SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

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(Sessions are grouped by Stream)

Presentation Authors
Stream: Books, Writing and Reading
Cheap Thrills: Bluebeard in Victorian Chapbooks Hermansson, Dr. Casie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Defining the Book Today: A Perplexing Endeavor Zekri, Catherine
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Strange Life and Death of Edinburgh Map Publishing Stevenson, Prof. Iain
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Text as a Scalable Structure: New Ways of Storytelling? Armaselu, Dr. Florentina
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Readers’ Perceptions: The Book as Device or as Aesthetic Object
  1. Woods, Prof. Claire A.
  2. Lushington, Assoc. Prof. Kurt
  3. Crichton, Dr Jonathan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Publishing the Institutional Book: Brave New World or the Ultimate Vanity Press? Nichols, Dr Robert
Paper Presentation Accepted
Print, Profit and Pedagogy: The School Aids and Text Book Publishing Company Gagné, MaryLynn
Paper Presentation Accepted
A New Genre for the XXI Century: The 'Short Novel' or 'Micronovel' Druzhnikov, Prof Yuri
Virtual Presentation Accepted
'Between' and the Neo-Existentialist Bildungsroman Petrou, Prof Laurie
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Historiographic Analysis of Visual Texts: Reviewing Information Graphic Methodologies as a Means of Historical Argument Jordan, J.D.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Race for a Cure: Diabetes Doctors, Their Remedies and Their Publications Furdell, Dr. Elizabeth Lane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Annotations on the Failure of Socialism in America Martinek, Dr. Jason D.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Back to the Books: Literary Studies and Special Collections
  1. Jaret McKinstry, Prof. Susan
  2. Wermager, Kristi
Paper Presentation Accepted
American Fantasy for Youthful Audiences May, Prof Jill P.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Oprah's Reading Revolution Konchar Farr, Prof. Cecilia
Paper Presentation Accepted
(Re)Collecting Stories: The Private Libraries of Fin-de-Siècle Paris Mendelson, Dr. Valerie
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sampson Low: A London Publisher Behind the Scene of the Victorian Book Trade Barnes, Prof. James J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Boy's Life: The Popularity of the Male Memoir Penrod, Dr. Diane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Books as Media: The Adaptation Industry Murray, Dr Simone
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Role of Books as Mentors for Women in Leadership Positions Knorr, Dr. Helena
Paper Presentation Accepted
Publish or Perish Circa 1600: Cervantes' Paratexts Baena, Prof. Julio
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Demise of the Disguise: Plagiarism and Translation in an Emerging Global Context Piety, Prof. Marilyn
Paper Presentation Accepted
Volumes Reconfigured: Sculptural Investigation into the Life Cycle of Ideas/Books Senn, Holly A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Used Bookstores and Preservation: What Are 'Finds' Worth? Morris, Michael L.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Comic? Book? or Of Maus and Manga: Visualizing Reading, Reading the Visual in Graphic Novels Larsson, Prof. Donald F.
