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Discussion ALA Annual 2018 Program: Leading with Linked Data - June 23, Saturday at 1-2 pm (with ALCTS RPLTSIG)

by Raymond Pun on Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 01:53 pm

ALA Annual 2018 Program Title: Leading with Linked Data in Academic Libraries

Date: June 23, Saturday, 1-2 pm

Location: Conference Center Room  TBD

Speakers:

ALA Annual 2018 Program Title: Leading with Linked Data in Academic Libraries

Date: June 23, Saturday, 1-2 pm

Location: Conference Center Room  TBD

Speakers:

  • Xiaoli Li, UC Davis Library
  • Philip Schreur, Stanford University Libraries
  • Erik Mitchell, UC San Diego Library

Summary: Don't know what linked data is and what it can do for your library? Join us to hear from expert leaders about this innovation in this open discussion on linked data and how academic libraries can "lead" their institutions with this new method for discovery, access and collaboration.

(Co-sponsored by ALCTS Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group) 

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Discussion Webinar: Free Speech on Campuses Today

by Raymond Pun on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 01:46 pm

Title: Free Speech on Campuses Today
 
Date: 5/1, Tuesday at 9 am PST, 11 am CST, 12 pm EST 
 

Title: Free Speech on Campuses Today
 
Date: 5/1, Tuesday at 9 am PST, 11 am CST, 12 pm EST 
 
Webinar Link to attend/RSVP:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/e82c0e53874233f5d746f627e8486654

Recorded Link: To Be Added
 
Summary: From UC Berkeley to Evergreen State College, free speech has taken new meanings and interpretations on campuses today across America. What are the implications of free speech, students' legal rights and campus administrations' responsibility? What role does social media play in free speech today as well?

This webinar will feature three distinguished experts who will provide greater contexts, clarities, and perspectives from campus administration, legal scholarship and research. Academic librarians, educators and teaching faculty may benefit from learning more about this issue through this open discussion. All are welcome to attend! The webinar is free and will be recorded.
 
Featured Speakers:

  • Dean and the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Berkeley School of Law - Erwin Chemerinsky became the 13th Dean of Berkeley Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law. Prior to assuming this position, from 2008-2017, he was the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in Political Science.  He is the author of ten books, including The Case Against the Supreme Court, published by Viking in 2014, and two books published by Yale University Press in 2017, Closing the Courthouse Doors: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable and Free Speech on Campus (with Howard Gillman). 

  • Dr. Joan DelFattore, Professor Emeritus in English, University of Delaware writes about the choice to live single, with emphasis on what's involved in handling a serious illness while living alone. She gave a TedX talk, "Sick While Single? Don't Die of Discrimination," at TedXWilmingtonWomen on November 2, 2017. Her articles have appeared at the Washington Post, the Herald TribuneQuartzKevinMDPsychology TodayPsych Central, and more. Her earlier publications include three books with Yale University Press and dozens of articles, mostly about freedom of speech. Her work has won awards from the American Library Association, the American Educational Research Association, and the Spencer Foundation, among others. She holds a Ph.D. in English and an M.S. in clinical psychology from Penn State University, and was a professor at the University of Delaware for more than thirty years.

  • Chancellor Howard Gillman, University of California, Irvine is an award-winning scholar and teacher with an expertise in the American Constitution and the Supreme Court, and holds faculty appointments in the School of Law, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of History. Under Chancellor Gillman’s leadership, UCI has accelerated its ascendency among globally preeminent research universities.  It has been ranked in the top 10 of all public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report; furthered its national leadership in sustainability; solidified its status as a “first choice” school for undergraduates by receiving more than 116,000 freshman and transfer applications for fall 2018; received special recognition for advancing student success and promoting social mobility; fostered regional economic development through UCI Applied Innovation; and expanded its capacity to improve lives in our region and around the world. A native of Southern California, Chancellor Gillman grew up in North Hollywood and was a first-generation college student.  He earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in political science at UCLA. 

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Discussion Webinar: A Conversation With Library Leaders Series (Part II)

by Raymond Pun on Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 01:53 am

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders (Part II)


Date/Time:
 3/22/2018, Thursday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders (Part II)


Date/Time:
 3/22/2018, Thursday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:

  • Pearl Ly, Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Palomar College
  • Kate Cordes, Assistant Director for Maps, Local History and Genealogy, NYPL Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • Oscar Lanza-Galindo, Executive Director of Greenfield Community Television

 
Summary: In this Q&A format, three library leaders will share their experiences working in corporate, research and academic institutions as managers. Hear some of their best advice on becoming a library leader and how they foster a culture of innovation in their institutions.  Anyone interested in academic/research, public and/or corporate library leadership is welcome to attend. The webinar will also be recorded, archived and shared. 

