Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Register for ACRL e-learning webcast, "Leading Change"

Register for now for the Association of College and Research Libraries
(ACRL) e-learning webcast, "Leading Change," to be offered March 20,
2008 at 11 a.m. Pacific 12:00 p.m. Mountain 1:00 p.m. Central 2:00
p.m. Eastern.

How can we better understand the effects of change on our organizations
and on the people in them? During this webcast, Kathryn Deiss will
provide several models which can serve as lenses through which to view
change. Tools such as the models and techniques for helping people
through change will be provided.

After this webcast, participants will:
* Be able to use two frameworks for explaining the dynamics of
* Understand types of change and that not all change is the same
* Understand and be able to develop strategies for working with
"resistance" to change

Kathryn J. Deiss is the Content Strategist for the Association of
College & Research Libraries at the American Library Association in
Chicago, USA. In this role she scans the research library world for
trends and best practices, acquires content to publish, and provides
organizational consulting services to institutions. She designs and
provides training and facilitation for libraries, national associations,
consortia, and museums in the United States and beyond. Kathryn has
written and presented extensively on the subjects of leadership,
innovation, coaching and mentoring, planning, organizational learning,
and organizational culture. Kathryn received her B.A. in Sociology from
Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) and her MLS from the University at

Registration for this webcast is now open. For additional information,
including technical requirements and a link to the online registration
form, visit:

ACRL and ALA members will receive a registration discount. The seminar
is limited to 60 participants, so register early. Payment may be made by
credit card or purchase order (PO) only.

ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
CACUL member: Can$90 (charges will be made in U.S. dollars)
Nonmember: $90
Student: $40
Group*: $295

* Webcasts take place in an interactive, online classroom environment
with one user/one login. If you select the group rate, one person must
register, login, and keyboard during the event. A group registration
allows an institution to project the Webcast to participants in the same


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