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Forget the Future: Our Time is Now! RUSA President’s Program at ALA Annual in Chicago
June 24, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-6
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WHAT: Forget the Future: Our Time is Now!
SPEAKER: David Lankes, Director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science
MODERATORS: Valerie Gross, President & CEO, Howard County Library System, Maryland and Roberto Delgadillo, Humanities, Social Sciences and Government Information Services Librarian, University of California, Davis
Our communities, colleges, towns, schools, and businesses face growing tensions of nationalism, xenophobia, racism, extremist politics, and social media filter bubbles. David Lankes will explore how reference and user services are more relevant than ever and must mobilize to address the complex challenges of today’s information-seeking communities. Noted librarians Valerie Gros and Roberto C. Delgadillo will provide diverse perspectives in response to Lankes.
SPONSOR: RUSA – RUSA President’s Program, Alesia McManus, President
WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
WHERE: McCormick Place, W190a