2022 Annual Conference

Please join us for the 2022 ASEE/ELD conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on June 26-29, 2022.


Thank you to all our Sponsors!


2022 ELD Program

Presentation slides:  https://osf.io/meetings/ELD2022

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Sunday, June 26 Monday, June 27 Tuesday, June 28 Wednesday, June 29
ELD WORKSHOP: The Basics of Qualitative Research Methods for Librarians 9am-12pm

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Plenary 8:00 am to 9:30 am Annual Business Meeting 8-9:30 am

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ELD TS6: Library Collaboration 8-9:30 am

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Lightning Talks 9:45 – 11:15 am

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Sponsor & Exhibitor Tech Sessions & ELD Poster Session 9:45 – 11:15 am

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Exhibit and NSF Posters 9:45 – 11:15 am
Greet the Stars! – New members and first Time Attendees Lunch 12-1:00 pm

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ELD Networking 11:30 am -1 pm

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Plenary 11:30 am- 1 pm  ELD TS7: Diversity 11:30 am – 1 pm

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FREE TIME 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm FREE TIME 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm FREE TIME 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
ELD TS1: Library Services 1:15-2:45 pm

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ELD TS3: Technology 1:45 -3:15 pm

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ELD Panel: Technical Standards: Critical Component of Engineering Librarianship 1:45 – 3:15 pm

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Distinguished Lecture 1:45 – 3:15 pm
ELD TS2: Instruction 3-4:30 pm

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ELD TS4: Round Table 3:30-5 pm

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ELD TS5: Open Forum on Issues of Relevance to Early Career Librarians 3:30 – 5pm

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ELD Extended Executive Committee 3:30 – 5pm

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Division Mixer 4:30-6pm

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Focus On exhibits 5-6:30 pm ASEE President’s Farewell Reception 6 – 7:30 pm

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Taste of the Town 6:15-8:30

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ELD Social 7-10 pm

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ELD Welcome Reception 6:30-9 pm

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ELD Annual Banquet 6:30-9 pm

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Sunday, June 26

ELD WORKSHOP, 9 am-12 pm 

The Basics of Qualitative Research Methods for Librarians

Presenters: Amy S. Van Epps (Harvard University), Amy G. Buhler (University of Florida), Margaret Phillips (Purdue University at West Lafayette)

This workshop provides a basic introduction to thinking about and outlining qualitative studies for librarians and information professionals in faculty and non-faculty positions who are interested in research methods to demonstrate value for a variety of purposes (e.g., external publication, presentations, and internal continuous improvement).

This workshop will guide participants through the following five segments using active learning techniques, including real-world examples, group discussion, peer sharing, and hands-on activities. Participants are encouraged to bring an idea for a research project to enhance their takeaways. The learning objectives and associated activities for each segment are described below.

1) What are Qualitative Methods? 

Participants will be able to define qualitative methods, understand transferability rather than generalizability, and consider appropriate sample size.

2) Developing a Qualitative Research Question

Participants will be able to implement techniques to evaluate and create research questions. Activity: Participants will practice evaluating research questions and crafting questions for their own research study ideas. 

3) Qualitative Data Collection

Participants will be able to articulate different types of data collection methods, identify the best one to meet project outcomes. Activity: Participants will be given a scenario and asked to identify appropriate data collection approaches.

4) Qualitative Data Analysis

Participants will be able to define thematic analysis and manually apply the technique. Activity: Participants will be given a small data set to analyze.

5) Sharing Your Results 

Participants will be able to explain how to report on their research in a way that is discoverable and reproducible.

An additional outcome of this workshop is to work toward building a community of practice among librarians who are engaged in qualitative research.

ASEE Greet the Stars! New members and first Time Attendees Lunch, 12-1:00 pm

New Members as of 1/1/22 and first time Annual Conference attendees are eligible to attend to learn what ASEE Membership and the Annual Conference is all about. Registration Required.

