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UNC Greensboro chosen as Hosting Partner for CALLAM

(GREENSBORO, NC) ─ The University Libraries of UNC Greensboro have been chosen to serve as hosting partner for the Coalition to Advance Learning in Libraries, Archives, and Museums (CALLAM), a group of more than twenty premier U.S.-based organizations that have come together in support of learning and leadership efforts by cultural memory institutions nationally.  In […]

LAM Collaborations: Sustainability

By Stephanie Baltzer Kom “In the 21st century, I think the heroes will be the people who will improve the quality of life, fight poverty and introduce more sustainability.” – Bertrand Piccard The above quote perfectly addresses what libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs) strive to contribute to society. Piccard’s use of the word sustainability is […]

LAM Collaborations: Diversity and Inclusion

By Sofía Becerra-Licha and Susan Irwin Diversity and inclusion efforts loomed large at all three 2016 LAM conferences attended by the Collective Wisdom Cohort: in programming, in strategic planning, and in conference atmosphere. Diversity here is broadly conceived to include individual characteristics (race, ethnicity, gender, class, dis/ability) as well as institutional types (mission, size, location, […]

Host proposals now solicited for the Coalition to Advance Learning

Proposals are now requested for a hosting partner for the Coalition to Advance Learning (CAL) in Archives, Libraries and Museums. Coalition-RHP_January2017 describes Coalition intentions and desired outcomes for prospective hosting partners. CAL RHP Process describes the process for prospective hosting partners to submit proposals. Background: Beginning in March 2014, the Coalition to Advance Learning in […]

Shared Priorities Across Sectors: Meeting Challenges Together

By Kenn Bicknell It has been one year since I joined seventeen other library, archives, and museum professionals in the Collective Wisdom Conference Exchange Cohort. My mind is still reeling from the experience of attending three national professional conferences in one summer: American Alliance of Museums, American Library Association, and Society of American Archivists. I […]