CAPAL 2022

Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) Conference


Day 1 - Monday, June 6
SessionTime (EDT)Track 1Track 2
Opening Keynote11:00am - 12:00pmOpening Keynote
Jessie Loyer
Choose session A or B12:00pm - 1:00mSession A:Session B:
“A drop in the bucket”: Academic Librarian Wellness during COVID-19. [20-minute paper]
Amy McLay Paterson
Disability and wellness: An equity caution for libraries [20-minute paper]
Joanne Oud
Assessing the impact of students’ engagement and mental health on academic integrity during COVID-19 pandemic [20-minute paper]
Marta Samokishyn & Victoria Tsonos
Neurodivergent wellness as quality of life, community, and autonomy in academic libraries [20-minute paper]
Ben Michell
Break1:00pm - 1:15pm
Choose session C or D1:15pm - 2:15pmSession C:Session D:
Working well: Finding space for movement, self-care, and community at the Brock Library [1hr panel]
Justine Cotton, Chelsea Humphries, & Laurie Morrison
Beyond bath bombs: Wellness through community building and connection at uOttawa Library [1hr panel]
Cecilia Tellis, Fatoumata Bah, & Megan McMeekin
Break2:15pm - 2:45pm
Choose session E or F2:45pm - 3:45pmSession E:Session F:
Talking books: Building community and supporting wellness [10-minute lightning talk]
Carolyn Casenas & Melissa Smith
The “new” moderators of wellness: Academic librarians in the platform age [10-minute lightning talk]
Savannah Li, Kaushar Mahetaji, & Amanda Yang
Creating a digital mindfulness resource guide for students [10-minute lightning talk]
Kayla Lockwood & Bronwen Maxson
Where is wellness going? [10-minute lightning talk]
Kayla Kuni
CAPAL R&S pilot project: Year one review [20-minute paper]
Michelle Goodridge & Graham Lavender
Building an emergency virtual reference service during lockdown: A case study on service design and staff support through crisis [10-minute lightning talk]
Laura Ivan
Community of Practice Open House3:45pm - 4:30pmCommunity of Practice Open House
Choose a CoP session4:30pm - 5:15pmDisplays, Outreach, and Engagement Community of Practice
Information Literacy Community of PracticeGame-Based Learning Community of Practice
Day 2 - Tuesday, June 7
SessionTime (EDT)Track 1Track 2
Choose session G or H12:00pm - 1:00pmSession G:Session H:
Library yoga: Experiences with virtual yoga programming at the Brock University Library [20-minute paper]
Chelsea Humphries
Applying principles of mindfulness and embodiment in library instruction to foster wellness [20-minute paper]
Megan Fitzgibbons
Thinking about compassion & love in academic libraries [20-minute paper]
Mary Greenshields & Sandra Cowan
Creative intervention centers: How campus makerspaces can be tweaked to combat the pandemic-induced mental health crisis [20-minute paper]
Mary A. Guillory
Break1:00pm - 1:15pm
Choose session I or J1:15pm - 2:30pmSession I:Session J:
Strategic planning: How does it make you feel? [20-minute paper]
Ania Dymarz
“It’s a very straight space”: gender-diverse students’ narratives about the library [20-minute paper]
Elizabeth Yates
Librarian in the mirror: Using reflection for professional and personal wellbeing [20-minute paper]
Justin Fuhr
“I’m a girl, and I’m plural”: Emergency meditations on pedagogy, mindfulness, layered identities, and libraries [20-minute paper]
Hazel Jane Plante
Philosophical musings on mental health and wellness in post-pandemic academic libraries [20-minute paper]
Bartlomiej Lenart
Break2:30pm - 3:00pm
CAPAL – CAIS Panel3:00pm - 4:00pmCAPAL – CAIS Panel
Hosted on CAIS zoom channel passcode: 502897
Break4:00pm - 4:15pm
Closing Keynote4:15pm - 5:15pmClosing Keynote
Max Bowman