bbsffA summary report, prepared by OCLC Research, was released today.
The forum took place on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Los Angeles Public Library.
From a News Release:
IMLS Focus: Engaging Communities summarizes the June 2, 2015 IMLS forum [held at the Los Angeles Public Library] that focused on surfacing strategies for the field and emphasizing agency priorities, including helping underserved communities, fostering civic engagement, and making libraries accessible to all. The report offers insight into how libraries and their partners can develop community-driven projects and concludes with three takeaway questions for participants:
- What are your strategies for assessing and responding to needs?
- How do you cultivate and strengthen partnerships?
- How can local projects and programs inform the rest of the profession?
The report was compiled and edited by Chrystie Hill, Sharon Streams, Jackie Dooley and Liz Morris.
Direct to Summary Report (pages; PDF)
See Also: Agenda and Twitter Handles of Speakers