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PROGRAMMING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS: A GUIDE TO SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY
Tuesday, March 28 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Our communities are diverse, not only with culture, but with abilities. Is your library properly serving your residents if programming opportunities don’t reflect the whole community? People with special needs and mental health issues make up a segment of your population, but they are often forgotten when it comes to program development. I’m here to explain that programming for these groups doesn’t need to be daunting or difficult. This workshop will provide you with steps library staff can use to outreach and support at-risk populations in your area.
THEFT IN LIBRARIES: FACING THE HIDDEN TRUTH
Tuesday, April 4 | 1 - 2 PM
Synthesis of findings presented at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2016 session of the same name, and presentation of some of the key issues in this progressing field. This popular IFLA session focused on highlighting the importance of recording thefts internationally with the aim to de-stigmatise the reporting of thefts (something which still many libraries will not make publicly aware). It also looked at methods of raising public awareness towards provenance of cultural heritage items, and to continuing to build bridges between the curatorial and commercial arms of the cultural heritage profession. Daryl will also report on the developing work between IFLA the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).
OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIBRARIES
Tuesday, April 25 | 12 - 1 PM
Hear how research libraries are beginning to redefine their roles as producers and disseminators of open access learning materials. The following presentation will share research and findings published in a white paper dedicated to open educational resources addressing some of the following:
- Current landscape of open education resources in Canada and roles research library consortia play in this area
- Opportunities for research libraries in the areas of advocacy and faculty support
- Exploring opportunities round Open Educational Resources (OER) creation, sharing and use in campus-wide practices, policies as well as operational aspects of course design and curricula