LYRASIS NEWS Semi-Monthly Newsletter April 2, 2013
LYRASIS FY 2013-2014 Board of
Trustees Election Update:
Candidate Spotlight, Part 2
In order to help our members learn more about the
candidates for the open positions for LYRASIS Board of Trustees, we are
featuring each of them in a two-part series here in LYRASIS News.
Today's spotlight (article 2 of 2) features the candidates for the two
open At-Large positions (any library or organization type). The elected
candidates will serve for three years (FY 2013-2016). The election to
fill the open positions on the Board will be held April 7 - 21. Voting
representatives will receive an email with the link to the online
for At-Large Positions (2 open):
Clement, Dean of Libraries, Utah State University
become a major player in just a few years and is poised to do much more
in the years to come to enable member libraries to succeed in what is
turning out to be a critical period of technological transformation and
Comer, Dean of Library Services, Indiana State University
in a variety of libraries including academic, public, special, and
military, I know firsthand the value of libraries to their constituents
no matter the size or type of library. LYRASIS enables all of us to
work together to become a stronger library community."
Gail McClenney, Deputy Director, Atlanta University Center Robert W.
Woodruff Library (GA)
agility, future focus, ethical and transparent, practical and
affordable, and excellence in service are the six values articulated in
the LYRASIS strategic plan. These values are solidly reflective of the
tenets which successful institutions must apply today to protect their
Szabo, City Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library (CA)
an established leader in helping libraries implement innovative ideas
and technologies, achieve efficiencies, and link resources. Continuing
on this path while strengthening opportunities for libraries to pursue
digital initiatives is an important priority."
If you're going to
ACRL 2013 in Indianapolis, we'd love to see you. Stop by our booth
#1032 and don't miss our LYRASIS Member Reception on Thursday, April 11
at 8 pm. Email member
communications or stop by the booth to RSVP. You do not need
to RSVP again if you have already done so.
8 - 11 p.m.
Indianapolis - White River Ballroom I & J
Hors d'oeuvres and
cash bar will be provided.
Also, be sure to
stop by the booth on Thursday from 12 - 2 p.m. to talk with Jeff Moyer
from Reveal Digital to talk about Independent
Voices, a four -year project to digitize and make widely
available through open access over 1 million pages of alternative press
material sourced from the special collections of participating
Teaching the Tough Stuff: The
LYRASIS Polite Debate Society and FREE Member Webinars
Join LYRASIS staff
and an expert panel as our members discuss and debate the role of
librarians as educators and some of the more common topics such as the
mechanics of searching, plagiarism, scholarly discourse. The LYRASIS
Polite Debate Society is a free webinar for all members.
Be sure to take advantage of these great online training
sessions offered by Sage on their award-winning products. All
sessions are hosted by Sage's expert staff and can help you make the
most of your electronic tools.
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