Librarians as Collaborative Partners

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Keynote Speaker

May I have this dance? Exploring the steps and moves involved in creating balanced and powerful partnerships to deliver innovative client services.
Dr Gill Hallam


Collaboration Stories

Data Fluency: Interdisciplinary connections, skill development and building researcher capability.
David Groenewegen, Director Research, Monash University Library


Not just talking: building practice through collaborative conversations
Dallas Wingrove, Academic Developer for the School of Property, Construction and Project Management, College of Design and Social Context
Miranda Francis, Liaison Librarian for School of Property, Construction and Project Management, College of Design and Social Context. RMIT University.


Professional Literacy Suite: A collaborative partnership to embed digital literacy and enhance employability across a major business degree.
Simone Tyrell, Faculty of Business and Law, Digital Literacy Programs Librarian.


A whole new world: Library and Research Office collaboration in the era of Engagement and Impact
Cheryl Claridge, Team Leader, Research, Learning and Liaison Services, Federation University Australia
Katie Donnelly Project Coordinator, Research Strategy Research Services, Federation University Australia


Give Them a Voice: Improving Library Research Workshops through Partnership with the Deakin Law Students’ Society
Michelle Bendall, Law Librarian, Deakin University.
Michelle De Aizpurua, Liaison Librarian for Business and Law. Deakin University.


Lightning Talks

Ruth McConchie, University of Melbourne (slides unavailable)
Meg Weller, Victoria University - Slides
Samantha Helfrich, Monash University - Slides
Sylvia Pilz, Monash University Library - Slides
Wilfred Villareal, University of Melbourne - Slides
Frances Dickinson, Deakin University - Slides
Beth Price, RMIT University - Slides

Panel Session

Librarians as partners in educational design: block mode design teams at Victoria University.

Sarika Singh, Scholarly Information Services Librarian
Michael Burke, First Year College unit co-ordinator
Sonia Wilkie, Learning Designer
Ghaith Zakaria, Learning Designer


Breakout Sessions

Microbits, Robots and AR. Making Digital Skills Explicit with the Digital Skills Development (DSD) framework.

Barbara Yazbeck, Education and Research Programs Manager, Monash University Library
Amber McLeod, Director of Pathway Programs, Faculty of Education, Monash University
Sylvia Pilz, Subject Librarian, Education, Monash University Library

Inclusive practice in the library

Susannah Phillips, Subject Librarian: Social Inclusion, Monash University
Dr. Lenise Prater, Learning Skills Adviser: Social Inclusion, Monash University


Open day: an opportunity to shine

Naomi Mullumby, Architecture Building and Planning Librarian, The University of Melbourne
Kylie Tran, Senior Client Services Librarian, The University of Melbourne
Dr Natasha Story, Library Service Officer, The University of Melbourne