Paper Presentation Accepted
When Not to Judge (Manuscript) Book by Its Cover (or Hands in It): Case of Codex Vaticanus Ottobonianus Graecus 210 (Ba) of Aeschylus Zabrowski, Prof. Charles J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Covering Photography: A Metaphorical History of Photography Through Fiction and Poetry Book Covers Baden, Karl
Paper Presentation Accepted
Rethinking Creativity and Approaches to Teaching: The Systems Model and Creative Writing
  1. McIntyre, Dr Phillip
  2. McIntyre, Elizabeth
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Using Power Point in Theme Development
  1. Melton, Austin
  2. Melton, Dr Sonja
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Illustrated Henry James: 'The Beast in the Jungle' as Example Bazargan, Prof. Susan
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Role of Protestant Christianity in Modern Young Adult Realistic Fiction Hilbun, Dr. Janet
Paper Presentation Accepted
Electronic Publishing and the Creative Commons License: The Author-Reader Dialog Atchinson, Cadence H
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Books and Reading as Elements of Pleasure: The Meaning of a University-Wide Reading Program in an Oral Society in the Middle East Fetherston, Robin L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Wax Tabula in Alfredian England: A Discussion in Two Acts Engdahl, Lee
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Transatlantic Twins: Towards a History of British and American Editions Mitchell, Dr J. Lawrence
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Man of Letters as Hero Egeland, Marianne
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Technology and Storytelling of Color in the Sequential Narrative: Using Color to Tell Stories Talon, Prof. Durwin
Workshop Presentation Accepted
International Co-authorship in Academic Journals: A Chinese Perspective on Patterns, Motivations, Barriers and Benefits
  1. Royle, Jo
  2. Coles, Louisa
Paper Presentation Accepted
Anticipating Antiquity: Jean Jacques Boissard's 'Topographia Urbis Romae' (1681) and the Reworking of Rome de Bruijn, Ir Willem
Paper Presentation Accepted
Is There a Book in you? The Resources Writers Need to Get Published Baverstock, Dr. Alison Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
Book-Seekers and Book-Keepers: The Role of the Librarian as Information Mediator MacDonald, Jean B.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
A Census of the Beaumont and Fletcher First Folio: Comedies and Tragedies (London, 1947) Miller, Dr David Rush
Paper Presentation Accepted
Hardly Worth Reading?: Recuperating the Great War Popular Novel Potter, Dr Jane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Back to the Future: Bookseller as Publisher-Once Again Connelly, Graeme
Paper Presentation Accepted
"This Memoir is a Subjective Truth": Marketing the Real and the Desire for Literary ‘Authenticity’ Kiernan, Anna
Paper Presentation Accepted
“Here is something methinks I should like to read”: American Access to Periodical Literature in the Eighteenth Century Pacholl, Prof. Keith A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Teaching the Anthropology of Books and Reading Grace, Kevin
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Literary Things: Marketing Authors in Objects Ard, Dr. Patricia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Poaching the Print: Theorising the Scrapbook in Stephen King's The Shining and Misery Palko, Amy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Framing Business Setting and Systems Development Life Cycle within an Information Systems Course Ovlia, Dr. Ali
Paper Presentation Accepted
Perspectives on Teaching Creative Writing: Lessons from an African University Tsehlana, Ms Halejoetse
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Visions of Modernity: The Brazilian Vanguard Text and the Search for a National Identity Soler, Patricia A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Big Read: Cultural Authority and the Construction of the Popular Canon Wright, Dr David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Lost Between Fact and Fiction: An Examination of Race, Slavery and Publishing in early New York City Beal, Dr. Thomas D.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Pages from the Ashes: Publishing the Watts Writers Workshop Mousli Bennett, Dr Béatrice
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Art of the Book: Libri ad Libris (Books to Books) Wong, Janine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Watching Readers: Service or Spyware? Lesk, Michael
Paper Presentation Accepted
Whose Book Is It, Anyway? The Text in Flames from Little Women to South Park Justice, Dr. Hilary K.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Adversarial Affiliations: Regional Caribbean Publishing and International Postcolonial Theory Verhagen, Katherine E.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Novel Encounters: Publishing Yvonne Vera in the West Root, Melissa R.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Fiction and Immigration Politics: Case of Reyna Grande's Across a 100 Mountains McLean, Prof. Andrew M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
When Words Become Untouchable: A Case for Book-Making in the Classroom Henderson, Prof Nicole
Paper Presentation Accepted
Performance Criticism: Dramatizing the Nature and Art of Fiction in Teaching Madden, Prof. David
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Ill-Tempered Musician: The Contested Role of Tunebooks in Irish "Trad" Music Carson, Prof. Mina J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Development of National Book Policy in a Post Apartheid Society: The Process and Challenges Masokoane, Glenn Ujebe
Paper Presentation Accepted
Short-Circuiting the Book Reid, Rick
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Phenomenology and Aura of the Book in the Age of Its Apparent Online Reproducibility Marshall, Dr Alan
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Text Semiotics, Hermeneutics and the Book: A Comparative-Historical Sociological Analysis Bakker, Prof. J. I. (Hans)
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Noblesse Oblige: France's Bibliotèque de la Pléiade Keith, Claire
Paper Presentation Accepted
Popular Romance Fiction and the On-line Community Kamble, Ms. Jayashree
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Multicultural Books and the Culture Wars in the 21st Century Shinn, Dr. Christopher A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Different Kind of Club: Literacies of an After School Book Club for Adolescent Girls Conley, Dr. Katanna
Paper Presentation Accepted
Information Literacy Overload and the Impact of Misinformation, Disinformation, and eInformation on End Users of Hard Copy and Online Publications Amoriggi, Dr. Helen
Paper Presentation Accepted
What Publishers don’t know about how their Readers (eReaders) deal with Information (eInformation) Literacy Overload. The Gutenberg - Gates Dichotomy! Bonn, Joel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Educational Resources and Learning
The Impact of the New Textbook on Student Learning Jefferson, Dr Renee
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Teaching Book Culture Christie, Dr. N. Bradley
Paper Presentation Accepted
Managing Expectations for Educational Hybrid Books Leonard, Kendra
Paper Presentation Accepted
Competing with Free
  1. Anderson, Todd
  2. Martin, Dr. Jerome
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Integrating Multimedia Components into the Traditional and Innovative Instructional Environment: Contextualizing the Learners’ Ways with Words and Images within the Distance Education Framework
