College and University Libraries Section
Kansas Library Association
Fall Conference 2008

Reinventing Our Work: Libraries for Changing Times

October 23-24, 2008
Lawrence Holiday Inn & Convention Center

Thanks to all 109 attendees at the CULS Conference in Lawrence. 

Congratulations to Kim Harp, SLIM student, winner of the IPod Nano, and thanks to all who contributed to our continuing education scholarship fund.

Thank you to all of the sponsors/contributors for their contributions.


Conference Program Schedule (with presentation/handouts attached)

Pre-Conference:
Behind-the-Scenes “white glove” tour of the Dole Archives.  Following the tour there will be time to see the exhibits.  There is no charge for this event but you must pre-register for the tour.  Meet on the KU campus at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive.

Keynote Address
“Perspectives on What Librarians Need to Know for the Changing Workplace”
Dr. Gwen Alexander
, Dean of the School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
Dr. Gwen Alexander, Dean of the School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
More than practical skills, librarians need to know how to develop agility in their work to meet the challenge of accelerating changes. Agility within the information organization is defined through the lenses of leadership, culture, people, systems, and settings.

Thursday Evening
Spencer Museum of Art
- The University of Kansas
This tour introduces visitors to a general history of the Spencer Museum of Art and to highlights of the collection. Spanning a wide range of artistic movements, the Museum Highlights Tour presents information about works by well-known artists. It offers an understanding of how to look at works of art, with special attention to the expressive qualities of each work and a brief cultural and historical summary.

Friday Luncheon:
"Travel, Read, Research and Write: One Novelist's Perspective" Thomas Fox Averill, Department of English, Washburn University, speaker

Join KLA and CULS!


For further information contact:
Susan Taylor, PhD.
College Librarian
B.A., McPherson College
M.L.S., Emporia State University
Ph.D., Kansas State University.
(620) 242-0487
taylors@mcpherson.edu

CULS Webmaster: rholt@butlercc.edu