Essential Information Workshop - Atlanta

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 8:30am
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 4:30pm

Location

Dunwoody Campus NB 1601/1602
2101 Womack Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
United States

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.

Agenda

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

 

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Location

Dunwoody Campus NB 1601/1602
2101 Womack Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
United States
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