 

Webinar RSVP Link:  https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5e7b4686d03dd414f5b72b3c8e1a1f4f  

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Discussion Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

by Raymond Pun on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 03:16 pm

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

Date/Time:
 1/26/2018, Friday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:
Trevor A. Dawes, May Morris Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, University of Delaware
Maggie Farrell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Del Hornbuckle, Dean of Library Services, Fresno State

Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions

Date/Time:
 1/26/2018, Friday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am - 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST 
 
Featured Speakers:
Trevor A. Dawes, May Morris Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, University of Delaware
Maggie Farrell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Del Hornbuckle, Dean of Library Services, Fresno State
 
 
Summary: In this Q&A format, three library leaders will share how they adapted to new working environments. Hear how they developed their own strategies in developing a vision, leadership and/or expectation for their institutions. Anyone interested in academic library leadership is welcome to attend. The webinar will also be recorded, archived and shared. 
 

Webinar Recording:

Recording Date: 01/26/2018 11:03AM CST

Duration: 00:54:59 minutes

URL: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/pxcp9wu51o2v/

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Discussion Webinar: Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference

by Raymond Pun on Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 05:06 pm

The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on September 11, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Mary Lee Kennedy from The Kennedy Group.
 
Her talk is titled "Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 
 

The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on September 11, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Mary Lee Kennedy from The Kennedy Group.
 
Her talk is titled "Leading and Managing Strategy for a Visible Difference." The free webinar will be recorded and will last an hour. Please feel free to share with others too. 
 
Bio: Mary Lee Kennedy partners with organizations to build strong communities that take full advantage of the information landscape. She was director of Knowledge Networks at Microsoft, Senior Associate Provost at Harvard, and most recently, Chief Library Officer at the New York Public Library.
 
Recorded Webinar Link:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/pqd8mq4n2li9/

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Discussion Webinar "Being Bold to Open Doors" on 10/30

by Raymond Pun on Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 09:42 am

The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on October 30, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Jessica Clemons from the University at Buffalo

 
Her talk is titled "Being Bold to Open Doors."  

The Leadership DG has a webinar scheduled on October 30, Monday at 9 AM PST/ 11 AM CST/ 12 PM EST led Jessica Clemons from the University at Buffalo

 
Her talk is titled "Being Bold to Open Doors."  

Recorded Webinar: https://youtu.be/tf6zlfNscJM

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Discussion ALA Annual Program 2017 in Chicago

by Raymond Pun on Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:28 pm

From Alma Ortega, Convener for ACRL Leadership DG 2016-2017
 
Program Presentations at ALA Annual 2017:
 
Be the change you want to see" presented by Carl Grant, Associate Dean, Knowledge Services & Chief Technology Officer, University of Oklahoma Libraries (slides attached) 

From Alma Ortega, Convener for ACRL Leadership DG 2016-2017
 
Program Presentations at ALA Annual 2017:
 
Be the change you want to see" presented by Carl Grant, Associate Dean, Knowledge Services & Chief Technology Officer, University of Oklahoma Libraries (slides attached) 

Being Bold to Open Doors” presented by Jessica Clemmons, Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, and Outreach at the University at Buffalo
 
"Making a Path and Clearing the Way" presented by Elizabeth Davidson, Head of Public Services at Hoover Library at McDaniel College 
 

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Event Leadership Discussion Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

Meeting of the Leadership Discussion Group

Event Moving From Leader From Manager -- How To Make It Happen, and How To Succeed.

by Rudy Leon (non-member) on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:10 pm

Moving From Leader From Manager -- How To Make It Happen, and How To Succeed.

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Moving From Leader From Manager -- How To Make It Happen, and How To Succeed.

Bally’s Las Vegas 3

Are you interested in making the move from leader to manager? Learn from the experiences of three librarians who have recently moved from informal leadership positions to formal management positions. Our panelists will discuss strategies and techniques for making the move, as well as how they have succeeded in leveraging their leadership skills into success in management. Rounding out the new management perspective will be a voice of experience, providing insight into what hiring managers look for when they bring new leaders on board.

The Panel:

Jessica Olin, Director of the Robert H. Parker Library at Wesley College (previously Information Literacy/Instruction Librarian at Hiram College)

Jonathan Smith, Head of Library Information Technology at California State University, San Bernardino (previously Electronic Services Librarian at The Catholic University of America)

Nathaniel King, Director of Library Services at Nevada State College (previously Social Sciences Librarian at UNC-Chapel Hill)

Elizabeth Dupuis, Associate University Librarian for Educational Initiatives & User Services and Director of Doe/Moffitt & Subject Specialty Libraries University of California, Berkeley

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Event Leading faculty librarians: Benefits, strategies, and techniques for leading and mentoring faculty librarians

by Rudy Leon (non-member) on Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 01:10 pm

Join us at ALA Annual for a discussion on valuing librarians as faculty.

Location: McCormick Place Convention Center N140

The discussion will be lead by three library administrators who believe in the value of the faculty role for librarians. Following their talks, there will be time for discussion.

Join us at ALA Annual for a discussion on valuing librarians as faculty.

Location: McCormick Place Convention Center N140

The discussion will be lead by three library administrators who believe in the value of the faculty role for librarians. Following their talks, there will be time for discussion.

Lori Phillips
Associate Dean, Associate Librarian
University of Wyoming

Kathlin Ray
Dean of Libraries
University of Nevada Reno

Susan Barnes Whyte,
Library Director,
Linfield Library

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