Webinars 2012



October 10, 2012

Webinar Recording

Topics Include:

Library Advocacy, Library Associations and New Librarians


  • Dr. R. David Lankes; Professor and Dean’s Scholar, New Librarianship at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies; Director, Information Institute of Syracuse; Syracuse, New York, USA
  • Melanie Chivers; Outgoing National Convener, ALIA New Graduates Group; Learning Content Project Officer, Swinburne University of Technology; Melbourne, Australia
  • Annie Pho; Reference and Instruction librarian, Ivy Tech Community College; Indiana, USA


July 17, 2012

Topics Include: 

Developing Leadership Skills, Working Abroad, New Librarians


  • Barbara Ford; Director and Distinguished Professor, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library; Past President, American Library Association; Illinois, USA
  • Sandy Littletree; Manager, Knowledge River Program; Arizona, USA
  • Jessica Hernandez; Co-Chair, Knowledge River Alumni Network; Arizona, USA
  • Rachel Bickley; Assistant Librarian, University of the West of England; Bristol, England


April 10, 2012

Topics Include:

Mentoring, Library Associations and New Professionals, Advocacy


  • Kay Raseroka; University Librarian, University of Botswana; Past IFLA President; Botswana.
  • Maureen Sullivan; President ElectAmerican Library Association (ALA); Program Facilitator, ALA Emerging Leaders Program; Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Mace Ojala; Founder, Cycling for Libraries
  • Jukka Pennanen; Founder, Cycling for Libraries


January 17, 2012

Topics Include:

Library School Curriculum, Theory vs. Practice, Library Associations and New Professionals, Innovation, Community


  • Dr. Alex Byrne; State Librarian, New South Wales; Chief Executive, State Library of New South Wales; Australia
  • Janice Lachance; CEO, Special Libraries Association
  • JP Porcaro; Head of Library Acquisitions and Technological Discovery, New Jersey City University; Co-founder, ALA Think Tank; New Jersey, USA

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