There's nothing like connecting with your coworkers, even if it's virtually. This year, we had an incredible four day SpringyCamp event where hundreds of Springy users connected with each other, learning, and sharing... from around the world. And while SpringyCamp 2021 might be over, you can still experience the fun, collegial knowledge-sharing, and virtual s'mores (calorie-free)!
This year, SpringyCamp took place over four weeks! We dedicated one day per week to 'Camp, with a unique track of presentations on each day. All in all, it made for a successful SpringyCamp because:
It would be impossible for us to give a breakdown of each day of SpringyCamp - you'd end up scrolling for a lonnnnng time. Instead, we're going to give you a quick high-level breakdown and spotlight one presentation from each track.
Harnessing LibCal Seat Reservation Data to Improve Library Spaces
Jena Styka, Case Western Reserve University
Using data from the LibCal Seats reservation system, Jena was able to create a visual heat map of the most used spaces and seats in the library during the pandemic. This data influenced how and where furniture was organized to increase usage and flow of library spaces.
Panel: Being a Librarian in a Pandemic
Five librarians from academic libraries around the world discuss policies that they're going to keep in place post-pandemic, services that were paused, creative ways you kept personal relationships with staff and patrons during a time of virtual-only interactions, and more.
Find us Online: Using LibGuides to Enhance Public Programs for All Ages
Kristen Rodriguez and Sarah Divine, NSU Alvin Sherman Library
These public services librarians discuss how they used LibGuides for virtual book clubs, stem programs, a self-directed hobbies program that included step-by-step instructions and videos, and so much more.
Streamline Your Design Process with the UX Brief
Leigh Jackson and Stephanie Quail, York University (CA)
This amazing presentation covers how you can leverage UX planning techniques for LibGuides. Presenters cover situations where LibGuides have to be built in multiple languages and they share helpful resources and design strategies.