ALA Accreditation—Employers Speak

Join us at ALA’s Annual Conference 2009 in Chicago for an open forum on accreditation. The panel made up of representatives from academic, public, school, and special libraries, and discussion will focus on how library and information studies accreditation affects the personnel choices and hiring policies of employers in the field.

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2009

Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Location: Palmer House Hilton, Wilson Room

Moderated by the Committee on Accreditation

Confirmed panelists included:

  • Stephen Abram, Vice President of Innovation, SirsiDynix & Past Vice President, Canadian Library Association
  • Donna Dziedzic, Executive Director, Naperville Public Libraries (IL)
  • Ann Martin,Educational Specialist, Henrico County Public Schools, Richmond, VA; President, American Association of School Libraries (AASL)
  • Jennifer Younger, Director of Libraries, University of Notre Dame