When: Thursday, Feb 02 | 9:30 am - 9:55 am

Location: EXPO - IdeaHUB Stage

Days: Thursday. Event Types: IdeaHUB. Sectors: Public.


Learn about the power of consortia, and how shared systems can impact the progress and success of library systems, increasing circulation and increasing the power of community and sharing. Technology can bridge the gap and create opportunities of serving patrons and students at large. Learn about how four library systems in Alberta came together through philosophical discussion, and consortia to increase their productivity, reduce their costs through sharing, increase their circulation, and ultimately server their communities better. Special guests Michelle Toombs, CEO of Marigold Library System, and Julie Walker, CEO of Northern Lights Library System.