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Friday, October 18 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Raising Your Library’s Profile: Making Your Community Relationships Work for You

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As libraries seek new opportunities to meet their community at their “point of need”, strategic community relationships can lead the way to transformative service in which the library becomes more than just a “warehouse of knowledge”, it becomes an integral part of community life. As business librarians serving unique academic and public communities, we recognized the need to not only cultivate previously established community relationships but also identify new opportunities for community relationships, in order to both promote and expand the library’s profile within the business community. As a result we have positioned our respective libraries as critical components of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, leading to an increase in library service referrals and opportunities for community collaboration. This program will explore best practices and opportunities for developing relationships that serve not only the needs of the community but also help raise the library’s profile within the community

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Morgan Ritchie-Baum

Business & Nonprofit Librarian, Greensboro Public Library


Kassie Ettefagh

Business Librarian, High Point Public Library
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Summer Krstevska

Business, Economics & Data Access Librarian, Wake Forest University
You can talk to me about anything related to entrepreneurship + business!

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Friday October 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am EDT
Winston 1B