ALISE 2022 Annual Conference
October 24-26, 2022 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 



 Program at a Glance

*All SIG meetings will be held virtually, prior to the start of the conference. 
Click here to access the SIG meeting schedule.

Monday, October 24, 2022



12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2022 ALISE Academy

Separate Registration will be required.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

First Timer's Mixer

All first-time ALISE annual conference attendees are invited to attend

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Past Presidents Reception

Tuesday, October 25, 2022



8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 10:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am 

Leadership Orientation Breakfast

Committees, taskforces, SIG conveners, and appointees are invited to attend the orientation led by ALISE's Past President and ALISE's President-elect.

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Placement Services and UnCommons

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Welcome Address, ALISE President

10:15 am- 12:00 pm

Opening Plenary Session:

2022 Keynote Speaker, Yolanda Covington-Ward, Ph.D.

Learn more about Dr. Covington-Ward

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch On Own


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout Series 1


Public Libraries and Community Collaboration - 1.2 - 3 Juried Papers

1) “No One Told Me”:  A Dialog on Preparing Public Librarians to Provide Social Services in Public Libraries, ​​Melissa Gross, Don Latham, Brittany Baum and Lauren Crabtree

2) Librarians’ Attitude Towards Providing Environmental Education Services in Their Community, Xiaoai Ren and Jia Lu

3) Strengthening Broadband through Library Engagement: Libraries as Critical Infrastructure Intermediaries, Eleanor Mattern, Kostas Pelechrinis and Fanghui Xiao

COVID and Crisis - 1.3 - 2 Juried Papers

1) “Our mission doesn't stop just because we don't have a building”: librarians’ and museum educators’ discursive construction of their shifting roles during the pandemic, Jacqueline Kociubuk, Rebekah Willett, Amy Mueller and Peter Wardrip

2) Health in All Policies (HiAP) and Public Librarianship, Health in All Policies (HiAP) and Public Librarianship, Noah Lenstra and Nicole Peritore

1.4 -  Innovative Pedagogies SIG
Critical Race Theory as Innovative Pedagogy in LIS, Anthony Dunbar and Hassan Zamir

1.5 - Archival/Preservation Education SIG
Yarning Multivocal Archival Educations, Sarah Buchanan, Peter Botticelli, Michèle Cloonan, Donia Conn, Dyani Feige, Colin Post and Heather Soyka

1.6 - Information Policy SIG
Who owns us in perpetuity?: A question of intellectual property, copyright, and information policy, Margaret Zimmerman, James "Kip" Currier, Suliman Hawamdeh, Emily Knox

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm


2:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout Series 2

K-16 Education - 2.1 - 3 Juried Papers

1) Beyond Resilience: Children’s Access to Reading Materials Relative to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Rita Soulen

2) Many Narratives:  Storytelling as Epistemological Bridge, Kate Mcdowell

3) Authority is constructed and created … but not by you, Jenny Bossaller, Heather Hill and Denice Adkins

Amplifying Marginalized Voices - 2.2 - 3 Juried Papers

1) Critical Voices: A Community of Practice during COVID, Marcia Rapchak, Paula Wiley, Reagan Harper, Brittni Linn and Heidi Reis

2) From “Mesearch” to “Wesearch”:  The Role of Community in Developing  Identity-Centric Research, ​​​​Joseph Winberry and Laverne Gray

3) Allies & Allyship in LIS, Lisa Hussey

2.3 Gender Issues SIG
A Critical Dialogue About Emergent Research on TikTok-Based Information Practices around Femme/Feminine and Gender Diverse Youth, Miriam Sweeney, Travis Wagner, Dan Delmonaco and Valerie Lookingbill

2.4 - Curriculum SIG
LIS Curriculum from Past to Present, Rene Burress and Xiaofeng Li

2.5 - Information Ethics SIG
Teaching and Learning the Ninth Principle of the ALA Code of Ethics, John Burgess, John Budd, Suliman Hawamdeh, Bharat Mehra, Michele A.L. Villagran

