Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lankes

Dr. Lankes has provided a link to his address on June 9th, 2017.
(power point and audio)



Cal Shepard, State Librarian of North Carolina, said at the 2016 MLA

conference: "It is one of the best one day conferences I have been to."



Metrolina Library Association 2017 Conference

June 9, 2017


Conference Program

Conference Presentations

The Mary Livermore Library and Music Resource Center Retooling Experience. PDF

Libraries as Publishers: One Library's Experience Creating and
Supporting Open Access Journal Publications PDF

Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion PDF

Retooling Digitization Workflows at UNC Charlotte PDF

Giving Our Users a LOT: Implementing a LIBRARY OF THINGS 
at a Small Academic Library Link 

3 Ws of OERs: What? Why? and Where? Link

Taking the First Step: Launching an Effective OER Faculty Review Program Link

Augmenting Your Library: AR and VR Tools You Can Use Link

Adventures in 3D Printing: 3D Printing in Entrepreneurship and Student Learning Link

Photographs are on our Conference 2017 photographs page link

About our Speaker

Dr. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference.  Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today’s society earning him the American Library Association’s Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship in 2016. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries. In this capacity he has served on advisory boards and study teams in the fields of libraries, telecommunications, education, and transportation including at the National Academies. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Library of Canada, The Harvard School of Education, and was the first fellow of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.


            Conference Hotel     

Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood

7900 Forest Point Boulevard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 28273

Tel: +1 704 522 8400

Conference rate good through May 25, 2017
 $109 plus tax a night

Booking link below or call 1-888-591-1234
Reference the ID code at the end of the link

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