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Libraries host Ivies+ annual conference, March 15-16th

The Rutgers University Libraries will be the proud hosts of the Ivies+ Access Services two- day symposium on March 15th and 16th. It is the fifth such annual gathering of major academic libraries' circulation services staff.

Library access services leaders from thirteen institutions, including Columbia, NYU, Princeton, and Yale, will be attending. Participants will discuss a wide variety of access services related issues including library space, billing, training and motivation, the changing role of access services, and various other aspects of our work. The program will commence with library tours followed by a reception at the Art Library on Thursday March 15th . On Friday, March 16th the symposium will reconvene in the Scholarly Communications Center at the Alexander Library.

The morning program will feature a keynote presentation by Paul Glassman on "How to design flexible, functional and forgiving library spaces". The afternoon program will feature brief presentations of innovative practices or policies at their schools followed by a brief question and answer period. The symposium is free to all participants. Rutgers University Libraries' access services staff are proud to host the event and look forward to a successful program.

For more information on the Ivies+ Access Services symposium at the Rutgers University Libraries, please see:
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/events/ivies_2007/ivies_2007.shtml

Posted March 12, 2007