2013-2014 Indiana Library Leadership Academy
Herman B. Wells Library, Indiana University
Group Capstone Projects
Project Title: Indiana Library Out Loud
Jason Fields, Tipton County Public Library; Mary Hartman, Peabody Public Library; Addie Matteson, White River Elementary School, Noblesville; and Brad Reel, David L. Rice Library, University of Southern Indiana
Project Description: Using existing web-based library advocacy toolkits as a template, Indiana Libraries Out Loud will collect and curate resources which instruct, inform, and empower librarians in Indiana to tell their library’s stories OUT LOUD!
Project title: Creating a Culturally Competent Library Workforce
Dianna Burt, Allen County Public Library; Leigh Anne Johnson, Indiana State Library; Denise Smith, Andrew Academy, School Library, Indianapolis; and Madelyn Shackelford Washington, University Library, IUPUC
Project description: The conversation starters will design cultural competency training materials aimed to assist Indiana library directors assess the cultural competencies of their employees.
Project title: THIS is MY Library
Chanitra Bishop, Herman B. Wells Library, Indiana University; Monica Casanova, Monticello-Union Township Public Library; Nancy Disbro, Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library; and Carolyn Martin, St. Vincent Hospital Library
Project description: Customizable publicity tool to broaden the public's perceptions of all types of Indiana libraries.
Project title: INSPIRE - PASS It On!
Sherry Gick, Rossville Consolidated Schools; Joseph Fox, Indianapolis Public Library; Vincci Kwong, Franklin D. Schurz Library, IUSB; and Julie Elmore, Oakland City-Columbia Township Public Library
Project description: To raise awareness and usage of freely available public databases available through INSPIRE.