OLA Conference 2021

OLA Conference 2021
April 20 – 23, 2021

Welcome, Land Acknowledgement and Keynote “Libraries and the Native American Experience” with Paul Lumley (April 20)
Creating Welcoming Environments – Community Voice to Create Inclusion with Sonja Ervin (Keynote, April 21)
Keynote Speaker Presentation with David Walker (April 22)
Keynote with Victoria Lara – Latinx Force (April 23)

Lunch Fun
Daily Dose of Sunshine & Lunch Break, April 20  (video unavailable)
Daily Dose of Sunshine & Lunch Break, April 21
Daily Dose of Sunshine & Lunch Break, April 22.  (video unavailable)
OLA Awards Presentation, April 23
Final Dose of Sunshine during closing remarks (video not available, copyright license expired)

Authors in their Own Words: Getting to Know Oregon’s Fonda Lee and Kim Johnson
Beyond Words for Programs and Platforms
Building Staff EDI Competence
Burnout and Stress: Science-backed Strategies for Your Library! (This session not recorded)
Butter, Brains, and Skill: Food Literacy and Food Politics in the Library
Castles, Kolacky, and Concertos: A Librarian’s Experiences of Cultural Exchange in the Czech Republic
Challenges and Innovations in Small and Rural Libraries: EDISJ Work in Rural Communities
Closing the Gap: Wikipedia and Social Justice
Connecting with Older Adults
Core Voices: Infusing Indigenous Perspectives Across the Collection
Critical Art of Feedback
Diversity Audits, Let’s Talk About It!
Diversity in Children’s Graphic Works
Do-It-Yourself OCLC Reclamation: A low-cost, time-saving approach to keeping your library’s WorldCat holdings synchronized
Easy Steps to Online Media Literacy
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion” – How Libraries Can Support EDI Beyond the Institution (not recorded)
Exhibitor Panel
Find Your Next Reader’s Advisory Model: Creating and Marketing a Holistic Collection Advisory Service
Finding the Right People: Mission and Values Based Recruitment – cancelled, not presented
Genealogy Research in Time of Covid
Going Solo in the Library
Hate Groups in the Library: Maintaining a Safe Space While Being Inclusive
Inclusive Pedagogy for Library Instruction: Reading Apprenticeship Metacognitive Strategies
Identifying and Learning from Exclusivity and Biases in Design
“Legislatively Speaking: 2021 Library Issues & Call to Action”
Lending the Internet Bridging the Digital Divide with WiFi Hotspots
Let the Learners Drive with Student-Driven Inquiry
A Library on the Loose in Your Community
Listening Session: State Library Equity Framework
Meet Them Where They Are At: Creative, Justice-focused, Co-Curricular Outreach at a Small Liberal Arts College
ORCA – Books that Engage Students
Oregon Open Learning OER Workshop
A Natural Alliance Youth Librarians, Schools and Teaching Critical Thinking [aka dealing with Misinformation].  This session not recorded
Poster Sessions Spotlight
A Practical Introduction to Universal Design for Libraries
Readers Advisory Reimagined by Empowering Library Staff: How to Play and Win the RA Long Game in the Age of Covid
Ready Storytime One: Embracing the Reality of Virtual Programs
Resisting Achievement Culture with Slow Librarianship
Restructured, Redesigned – Ready or Not for the New RDA Toolkit
Social Services Primer for Libraries
Stark Raving OYAN: Books Talks for the 2021 Book Rave and 2020 Graphic Rave
Story Well Told: Using Storytelling Across Library Services and Advocacy
Supporting Workforce Recovery in Your Community with Learning Express Library and Job & Career Accelerator
Using the Census Bureau’s Statistics in School Programs to Promote Awareness of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Among Kids
What’s in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling
What’s in a name? Quite a bit! Vocabularies matter!
When We Know Better, We Do Better: A Conversation On How Hearing People Can Be More Inclusive and Culturally Competent with the Deaf Community
Who Do You See? Using Diversity Audits to Examine Representation in Children’s Book Collections
Women Voices: Establishing Place, Affirming Community
Youth Ages and Stages (not recorded)
Zen and the Art of Legal Reference: Answering the Question Without Answering the Question

Conference Closing Remarks