TS1: Library Services, 1:15-2:45 pm

Papers Presented

  1. Preparing the Engineering Library of the Future: Changing Services, Structures, Staffing, and Resources
    Leena N. Lalwani, Nancy Alee (University of Michigan)
  2. Using Esploro to Increase Visibility of Engineering Faculty Research Work
    Qianjin Zhang, Wendy Robertson, Kari Kozak, Sara Scheib, James M. Cox, Amanda Bartel (University of Iowa)
  3. Sustainable Boutique Research Services in a Mid-sized STEM Library: A Preliminary Study
    Brianna Buljung (Colorado School of Mines), Lisa G. Dunn (Colorado School of Mines), Seth Vuletich (Colorado School of Mines), Emily Bongiovanni (Carnegie Mellon University)

Moderator: Denice Lewis (Wake Forest University)

TS2: Instruction, 3-4:30 pm

  1. Assessing Information Literacy in Capstone Design Projects: Where are students still struggling?
    Bridget M. Smyser, Jodi Bolognese (Northeastern University)
  2. Using a Knowledge Mapping Tool in Engineering Information Literacy Instruction: A First Experiment
    Haoyong Lan, Weiling Liu (University of Louisville)
  3. Promoting active learning in an engineering library
    Jean L. Bossart, Sara Gonzales (University of Florida)

Moderator: Brianna Buljung (Colorado School of Mines)

ASEE Division Mixer, 4:30-6 pm

Networking opportunity and a chance for divisions to showcase and promote themselves to prospective members. Tables staffed by participating divisions may feature contests and prize giveaways.

Moderator: Chelsea Leachman (Washigton State University), John Teleha (NC Agricultural and Technical State University), John Napp (University of Toledo)

ASEE Taste of the Town, 6:15-8:30 pm

Celebration of the tastes and sounds of Minneapolis

ELD Social, 7-10 pm

Brit’s Pub, 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN Map and Directions

ELD members networking opportunity sponsored by SPIE.

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Monday, June 27

ASEE Plenary, 8-9:30 am

Lightning Talks, 9:45-11:15 am

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Join us for ELD members and sponsors’ talks.

Moderator: Sylvia Jones (Southern Methodist University) and Amy Buhler (University of Florida)

ELD Networking, 11:30-1 pm

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Moderator: Kari Kozak (University of Iowa)

TS3: Technology, 1:45-3:15 pm

Location: Room 101I, Minneapolis CC

Papers Presented

  1. Engaging Engineering Students with Mobile Learning Technologies
    Paul Mcmonigle (Pennsylvania State University)
  2. High-Quality Text Descriptions of Visual Elements in Online Interactive Versions of Traditional Print Mechanical Engineering Textbooks
    Adrian Rodriguez, Oscar Rios, Ryan Barlow, James Eakins (zyBooks, A Wiley Brand)
  3. Standards In Science and Engineering Education
    Amy Kurr (Case Western Reserve University), David Icove (University of Tennessee)

Moderator: Zac Painter (Stanford University)

TS4: Roundtable Discussions, 3:30-5 pm

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel Discussions on topics voted by the ELD members. Just like last year, ELD is using a Padlet for everyone to anonymously submit ideas and vote for topics you like.  


Password: ELD2022

Moderator: Denise Wetzel (Pennsylvania State University) and Amy Van Epps (Harvard University)

Focus on Exhibits, 5-6:30 pm

ELD Welcome Reception, 6-30-9 pm

Union Rooftop Kitchen & Bar, 731 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN Map and Directions

Sponsored by IEEE.

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Tuesday, June 28

ELD Annual Business Meeting, 8-9:30 am

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Updates from the various committees, update from the PIC I chair, and other events. The event will conclude with Bernhardt, publishing, poster, and longevity awards ceremony.

Moderator: Kari Kozak, ELD Division Chair

Poster Session, 9:45-11:15 am

ELD Posters Presented

  1. Introducing Arduino Library Kits for Checkout
    James Thomas Mcallister (University of Arkansas)
  2. More-Inclusive Practices for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Library Collection Management
    Susan Wainscott (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)


ASEE Plenary, 11:30 am – 1 pm

ELD Panel, 1:45-3:15 pm

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Technical Standards: Critical Component of Engineering Librarianship

Panelists: Chelsea Leachman (Washington State University), Erin Rowley (University at Buffalo), Margaret Phillips (Purdue University at West Lafayette), Daniela Solomon (Case Western Reserve University)

In the past ten years, teaching with technical standards has gained interest from engineering faculty and librarians to prepare students for a career after academia and meet accreditation requirements. In addition, technical standards are used in many fields, including interdisciplinary studies, by student teams with varying backgrounds. This session will introduce participants to the upcoming title Technical Standards: Information Literacy and Collection Resources for Librarians and Educators and provide participants with ideas/skills related to the following topics: instruction, collection development, accreditation, and outreach. This session is for librarians and faculty at all levels, and there will be time included in the session for small table discussions after the presentation by the panelists.

