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Purpose: Supports professional development by providing programs, information exchange, and networking opportunities of interest to independent librarians, library consultants, state library and regional library consultants, and anyone who wants to push the boundaries of librarianship.

This group is part of Core's Leadership & Management Section.


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CORE Library Consulting Interest Group Week - program Wed July 28 @ 11 AM Central time / NOON Eastern time

  • 1.  CORE Library Consulting Interest Group Week - program Wed July 28 @ 11 AM Central time / NOON Eastern time

    Posted Jul 09, 2021 06:17 PM
    Edited by Martha Kyrillidou Jul 14, 2021 02:56 PM

    Library Consulting (CORE IG Week) - updated 7.14.2021

    Wed July 28, 2021 

    11 AM to NOON Central time / NOON to 1 PM Eastern time

    Register Library Consulting (CORE IG Week) (no fee)

    Please register if you plan to attend the event in order to receive the link to our session.  There is no registration fee for any of the programs during the CORE IG Week.

    CORE Library Consulting Interest Group invites you to join us on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 11-NOON Central / Noon-1 PM Eastern for a panel presentation and discussion on library consulting. . 

    Are you interested in becoming a library consultant?  Please join us to hear how you can launch your consulting career helping libraries and colleagues with your talents and skills. Laura Rose Taylor and Michelle Frisque will facilitate a session where presenters Val Edwards (P2G Consulting), Charles Forrest (21clc LLC), Martha Kyrillidou (QualityMetrics, LLC), and Curtis Rogers Consulting will discuss how they came to consultancy, what areas they focus on, and what they wish they knew when they started. They will highlight interesting consultancies they have (what made them interesting, what the client learned, and what the consultants learned).

    Benefits to the Audience

    • Become aware of the Core Library Consulting Group

    • Understand what it means to be a consultant in the library space

    • Discover paths from where you are to sharing your expertise more broadly

     Val Edwards (P2G Consulting) is consulting in the areas of leadership, team development, and conflict management. She is a long time ALA/AASL member.
    Charles Forrest (21clc LLC) is consulting in the areas of library facilities and visioning. He has more than 35 years of experience in academic and research libraries and has managed many facilities projects and renovations.

    Martha Kyrillidou (QualityMetrics, LLC) is consulting on visioning, strategy, assessment, facilities, library cost studies, and all aspects of library leadership and management.  She is a long time  ALA/ACRL/PLA/CORE (former LITA/LAMA) member.

    Curtis Rogers Consulting is consulting and conducting training for marketing and communications offering webinars in a variety of topics; Curtis retired after 27 years from the South Carolina State Library.

    More free programs during the CORE Interest Group Week here:

    Register Library Consulting (CORE IG Week) (no fee)