Planning for the 2014-2015 Librarians' Forum meetings is underway. Meeting information on this page will be updated as we confirm speakers and topics. All Librarians' Forum meetings are recorded. Minutes and video recordings will be made available (authentication required) shortly after the meeting date. All meetings are held in the Hatcher Gallery, from 8:30 - 10:30 am on the third Wednesday of every month unless specially noted below.
September 17, 2014
Speaker: Nick Tobier, Special Counsel to the Provost on Faculty Civic Engagement and Associate Professor, School of Art & Design
Tobier, who has a new role in the Provost's Office will speak to the library about the Engagement Spectrum--from inspired by to co-creation. Some challenges and opportunities facing students, faculty, staff and communities.
October 15, 2014
Speaker: Charles Watkinson, AUL for Publishing and Director of UM Press
Notional topic: Connections between the UM Press and Library
November 19, 2014
December 17, 2014
January 21, 2015
February 18, 2015
March 18, 2015
April 15, 2015
May 20, 2015
Topic: Business meeting: committee updates and end of the year wrap-up
June 17, 2015
Are you a librarian eligible for promotion? Wondering how the process works (or has changed since your last promotion), what's required, and how to go about putting together your dossier?
The Promotion Review Committee is holding a training session for all librarians who are currently eligible to apply for promotion. All librarians and supervisors of librarians are welcome to attend.
For videos & minutes of older meetings, please visit the Staff Intranet.