The New York State Library, in partnership with the Illinois State Library, the New York Library Association and the Mid-York Library System, is participating in the multi-state nationwide 2015 ILEAD USA (Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover) program designed to increase the leadership, collaboration and technology skills of library and library system staff from all types of institutions. Library staff across the State are invited to view five ILEAD USA keynote addresses, which will be delivered March 24-26.
Tuesday March 24 - two webinars:
at 11:30AM: Everything You Learned in Library School is Wrong
David Lankes, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies, Syracuse, New York. Professor and Dean’s Scholar on New Librarianship
This keynote will focus on how librarians are radical positive change agents that make communities better.
at 3:30PM: Inspired Outreach Inspired
John Emerson, an activist, graphic designer, writer, and programmer based in New York City creator of http://backspace.com/notes
How do you engage the hearts and minds of your audience? Connect and empower with outreach that makes people say "Aha!" and "Let's do it!"