Call for Reporters at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans

ALCTS News is looking for volunteers to report on ALCTS preconferences, programs, and forums at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Are you attending one of the sessions below? Would you like to share what you learn with the ALCTS community? Email Chelcie Rowell, editor of ALCTS News, at alctsnews@lists.ala.org to volunteer to report on a session at Annual.

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A Collaborative Future for Libraries, Museums, & More: Chicago Collections & Lifelong Learning Across the Community

“A Collaborative Future for Libraries, Museums, and More: Chicago Collections and Lifelong Learning Across the Community” took place during the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, February 10, as part of the Symposium on the Future of Libraries. ALA and the Center for the Future of Libraries sponsored the program. Scott Walter of DePaul University was the single presenter, but two colleagues—Sarah Pritchard of Northwestern University and Mary Case of the University of Illinois at Chicago—were on hand to answer questions at the end.

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Road Signs to the Future: What Trends Will Affect Your Library?

More than 90 participants from different types of libraries, vendors, and library schools attended “Road Signs to the Future: What Trends Will Affect Your Library?” The program was held on Sunday, February 11, during the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting as part of the Symposium on the Future of Libraries. The interactive session was led by Dr. Sara Duvall, district chair of Secondary Library Services for Ann Arbor Public Schools.

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