TS5: Open Forum, 3:30-5 pm

Location: Room 200C, Minneapolis CC

Open Forum on issues of relevance to Early Career Librarians

Are you new to engineering librarianship? Do you have questions or concerns about engineering libraries and librarianship in general or about something specific to your current job (or position)? Join the ELD Mentoring Committee for an open forum discussion with the ELD community. Topics could be related to the specifics of engineering librarianship, tenure and promotion, publishing, instruction, collection development, professional involvement and more. Bring your questions – your colleagues are here to help!

Moderator: Mel DeSart (University of Washington)

Focus on Exhibits, 5-6:30 pm

ELD Annual Banquet, 6:30-9 pm

Sponsored by Elsevier. Please register at https://tinyurl.com/ELDBanquet2022

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Wednesday, June 29

TS6: Diversity, 8-9:30 am

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Papers Presented

  1. Look Who’s Talking: Exploring the DEI STEM Librarianship Conversation
    Sarah Lester (California Polytechnic State University), Kelly Durkin Ruth (US Naval Academy)
  2. Making Space for Students on the Autism Spectrum in the Academic Library
    John B. Napp, Jennifer Helen Obertacz (University of Toledo)
  3. Creating a STEM Diversity Collection in an Academic Science and Engineering Library
    Eric Prosser (Arizona State University)

Moderator: Sarah Barbrow (Boston College)

Exhibit and NSF Posters, 9:45-11:15 am

TS7: Library Collaboration, 11:30 am-1 pm

Location: Greenway CDE, Hyatt Hotel

Papers Presented

  1. “But I’m not an Engineer”… Collaboration between a Librarian and an Upper Division Project-Based Engineering Program
    Heidi Southworth, Rebecca A. Bates, Rob Sleezer (Minnesota State University, Mankato)
  2. The Role of Libraries in Collaborative OER Development
    Leah M. Wiitablake, D. Matthew Boyer, Yang Wu (Clemson University)
  3. The Ties that Bind: Library E-Resources and Faculty Research
    Christie A. Wiley (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Moderator: Jennifer M. Long (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

ASEE Distinguished Lecture, 1:45-3:15 pm

ELD Extended Executive Committee Meeting, 3:30-5 pm

Moderator: Daniela Solomon, 2022 ELD-ASEE Program Chair

This meeting is for all the chairs of the various committees. 

ASEE President’s Farewell Reception, 6-7:30 pm

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ASEE 2022 Call for Papers

The Engineering Libraries Division (ELD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) is seeking abstracts for consideration for presentation at the 2022 Annual Conference & Exposition in Minneapolis, MN, June 26-29, 2022.

ELD accepts submissions from the ELD members and welcomes abstracts or joint presentations with members of other divisions.

All submissions will be handled electronically through the ASEE’s Paper Management System. Submitted abstracts should be 50 – 500 words in length. Authors should review the “For Authors” section of the conference website to find important deadlines, the Author’s Kit, plagiarism guidelines, best paper rubric, copyright, poster presentation guide, and more.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment
  • Collection Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Early Career
  • Libraries and the Global Engineering Issues
  • Instruction
  • Open Science
  • Outreach and Engagement
  • Research Support Services
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Technical Standards

All paper and poster submissions are publish-to-present. Papers submitted to technical sessions are peer-reviewed through the ELD review process, and those accepted will be published in the ASEE Proceedings and online on the ASEE PEER repository. From the accepted papers, ELD will select the division’s Best Paper and the Best Diversity Paper to participate in the Society’s selection for the respective categories.

ELD also accepts suggestions/proposals for “Special Sessions,” e.g., panel discussions, workshops, and cross-divisional sessions. Based on the post-conference survey, topics of interest include but are not limited to conducting research, collection development (EDI, transformative agreements, management, etc.), career planning, outreach, technical standards, instruction, etc.

  • Special session proposal should include:
  • description of the intended audience
  • summary of the ideas to be explored and discussed
  • outline of the session format, including strategies to engage those attending
  • vision for the type of individuals who would present
  • expected outcomes for the session

For questions or additional information, please contact
Daniela Solomon
ASEE ELD Program Chair
Kelvin Smith Library
Case Western Reserve University
Email: daniela.solomon@case.edu