RISS Programme Session at the IFLA WLIC 2022 in Dublin, Ireland
Session Title: Envisioning Post-pandemic Reference & Information Services and Support in a Shifting World
Date: Wednesday, 27 July 2022
Time: 13:15 – 14:30 (Irish Standard Time)
Place: Liffey Hall 2, The Convention Centre Dublin
Michael Stoepel (American University, Paris, France),
Christine Furno (American University, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates),
Meredith Saba (American University, Cairo, Egypt).
Session Chair: Kimberey Bugg (United States)
Session Chair Onsite: Polly Boruff-Jones (United States)
Contact: Kimberey Bugg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Polly Boruff-Jones <email@example.com>
Panel topic: Emerging Reference and Information Services: Three Institutional Perspectives on Connecting with our Communities in a Post-Pandemic World
Abstract: The pandemic has forced libraries to find innovative ways to help users with reference, research, and information requests and heightened the need to discontinue legacy practices related to reference services and staffing models. This session is designed to spark a conversation about how best to respond to the shifting priorities and emerging trends. The panel discussion is an opportunity to hear various voices about differing perspectives and real-life experiences from librarians across the world in response to changing expectations of reference work and adapting to an altered reference and information landscape.
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