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Library Management Skills Institute I and II: Program Offerings Available for Registration

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Are you a research library supervisor, department head, team or project leader, or manager interested in developing your awareness, skills, and confidence as a leader and manager?

The ARL Academy, in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by ARL libraries, is offering the Library Management Skills Institute (LMSI) I: The Manager and the Library Management Skills Institute (LMSI) II: The Organization. These highly interactive workshops engage learning through case studies, personal reflection, practical application tools, and group discussions.

The following dates and locations are planned and more dates will be added as they become available. Attendance at each location is limited and the registration process will open eight weeks in advance of the event. You do not need to attend LMSI I before LMSI II.


June 12–14: LMSI I, McGill University
July 10–12: LMSI I, Rice University
August 7–9: LMSI I, Indiana University Bloomington
September 5–7: LMSI II, University of Delaware
September 11–13: LMSI I, Iowa State University
September 18–20: LMSI I, University of Rochester
October 16–18: LMSI II, UCLA (co-hosted with University of Southern California)
December 4–6: LMSI II, Pennsylvania State University


January 22–24: LMSI I, Texas Tech University
February 6–8: LMSI II, Rutgers University
February 19–21: LMSI II, UC Berkeley (co-hosted with UC Davis)
March 6–8: LMSI I, University of Miami
March 20–22: LMSI I, USMAI Libraries, Maryland
April 7–9: LMSI I, Triangle Research Libraries Network, North Carolina

Click on the event date and location for more information and the registration form.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in Canada and the US whose mission is to advance research, learning, and scholarly communication. The Association fosters the open exchange of ideas and expertise, promotes equity and diversity, and pursues advocacy and public policy efforts that reflect the values of the library, scholarly, and higher education communities. ARL forges partnerships and catalyzes the collective efforts of research libraries to enable knowledge creation and to achieve enduring and barrier-free access to information. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.