Tag Archives: Collective Wisdom

Stranger In A Strange Land: Librarian Observations From The AAM Conference

By Kenn Bicknell, Digital Resources Librarian, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Library & Archive— At some point, the LAM (Libraries, Archives & Museums) Conference Exchange members will set foot into an unfamiliar environment: one or more national conferences hosted by the professional associations of the other information sectors.  I approached our first in-person meeting […]

Collecting Wisdom at AAM 2016

Members of the Collective Wisdom LAM Conference Exchange cohort embarked on their first investigation of a major sector conference —the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), examining it through a cross-sector lens. Fourteen cohort members, representing library, archives, and museum institutions, attended the AAM 2016 Conference & Museum Expo at the end of May with the […]

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 […]