We’re excited to share with you a draft outline of the programme, indicating the structure of each day. We also have list of presentations below that will be part of the symposium. Abstracts are being added as we receive them.

DRAFT OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME FOR TTGG21 (Symposium days will run 8.30am - 4.30pm)
Time Thursday 4th February 2021 Time Friday 5th February 2021
8.30 Registrations open 8.30 Registrations open
9.00 Powhiri 9.00 Welcome
9.15 Rachel Esson - opening address
9.30 Keynote - Professor Lisa Emerson 9.30 Keynotes - Dr Siouxsie Wiles & Toby Morris
10.15 Refreshment break 10.15 Refreshment break
10.35 Morning Sessions 10.35 Morning Sessions
11.00 11.00
11.25 11.25
11.50 Break 11.50 Break
11.55 Morning Sessions 11.55 Morning Sessions
12.05 12.05
12.15 12.15
12.25 Lunch 12.25 Lunch
1.25 Workshop 1.25 Workshop
2.10 Afternoon Sessions 2.10 Afternoon Sessions
2.35 2.35
3.00 Refreshment break 3.00 Refreshment break
3.20 Afternoon Sessions 3.20 Afternoon Sessions
3.45 3.45
3.55 3.55
4.05 4.05
4.15 Closing reflections - day 1 4.15 Closing reflections - day 2
4.30 - 6.30pm Social event, drinks & nibbles @VicBooks 4.30 End of TTGG21
6.30pm Social event dinner - venues tbc (optional)
End of day 1
Presenter/s Title Abstract Presentation type
Amy Luxton-Esler Acknowledging the past and preparing for the future Giving students an opportunity to have a practicum placement at a specialised library or company, allows them to have the chance to broaden their knowledge and experience. Working with the library team at Blind Low Vision allowed me to gain an insight into a wonderful organisation that supports 180,000 New Zealanders living with severe to moderate functional vision loss. Lightning
Anne Goulding, Jennifer Campbell-Meier and Kingsley Ihejirika The continuing professional development needs of Australasian mid-career tertiary librarians Given current turbulent times, the importance of CPD for academic librarians cannot be overemphasised. Reflecting on the results of a 2018 survey, our presentation discusses Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand mid-career tertiary librarian CPD. Key findings include: Paper
•        Broad enthusiasm for CPD
•        Focus on management and leadership topics
•        Preference for CPD activities combining presentation and group/interactive work
•        The importance for gaining recognition for CPD
Catherine Doughty, Angela Feekery and Carla Jeffrey Enhancing students’ information evaluation capability using the Rauru Whakarare Evaluation Framework This workshop focuses on the Rauru Whakarare Evaluation Framework, a Māori-informed framework designed to promote deeper engagement with the information evaluation process. You will actively engage with the Framework and build your confidence using it. We will share how we have used the Framework in our contexts and explore ways you can utilise it in your educational contexts to enhance students’ information literacy capability. Workshop
Donna Coventry and Sarah Powell Turning print into pixels: A collision of copyright and open access Third party copyright issues can pose complications for those of us working to digitise and share resources openly online. This case study explores our experience overcoming numerous copyright challenges to take a subscription only print-journal about art and media and make it open access. We share insight and practical advice that will help those across library sectors undertake similar endeavours. Paper
Elizabeth Sturrock Online booking systems: Are librarians more approachable and accessible? An online booking system was implemented at Massey University Library in 2020 to schedule research consultations. This MIS research project aimed to discover if the online booking system overcame any perceived barriers to the approachability and accessibility of subject librarians. We found out the key things that matter to students - come along to hear more. Lightning
Evie Southwell, Tricia Bingham and Cynthia Wensley Finding the evidence: The development of an online asynchronous course on evidence-based practice for nursing students This paper outlines the development of an online module on EBP co-developed by Libraries and Learning services staff and a Faculty member. The module presented core ideas around evidence types and literature searching, in a structured, easy-to-follow style, with regular formative assessment. The authors reflect on key learning design choices and challenges,  lessons learned, and future directions. Paper
Jo Simons Evidence based practice and big database subscriptions: Breaking the bank or bucking the trend? Due to the global pandemic, tertiary institutions are under extreme financial pressure. Library assets, particularly collection subscriptions, are under intense scrutiny. Here we present a case study of how evidence-based practice formed part of our decision-making process regarding the retention or termination of the Clarivate citation databases in Te Tumu Herenga|Libraries and Learning Services at the University of Auckland. Paper
