Program Details

Title: Knowledge River Scholars: Impact in Arizona


Berlin Loa, University of Arizona School of Information

Jennifer Bedier

Hassael Cazesus

Yesenia Ramos

Jennifer Rochelle

Date/Time: Thursday, October 19, 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Room: 102/103

Program Description

KR Scholars will share their experiences as graduate students addressing the impact of their work in Arizona libraries and program partners with the iSchool. Topics will include skills and training for library school scholars, innovative programming and practices for hybrid and in-person library projects, and the impact of their work in library leadership practices. The presentation will focus on experience of scholars working with our multiple Arizona library partners, and the impact of KR scholars working in the field as we leverage change to improve librarianship for our communities.

Learning Outcomes:

1) identifying core skills acquired in LIS education as applied in library positions

2) recognize and discuss how LIS students can work with you pre-graduation to meet your library's goals in serving diverse community needs

3) interpret and apply the value of integrated practical + theory based learning and cultural literacy for future librarians

Presenter Bio

Berlin Loa is an Assistant Professor with training and expertise in the areas of cultural heritage preservation, and information management and access, with an emphasis in critical cultural studies in Information Science.

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