  1. Crawford, Dr. Caroline M.
  2. Freeman, Dr. Lynn
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Digital Rights Management and E-Learning Gregory, Dr. Vicki L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Manuscript to Printed Page: Training Student Editors on Real Publications Huff, Casey L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Value of Print for English Language Learners: Comparing Literacy Gains with Multimedia and Print Reading
  1. Boudreau-Henry, Kathryn Elizabeth
  2. Valcarcel Craig, Dr. Dorothy
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Future Memories: A Case Study of a Student Book Publication in the Middle East
  1. Martin, Peter Stockwell
  2. Choueiry, Dr. Halim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Communicating about Cancer Research through Cronicas
  1. Dal Pian, Dr Maria Cristina
  2. Dal Pian, Luiz Fernando
Paper Presentation Accepted
Student Writers, Student Authors and Technology: How Can Teachers Help Students Assert Their Voice Sandapen, Prof Sheila F.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Literacy Failure Case Studies: What Is Holding Them Back? Carroll, Dr Margaret
Paper Presentation Accepted
No Laughing Matter: Teaching Comedy Through Writing Beard, Dr. Pauline Winsome
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Are Text Books & Slides Enough to Reach a Digital Savvy Multi-cultural Generation? Chu, Prof. Alice I.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Practical Guide to Developing and Distribuing Multiple Media Texts
  1. George-Palilonis, Jennifer A.
  2. King, Brad
Paper Presentation Accepted
Which One Book would you Recommend to Entering College Freshmen? Grenier, Dr. Charles
Paper Presentation Accepted
Multifold Iterations: Letterpress Printing as Critical Practice O'Connell, Prof. Megan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: Information Society, and Print and Electronic Texts
The New Book: Ebook Authoring Past, Present & Future
  1. Harroff, Prof. William
  2. Johnson, Prof. Charlotte
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Why I Will Always Teach LCSH: Helping Information Seekers Interpret the Meaning of Digital Records Feind, Rebecca
Paper Presentation Accepted
Informational Structure of Books and Preservation Konsa, Dr. Kurmo
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Forming Hybrid Innovative Communities in the Book Publishing World: An Exploration Ziv, Prof. Nina D.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Problem of the Aggregate Author: A Theory of Attribution and Accountability in Online Knowledge-Base Communities Jordan, Stephen T.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Women’s Diaries and TEI: A Historian’s Adventures in Web-Publishing Tomasek, Prof Kathryn
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Interest of Computer-Generated Narration: How Artificial Intelligence Can Avoid Telling a Boring Story Bratières, Mr Sébastien
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Information Literacy: Teaching Students to Use What They Find
  1. Cassady, Dr. Dave
  2. Irons, Lynda
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Microchip Implants and The Culture of Print: Abstraction Over Obsolescence Joseph, Dr. Roy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Social Relations in Digital Libraries: Visions and Realities Ford, Charlotte
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Hearing What's Read Meyer, Dr. Rudi
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Accordion Book: An Old Idea Reinvented for Digital Printing
  1. Breede, Prof. Manfred
  2. Lisi, Jason
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Aldus to iPod: Books and Personal Media Devices as Extensions of the Self
