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Monday, November 6, 2017


Shapeshifting: Academic Libraries & Change Agents

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Start Date:  11/6/2017 9:00 AM EST
End Date:  11/6/2017 3:15 PM EST
Venue Name:  Towson University in Northeastern MD
Location:  510 Thomas Run Road
   Bel Air, MD United States  21015
Organization Name: ACRL-MD
Contact: Sara Arnold-Garza
   Phone: 410 704-3963

This engaging program will address the new roles and changing landscapes that each of us faces every day, whatever our role. From transforming organizational cultures and perspectives, to creating services and spaces for emerging student and research needs, our libraries are in constant adjustment.
Lauren Pressley, ACRL Vice President/President Elect, Director of the University of Washington Tacoma Library and Associate Dean of University Libraries, will share her vision for leading the way toward growth and new ideas in academic libraries. We can all be positive forces for change in our environments, regardless of title.
Hear about the experiences of your colleagues and peers through short, inspiring lightning talks and opportunities to dive deeper into aspects of leading change. Proposals for 30-45 minute “deep dive” presentations and 5-10 minute lightning talks can be submitted at:  until 11:59 pm Sunday, 9/24. Proposal topics may include new technologies, changes in service models, creating inclusive environments, evolving work roles and competencies, and other models of change.
MLA member: $35. Non-member: $53. MLA Student: $30.

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