Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Webinar: Libraries as Social Change Agents

Join IRRT Online for the upcoming Three-Part Webinar Series on:
Libraries as Social Change Agents

The International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Pre-Conference originally scheduled during ALA"s Annual Conference was cancelled due COVID-19. However, we are excited to announce that the three speakers originally selected for the pre-conference have agreed to present virtually. Committee co-chairs Drs. Gloria Creed-Dikeogu and Barbara Marson are hosting three webinars this summer as a series with the theme of Libraries as Social Change Agents.

Each webinar will last approximately 1 ½ hours – one hour for the speaker and 30 minutes for Q & A.

Webinar schedule:

  • Part 1: July 14, 2020,  8:00 am Pacific Time  |  10:00am Central Time | 11:00 am Eastern Time
Presentation: The Role of Libraries in Addressing Terrorism through Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): the Case of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Presenters:  Dr. Dorothy Njiraine, Chairperson & Senior Lecturer, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
                                     Nche Che, Student Librarian, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Moderator: Donna Scheeder, Past IFLA President

Registration page (Zoom Webinar)

  • Part 2: Aug   4:    1 PM EDT
Jane Kinney Meyers   Including the Most Excluded with Digital Skills
  • Part 3: Aug 13:    1 PM EDT
Julie Ann Winkelstein Creating Social Change through Library Education

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