Supporting Community Transformation: Becoming a Community-Engaged Academic Library

When: 
Saturday, June 28, 2014 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Presenters: 
Speaker: Claytee White, Director, Oral History History Research Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Speaker: Hannah Brown, President Emeritus, Urban Chamber of Commerce
Speaker: Jarmilla McMillan-Arnold, Commissioner, City of Las Vegas, Historic Preservation Commission
Speaker: Lora Hendrickson, Owner, Radioactive Productions
Speaker: Patrick Griffis, Business Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Description: 

Researchers and their academic library partners will illustrate their direct impact on local communities. Speakers will explore the collaboration of researchers and academic libraries involved in community-engaged learning, service, and scholarship through two current UNLV projects – one that teaches community members about business opportunities using librarian curated resources and strategies, the other an oral history project that engages and strengthens ties within the local African-American community.

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Last Updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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