“A New Era – Exploring the Possibilities and Expanding the Boundaries.” Topics include construction of unconventional and cutting-edge buildings, adoption of new virtual solutions for making services and programs accessible, and increased digitization of collections and acquisition of new media.
Hosted by Zayed University Dubai, and the American University of Sharjah.
“Forging the Future.” Keynote speakers are Rebecca Nagle, an award-winning advocate and writer on Native representation and tribal sovereignty; and Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.
“The Reach and Limits of International Law to Solve Today’s Challenges.” Seeking a more nuanced assessment of the role of international law in the world today, and the often incremental way in which it interacts, effects change, and succeeds – or fails – as a tool to address real-world global problems.
“Treat Yourself! Revitalizing Your Teaching, Research, Engagement, Advocacy, and Teamwork.”
A Next Library event is an international gathering of forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers who are pushing boundaries and making changes that support learning in the 22nd century.
Hybrid joint conference, Special Libraries Association and Medical Libraries Association.
“Looking Back, Forging Ahead.”
The 2023 Teaching the Teachers Conference: Beginners’ Bootcamp will focus on evidence-based instructional strategies and instructional design for newer-to-teaching law librarians. Attendees will get an introduction to cognitive theory, backward design, and assessment creation and will have substantial time to work on materials for their classes under the guidance of a mentor and other experienced legal research instructors. Attendance is limited to 24 participants, with application required by January 16, 2023.