poster about the ARL Position Description (PD) Bank at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France, on August 18 and 19, 2014.University of Florida Libraries’ assistant program director for human resources, Bonnie Smith, will present a
The poster highlights the ARL PD Bank as a collaborative model. The ARL PD Bank, a collection of position descriptions from major academic and research libraries throughout Canada and the United States, fosters the sharing of information through a searchable database. The ARL PD Bank demonstrates the concept of a sustainable, shared, user-centric infrastructure developed to meet the needs of a community of practitioners.
If you are attending the IFLA Congress in Lyon, stop by the ARL PD Bank poster session:
Dates: Monday and Tuesday, August 18 and 19
Time: Noon–2:00 p.m. CEST
Location: Lyon Convention Centre, Exhibition Hall, poster board 108
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.