Track Descriptions

Public/Access Services

Explore how libraries can strengthen their roles by assisting users in finding information, facilitating access to information and teaching concepts and skills necessary for current research and lifelong learning.

Topics might include

  • Reference Services
  • Library Instruction
  • Government Documents
  • Access Services
  • User Experience
  • Marketing
  • Outreach
  • Accessibility
  • Assessment

Technical Services

Learn new strategies to keep collections vital and assure responsive and timely access to rich and varied collections of print and digital collections.

Topics might include

  • Acquisitions
  • Digital Initiatives
  • Metadata
  • Cataloging
  • Collection Management
  • Collection Development
  • Eresources
  • Ebooks
  • RDA
  • Preservation
  • Licensing
  • Discovery Services
  • Assessment

Leadership & Mangement

Discuss ways to become better leaders prepared to develop and implement solutions that will benefit all stakeholders. Transform the library experience by leading at any level.  

Topics might include

  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Collaboration
  • Organizational Strategies
  • Managing student workers
  • Leadership
  • Visioning
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Inter-departmental cooperation
  • Communication
  • Assessment