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Collective Wisdom Exchange

Collective Wisdom Cohort Explores  Library, Archives and Museum Cultures In 2016, a cohort of 18 librarians, archivists and museum professionals came together for the Collective Wisdom: Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM) Conference Exchange to explore the practices and cultures of each other’s sectors. With the intent of increasing understanding and connection across the field, the […]

Convergence Conversations – Collective Wisdom Project Summary

By Melissa Levine, Lead Copyright Officer, Librarian, University of Michigan Library The Collective Wisdom LAM Conference Exchange is an exciting opportunity to channel recognition of convergence among LAMs in a validated way. It is a visionary and catalytic chance to energize substantive conversation and insight across the three professional areas. I am excited about engaging […]

Collective Wisdom Impressions: ALA Edition, An Ethnographic Study of a Library Conference

By Stephanie Allen, Collection Manager of Ethnology, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma The trip to Orlando, FL for the ALA (American Library Association) Annual Meeting was my second conference trip with the amazing set of people (a subset of eighteen library, archive, and museum professionals), who make up the Collective […]

Collective Wisdom: the cohort forms

When we announced the open application process for Collective Wisdom: Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM) Conference Exchange, we had no idea how strong and enthusiastic the response would be. We were surprised and gratified to receive 112 complete applications from highly qualified candidates, representing a healthy diversity across sectors, geographies, and career stages. The invitation […]

Apply by 2/23 for “Collective Wisdom”, an experiment in cross-sector learning

So much can be learned when we reach across boundaries, explore new environments, and forge connections outside our current community. A select cohort of 12 people will immerse themselves in this kind of learning in 2016, through a project called Collective Wisdom: Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM) Conference Exchange. The cross-sector cohort (4 representatives each […]