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SWON Webinar - Underserved communities: how and why you should reach out to them
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SWON Webinar - Underserved communities:  how and why you should  reach out to them

FREE for members ($20/$25) - In this webinar, we discover how to identify underserved populations in your community, learn why it is important to service these communities, and learn how to reach these communities.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/26/2017
When: 10:00 AM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


Online registration is available until: 4/25/2017
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Underserved communities: how and why you should reach out to them

Description:

Is your library reaching everyone it can within the community? Have you thought about how you might better serve the underserved communities around you? If you have asked yourselves these questions or are simply curious about what underserved communities might be in your area, than this webinar is for you. In this webinar, we discover how to identify underserved populations in your community, learn why it is important to service these communities, and learn how to reach these communities.

Who should Attend:

  • Librarians and library staff who create and implement services and programs to their communities

Competencies Covered:

  • Community Relations
  • Adult and Older Adult Services
  • Children's Services
  • Young Adult Services

About the speaker:

Shannon Oltmann is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky. Her research interests include censorship, intellectual freedom, information policy, public libraries, privacy, and qualitative research methods. She has presented her research at academic conferences such as the Information Ethics Roundtable, the Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science & Technology, the iConference, and the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry. Her work has been published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Library Quarterly, Public Libraries Quarterly, Collection Management, Libri, and Science and Engineering Ethics.

Cost

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$20 for members in our Ohio service area 
$25 for everyone else

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