OCULA Fall Conference 2015

Touting your own horn: advocacy for academic libraries

 Advocacy for academic libraries is becoming increasingly necessary in today’s world – we need to tout our own horns and make ourselves heard!   
Come to OCULA’s first virtual Fall conference and find out what academic librarians in Canada are doing to advocate for their libraries and our profession.   

Our expert panel includes:   

Myron Groover- Archives and Rare Books Librarian at McMaster University Library
Angela Henshilwood- Faculty Liaison and Instruction Librarian at the University of Toronto’s Engineering and Computer Science Library and OCULA representative on the OLA Advocacy Committee  
Alain Lamothe- Head of Collections and Technical Services at Laurentian University   
You will learn:

  • Ideas and techniques for promoting your library on campus and further afield
  • Advocacy techniques and strategies for licensing negotiations
  • Tips for becoming an effective advocate for colleagues in your own and other libraries
  • What OLA is doing for our profession through the OLA Advocacy Committee and what you can do to help  

Please join us on Tuesday, November 17th from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to hear from and talk to our expert speakers and all from the comfort of your own institution!  


OLA members:  $20 
Non-members:  $50 
Site/Library:       $100

Please note that as this is a web conference, you should be on a computer that has audio capabilities.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask each speaker questions after their presentations.