Canceled - Helmer is next speaker in series 'Redefining the Academic Library'
[ Editor's note: This event has been canceled. ]
John Helmer, executive director of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, will speak from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Wilson Library Room 164 as part of the month-long series "Redefining the Academic Library."
Helmer is the 2012 winner of the American Library Association's Hugh C. Atkinson Award, which recognizes Helmer for risk-taking and lauds him as an effective leader and champion of new ideas and initiatives.
His May 16 presentation is called "Northwest Academic Libraries: Leaders in Vision, Innovation, and Collaboration."
Those who are unable to attend in person may catch the live stream of John Helmer's talk on Western's UStream channel. Video also is available of previous speakers Doug Way, who spoke on library collections, and John Popko, on transforming learning and building community.
Read comments and observations about the talks by Dean Cox as part of his blog and in Viking Village.
Feedback is encouraged via the Viking Village forum.