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Thursday, March 7 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Everybody Wants to Rule Their Guides (and Why They Shouldn't)

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Guides can be a Wild Wild West of design, creating a Land of Confusion for users. At our library, we asked the hard questions, did a lot of training on how to Walk This Way, and all came together to create The Look - consistently structured and designed guides - which resulted in a Celebration, a 50% increase in page views within 6 months.

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Hollie Gardner

Director of Strategic Initiatives, SMU Libraries
Hollie Gardner is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the SMU Libraries and a recent graduate from SMU's Masters of Science in Data Science program. Hollie has over a decade of experience in librarianship and applies her extensive knowledge in data science, machine learning... Read More →
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Megan Heuer

Director of Educational Initiatives, Southern Methodist University
I am the Head of Information Literacy and Communication Arts subject librarian for Southern methodist University. I am interested in information literacy instruction, particularly in how we can teach big concepts, how we can build to a more curricular approach with our IL program... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

Content Strategy Librarian, Southern Methodist University

Community Notetakers
avatar for Chilly Heinz (he/him)

Chilly Heinz (he/him)

Public Services Librarian, Brevard College
He/him. In addition to librarianing as hard as I can, I volunteer at an anarchist book store cooperative and two different prison-books projects. I love talking about cooperative processes, and I'm looking for ways to use it to engage and empower the work-study staff at my librar... Read More →



Thursday March 7, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Leconte Holiday Inn Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902