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March teleconferences

Sunshine Week 2007

Closed Doors; Open Democracies?

Topics include:
The program will focus on access to government information, including the impact of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety - and accountability. The dialogue will start with a lively discussion of the issues and end with ideas for action.


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College of DuPage Teleconference

Library Challenges & Opportunities 2007

Library Transformation: Making it Happen?

Description: A discussion on library transformation, not as
an abstraction or buzz word, but as something real with hard,
practical things necessary to make it happen, will be
discussed. The presenters will spell out what needs to happen
in facilities, budgets staffing management and leadership to
make transformation a reality.

Sunshine Week 2007

Closed Doors; Open Democracies?

Monday, March 12, 2007
12:00 PM- 1:30 PM (Central Time)
S30B Wilson Library
West Bank Area, University of Minnesota

Topics include:
The program will focus on access to government information, including the impact of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety - and accountability. The dialogue will start with a lively discussion of the issues and end with ideas for action.

To learn more about the teleconference visit: http://openthegovernment.org/article/subarchive/94

Panelists: TBA

Fee: No charge; registration is required.

To register to attend this teleconference at Wilson Library, go to http://www.minitex.umn.edu/train-conf/teleconference.

Also, other regional downlink sites are available. See below for more details.


Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Hosted at Metropolitan State University Library
645 East 7th Street, St. Paul, MN
To register, contact: Mary Treacy, mtreacy@onvoy.com
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College of DuPage Teleconference

Library Challenges & Opportunities 2007

Library Transformation: Making it Happen?

Friday, March 23, 2007, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

S30B Wilson Library, West Bank Area, U. of Minn.

Description: A discussion on library transformation, not as
an abstraction or buzz word, but as something real with hard,
practical things necessary to make it happen, will be
discussed. The presenters will spell out what needs to happen
in facilities, budgets staffing management and leadership to
make transformation a reality.

Moderator Richard M. Dougherty, Dougherty and Associates
Speaker Leslie Burger, Director of the Princeton Public
Library in Princeton, New Jersey. As President of ALA
• Other presenters TBA

Fee: No charge; registration is required.

To register to attend this teleconference at Wilson Library,
go to http://www.minitex.umn.edu/

To register to stream to your desktop, go to
https://www.cod.edu/secure/software/registerteleconf.htm.
Residents of MN, ND, and SD will not be charged; please do
not complete the billing information section of the web
form. College of DuPage will forward links directly to
registrants.

Other Regional Downlink Sites
NLLN and Fargo-Moorhead Tri-College Libraries
Moorhead, MN
To register, visit: http://nlln.org/continuinged.html

University of Minnesota-Duluth Library
contact: Sue Trettel, 218-726-8130, strettel@d.umn.edu

St. CloudState University Library and CMLE
To register, contact: Jennifer Schwint,
jlschwint@stcloudstate.edu

SMILE Mankato, MN
To register, contact: smile@tds.lib.mn.us

Augustana College Library
Sioux Falls, SD
* All teleconferences except April 13.
To register, contact: Judith Howard, 605-274-4382,
jhoward@augie.edu

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