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Thursday, October 11 • 3:35pm - 4:25pm
Journey to the National Medal

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Two Minnesota libraries will share how they changed internally over the last several years to take risks and develop solutions to community problems and in turn, became winners of the National Medal from the Institute for Museum and Library Service (IMLS). Using both an academic library lens and a public library lens, the directors of each organization will share their best practices, successes, and even stumbling blocks that helped shape their organizations. Learn how they captured the impact they made to develop award-winning applications for the National Medal designation.

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Audrey Betcher

Director, Rochester Public Library
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Wendy Pradt Lougee

University Librarian and Dean of Libraries and McKnight Presidential Professor, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Wendy Pradt Lougee is University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, and McKnight Presidential Professor at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The University Libraries has been recognized with the 2017 National Medal for Museums and Libraries (IMLS) and the 2009 Excellence in Academic... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 3:35pm - 4:25pm CDT