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Hot Topic: Engagement Basics Webinar – Session 1

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Transformation that increases engagement — A moment of library opportunity. A chance to change public perceptions and establish library as an essential service, like Fire, Water, and Transportation. But what does engagement mean?  And how do we increase it? Better yet, how do we measure it and communicate intelligible results to our funding agencies? Join Aldelphi Outreach and Promotion Librarian, Tatiana Bryant, and Innovative Business of Library Consultants for an introductory survey of engagement measures and real world examples of how early adopters are using these techniques in their library. Walk away prepared to foster discussions in your library and start the move toward concerted, measurable ways to increase engagement.


Session 1 – Tuesday,  August 14 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm PT
Session 2  – Tuesday,  August 21 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm PT


Course Outline
Debunking the Myths of Engagement
Principles of Engagement
Getting Started with Engagement
Setting a Foundation for the Future


Presenter Details
Tatiana Bryant is the Outreach and Promotion Librarian at Adelphi University. In her job, she designs and coordinates inclusive and community engaged programs. She has over a decade of experience providing programming, reference, and project management previously at the University of Oregon and New York University. She holds an MS in Information and Library Science (Pratt Institute) and a MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy (New York University). She researches gender identity and performance in librarianship and her first book on partnerships between libraries and nonprofits/NGOs is expected to be available from Litwin Books in 2018.

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August 14
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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