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NOTE:  This workshop has been approved for 13 hours of Medical Library
Association continuing education credit.
 
"Library and Information Leadership Institute 1996:  Leadership in the
Medical Library" will be held Thurs. & Fri., March 28-29, 1996 at the
Red Lion Hotel-Austin Airport, Austin, TX.
 
Advanced registration is required.  Fee:  $275.  A deposit of $25 can be
made to reserve a space; the full registration fee is due by March 7.
After March 7 registration will be on a space available basis.
Confirmation letters will be mailed after March 7.
 
Co-sponsors:  Graduate School of Library & Information Science (GSLIS) at
The University of Texas at Austin, and The National Network of Libraries of
Medicine--South Central Region (NN/LM-SCR).
 
Additional support has been provided by Readmore Inc. and Majors Scientific
Books.
 
Speakers:
  o  Judith Messerle, Director, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard
  o  Dr. Brooke Sheldon, Dean, GSLIS, The University of Texas at Austin
  o  Dr. Mary Moore, Lecturer, Medical Informatics, GSLIS, UT-Austin
  o  Margaret Peloquin, Head, Riverside Branch, Austin Com. College
  o  Mary Lynn Rice-Lively, Academic Asst. to the Dean, GSLIS, UT-Austin.
 
Objectives:  This workshop is designed to enable you to:
  o  Gain insights on the nature of leadership, and how to develop one's
     innate leadership skills;
  o  Assess your individual leadership strengths;
  o  Learn to incorporate strategic planning and the concepts of
     leadership into your daily operations;
  o  Discover the potential of electronic tools in changing and improving
     information services;
  o  Understand the nature of change, and how to introduce and implement
     it in your organization;
  o  Develop an action plan for revitalizing your organization.
 
Topics:
  o  Leadership, Brooke Sheldon
  o  Developing a Personal Leadership Agenda, Mary Moore
  o  Leadership & Planning in Health Science Libraries, Judith Messerle
  o  Leadership in Cyberspace, Mary Lynn Rice-Lively
  o  Leadership, CE & Personal Development, Margaret Peloquin
  o  Initiating Change in Organizations, Brooke Sheldon
  o  Developing an Organizational Action Agenda, Brooke Sheldon
 
Hotel:  A block of rooms is reserved at the Red Lion, (512) 323-5466, at
a special rate of $75 for single or double room.  Mention the GSLIS and/or
the conference title when making reservations to receive the special rate.
 
For a copy of the brochure/registration form, send your fax number or
mailing address to David Terry, [log in to unmask], fax (512)
471-3971, phone (512) 471-8806.