Winning on Two Fronts: How Library Residencies are Placing Libraries at the Leading Edge of Innovation and Diversity Initiatives (ACRL)

Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Moderator: Shannon Simpson, Research Instruction and Special Collections Librarian, Towson University
Speaker: Deborah A. Nolan, Dean of University Libraries, Towson University
Speaker: Gerald Holmes, Reference Librarian and Diversity Coordinator, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Speaker: Hannah Lee, Affiliate Assistant Librarian, University of Delaware
Speaker: Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries

This panel will discuss the importance of library residencies in recruiting a more diverse workforce; in giving the library a greater leadership role in diversity initiatives; in providing formidable career development opportunities for residents; and in keeping libraries at the forefront of new technologies and innovative services. The panel will include a current resident, a former resident, a residency coordinator and an academic library dean. Presentations will be followed by a Q & A session.

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