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.