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2015 ACRL President's Program Planning Committee Committee

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Event ACRL President's Program: The Power of Mindset: Fostering Grit on the Way to New Roles

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The education landscape is evolving rapidly, but the stress of being pulled in different directions can be challenging. New research shows that our approach to challenges can make all the difference. How can library staff at all levels develop a growth mindset to approach the demands of new roles?

The education landscape is evolving rapidly, but the stress of being pulled in different directions can be challenging. New research shows that our approach to challenges can make all the difference. How can library staff at all levels develop a growth mindset to approach the demands of new roles? Hear from Thomas Hoerr, noted author of Fostering Grit, and OCLC research scientist Constance Malpas to understand the emerging higher education landscape and to learn to embrace its challenges, celebrate mistakes, persist in the midst of setbacks, and focus on continuous learning to re-invent ourselves and our libraries.

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Identify topic and potential speaker(s) for and plan the ACRL president's program to be offered at the ALA Annual Conference. The 2015 President's Program Committee will work as a subgroup of the ACRL 75th Anniversary Celebration Task Force - Programs and Events Working Group.

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