CMCIG Spring Workshop

Novel Ties: Classics and 

Comics in the Classroom

Monday, April 20, 2015
The Ohio State University
Thompson Library, Room 150
1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus OH 43210

With so much focus on technology these days, we’re going back to the books to look at how literature can be used in the classroom in innovative ways. We’ll examine the more “traditional” novel and get the inside story from a 2015 Newbery Committee member. We’ll also look at the graphic novel and how its popularity with students can be leveraged in the classroom to enhance reading instruction and to provide new opportunities to engage with text. In addition, we’ll take some time for small group discussions on topics of interest to CMC librarians. The day will conclude with a brief tour of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.

To register: Click here
Directions:  http://www.osu.edu/visitors/directions.php

Workshop Program

9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00 am Welcome & Introductions
10:10 am – 11:10 am

“An Insider's Look at the Newbery Medal Process”
Stephanie Bange, Wright State University

11:10 am – 11:20 am Break
11:20 am – 12:00 pm Round Table Discussions
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
“It's More Than Just a Comic…Using Graphic Novels to Engage Readers of All Levels”
Anita Gonzalez, Ohio Resource Center

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
“The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum: Exploring Teaching and Learning with Comics in the Classroom” - Caitlin McGurk, The Ohio State University

3:00 pm Visit to OSU’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum (optional)

Workshop Cost is $20.00 and includes the workshop, continental breakfast, lunch and museum visit. Please note the cost of parking is $11.25/day


Call for Proposals: ALAO 2015

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce our call for proposals for the 2015 ALAO Conference, which will be held on Friday, November 20th at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.

This year's theme is "Cultivating Leadership: Preparing Academic Libraries for the Future."  For more information and submission guidelines:

The deadline for submitting break-out session presentations and poster sessions is Friday, March 27th.  Questions about the program? Contact the program committee: program@alaoweb.org


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