I have taught many workshops at national and regional conferences on topics ranging from open source systems to strategic planning and innovation in libraries and higher education. If you are interested in having me speak at your event or workshop, please take a look at my Speaking page and if interested, get in touch with me at vacekrae at gmail.com. Thanks!
Workshops & Pre-conferences
Vacek, Rachel. “Examples of What You Can Do with the DPLA API.” Part of the Pre-conference, Hacking the Digital Public Library of America. Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX, April 27, 2014. http://hdl.handle.net/10657/1360
Vacek, Rachel. “Drupal 101.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 17, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/10657/1361
Vacek, Rachel, and Nina McHale. “Getting Started with Drupal.” LITA Pre-conference, American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, TX, January 20, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/10657/1323
Vacek, Rachel, and Sean Watkins. “Managing Projects & Communication.” Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA, October 15, 2011.
Vacek, Rachel, Jason Battles, and Sean Watkins. “Streamlining Data for Cross-Platform Web Delivery.” Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA, October 16, 2011.
Vacek, Rachel, and Nina McHale. “Getting Started with Drupal.” LITA Pre-conference, American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 24, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/10657/1324
Vacek, Rachel, Jason Battles, Catherine Baird, and Nina McHale. “Migrating to Drupal: Open Source Library Intranets.” Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA, October 23, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/10657/1362
Vacek, Rachel, and Deirdre Costello. “Contextual Inquiry: Using Ethnographic Research to Impact Your Library UX.” LITA Web Course, 6 weeks, July-August 2017.
Vacek, Rachel. Course facilitator. “Digital UX Workshop: Crafting Exceptional Digital Experiences for the User-Centered Library.” Library Journal Online Course, 5 weeks, October 2015.