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3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

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Thursday, August 10


Books, Babies, & Boomers in the Big City: Issues of Work-Life Balance for Urban Librarians
Balancing personal responsibilities with an ever-growing list of professional responsibilities is likely perplexing for many academic librarians. For urban, tenure-track academic librarians, achieving a suitable work life balance may be the key to meeting their scholarly obligations and reaching a greater level of career success. This presentaton will highlight the major findings of a study on work-life balance, share successful strategies for practicing librarians, discuss some of the specific challenges for minority populations, and offer workshop participants an opportunity to share their own strategies for executing workplace flexibility through benefits and policies.

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Dr. Kimberley Bugg

NYC College of Technology - CUNY

Tamara Townsend

Reference & Instruction Librarian, Long Island University
Librarian & Archivist. Reference and Instruction Librarian at Long Island University Brooklyn.

Friday, August 11


New Roles for Academic Health Sciences Librarians: Opportunities and Challenges
Health sciences libraries were among the first to move from print to electronic journals and e-books. At some institutions, volumes of print journals and shelving were removed, allowing for a repurposing of space for the library, or for other departments within the institution. Change provided an opportunity to re-think the approach to collections and services. As the research enterprise grew among academic health centers and partnering with hospital systems was on the upsurge, academic health sciences library directors and staff collaborated to implement new position titles and service models to remain an active and vital part of the changing landscape

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Sandra G Franklin

Director, WHSC Library, Emory University
Sandra G. Franklin is director of Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, Atlanta, GA. The library includes clinical branches at four teaching hospitals. Since joining the Emory Libraries in 1983, Sandra has served as Reference Librarian, Head of Public Services... Read More →
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Cynthia Henderson

Associate Dean Health Sciences Libraries, University of Southern California


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