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The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites you to attend the 37th Annual IATUL Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

This year’s theme is Leadership in a Sea of Change, and reflects not only Nova Scotia’s location by the ocean, but also provides the opportunity to share cutting edge experiences and knowledge during this time of continuing change in the world of libraries.
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Tuesday, June 7 • 09:00 - 10:00
The Library Workforce: What Deans/Directors Need to Know

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Under the conference sub-theme of preparing the workforce and skills development, this paper identifies and discusses some key human resource drivers for the academic library workforce of the 21st century. The value of strategic workforce planning is identified and strategies around learning and development; appreciation and celebration; relationship building and collaboration; and, conversation and communication are discussed.  Case experiences of the University Library at the University of Saskatchewan provide practical examples for the consideration of dean/directors and other library leaders changed with the responsibility of preparing the workforce and skills development.


Vicki Williamson

Dr. Vicki Williamson's university career includes senior leadership positions in academic and research libraries and university administration in both Australia and Canada. In 2006 Dr. Williamson joined the ranks of the tenured faculty of the University of Saskatchewan and became the first Dean of the University Library. She served two terms as dean and in 2016-17 she is on administrative leave. | | | Previous positions held in Australia... Read More →

Tuesday June 7, 2016 09:00 - 10:00
CHEB: C170 5793 University Ave

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