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Managing the One-Person Library
$250 (Simmons GSLIS Alumni Price $200)
June 1 - June 30, 2013 - PDPs: 15
Solo librarians, as well as assistant librarians and other paraprofessional library staff, will learn how to effectively and efficiently manage a one-person library of numerous types (e.g., academic, public, school) by learning operational, organizational, and marketing skills to ensure that their library grows, thrives, and becomes an integral part of their school and their community. They will also learn networking and professional development skills to enhance their experience and maintain their connections to the library community. Format will be weekly modules of reading assignments and written projects, with instructor assessment and student-instructor feedback and class participation. Students will be expected to actively participate in online discussions as an important complement to their written classwork.
Larry Cooperman: Larry Cooperman was most recently the library director at the Orlando, FL campus of Everglades University.
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