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Making changes now to shape your library for the future

Event Type: Online
Date: 4/23/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 Join us for a four-part webinar series designed to help you learn more about the trends impacting library users and services, so you can make the best strategic decisions for the future of your library. During the webinar series, you will:

Hear from OCLC Research about the shifting changes in library user engagement and ideas for positioning your library for tomorrow's users

-Learn how next-generation services, such as WorldShare Management Services, are helping libraries reallocate staff to high-priority projects that help them prepare for the future

-Gain practical tips you can use to help champion change in your library and learn why your peers made ILS changes to WorldShare Management Services at their libraries.

-Throughout this series, you will see how OCLC is using partnerships with over 300 organizations and cooperation among 16,737 members to help libraries be more visible, save time and money by streamlining workflows, and increase library staff efficiency and satisfaction.

Location: Web Based Training
Registration Ends: 4/22/2014 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
 Tim came to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from UNC Chapel Hill in 1994. Tim is one of the inventors of Journal Finder, the first OpenURL link resolver to go into production in the U.S. He serves on the Librarians Council of NC LIVE, and is the founder of, and chief negotiator for, the Carolina Consortium. Tim has won awards from IGI Global and NCLA. He was named a "Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal and is the 2014 ACRL Academic-Research Librarian of the Year.

Rob Ross is the Director of Implementation Programs at OCLC. He and his team create and execute programs to ensure the successful adoption of strategic services such as OCLC WorldShare Management Services, WorldCat Local and WorldCat Navigator at OCLC member libraries. Rob joined OCLC in 2006 after stints at the University of New Orleans Library and Bentley University Library. Rob holds a BA in Creative Writing from Ashland University, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Orleans and an MLIS from Kent State University.

Rob is currently focused on writing and presenting on the topics of library workflows, return-on-investment (ROI) and change management.
Contact: Jeffrey St. Firmin
Contact Number: 239) 313-6338
Presenter: Tim Bucknall and Rob Ross
Status: Waiting List

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