Global Library Leadership Workshop Announcement

Taking place 22 -23 May 2013, at The American University in Cairo. More information and registration here

This workshop is designed for middle and senior management in libraries and information centers, who want to encourage development and positive change in the field.  It will be open to librarians and information professionals in Egypt and the Middle East and North Africa. Participants will learn to think about leadership and management in new ways, and work together to develop action plans to take back to their home institutions. Workshop participants will develop skills including team building, collaboration and communication. Topics to be covered will include opportunities for change and succession planning.

The workshop is supported by the ELIME (Educating Librarians in the Middle East) grant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, the American University in Cairo Library, and the Information Resource Center at the U.S. Embassy. ELIME is an IMLS-sponsored grant. The workshop will take place at The American University in Cairo. The cost for Egyptian participants is 200 LE, and $100 for non-residents.