2017 Symposium on the Future of Libraries

January 20 - 24, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia

Provided below is a linked list to 2017 Symposium on the Future of Libraries sessions with FREE access to slides and audio. A special thank you to session presenters for granting permission for the recording and sharing of their sessions.

Hyperlinks direct to the session's page in the Meeting Scheduler. Using the "Login" link in the upper right, simply login with your ALA username and password (free to create for members and non-members).

Visit the 2017 Midwinter Meeting site for the complete schedule of Symposium Sessions.

Bridging the Digital Divide with Open eBooks

Michelle Bickert, James English, Michael Bills, Liz Allen, & Trevor Owens

Building Civic Engagement with a Civic Lab

Amy Koester & Amita Lonial

Building Community, Leading Change: Libraries Transforming Communities

Erica Freudenberger, Mary Fournier, Nancy Kranich, & Ken Stewart

Building the Future: Public Library Directors and Their Trustees Making Future Policy Decisions Together!

Susan Schmidt, Sally Reed, Fred Stielow, & Peter Pearson

Collaborating on Libraries’ Digital Futures: A Conversation with New York Public Library's Dr. Anthony Marx

Anthony Marx

Collude! Resist! Collaborate! ebook Strategies for the Modern Revolutionary

Veronda Pitchford, Paula MacKinnon, Stephen Spohn, Jr., & Mitchell Davis

Crafting Successful Youth Civic Engagement in Information Spaces

Chaebong Nam

Enhancing Public Library Programs Through a Family Engagement Framework

Margaret Caspe Klein, PhD, Christine Hage, Maren Ostergard, Jo Giudice, & Judy Nelson

The Future of Innovation: How Libraries Support Entrepreneurs

Ilana Stonebraker, Joe Collier, Heather Howard, & Saira Raza

The Future of Librarian Labor

Emily Drabinski & Eamon Tewell

Going Fully Mobile: Eliminate the Desk, Eliminate Barriers, Improve Service

Gregory Edwards & Kimber Fender

Immersive and Interactive: Virtual Reality In a Contextually-rich Learning Environment

D. Matthew Boyer & Stephen Moysey

Knowledge Discovery: The Next Generation

Ruth Pickering, Michael Keller, Chris Bourg, & Cheryl McGrath