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Incorporating EDI into the Whole Collection Development Cycle

The Kansas Regional Library Systems would like to invite you to our next After-lunchCourse: Incorporating EDI into the Whole Collection Development Cycle Equity, diversity, and inclusion can be applied to every part of the Collection Development cycle.  From careful, conscious selection, diverse subject headings, intentional weeding of the entire collection, including the classics, and applying it to staff training. We are excited to have Leanne Cheek, Meghan Hollingsworth, Jennifer Marshall, Anne Harris, Theresa Tittle, and Kelsey Gourd […]

HR Basics and Employment Law Workshop

The Kansas Regional Library Systems invite Kansas library professionals and trustees to join the 2023-2024 APPLE students for an HR Basics and Employment Law workshop on Friday, September 29, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The presenter is Tiffany Hentschel, Deputy Director of Human Resources at Johnson County. There is no cost to participate – this workshop is on the Systems! Register to attend here: Targeted Learning Outcomes: 

Fueling Northeast Kansas Libraries with Foresight

Arterra Event Gallery 2161 Quail Creek Dr, Lawrence, Kansas

Download Event Description Libraries and librarians must look beyond our present-day models, assumptions, and ideas to recognize external disruptors on the horizon of our profession alongside broader emerging patterns to “create functional views of alternative futures and possibilities.” The Connecticut State Library Division of Library Development (DLD) has identified Strategic Foresight as a critical discipline for librarians now. Strategic Foresight training can provide librarians with the skills to plan for future shifts. We all want […]

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