  1. Perrault, Dr. Anna H.
  2. Crummett, Courtney
Paper Presentation Accepted
Prescience Or Presumption: Vidal & McLuhan Nelson, Prof. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
Google Book Search: Value-Added or Added Hype? Hollingsworth, Jaena
Paper Presentation Accepted
Linear Thought in an Age of Non-linearity: Threat of Interactive Technology to the Book Grady, Dr. Don A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Addressing the Difficulty of Poetry Through the Use of Hypertext O'Neill, Lois
Paper Presentation Accepted
Exploring the Effects of the Digital Environment on Society’s Archive: A Life-Cycle Approach Bradley, Dr. Jana
Paper Presentation Accepted
Riposte Readers’ Perceptions: The Book as Device or as Aesthetic Object.
  1. Bellaver, Prof. Richard
  2. Lushington, Assoc. Prof. Kurt
  3. Woods, Prof. Claire A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
What Does Open Access Mean for the Book? Robin Peek, Dr.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Towards the Semantic Web: A Survey of Contemporary Text Transformations Kalantzis, Prof. Mary
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Stream: Libraries
Inside Story: Exploring Classical Texts from a Variety of Cultures in the Primary School Classroom McGuinn, Dr. Nicholas
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Active Archive: Revisionist Poetics of Susan Howe and Lisa Robertson Minkus, Kimberly K.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Teaching of Information Literacy by Public Community College Librarians in the United States Zuke, Dr. Jan
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Vision for the Future of Academic Library Collections
  1. Spitzform, Peter
  2. Sennyey, Pongracz
Paper Presentation Accepted
Innovation or Tradition? Information Literacy and Its Foundation: A Critical Library View
  1. Buschman, John
  2. Warner, Dorothy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Is Google (Babel) the Library of the Future? A Librarian's Paradox in the Information Age Revilla, Vicente
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Core Lists, Teaching, and the Humanities: Resources for College Libraries as a Case Study Elmore, Dr. Marcus
Paper Presentation Accepted
Animal-Assisted Librarianship: Delivering Books to Remote Readers Vance, Jason
Paper Presentation Accepted
Intervention Programme In Disadvantaged Non-Reading Communities In South Africa
  1. Machet, Prof Myrna P.
  2. Wessels, Nicoline
Paper Presentation Accepted
From Athens to the Monastery: The Contentious Relationship between Scholarship and the Library and its Books Zeegers, Dr. Margaret
Paper Presentation Accepted
Academic Relationships and the Future of the Library: The University of Alabama and the IMLS Fellowship Mendez, Mei
Paper Presentation Accepted
SALEM in History: A Collaborative Primary Source Website for K-12 History Teachers
  1. Duda, Abaigeal
  2. Axelrod, Irene
Paper Presentation Accepted
Built By the Book for the Book: A New Perspective on the Urban University Library
  1. Hunt, Prof. Neil
  2. Dugan, Robert
Paper Presentation Accepted
Weeding in the Communal Garden Heck, Jeff
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Future of the Book in the Library Missner Devaney, Emily
Paper Presentation Accepted
What do Librarians Do: Facets of a Profession
  1. Berry, JoAnna
  2. Schneider, Juliane
Paper Presentation Accepted
Texts, E-texts, and Research Questions for Academic Librarians Daily, Daniel
Paper Presentation Accepted
On the Optimal Use of the Print Collection in the Digitalization Epoch Liu, Assoc. Prof. Jianxin
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Juvenile Collection in the Academic Library: Does It Belong Here?
