Gain insight and practical knowledge to reimagine the role of your library in a time of rapid technological change.
Technology and new learning modalities are fundamentally redefining how individuals access information and, thus, the role of the library. Library leaders must stay a step ahead of this change, asking: What will learning look like in the next decade? What support will community members need to access quality information, and what role can libraries play as digital media take on a larger role in society?
Library Leadership in a Digital Age offers library leaders a chance to reimagine their work in the context of a changing information landscape. Participants will gather with policymakers and experts to examine how new technologies are redefining learning and to develop practical strategies for leading libraries during this uncertain and dynamic time.
During this three-day program, you will explore the changes occurring in the field of knowledge management and consider the implications for libraries and library leadership. In interactive presentations, panel question-and-answer sessions, and small group discussions, you will dive into big questions, such as: Is tomorrow’s library a physical place, a set of information services, or something else? How can libraries become the architects and shepherds of intellectual communities? You will also have opportunities to share insights and practical ideas with your peers and time to set goals for how you will adapt to and embrace the opportunities ahead.
- Understand the role of libraries in the digital age
- Become a more effective library leader in a rapidly changing institutional context
- Consider the strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and limitations, and promises and pitfalls of new digital media, resources, and opportunities
- Examine new design and delivery options for library resources and services