Collaborative Influences of LIS Educators and Practitioners Regarding Hiring the Profession

Sunday, June 28, 2015 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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Speaker: Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Speaker: Rachel Fleming-May, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee
Speaker: Rebecca Vargha, School of Information and Library Science Librarian, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Speaker: Sue Searing, Interim Associate University Librarian for User Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

This program will explore the mutual influences that LIS educators can have with their academic library counterparts on the future of the profession. Specifically, what will be explored and discussed is the influence of academic libraries on LIS curriculum, as it relates to changes in staffing needs, such as research intensive skills or specializations, as well as, how updates to theory based curriculum can translate into knowledge and skills sought in academic library hiring practices. This program is sponsored by the ACRL Library and Information Science Education Interest Group.

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