Library Research Seminar VI

Library Research Seminar VI

The Engaged Librarian: Libraries Partnering with Campus and Community

October 7-9, 2014


Twenty-first century librarianship has witnessed new forms of cooperation between librarians and the communities they serve. This conference will bring together academics and practitioners, including faculty and graduate students from library schools and iSchools, and academic, public and school librarians. The conference will focus on how collaboration and cross-disciplinary research can create new knowledge and chart a course for partnerships with deep and lasting impact.

Plenary Talks

The two plenary talks from the conference were recorded and are available below.

Barbara J. Ford, Professor Emerita, University of Illinois Library and Mortenson Center for International Library Programs,
Introduced by Paula Kaufman, Interim Director, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs

“Supporting global research: Libraries, access, and social responsibility”

Kara Malenfant, Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives, Association of College and Research Libraries
Introduced by Linda C. Smith, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, GSLIS

“Action research to bridge academic scholarship and everyday practice”

Conference Evaluation

Please take a moment to fill out the LRS VI Conference Evaluation Survey. Your input will help improve programming at future conferences.

Hosted jointly by the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the University Library, and the Library Research Roundtable of the American Library Association.

Graduate School of Library and Information Science at UIUC The Library Research Round Table American Library Association