramirez, Access to Justice Specialist, San Diego Law Library | Luz E. Villalobos | Valerie Gragg, Reference Librarian for Partnerships and Communication at the San Diego Law Library | Brian Rosenblum, Digital Librarian and Co-Director of the Institute of Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas Libraries | Rosario Rogel, Professor and Researcher, Professor-Researcher, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México | Sylvia Fernández, Public and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Researcher, Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas | Anne Barnhart, Professor and Head of Outreach & Assessment, University of West Georgia; Adjunct Instructor, iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of West Georgia; University of Illinois | Aldo Vasquez | Anna Holt | Eddie Kristan | Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros | Lissa Staley, Community Connections Librarian, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library | Vicki Arnett, President, League of Women Voters Topeka and Shawnee County | Linda Salem, Interim Head of Collections, San Diego State University | (Nelly) Cantú M.Presidenta, Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Baja California, A.C. | Magaly Félix Aello, Former President of ABIBAC | Margo Porras, Community Engagement Coordinator, KPBS | María Luisa Rivera Rico, Responsable del Centro de Documentación y Archivos Digitales del IIC-Museo UABC | Raúl Rodríguez González , ABIBAC | Stephanie Kern , Librarian I, San Diego County Library | Kirsten Grunberg, Supervisor, Youth Services Department, Hyattsville Library, PGCMLS | Ammi Bui, Humanities Librarian, University of Texas, San Antonio | Diane Lopez, Scholarly Resources Librarian, University of Texas, San Antonio | Joaquin Herrera, Director of Communications, University of Texas, San Antonio | Leslie McNabb, Internship and Work Readiness Program Coordinator, City of San Diego/San Diego Public Library | Marisol Aguilar, Marisol Aguilar, Volunteer Coordinator, City of San Diego, Parks and Recreation Department | Coco Ríos Fidel, Branch Manager, Otay Mesa/Nestor, City of San Diego Library | Diana Barragan, Library Assistant II, San Ysidro, City of San Diego, San Diego Public Library | Lily Hinrichs, Youth Services Librarian, San Ysidro Branch, City of San Diego, San Diego Public Library | Laura Yee, Youth Services Librarian, Otay Mesa-Nestor Library, City of San Diego, San Diego Public Library | Kristina Fraijo, Program Manager Citywide Volunteer and Youth Development Programs City of San Diego Human Resources Department | Azalea Ebbay, Branch Manager, San Diego Public Library | Jacqueline Angel | Kim Brown | Vanessa Gempis |


Library 2.021: Civic Engagement in Action (Participación ciudadana en acción) will be a meeting place for librarians with diverse experiences, from public and academic libraries, and from both sides of the Mexico–US border and around the world. The conference will highlight the essential roles public libraries play in strengthening civic connections, advancing civic engagement in the communities they serve, and as go-to resources for building a culture of informed, engaged, and empowered residents.

Library 2.021: Civic Engagement in Action (Participación ciudadana en acciónis presented by the Southern California Library Cooperative in partnership with the SERRA Library Cooperative, California State Library, Library 2.0 Virtual Conference Series, and the iSchool at San Jose State University. This conference is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Librarians, library staff, and library school students are encouraged to attend.

See you "online!"


Steve Hargadon

MORE INFORMATION: The School of Information at San José State University is the founding Library 2.0 conference sponsor. Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 network to be kept informed of future events. Recordings from previous years are available under the Archives tab at Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 YouTube channel.

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