Feb. 4, 2014: Success and the Mid-Career Librarian

This February 4, A�METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Success and the Mid-Career Librarian – Leading, Mentoring, & Staying Motivated – Featured Speaker: Jim Neal

Jim Neal is the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia University, providing leadership for university academic computing and a system of twenty-two libraries. His responsibilities include the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, the Copyright Advisory Office, …

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Hear from Jim Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia University, on issues specific to librarians who have five or more years of experience in libraries. The mid-career years are important for all professionals; it is essential to work wisely and with intention toward your goals. Join us to hear some good advice on sustaining your passion for the field, moving toward leadership positions, and the importance of sharing your expertise with library professionals of the future.

Who should attend:
Mid-career librarians from any sector

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and work toward leadership positions
  • Understand the value of mentoring
  • Seek out opportunities to assist younger colleagues
  • Identify sources of personal motivation related to their work

Tuesday February 4, 2014 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

How Much?

  • METRO Institutional Member Employee – $10.00 (ends 02/03/2014)
  • ACRL/NY Member Price – $10.00 (ends 02/03/2014)
  • Individual myMETRO Member – $10.00 (ends 02/03/2014)
  • Non-Member – $20.00 (ends 02/03/2014)

METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

For more information & to register:A� http://metro.org/events/446/

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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