Jo Simons IATUL 11 Research Impact Things: A professional development tool for IATUL libraries The role of university libraries in driving research initiatives is continually developing. IATUL SIG-MaRI noted the gap in training and upskilling opportunities for staff and in 2020 developed the self-paced professional development programme IATUL Research Impact Things. This workshop introduces you to the programme and support materials. We will work through several of the 'Research Things' together, so BYO device! Workshop
Kathryn Oxborrow Non-Māori librarians in Aotearoa New Zealand making sense of mātauranga Māori: Reflections on methodology My recently completed PhD research addressed the question of how non-Māori librarians engage with mātauranga Māori, using Dervin's Sense-Making as a framework. In this presentation I will introduce Sense-Making and discuss the ways that it helped shed light on this important topic, and significantly how it proved to be an unsuitable conceptualisation of information behaviour in this case. Paper
Kathryn Tyree Give it away now: open source technology successes in tertiary intitutions This presentation will share some success stories of tertiary libraries from New Zealand and around world, which have used, participated in, enhanced, and created open source software tools. What are the conditions that lead to the creation of a whole new open source software project? What factors lead to the successful adoption of open source tools in libraries? How much work is too much work for an organisation to put into the adoption of new software? Why isn't everyone doing it yet? And lastly, why does it cost so much to subscribe to online published content? Lightning
Kim Clayton Vive la révolution - Customer focused CIRC review: Let the revolution begin In 2019 a review of all current customer loan periods was started. Using user experience testing, loan statistics, literature and sector reviews the research clearly demonstrated that current loan periods where not meeting customer needs.  The decision to change was easy and have proved essential for both customers and Library staff in 2020. Paper
Mel Chivers Healthier research researcher at a time Academic Liaison Librarians at the University of Waikato are rolling out Research Profile Health Checks with our academic staff. This initiative was originally developed to work with new staff as part of their induction process, but we quickly saw the benefit for all researchers. This presentation will discuss the background, demonstrate the Health Check, and discuss the challenges and successes we have encountered. Paper
Norasieh Md Amin Libwizard: A flipped learning tool for teaching information literacy skills: opportunities and challenges An information literacy session was designed for Unitec final year civil engineering students, including an online tutorial which students were asked to complete prior to the session. The flipped learning tutorial was created using Libwizard to revise student skills and guide the subsequent session. This presentation will share the design experience, opportunities and challenges after implementing the tutorial for eight consecutive semesters. Lightning
Olivia Baldwin-Denton Improving outcomes for cultural heritage conservation in Aotearoa Current conservation knowledge and practice uses western paradigmatic philosophies. This framing constitutes acts of past and present colonisation, damaging our relationships with taonga. By changing the foundational paradigm for conservation knowledge from western thinking to mātauranga Māori, we can reframe how we value and engage with taonga allowing us a better understanding of the needs of our collections and communities. Lightning
Pamela McKirdy Do primary school libraries affect teenagers' attitudes towards leisure reading? This study, financed by a LIANZA Research Grant, explored how New Zealand primary school students’ experiences of school libraries affected their attitudes towards reading for pleasure once they reached secondary school. Results showed that students were mainly positive about their libraries, but were bothered by cramped and noisy environments and books they perceive as babyish. Students from schools with a librarian were more positive about reading for fun than those from schools where the library was not prioritised. This research will be valuable for those advocating for school libraries and for school librarians considering how their library collection, practices and environment may affect student enjoyment of reading. Lightning
