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Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW) 2015 — Dec 6-9, 2015, Arlington, VA

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The Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW) 2015 will be Dec 6-9, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, VA.  The theme,   “Military Libraries…..A Capital Idea” reflects the value military libraries and their staffs bring to the DoD Community.   This variety of specialized libraries supports a military force that is ready, resilient and reliable…..the “3 r’s.”


Monday, December 7 – 
8:30 – 10:00 Dr. R. David Lankes, New Roles for Librarians,” with Q & A Also post submitted by Michael Moore – MLTW 2015 Inspiration: R. David Lankes and New Narratives for Librarians
10:30 – 11:30 Greta Marlatt, “The Pen is Mightier than the Sword” – Military Scholarly Publishing
2:15 – 3:15 Panel: Nancy Faget (ARL) and former interns Aryn Dagirmanjian, Amanda Thompson, Brian Moody, Cory Laurence, Diana Sotolongo, Internships in Federal Libraries.
3:45 – 5:15 Barbie Keiser, The “Re” Factor: Rethinking, Realigning, and Reengineering for Success
Tuesday, December 8 – 
8:15 – 9:30 Moderator: Pat Alderman; Panel: Tiffany Konczey (CARL), Nancy Faget (ARL),  Tim Baker (NDU) Bring Your Own Device,with Q & A
9:30 – 10:30 Introduction: Christine Dail; Vakare Valaitis Copyright Issues & DoD Funded Research“, with Q & A 
11:00 – 11:30 Service Reports: David McBee (Army) , Greta Marlatt (Navy
1:30 – 2:30 Roberta Schoen, DoD Public Access – Status of DoD Plan, with Q & A 
5:15 – 6:00 Dr. Paul Severance – History of Ft. McNair with Reception, Ft. McNair Officers’ Club
7:30 – 8:15 Major General Joseph Ward speaking on “Servant Leadership: A Higher Calling”- Notes taken by David McBee
Wednesday, December 9 – 
8:15 – 9:30 Gloria Miller, Military Librarians Checklist – Kickoff
9:30 – 9:45 Phyllis Bell, DTIC Update
10:15 – 11:30 Michael Gruenberg, Everything an Information Professional Needs To Know About
Successfully Negotiating With Vendors, with Q & A 
12:00 – 1:30 Tom Rink, SLA President – 2016, SLA’s Roadmap: the Future is Now
1:30 – 2:30 Meg Tulloch, How to Purchase from FEDLINK & FEDLINK Update
2:30 – 3:00 Service Reports: Faith Kanno (Marine Corps); Written Report (Air Force) 
3:30 – 4:30 Dave Shumaker, 360° Marketing for Content Buyers

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Click the link to the right to read  all Blog Posts for MLTW2015  .

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