Street Cred

Speaking Engagements

2018

  • Less is More,” Webinar, Library Journal, May 2018
  • “Selection,” “Weeding,” and “Intro to Adult Services,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, May 2018
  • Weeding Comedy,” Texas Library Association, Dallas, TX, April 2018
  • “Death to Bun Heads: How to Stay Relevant in Changing Times,” Keynote, Danish Research Library Association, Korsoer, Denmark, March 2, 2018
  • “Making a Collection Count”, “Weed Smart,” and “Death to Bun Heads: How to Stay Relevant n Changing Times,” Lakeland Library Cooperative, March 2018
  • “Death to Bun Heads: How to Stay Relevant in Changing Times,” Webinar, Wayne State University School of Information Sciences, February 2018

2017

  • “Making a Collection Count, ” Webinar, Wayne State University School of Information Sciences, November 2017
  • “Weed Smart,” White Pine Library Cooperative, October 2017
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills Campus, Auburn Hills, MI, August 2017
  • “Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level: Participating, Publishing, and Presenting,” Metro Detroit Medical Library Group, June 8, 2017
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians, June 2, 2017
  • “Selection,” “Weeding,” and “Intro to Adult Services,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, May 18, 2017
  • “Weed Smart,” The Library Network Adult Services Committee, Plymouth, MI, May 10, 2017
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep” and “Weed Smart,” Webinar, Clinton Essex Franklin Library System, New York, May 8, 2017
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Webinar, Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin, May 3, 2017
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Webinar, Outagamie Waupaca Library System, WI, April 19, 2017
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” RASS and RASSL Present Trends in Weeding and Collection Development, March 16, 2017

2016

  • “Weed Smart,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, October 2016.
  • “Professional Pursuits: Posting, Publishing, and Presenting,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, October 2016.
  • “Weed Smart” and “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Jackson District Library Staff Day, October 2016
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Lincoln Park Public Library Staff In-Service, September 2016
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Spring Institute, Michigan Library Association, April 2016
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Webinar, Northern Waters Library Services, May 2016
  • “Selection” and “Weeding,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, May 2016
  • “Professional Pursuits: Posting, Publishing, and Presenting,” Present Like a Pro, Michigan Library Association, March 2016

2015

  • “Making a Collection Count,” Webinar, South Central Library System, WI, November 2015
  • “Collection Budgets,” Webinar, Elsevier, October 2015
  • “Weed Smart,” Webinar, Public Library Association, October 2015
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Arrowhead Library System, Mountain Iron, MN, May 2015
  • “Selection” and “Weeding,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, May 2015
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Baldwin Public Library, Birmingham, MI, April 2015
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep: Hoarding is Not Collection Development,” Webinar, Panhandle Library Access Network, May 2015

2014

  • Out with the Old, In with the New,” Closing keynote, Kansas Library Association annual conference, October 2014
  • “Selection 101” and “Weed ‘Em and Weep,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Bellaire, MI, May 2014
  • “Weed ‘Em and Weep,” Library Administrator’s Conference of Northern Illinois, April 2014.
  • “Out with the Old, In with the New,” Ohio Library Council Technical Services Retreat, Columbus, OH, April 2014
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Public Library Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN, March 2014

2013

  • “Making a Collection Count” and “Weeding 101,” Dayton Metro Library, October 2013
  • “Making a Collection Count,” University of Umea, Umea, Sweden, October 2013
  • “Making a Collection Count,” County of Los Angeles Public Library Staff Day Closing Session, Pasadena, CA, August 2013.
  • “Out with the Old, In with the New,” and “Making a Collection Count,” Illinois State Library and University of Illinois-Springfield, August 2013.
  • “Out with the Old, In with the New,” Pioneerland Library System, Willmar, MN, June 2013.
  • “Weeding 101” and “Selection 101,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire, MI, May 2013
  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads: Tech Support IS Reference,” Ohio Library Council, Toledo, OH, April 2013.
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Ohio Library Council, Toledo, OH, April 2013.
  • “Out with the Old, In with the New,” SELCO, Rochester, MN, January 2013.

2012

  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads: Tech Support IS Reference,” Internet Librarian International, London, October 2012.
  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads: Tech Support IS Reference,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, November 2012.
  • Keynote presentation: “Out With the Old, In With the New,” Arkansas Library Association 2012 conference, October 2012.
  • “Collection Metrics,” Arkansas Library Association 2012 conference, October 2012.
  • “Weeding 101,” Library of Michigan Beginner Workshop, May 2012.
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Library of Michigan Beginner Workshop, May 2012.
  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads,” Library of Michigan Rural Libraries Conference, May 2012.
  • “Non-Fiction Reader Advisory,” Library of Michigan Rural Libraries conference, May 2012.

2011

  • “Making a Collection Count,” Indiana Library Federation, November 2011.
  • “Professional Pursuits: Posting, Publishing, and Presenting,” Michigan Library Association, October 2011.
  • “Out With the Old, In With the New,” Sponsored by Collection HQ andLibrary Journal, October 2011
  • Webinar on weeding, Outagamie Waupaca Library System, October 2011.
  • “Weeding 101,” Michigan Association for Media in Education, October 2011.
  • “Making a Collection Count,” State Library of South Carolina, September 2011.
  • “Promoting Library Services through Adult Summer Reading Programs,” Mid-Michigan Library League, May 2011.

2010

  • “Making a Collection Count,” South Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, Sioux Falls, SD, September 2010.
  • “Weeding 101, or Awful Library Books: Get Them Off Your Shelves,” South Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, Sioux Falls, SD, September 2010.
  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads: Why Tech Support IS Reference,” Long Island Library Resources Council and Suffolk County Library Association, Bellport, New York, July 2010.

2009

  • “Not Just for Kids: Promoting Library Services through Adult Summer Reading Programs,” American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2009.
  • “Thingamabobs and Doodads: Why Tech Support IS Reference,” American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2009.
  • “Making a Collection Count,” Rural Libraries Conference, Traverse City, MI, April 2009.
  • “Teaching Computers to Beginners,” Rural Libraries Conference, Traverse City, MI, April 2009.
Consulting Projects
  • Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner: Gale/Cengage learning, 2010-present. Select and write for Books and Authors database and What Do I Read Next print volumes, as well as the Gale Blog.
  • Mary Kelly: Lyon Township Public Library, 2010. Weeded and re-organized collection and created a collection management plan.
  • Mary Kelly: Spring Arbor University, 2009. Substitute librarian, also weeded collection.

Published Articles and Books

  • Hibner, H. & Kelly, M. (2017). Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.
  • Hibner, H. & Kelly, M. (2016). Weeding Manual, Chicago: Public Library Association.
  • Hibner, H., & Kelly, M. (2013). Making a collection count: a holistic approach to library collection management. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.
  • Hibner, H. and Kelly, M. (2008). “Not Just for the Kids: Promoting Library Services through Adult Summer Reading Programs.” Public Libraries, Jul/Aug 2008.
  • Hibner, H. (2007). “Reference on the Edge.” Public Libraries, 46:1, 21-22.
  • Hibner, H. and Kelly, M. (2005) “Teaching Computers to Seniors: What Not to Do.” Public Libraries, May/June 2005, 151-155.
  • Hibner, H. (2005). “The Wireless Librarian: Using Tablet PCs for Ultimate Reference and Customer Service: A Case Study.” Library Hi Tech News, 22:5, 19-22.

Citation

  • McGrath, R.V. (2005) “Real Reader Advisory: New Approaches for Marketing Your Library.” Public Libraries, Jan/Feb 2005, 6.

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