2.6 - Panel: LIS and Social Work
From Current Issues to a Collaborative Future, Keren Dali, Noah Lenstra, Lydia Ogden, Charles Senteio and Rachel D. Williams

4:30pm - 4:45pm


4:45pm - 6:15pm

Breakout Series 3

Archival Education - 3.1 - 3 Juried Papers

1) Undergraduate Learning and Research with Provenance Information, Sarah Buchanan

2) An Autoethnographic Chronicle: The Evolution of Self-Documentation in African American Community Archives in Texas, Kymberly Keeton 

2) Go back and get it: Centering local, national and cultural histories in international LIS Education, ​​Paulette Kerr

Expanding Theories - 3.2 - 3 Juried Papers

1) “I ain’t read not one bit of it”: The Influence of Canonical Maps on the Knowledge Work of Public Library Staff,  Darin Freeburg and Katie Klein

2) On the Importance of ‘Spaciousness’ in LIS: Meditations on the Pandemic, Place, and a Post-Eurocentric Future, Ajit Pyati
3) To “betray the archive of violence:” insurgent pedagogies for the end of the world, Aems Emswiler

3.3 - Panel
Critical Perspectives on Professionalism, Africa Hands, Heidi Julien, Laura Saunders and Amy Vanscoy

3.4 - Equity and Social Justice SIG
Critical Race Theory in Library and Information Science (LIS) Education, Mónica Colón-Aguirre and Nicole Cooke

3.5 - Part-time and Adjunct Faculty SIG
So You Think You Won’t Be A Supervisor? Michael Crumpton and Joanna DePolt

3.6 - Technical Services Education SIG
Revisiting Instructional Approaches in Response to Emerging Cataloging Standards, Karen Snow, Brian Dobreski, Shawne Miksa, Elisa Sze and Bobby Bothmann

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 

Works in Progress (WIP) Poster Session and Reception

Wednesday, October 26, 2022



7:00 am - 7:30 am 

Wellness Session (If Sponsored)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm 


8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Placement Services and UnCommons

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:30 am

School Representative's Breakfast

Designated School Representative for each ALISE institutional member invited to attend

8:30 am - 10:00 am 

Breakout Series 4

Inclusive Spaces - 4.1 - 3 Juried Papers

1) Spanish-speakers Preferred: How Libraries Can Make Their Workforce Better Reflect Their Communities, Andrew A Wakelee and Kim M Thompson

2) Building Capacity for Library Participation in Open Civic Data Work with the Civic Data Education Series, Jane Thaler, Eleanor Mattern and Marcia Rapchak

3) ​​Integrating a New Framework for Inclusive Evaluation: QBL-SCREAM, Kristen Becker

4.2 - Panel
Incorporating Marginalized LIS Educators into LIS Programs Through Remote Work Options, Nicole Cooke, Africa S. Hands, Sandra Hirsh, Mega Subramaniam, Gary L. Shaffer

4.3 - Panel
Seeing Infrastructure, Interrogating Infrastructure: Making explicit the implicit of LIS education and learning environments, Rachel Williams, Danielle Pollock, Rebecca Davis and Rhiannon Bettivia

4.4 - Health SIG
Health, Libraries, Research and Education, Margaret Zimmerman, Noah Lenstra, Jinxuan Ma, Ellen L. Rubenstein, Emily Vardell

4.5 - School Library Media SIG
Narratives of School Library Education and Research: Examinations of Diversity, Representation, and Ethics, Rebecca Morris, Rita Reinsel Soulen, Ruth Shasteen, Sarah Steiger, Lucy Santos Green and Melissa Johnston

4.6 - Historical Perspectives SIG
The Half Has Never Been Told: Showing & Telling Historical Objects for Teaching LIS History and Archives, Laverne Gray, Aisha Johnson, Joseph Winberry and Beth Patin

