Newbie unConference

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Newbie Librarian unConference

Friday, June 13, 2008

If you're new to the library profession in the last five years, if you'll be graduating and getting into the profession soon, and if you have an interest in discussing your issues, needs, goals, and work with other new professionals, then please join us for the Newbie UnConference.

Kindly hosted by the Southfield Public Library and organized by Christine Ayar (Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library) and Elizabeth Bollinger (Michigan State University), this event seeks to bring librarians together for discussion and the exchange of ideas.

The schedule is as follows:
9:30-10:00 – Check In
10:00-10:30 - Session Development and Goals of unConference
10:30-11:30 - Sessions
11:30-1:00 - Lunch on your own
1:00-1:30 – Reassessment of Schedule, Sessions and Goals of unConference
1:30-2:30 – Sessions
2:30-3:30 - Panel Discussion - New Librarians, New Trends, and the Future of the Profession
3:30-4:00 – Share, Discuss, Synthesize, Say Goodbye

Panel Members Include:
David Carter (Engineering Librarian, Architecture and Engineering Library, University of Michigan)
Holly Hibner (Adult Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library and 2007 Recipient of the Loleta D. Fyan Award for imaginative, creative service)
Kelly Ireland (Outreach Librarian, Southfield Public Library)

Required Items to Bring: ideas, questions, comments, concerns, and your sweet, charming self (yes, we're talking to you)
Other Things You Might Want To Bring: laptop, resume, business cards, your world famous brownies or cookies (no not really, it's okay)

Southfield Public Library is located at
26300 Evergreen Rd
Southfield, MI 48076
Ph: 1 248-796-4200

I plan or hope to attend!

Julie Piacentine
Elizabeth J. Bollinger, MSU Libraries
Christine Ayar
Don Depoorter, MSU Libraries
Tara L.S. Fritzler, Arab American National Museum
Liz Conger, LISP Student at WSU and Library Intern
Sarah Stopera, LISP Student @ WSU (former SPL Technology Intern)
Anne Johns, LISP Student, WSU
James Stuart, LISP Student at WSU,
Holly Hibner, Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Mary Kelly, Reference Librarian, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Joseph Wagner, LISP student @ WSU
Kelly Ireland, Outreach Librarian at the Southfield Public Library
Richard Patrick Sanders, MLS, WSU
Lindsay Payne, LISP Student at WSU and Library Aide

I wish I could be there!

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