Speakers

Lightning talk presenTations

Connect5 2021 happened on June 11th, 2021.

Please see below for links to the recorded lightning talks!


Lightning Talks Round 1: Outreach & Promotion
10:00am - 10:45am

Rebuilding Reference Online: You Never Know What You're Going to Get
Sandra Herber and Amy Weir - Humber College

Virtual Displays With Sway
Anna Standish - George Brown College

Discover Us: A Student Discovery Program
Hailey Wyman - Seneca College

Reconnecting and Engaging with Students Online with a Virtual Games Week Event
Sasha Chernomurova and David Di Nardo - Centennial College

The Virtual Study Hall Pilot at George Brown College Library
Joy Wen - George Brown College


Lightning Talks Round 2: Professional Development & Training
11:30am - 12:15pm

Library Staff Citation Refresher
Sara Niro - Seneca College

How Data Visualization Can Help Tell Your Research Story
Susan Shepley, Lia Tsotsos, Nicole Zhang, Lingling Jiang - Sheridan College

Stepping Outside of My Comfort Zone:
A library technician’s perspective on collaboration and work during a pandemic

Ishrat Gulshan - Centennial College

Building a REnaissance: How we can reach across institutions to enhance our teaching methods and build better learning material together with the Builder Series
Liana Giovando - Seneca College

College Libraries Ontario: Decolonizing Library Catalogues
Patricia Buckley and Najeeb Ahmed - Sheridan College & Humber College


Live Group Discussion: The Learning Portal - Connecting for the Future
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Participate in a discussion about the ways in which you use and share the portal, followed by a quick overview of the usage statistics.
Eva McDonald, Gail Strachan, Jane Foo, Michelle Honzales, Nathalie Zhou, and Sandra Herber


Lightning Talks Round 3 - Learning & Engagement Pt. 1
1:40pm - 2:05pm

Indigenous Matters and The Learning Portal
Tanis Fink & Lisa Jack - Seneca College & Confederation College

Reconsidering the Role of Library Instruction:
Teaching Research Skills for ESL Students Online during the Pandemic

Laura Rodbard - George Brown College

Enter Player 1: Gaming academic Integrity on and off the board!
Richard Sims - Centennial College


Lightning Talks Round 3 - Learning & Engagement Pt. 2
2:05pm - 2:30pm

Librarians and Work Integrated Learning: Together Online
Shelley Woods - Sheridan College

Setting the Trend for UDL at Humber Libraries
Shernett Bennett - Humber College

Reconnecting at Point of Need: Workshop Follow-Ups
Alana Otis & Hailey Wyman - Seneca College