Grow, Evolve, Serve
Join us! October 12, 2018
Calls for Proposals has closed. Presenters will be contacted by mid-June about presentation decision.
Timothy Owens is Assistant State Librarian at the State Library of North Carolina. A native of Harbinger, NC, he has worked in and on behalf of libraries at the local, state, and national level, including a term as president of the Association for Rural & Small Libraries. He began his library career at Neuse Regional Library in eastern North Carolina, followed by service at Perkins Library at Duke University and in Library Development at the State Library. Before returning to NC in 2017, he was a senior program officer at the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, DC. He earned his MLS at UNC – Chapel Hill and he also holds a master’s in music from Meredith College.
Patrick “P.C.” Sweeney is co-author of “Winning Elections and Influencing Politicians for Library Funding.” He is the former Administrative Librarian of the Sunnyvale (CA) Public Library and Executive Director of EveryLibrary California, a statewide initiative to support library propositions. He currently works as the Political Director for EveryLibrary, the nation’s first and only national Political Action Committee for Libraries and is a lecturer on politics at the San Jose State University iSchool. He is a 2015 Library Journal Mover and Shaker recipient for his advocacy work in California and across the country. He can be found online as PC Sweeney.
evolving roles of librarians and other information professionals
growth of new services: data visualization, IR, data management, outreach, scholarly communication
educating new professionals to prepare them for the future
privacy and the library
analytics, assessment, evaluation
Presenters are encouraged to develop and submit papers based on their presentations for publication in the open-access proceedings.
Presenters will be notified by late June, and accepted presenters are expected to register for the conference.
2016 Conference Proceedings have been published
Review previous conference schedules
For more information about the conference contact:
Mary Beth Lock; [email protected]
Mike Crumpton; [email protected]
Full Conference Planning Committee:
Kathy Crowe; [email protected]
David Gwynn; [email protected]
Brian Hart; [email protected]
Mary Scanlon; [email protected]
Kathy Shields; [email protected]
Hollie Stevenson-Parrish; [email protected]