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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Thursday, August 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
So You Are a New Manager? Tips and Tricks for Your New Role

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So, you've been promoted to manager? Now what? This session will provide tips and tricks on stepping gracefully into your new role. You will receive guidance on meeting expectations, coaching and appraising staff, getting informed, managing up, down, and sideways, and keeping your skills fresh, too. Kimberly is currently a manager at DC Public Library with 16 years of management experience in public libraries in DC, Virginia, and California.

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Shannon Jones

Director of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina
Shannon Jones joined the Medical University of South Carolina Libraries faculty in 2014 as the Assistant Director for Program Development and Resource Integration. She was appointed Director of MUSC Libraries in 2016. As Director of Libraries, Shannon is responsible for the visio... Read More →

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Kimberly B. Knight

Interim Manager, Center for Accessibility, DC Public Library
I am a Manager with DC Public Library. With 20 years in public libraries, I have worked in diverse settings from Oakland, Los Angles, Prince William and Arlington, VA to the District of Columbia serving children, teens, and adults. I am an ALA Councilor-at-Large and active on com... Read More →

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