Business and Finance

Agile Library Responses in Times of Crisis (Call for Lightning Talks + Save the Date)

  • 1.  Agile Library Responses in Times of Crisis (Call for Lightning Talks + Save the Date)

    Posted 29 days ago
    The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)'s "Economics & Business Group" invites RSVPs and proposals for our October lightning talk event: 

     

    Recalculating: Agile Library Responses in Times of Crisis

    Thursday, October 29th: 1PM (ET) / 10AM (PT) on Zoom.

    Submit Lightning Talk Proposals: https://forms.gle/wtk7DfcY5PmAmyQ29

    RSVP for the event: https://nyu.libcal.com/calendar/events/recalculating


    Call for Lightning Talks:

    • 5-7 minutes per talk, 0-4 slides per speaker

    • "Crisis" may be interpreted broadly/creatively

    • Submissions welcome from any type of information professional

    • Talks centering, or relevant to, business and economics librarianship will be given priority


    Recommended Themes:

    • Disruption, creative solutions, contingency planning

    • Services, outreach and engagement, collections

    • Leadership, management, human resources

    • Collaborations and partnerships

    • Diversity, inclusion, equity, belonging, social justice

    Proposals will begin to be evaluated the week of October 5th. Speakers will be alerted to whether they have been accepted no later than Friday, October 16th (if not before).


    This free event is open to all--you need not be a METRO member to present or attend.

     

    RSVP and submit your idea today!

    Lucy Heckman (St. John's University) and Dan Hickey (New York University)
    Co-Conveners, METRO Economics & Business Group


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    Daniel Hickey, MLIS
    Librarian for Business & Economics at NYU Stern School of Business
    +1.212.998.2694 | linkedin.com/in/hickeydan | dhickey@stern.nyu.edu
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