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The 2015 LAUNC-CH Research Forum was held from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, May 8, in the Louis Round Wilson Library. The event was sponsored by the Librarians’ Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The following sessions were presented:

1:00-1:30 Poster Presentations & Refreshments · Wilson Library Main Lobby
  • “Let’s Ask Dr. Google: Examining Health Information Seeking Behaviors in the Internet Age,” Jessica Dixon and Alexandria Mesa · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “How does your [leadership] garden grow? Three Approaches to Cultivating Leaders at One University,” Angela Bardeen · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “‘can i h3lp u’?: Analyzing Chat Services in a Special Collections Library,” Kathleen Monahan · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “Creating a LibGuide for the Altac Project at UNC-Chapel Hill,” Robert Manzo · UNC-Greensboro
1:30-2:30 Session I (15-minute presentations) · Pleasants Family Assembly Room
  • “Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources,” Erica Titkemeyer · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “The Best Thing About Our Library” (Belk Library Personal Librarian Program), Lynne Bisko · Elon University
  • “Recent Usability Testing on What was found and what’s next,” Daniel Pshock · UNC-Chapel Hill
2:30-2:40 Break
2:40-3:05 LIGHTNING TALK ROUND · Pleasants Family Assembly Room
  • “Data Collections: Benchmarking the Present and Discerning Best Practices for the Future,” Michele Hayslett · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “What Do Composition Faculty Want Their Students to Learn? Examining Source Evaluation,” Lisa Becksford · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “Moving the Bar Forward on Open Access,” Hillary Miller & Therese Triumph · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “Ashe Library Wellness Circle,” Suzanne Moore · Ashe County Public Library
3:05-4:00 Session II (15-minute presentations) · Pleasants Family Assembly Room
  • “Health Sciences Library Partners with Community Colleges to Create Interactive Training Tools for Developing Research Skills,” Rachel Hinrichs & Brenda Linares · UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “The Duke Kunshan University Library: Opportunities and Challenges,” Linda Daniel · Duke University
  • “Provenance of Nazi period material at the Rubenstein Library: Using markings to understand the function of lost libraries,” Sarah Carrier · Duke University

The 2015 LAUNC-CH Research Forum was organized by the LAUNC-CH Professional Development Committee: Jacqueline Solis (Chair), Abigail Flanigan, Amelia Holmes, Margaret Moore, Sarah Morris, Sonoe Nakasone, and Chaitra Powell.