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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
LYRASIS NEWS MAY 1, 2012
Big Savings for LYRASIS Members with our Year-End Offers!
In an effort to
help you get the most out of your year-end dollars, LYRASIS has
partnered with leading vendors to offer deep discounts on a series of
one-time purchases. Expand your resources, maximize your budget and
take advantage of these rare savings with the following vendors:
To take advantage
of the special year-end discounts LYRASIS has negotiated just for our
members, please contact Member
Support to place an order or request
Don't Fear Data!
Attend our Ideas & Insights Webinar and Become a Data Master
We are all faced with data on a daily
basis, but what are the best ways to read, interpret and use
qualitative and quantitative data in your library? Join us for this
& Insights webinar and hear from leaders in the field
who have used data to improve internal processes, demonstrate and
quantify successes and plan major projects effectively.
HBCU Library Alliance Leadership
Institute Scholar Spotlight
Fisher & Dr. Janice Franklin, Library Director
Alabama State University.
(Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Library Alliance
held its Leadership Institute in February 2012, with 20 individuals
from HBCU Library Alliance institutions participating. The Leadership
Institute is part of the larger HBCU Library Alliance Leadership
Program, which is funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation to develop and support effective library leadership at
HBCUs. In its fourth phase, in a series of successful leadership
development programs available via the LYRASIS-HBCU Library Alliance
partnership, the HBCU Library Alliance Leadership Program 2011-2013
builds on previous successes to further strengthen HBCU libraries and
staff leadership skills.
One of the
Leadership Institute scholar participants is Jamaal Fisher, an employee
of the Alabama State University Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC). Click
here to read more about Mr. Fisher and the HBCU Library
Alliance Leadership Institute.
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