Peter Murgatroyd Reflections on the Counties Manukau Health Library response to COVID-19 COVID-19 disrupted traditional models of research, publication and dissemination in an environment where new channels of information gathering and sharing competed with more traditional models. Librarians and health researchers were at the coalface of decision making working on the front lines alongside our clinicians and institutional decision makers to inform their response to COVID-19 . In this paper I will reflect on how the Counties Manukau Health library engaged in this process and what we have learned about the value and role of the research librarian . What new opportunities for the profession has COVID-19 created and what are the implications for our workforce. Lightning
Shiobhan Smith The University of Otago Library Capability Framework: Supporting researcher-facing librarians to successfully deliver inside-out services and support In 2019 the University of Otago Library began to gather information about the knowledge, tasks, abilities and attributes of researcher-facing librarians. This work has now cumulated in an extensive capability framework. Learn more about the methodology behind the framework's development within a pragmatic paradigm, including the ups and downs of data collection, work frequency analysis, and thematic coding. Paper
Simon Hart Improving2 : how to assess your assessment processes and improve upon them This session will provide the opportunity to gain:
- Renewed ways of thinking about evaluation, assessment, performance measures, use, satisfaction, impact and value.
- Insight into the Library assessment capability maturity model*, a model through which you can assess your assessment activities.
- A better idea of how to manage and communicate your assessment activities through using an project framework.* Hart, S., & Amos, H. (2018). The Library assessment capability maturity model: A means of optimizing how libraries measure effectiveness. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 13(4).
Sophie Harvey Not so traditional: ORCID and its use at Plant and Food Research Like many specialist tertiary and research libraries, Plant and Food Research Library uses ORCiD to improve accessibility and discoverability of research outputs, as well as encouraging greater collaboration with other scientists and the wider research community. This lightening session will discuss how ORCiD is used uniquely at Plant and Food Research, and how its use in a special science library may differ from other tertiary or research organisations within Aotearoa. Lightning
Stuart Yeates Does the DOAJ meet the C4DISC Statement of Principles? We look at real names; the protection of authors/editors whose work is actively suppressed in their countries; assumptions baked into ISSNs; and whether those who use the concept of peer review have a responsibility to act to counter the deep structural discrimination in the selection of who a 'peer' is. Paper
Suhasini Gazula, Ly Thi Tran and Kirsten Hutchison Academic literacies of higher degree international students in Library environments This paper arises on a Master of Education research study that explores international higher degree students (IHDS's) understanding of literacies in New Zealand library environments. To address the issue, the study utilizes an interpretative framework drawing from Vygotsky's sociocultural theory. Despite a significant body of literature on international students, little is known about the interaction of this cohort with the academic library, and limited information is available on IHDS's literacies in New Zealand library environments. The findings of the study underscore the importance for librarians, learning advisors and academics to consider international students' characteristics, language proficiency, learning styles and effective support for this cohort. Lightning
Susan Eady, Donna Salmon and Dipti Vora And what next...? (development of information literacy at Unitec) Unitec Library has actively worked on Information Literacy as a way to support student and staff success for the last 20 or so years. The presenter will outline the last few years including the process of developing a framework that draws on other models developed by ACRL and SCONUL with adaptations to suit a polytechnic based in Aotearoa. The rubric for applying the framework aligns with NZQA levels and works to communicate the outcomes of the model to academic staff, students and other student support staff. Through major change institutionally and beyond we keep going, seeking conversations and opportunities to achieve the goal of embedding information literacy into Unitec’s graduate profile. We have the tool, now how to embed effectively and sustainably? It is about the journey… Lightning
Valerie Green-Moss 123 Referencing – What happened? "Here's a really good resource - but I don't know how to cite it, so I'm not going to use it."
When students are basing their selection of resources not on content, but on how difficult they are to reference, could we serve them better by doing referencing differently? NorthTec launched 123 Referencing in 2016. How did it go?

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