10:00 am - 10:30 am 


10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Breakout Series 5

Social Justice and Equity - 5.1 - 3 Juried Papers

1) The Sankofa Intervention: Combatting the Epistemicide of Parasitic Omission Through Civil Rights Literacy in Community Information Contexts, Beth Patin and Tyler Youngman

2) “Louder for the people in the back:” Amplifying historically marginalized voices through qualitative research, Kaitlin Montague, Matthew Ackerman and Charles Senteio

3) Opposing Epistemicide as First Principle: Redeeming Social Epistemology in LIS Education, John Burgess and Gina Fowler

5.2 - Panel
Understanding Sexual and Gender Minority Privacy, Michele Villagran, Darra Hofman and Souvick Ghosh

5.3 - Panel
Research Frameworks for Multiple Ways of Knowing:  Social Justice, Methodology, and Policy, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Clara M. Chu and Dick Kawooya, Andiswa Mfengu

5.4 - Disabilities SIG
Narratives of Disability and Accessibility, Deborah Charbonneau, Clayton A. Copeland, Keren Dali, Kevin J. Mallary, Andrew J. M. Smith and Kim M. Thompson

5.5 - Doctoral Student SIG
Expectations, Rejections, and Reviewer 2: Publishing Demystified, Valerie Lookingbill, Vanessa Kitzie, Joseph Winberry, Brady Lund, Mónica Colón-Aguirre and Africa Hands

5.6 - Youth Services SIG
Youth Services: Empowering Community, Inclusion, and Active Citizenship through Libraries, Rachel Magee, Kerry Townsend, Maria Cahill, Bobbie Sartin Long, Denice Adkins, Lesley Farmer, Nitzan Koren, Christopher Dwyer, Diana Acosta, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Julia Burns Petrella, Gabrielle Salib, June Abbas, Denise Agosto and Andrew Zalot

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Council of Deans, Directors, Chairs Meeting

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Annual Business Meeting

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

Breakout Series 6

Community Health - 6.1 - 3 Juried Papers

1) Combatting Health Information Injustices for Community-based Health Promotion: A Curricular Outline, ​​Vanessa Kitzie, Travis Wagner, Dominique Francis, A. Nick Vera and Jesselyn Dreeszen Bowman

2) The Impact of Social Media on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Acceptance: Data Analytic Approach, Manar Alsaid and Sumer Hawamdeh

3) Uprooting Racial Health Disparities: Genealogy as a Community Health Library Service, L.H Gerido

6.2 - Panel
LIS Leadership: Opportunities and Barriers for People of Color, Vandana Singh, Nicole Cooke, Abebe Rorissa, Africa Hands and Emily Knox

6.3 - Panel
Teaching to Respect Intersectional Neurodiversity in LIS Classrooms and Practice, Laura Ridenour, Heather Hill, Amy Waldman and Denice Adkins

6.4 - International Library Education SIG
International SIG: Global Concerns on a Local Scale, Lisa Hussey, Keren Dali, Kristine Stewart and Elizabeth Burns

6.5 - Panel
Writing the Book You’ll Teach, Jessica Gribble, Laura Saunders and Marcia Mardis

6.6 Awards Winners

ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition
My Mom Recommended It to Me”: Understanding Homeschoolers’ Information Practices, Xiaofeng Li, Clarion University of Pennsylvania and Shelly Mathis, Grand County Library District

ALISE/ProQuest Methodology Paper Competition
Using Design Based Implementation Research Method to Create Computational Thinking Assessment Tools for Youth Programs in Public Libraries, Nitzan Koren, David Weintrop, and Mega Subramaniam, University of Maryland

ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition
To Our Health: A Case Study of Archivists’ Information Work and Information Practices at History of Medicine Collections in Philadelphia, Deborah Garwood, Drexel University

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

ALISE/Jean Tague Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition and Reception - Winners Announcement

Thursday, October 27, 2022



10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ALISE Board Meeting