Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures (CORE)

Stephen Hearn Awarded 2023 Margaret Mann Citation

Stephen Hearn has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Margaret Mann Citation, sponsored by OCLC and Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures. He is retired from the position of Metadata Strategist in the Technical Services Department, University Libraries at the University of Minnesota.

Core Webinar: Servant Leadership Principles Applied Practically

CHICAGOJoin Core on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, for the webinar “Servant Leadership Principles Applied Practically.” We all work with other people, either directly or indirectly.

Core President's Program features Angela Saini

Headshot of Angela Saini.CHICAGOJoin Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 4 p.m.

Five projects receive 2023 AIA/ALA Library Building Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) are awarding five libraries with the 2023 AIA/ALA Library Building Award for excellence in architectural design.

Core Webinar: Technical Services Tools at Work

CHICAGOJoin Core for the webinar “Technical Services Tools at Work” on July 26, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. This webinar will consist of two short presentations on tools useful for the technical services department.

Core Webinar: Small Library Assessment Hills You Can Climb

CHICAGOCore will host the webinar “Small Library Assessment Hills You Can Climb” on July 25, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. The presenters, all experienced library assessment specialists, will briefly describe the landscape of library assessment, why we do assessment, and different methods for assessment.

Core Webinar: Mind the (Training) Gap: Assessing Metadata Competences During a Multi-System Migration

CHICAGOJoin Core for the webinar “Mind the (Training) Gap: Assessing Metadata Competences During a Multi-System Migration” on July 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Over the past three decades, the emergence of digital repositories has required the skill sets of technical service professionals to adapt and evolve.

Core Webinar: To Hold a Cloud: MARC Holdings in the Modern LMS

CHICAGOCore hosts the webinar “To Hold a Cloud: MARC Holdings in the Modern LMS” on August 22, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Modern Library Management Systems (LMSs) are cloud based. Holdings information may be the only local metadata for print titles and becomes critical for extracting bibliographic information by institution.

Core Webinar: Secrets to Crafting a Winning Webinar Series

CHICAGOJoin Core on July 18, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Secrets to Crafting a Winning Webinar Series.” The Georgia Library Association's Carterette Series Webinars, established in 2010, provides free, continuing education webinars highlighting trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries.

Core Webinar Series: Library Marketing 101

CHICAGOCore: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to present the four-part webinar series “Library Marketing 101” in May 2023.