Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, and Knowledge Management
Sponsored by the Georgia Perimeter College -Dunwoody Campus Library and the Spelman College Women’s Research & Resource Center.
This event is FREE and limited to the first 25 registrants! Registrants will receive a confirmation email including suggested prepartory activities and contact information for the onsite host. Please let your onsite host know immediately if your plans change to make space for additional participants.
8:30 - 9:00am Introductions and Continental Breakfast
9:00am Welcome from Hosts: Tamika Barnes, Library Director, Georgia Perimeter College - Dunwoody Campus and Holly Smith, College Archivist, Spelman College Women's Research & Resource Center
9:15 - 10:30am Career Paths in Library & Information Science featuring Derek Mosley, Assistant Head, Archives Research Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library (Atlanta University Center); Sheila Devaney, Data Services & Business Reference Librarian, University of Georgia Libraries; Iyanna Sims, Head of Bibliographic, Metadata, & Discovery Services, North Carolina A&T University; and Charisse Byers, Media & Educational Technology Instructor, Campbell Elementary School
10:45am - 12:15pm Applying to LIS Programs featuring Kerrie Williams, Manager of Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American History & Culture; Richard Pearce - Moses, Program Director, Master of Archival Studies, Clayton State University; and Dr. Maurice Wheeler, Associate Professor, Library & Information Sciences, University of North Texas
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:45pm: Networking in LIS Professional Organizations & Beyond featuring Steven Booth, Archivist, Presidential Materials Division, National Archives & Records Administration; Courtney Chartier, Head of Research Services, MARBL (Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library), Emory University; Cristina Trotter, Head of Reference Department & Heritage Center, Oconee Regional Library System; and Monya Tomlinson, Reference Librarian, Robert W. Woodruff Library (Atlanta University Center)
2:45pm - 3:45pm Talk Tables Session - get one-to-one assistance with Resumes, Graduate School Applications & Essays, Job Interviews