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Free Dialogue and Deliberation Workshop for Academic Libraries at ALA Midwinter (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Feb. 9)

(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Free Dialogue/Deliberation Workshop for Academic Libraries at ALA Midwinter // ACRL Insider — News and information from the Association of …

Join ALA, ACRL, the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD), and the National Issues Forums Institute for a free workshop about dialogue and deliberation approaches for academic libraries at ALA’s 2018 Midwinter Meeting.

“Libraries Transforming Communities: National Issues Forums Workshop for Academic Libraries” will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver.

Read the workshop description at the ALA Midwinter meeting website.

Learn more and register for the workshop.

The one-day workshop will explore the National Issues Forums approach to dialogue and deliberation. Participation in the workshop is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Participants will also be asked to view three 90-minute webinars and claim digital badges in preparation for the workshop.

This workshop is part of Libraries Transforming Communities: Models for Change, an ALA initiative that seeks to introduce libraries to various dialogue and deliberation approaches, enabling libraries to foster conversation and lead change in their communities. The initiative is made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Questions should be directed to Sarah Ostman at sostman@ala.org.

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