BLINC workshop on community engagement: March 19 at Durham Public Library MakerLab (free, open to all)

Hello, NCLA friends. BLINC's spring workshop will focus on community engagement, including library support of job hunting and economic development. The workshop is free and open to all. Location details and the agenda are below. (The workshop ends with some BLINC business, which non-BLINC members are welcome to skip.)

 

Please RSVP with Steve, smcramer [at] uncg [dot] edu, for planning purposes. Thank you!

 

Monday, March 19

9:30am-3pm

Durham Public Library MakerLab

Northgate Mall

Suite 106 (Inside entrance 2 -- past the Stadium 10 theater)

Durham, NC 27701 

https://durhamcountylibrary.org/location/makerlab-northgate/

https://www.northgatemall.com/directory/

 

Agenda:

9:30-10 networking & morning snacks

10-10:15 welcome & introductions

10:15-11:15 discussion of the Small Business and Technology Development Center and how libraries and NC LIVE can collaborate with the center (Deanna Day, Senior Research Analyst / Marketing & Research Services, SBTDC) http://www.sbtdc.org/

11:15-11:45 introduction to the types of business incorporation in NC (Arnetta Girardeau, Reference Librarian, NCCU Law Library) (TENTATIVE)

11:45-1 lunch on our own at the mall's food court or full service restaurants: https://www.northgatemall.com/store_category/food/

1-1:30 new NC LIVE database: Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Caroline Hallam, Instruction Librarian, NC LIVE)

1:30-2 Discussion of the ALA Public Innovation Lab (Dan Maynard, Business Librarian, Campbell University) http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/05/ala-harwood-institute-announce-2017-public-innovators-lab-libraries-community

2-2:20 Getting more out of ProQuest Business & ABI-INFORM (group)

2:20-3 Discussion of BLINC recruitment

 

 

Summer workshop: Tuesday, May 8: a hands-on Census data (demographics and industry) workshop at UNCG, a GRS & BLINC collaboration. Details to come soon. 

 

--Steve

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Steve Cramer
Business & Geography Librarian

Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
smcramer [at] uncg [dot] edu , 336-256-0346

blog: https://liaisonlife.wordpress.com/

 

Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
Cost: 
$0.00
Location Information: 

Monday, March 19

9:30am-3pm

Durham Public Library MakerLab

Northgate Mall

Suite 106 (Inside entrance 2 -- past the Stadium 10 theater)

Durham, NC 27701 

https://durhamcountylibrary.org/location/makerlab-northgate/

https://www.northgatemall.com/directory/