Adapt, Act and Thrive: Ensuring a Sustainable Library at SLA 2014
SLA 2014 Hot Topic Session: Monday, June 9, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The current information industry landscape is filled with challenges that require tangible solutions and present real opportunities for success when confronted effectively.
You’re invited to Adapt, Act and Thrive: Ensuring a Sustainable Library, a panel discussion with a group of visionary information professionals who’ll share how they:
- Embed themselves within their organizations.
- Demonstrate value
- Control costs.
- Engage end users
- Manage challenging vendor relationships
- Ensure and leverage info-ubiquity.
This session will provide tangible examples of how information professionals in can adapt to challenges, act upon best practices and examples of success, and thrive within their organizations and broader industry.
Moderator: Joe Matthews
Joe has provided consulting assistance to numerous academic, public and special libraries and local governments. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of such books as Managing with Data and Metrics, Reflecting on the Future, and The Digital Library Survival Guide. Joe is a frequently invited conference speaker and is very active in the library community. http://www.joematthews.org/
This Hot Topic session is made possible by Lucidea, a Gold Partner of the SLA 2014 Annual Conference. Register for the conference before the Advanced Registration deadline of May 23rd.
About the Sponsor
Lucidea is a knowledge management software and solutions company that provides the infrastructure and business process know-how to help information intensive organizations easily collect, organize, and leverage their corporate knowledge. With a global customer base of more than 2,300 active clients in more than 50 countries, Lucidea is the largest provider of knowledge management solutions to corporations, law firms, non-profits, government agencies, museums, and archives worldwide. You can learn more at http://www.lucidea.com/.