From the American Library Association - a Free Dialogue and Deliberation Learning Series for Academic Libraries

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The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office has announced a series of webinars and in-person workshop that will provide professional development for academic libraries' staff. The series will take place from September, 2017 to February, 2018.

The following is excerpted from the ALA Public Programs Office announcement.

ALA's Public Programs Office, the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) and the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) invite academic library professional to attend a free learning series that teaches several dialogue facilitation approaches and helps librarians position themselves to foster conversation and lead change on their campuses and beyond...

Attendees of this professional development training will learn to convene critical conversations with people with differing viewpoints; connect more meaningfully with library users and better meet their needs; and translate conversation into action.

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