2021 Access Services Conference (EST)
2021 Access Services Conference (EST)
A hybrid event with opportunities for individuals to gather information and communicate with others on topics related to Access Services in person or virtually.
November 17 - 18, 2021  ·  Loudermilk Conference Center

The Access Services Conference is an opportunity for individuals working in all areas of Access Services in libraries to gather information and communicate with other professionals about Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Student Worker Management, Security, Stacks Maintenance, and other topics of interest.

We will have a Welcome and Keynote presentation on Wednesday morning, followed by 2 full days of programming. A reception will be held on Wednesday evening along with breakfast, lunches, and breaks being served on Wednesday and Thursday, all included with the registration.

Virtual attendees will have access to all sessions and will have opportunities to engage with speakers and other attendees.

Onsite Registration will not be available.

All sessions are on Eastern Standard Time.

Agenda (Eastern Standard Time)
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast provided in the Loudermilk Lobby
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Keynote Address
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Presentation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Break
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Please join us for a Reception in the Loudermilk Conference Center Lobby. Beer, wine, and snacks will be provided. This is an in-person only event.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast provided in the Loudermilk Lobby
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Break
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Networking Break
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
A conversation with friends.
Presenters
Keynote Speaker
co-presenter with Kim Copenhaver
Emory University
co-presenter with Susan Garrison
Rice University
co-presenter with George Tiong
UC San Diego Library
Access & Public Services, Interim Department Head
Auraria Library
co-presenter with Denise O'Shea
co-presenter with Pilar Baskett
University of North Texas
co-presenter with Jean Thoulag
University of Hawaii at Manoa
co-presenter with Kim Copenhaver
Emory University
Visiting Evening Access Librarian
University of San Diego
co-presenter with Emily Earnest
University of Nevada Las Vegas
co-presenter with Sally Bryant
Pepperdine University
Head of Access Services & Systems
Montclair State University
Clinical Assistant Professor, Head Librarian of Access Services
University of Illinois Chicago
Library Services Associate
University of North Texas
Safety Operations Supervisor
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Associate Dean for Research & User Services
The University of Alabama
Librarian II, Access Services
North Shore Community College
Access Services Librarian
SUNY Oswego
Professor / Head of Access & Interlibrary Services and Scholarly Communications Librarian
Sam Houston State University
Customer Service Experience
UC San Diego Library
co-presenter with Trinidad Linares
Bowling Green State University
Access and Lending Services Librarian
Roanoke College
co-presenter with Susan Garrison
Rice University
Head of Access Services
Southern Methodist University
Head of Access and Collection Services
Goodson Law Library, Duke Law
co-presenter with Kestrel Ward
University of Florida Smathers Libraries
Chair, Access Services Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Help & Information Desk Coordinator
Northeastern University
User Services Coordinator
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Access Services Librarian
Siena College
Head of Collections Access
University of Michigan Dearborn
co-presenter with Elena Carrillo
University of Illinois Chicago
Library Assistant 3
University of Florida Smathers Libraries
Director, Access Services
Emory University
co-presenter with Verne Neff
Penn State University
Associate Dean of the Library / Access Services Librarian
Texas Christian University
Access Services Librarian
University of Nebraska- Omaha
Access Services Manager
University of Denver
Head, Library Services
McMaster University
co-presenter with Lacey Rogers
University of Nebraska- Omaha
Librarian for Modern Languages and Librarian Learning Consultant
Georgia Tech
co-presnter with Marlee Givens
Georgia Tech
Director of Libraries and Public Services Librarian
Alfred University
co-presenter with Erin Kovalsky
SUNY Oswego
Service Desk Assistant Manager
University of North Texas
co-presenter with Lindsay Gypin
University of Denver
Head of Access Services
Pepperdine University
co-presenter with Tucker Taylor
Hofstra University
co-presenter with Pilar Baskett
University of North Texas
Director of Access Services
UNC Charlotte
co-presnter with Marlee Givens
Emory University
Access Services Manager/Education Librarian
Rice University
co-presenter with Kim Copenhaver
Emory University
Library Associate
Bowling Green State University
Editor, Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarian (retired, Circulation Librarian University of South Carolina)
Manager Collection Maintenance and Annex
Penn State University
Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Librarian
East Carolina University
Virtual Conference Login Information

Virtual Conference login information has been emailed to the registrants and primary (group) registrants.  Please check your spam and junk folders for the login information. 

COVID-19 Safety Information

We are committed to the safety and well-being of our attendees. We are actively monitoring the recommended guidelines set forth by the CDC for hosting a safe event and we will follow their recommendations throughout the planning process.  Information on Georgia COVID-19 case rates and vaccination rates can be found here: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report


Registration for the onsite event includes full access to the Virtual event.  If you registered to attend onsite but later unable to travel or attend the conference in person,  you can still enjoy the benefits of your registration.