For immediate release | November 12, 2020

RSVP For Free Core Virtual Forum Kick-off Events November 17!

Core Virtual Forum, the first official event of Core is happening next week!

RSVP FOR FREE CORE VIRTUAL FORUM KICK-OFF EVENTS

Still undecided about attending Core Virtual Forum?

RSVP for our FREE online Forum Kick-off events by November 16th:

REGISTER FOR OUR FULL CORE VIRTUAL FORUM PROGRAM

After RSVPing for our Kick-Off Events, we encourage you to register for our full line-up of Core Virtual Forum Sessions and our amazing Keynotes!

Group Registrations (for 10 or more people) and Individual Registrations are still available through November 18th!

Registration also includes online Networking and Social Events: Core Virtual Lounge, Yoga Breaks, Happy Hour, and Game Night.

CORE VIRTUAL FORUM SESSIONS AND TOPICS

ACCESSIBILITY

Student Organizer & Library Partnerships for Textbook Access: First Generation and Low Income Textbook Library

Assessing Staff Training Needs in Disability and Accessibility Services: An Open Mixed-Methods Questionnaire

ADDRESSING SYSTEMS INEQUITY

Standard Operating Procedure: Institutional Processes, Bias, and Inequity

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Managing Change – When You’re the Change in Management

Lightning Talk – Working Without Walls: Online Productivity For Success

Lightning Talk – Effective Management Practices With Remote Teams

COLLECTION ASSESSMENT

Beyond Cost Per Use: Incorporating open access, Citation, and Authorship Metrics into Collection Assessment

Lightning Talk – Introducing a Free COUNTER 5 Report Tool

Lightning Talk – PySUSHI:Building a Local Usage Data Collection System with Python

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

Student Organizer & Library Partnerships for Textbook Access: First Generation and Low Income Textbook Library

DISCOVERY

LibKey 2.0: Simplifying Full Text Access from All Points of Discovery

Ready, Aim, Miss! Takeaways from a Failed Targeted Marketing Experiment

Lightning Talk – Find@Roux: Stacks Mapping to the Rescue

DISMANTLING SYSTEMIC RACISM

Opening Keynote – How LIS Upholds White Supremacy (And What To Do About It)

FUTURE TRENDS

Leveraging Technology in Your Library: Using Digital Storytelling Magic to Develop eLearning Objects

LEADERSHIP

Digital Transformation: Fostering a Collaborative Library Culture through Lean Practices

Lightning Talk – Working Without Walls: Online Productivity For Success

Lightning Talk – Design Sprints Test Your Assumptions

LIBRARY PARTNERSHIPS

STOP, COLLABORATE AND LISTEN.

Student Organizer & Library Partnerships for Textbook Access: First Generation and Low Income Textbook Library

MARKETING ASSESSMENT

Ready, Aim, Miss! Takeaways from a Failed Targeted Marketing Experiment

MEASURING LIBRARY IMPACT

Study of the Library Impact on Student Success

You’ve Heard of Distance Learning, But What About Distance Assessment?

METADATA

Core Concepts and Practical Techniques for Successful Library Metadata Analysis

Standard Operating Procedure: Institutional Processes, Bias, and Inequity

PROBLEM SOLVING

Lightning Talk – Design Sprints Test Your Assumptions

STAFF ASSESSMENT

Assessing Staff Training Needs in Disability and Accessibility Services: An Open Mixed-Methods Questionnaire

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP

Digital Transformation: Fostering a Collaborative Library Culture through Lean Practices

Leveraging Technology in Your Library: Using Digital Storytelling Magic to Develop eLearning Objects

We hope to see you there!

ALA and Core are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. We will continue to offer online learning opportunities, and will do our best to accommodate the remote needs of our attendees. Please contact Core with any questions or concerns.

Contact:

Tom Ferren

Core Program Officer, Professional Development

American Library Association/Core

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

tferren@ala.org