Library 2.0’s third mini-conference is just around the corner on Wednesday, October 17th from 12-3pm Pacific. See below for full information, including how to register for this free event.
We’re excited to announce our third Library 2.018 mini-conference: “Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World,” which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 17th, from 12:00 – 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).
This event is being organized in partnership with Patty Wong, Director of Library Services at Santa Monica Public Library.
Our human condition has changed dramatically and has implications for libraries of all types on a global scale. Food insecurity and hunger, housing policies and homelessness, violence, mental health service needs, social, economic, educational and racial equity, substance abuse and drug overdose – all of these and many more challenges impact the people who frequent our libraries – as customers, students, faculty, and staff. Operational decisions continue to be influenced by social concerns. Join us for a series of conversations on how libraries have developed, responded, and championed programs and services to address some of these social crises and learn about outcomes. What’s the new normal for libraries in this world of social and economic disparity? Has it altered or enhanced our core mission?This is a free event, being held online.
to attend live or to receive the recording links afterwards. Please also join this Library 2.0 network to be kept updated on this and future events.
We invite all library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators to participate in this event. The call for proposals is now open HERE.