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The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name

Atlanta Emerging Librarians

Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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We're very excited to offer our first 2014 event titled The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name.  Interested in a nontraditional library career?  Come learn how to get into the fields of information architecture, digital asset management, and other outside-the-box jobs from three people who have traveled the nontraditional library career path.  Bring your curiosity and your questions!  Light refreshments will be served.  

Sign up now to reserve your spot! This is part one of a series of events that will touch on current and emerging trends in the library and information science field.

Stay afterward for a networking mixer at Twain's in downtown Decatur, located at:

211 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, GA 30030

We hope to see you there!

– The Atlanta Emerging Librarians 2014 Planning Committee


Ernie Evangelista

Resource & Access Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Ernie Evangelista is Resource and Access Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta where he has worked for 18 years. During his tenure, he has been involved with reference, public services, intranet management, acquisitions, systems and, now, resource management. He was previously Business Information Specialist at the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (in Charlotte, North Carolina), his first professional position after graduating from the library science program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His undergraduate degree was in Economics and he worked in investment management and retail management in New York City before attending graduate school. He is also President-Elect of the SLA (Special Libraries Association) Georgia Chapter.

Emily Almond

IT Director at the Georgia Public Library Service

Emily Almond started in the news industry and landed in libraries. Along the way she has held positions in software development, knowledge management, information architecture and project management. She has been a librarian in various roles at CNN, Emory University, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and now at the Georgia Public Library Service. he holds a B.S. in Journalism from Kennesaw State University and a MLIS from Florida State University. She is currently the Director of IT for the Georgia Public Library Service. 

Elizabeth Keathley

Chief Officer at the Atlanta Metadata Authority 

Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley is a board member of the DAM Foundation and has chaired both the Human Resources and Education committees. Currently Elizabeth is working with the DAM Foundation to establish the first official certificate program for digital asset managers. One of the original UPS DAM team members for seven years, Elizabeth worked with her team to win the 2010 DAMMY award for best preservation, storage, or archives solution. Previous to her work at UPS, Elizabeth worked as a Preservation Field Services officer for the Southeastern Library Network, helping libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions meet preservation and access challenges by writing and teaching. She has written, taught, and been generally loud at conferences related to the arrangement, description, preservation and access of information for eleven years. Elizabeth has a MS in Archives Management from Simmons College, Boston, and has published in such periodicals as Journal of Digital Media Management. Her ongoing exploration of digital asset management and its relationship to user needs can be followed at her homepage for Atlanta Metadata Authority, where she provides services related to the staffing, training, metadata modeling, and asset migrations for corporations acclimating to the labor intensive and detail-oriented nature of digital asset management.

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Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library
1282 McConnell Drive
Decatur, GA 30033

Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians

Formed in early 2008, this group is intended to create in-person connections between library, information, and media science students, new graduates, and new librarians living in the Atlanta area.

The Atlanta Emerging Librarians group is affiliated with the Georgia Library Association's New Members Round Table. The 2016 AEL planning committee is comprised of Co-chairs Ashely Day, Lydia Hofstetter, Rosemary Humphrey, and Amy Winfrey. We welcome any questions or ideas for future meetings. You can contact us at atlantaemerginglibrarians@gmail.com.

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