Seminar 2P - The Future of the Library
PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee are required to attend this seminar.
This session will offer an interactive review of the fluid landscape of the changing world of libraries, IT, and higher education, and will draw on the presenter's experience of leading a forward-thinking merged information service organization. Topics will include defining a new learning/teaching professional, reallocating staff, defining priorities, staffing institutional repositories, finding skilled cross-functional leaders, supporting data-rich scholarship, defining critical literacies for the new millennium, inserting library and technology staff into the curriculum in radical new ways, supporting community learning and learning outside of courses, matrix management organizations, cross-breeding research and social software, and thinking beyond the course management system.
Participants are encouraged to read at least one of the items listed in the PDF fille below. Bring your ideas and opinions -- we're creating the future together!
Lori DembowitzAssociate CIO, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Dave WedamanOrganizational Development Consultant