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A broadcast of a College of DuPage teleconference on the topic “Next Gen Librarianship: Where Do We Go from Here?” will be hosted at the Nova Scotia Provincial Library on February 9th. The speaker will be Rachel Singer Gordon, Consulting Editor, Information Today, Inc., Book Publishing Division, and webmaster, LISjobs.com. She is also a columnist for Library Journal and Computers in Libraries and her published work includes The Librarian's Guide To Writing for Publication (Scarecrow, 2004), The Accidental Library Manager (ITI, 2005), and The NextGen Librarian's Survival Guide (ITI, 2006). Rachel holds an MLIS from Dominican University and an MA from Northwestern University.

Topics include: 
* What defines generations -- and why people tend to resist definition 
* How best to recruit, retain, manage, and mentor the next generation -- emphasizing creating a healthy environment for all library workers 
* What different generations can learn from each other, and how to take advantage of multiple strengths 
* Ways to be successful in 21st Century libraries 

Following the teleconference broadcast, Erica Smith, Past President of the Nova Scotia Library Association, will speak about the NSLA Library and Information Technology Mentoring Program. We will also hear from two students from the Dalhousie University School of Information Management. Monique Woroniak, Co-Chair and Jana Sheardown, Co-Chair/Treasurer, Canadian Library Association Student Chapter, will speak about the Professional Partnering program that the CLA Student Chapter runs at the school. This will be a great opportunity to hear about how these programs work and find out how you can become involved in them.

TELECONFERENCE DETAILS:
Date: Friday, February 9th, 2007, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Place: Nova Scotia Provincial Library (Classroom), 3770 Kempt Road, Halifax 
Registration is free.
Parking is available in front of the building.
To register contact Carol Morris at 424-2477 or by e-mail at [log in to unmask]

This teleconference is from the Library Learning Network, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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