  1. Crosetto, Prof Alice
  2. Horan, Mark
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Literacy
Literacy as a Factor in the Development of Cherokee Culture in the 19th Century Parins, Prof James W.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Consistency in the Face of Change: Critical Literacy on Pages and Screens Horning, Dr. Alice
Paper Presentation Accepted
Literacy in the Global Village: The Impact of New Media on Democracy Wilson, Prof. Brenda
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Whole Book Approach: Picture Books as Learning Objects Lambert, Megan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Writing Their World: Exploring Authorship in Teacher Education by Writing Books for Children
  1. Laughlin, Dr. Peggy
  2. Winkley, Dr. Cheryl
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Has the Book Got a Pulse? Life after the “Terminal” Diagnosis Jones, Prof. Marnie
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Text as Mirror Sunnen, Dr. Donald R.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Graphic Novel: Engaging New Literacies Schwarz, Dr. Gretchen
Paper Presentation Accepted
The History of Teaching Visual Literacy to Young Children: Access to Visual Information Zahner, Dr. Mary
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Poetics of Childhood, or the Construction of Lost Innocence: R.L.Stevenson’s Verses for Children Politis, Dr Dimitrios
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Other or Stream Unspecified
Barbauld as Editor: Illustration and Aesthetic Choice in The British Novelists Project Dillard, Leigh G.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Is the Internet Too Platonic? Books, Electronis Media, and the Purpose of Communication Kent, Dr. Matthew Alexander
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Publishing
Preserving Our Books for the Future: Is Legal Deposit Realizing the Aim? Penzhorn, Dr Cecilia
Paper Presentation Accepted
The World of Independent Publishing Gale, Dr. Kate
Workshop Presentation Accepted
A Book for All Seasons: Accessing the Future - Why Shifting Demographics Will Change the Way We Read...
  1. Klomp, Ryan
  2. Nolan, Tim
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Electronic Book Publishing in Turkey Gurcan, Dr. Halil Ibrahim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Economic Issues in Shifting Publication Risk in Academic Publishing Mothersill, M. Gillian
Paper Presentation Accepted
Growth of Children's Book Publishing in Taiwan Seitz, Emily
Virtual Presentation Accepted
May Massee and Marjorie Flack: A Classic Collaboration
  1. Claes, Dr. Jane
  2. White, Dr. Maureen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Why Socrates Was Wrong about Books: How to Write Non-Fiction That Sells - Without Prostituting the Truth Babcock, Dr. Michael
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Charles Carrington and the Commerce of the Risque Douglas, Dr Paul
Paper Presentation Accepted
Scots Language Publishing: Indigenous Language Publishing Conner, Tim
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Future of Bookselling Berger, Dr Sidney
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Origins of Hispanic Publishing in the Early American Republic Kanellos, Dr. Nicolás
Paper Presentation Accepted
Book Sprint: A New Model for Rapid Book Authoring and Content Development
  1. Zennaro, Marco
  2. Canessa, Dr E
  3. Fonda, Carlo
  4. Belcher, Martin
  5. Flickenger, Rob
Paper Presentation Accepted
Interactivity, The Internet and The Authored Novel: Building on the Relationship between the Reader and the Story Turner, Margaret
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Self-publishing an Artist's Book: An Artist's Journey into the Book Publishing World Zakari, Chantal
Paper Presentation Accepted
Publishing’s Effect on Literacy: Experiences in the Pacific Islands Crowl, Dr. Linda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Value-added Processes in Publishing and the Impact of ICTs, the Democratization of Publishing and Globalization Ferguson, Dr Stuart
Paper Presentation Accepted
Editors' Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century: Reconceptualising Professional Practice
  1. Brown, Dr Diane
  2. Dorman, Marilyn
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Quo Vadis Book Culture? The German Publishing Industry and the Emergence of Film Adam, Jasmin Melanie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Enclosure of the Knowledge Commons: The Role of Scholarly Publishers, Librarians, and Scholars Oliphant, Tami
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Future of the Book: Integrating ePublishing & eLearning Kumar, Dr Brijesh
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Was There Irrational Exuberance in the U.S. Book Publishing Industry? An Analysis of University Presses and Commercial Academic Professional Book Publishers: 1989-2000
  1. Greco, Dr. Albert
  2. Rodriguez, Clara
  3. Wharton, Robert
Paper Presentation Accepted
An Analysis of Rejection Letters from Literary Agents
  1. Payne, James
  2. Payne, Dr Esim Erdim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: No Stream Selection
The Job Definition Format and Print Media: Analysing, Implementing and Managing Workflow Automation Kular, Asst. Prof. Christopher
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Reading the Cover: How Books are Positioned in the Market Phillips, Angus
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Segmenting the Second Hand Book Sectors Core Customer’s Using Demographic, Psychographic and Benefits Lloyd-Jones, Annabel
Virtual Presentation Accepted
One Man Still Stands Fillmore, Laura
Plenary Presentation Accepted

 

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