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Wednesday, November 8 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Level Up!: Transitioning to a New Library

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Congratulations! You’ve survived the interview process, and emerged with a new librarian job. But where do you go from here? What steps should you take to be effective early on in your new position? How do you switch mindsets from a small community college to one of the biggest research universities in the country?

Whether you are transitioning to a new type of institution or a embarking on your first librarian position, you will find something of interest in this talk. This presentation will offer first-hand accounts of transitioning to a major university, and offer strategies for tackling workflow, navigating differences in philosophies, and learning to orient yourself to your new institution.

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Sara Duff

Acquisitions and Collection Assessment Librarian, University of Central Florida
I'm a relatively new hire at UCF, but I previously spent 7 years as a librarian at a community college in the Florida Panhandle. I'm interested in benchmarks (or lack thereof!) for collection assessment, ways to improve collection analysis for program review/new program proposals... Read More →

Wednesday November 8, 2017 12:45pm - 2:00pm EST
Magnolia Room, Courtyard Marriott Hotel 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401