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2013-2014 Indiana Library Leadership Academy

Participant Name Institution

Bishop, Chanitra
Burt, Dianna
Casanova, Monica
Disbro, Nancy
Elmore, Juliette
Fields, Jason
Fox, Joe
Gick, Sherry
Hartman, Mary F.
Johnson, Leigh Anne
Kwong, Vincci
Martin, Carolyn
Matteson, Adrienne
Reel, Brad
Shackelford-Washington, Madelyn
Smith, Denise

Herman B. Wells Library, Indiana University
Allen County Public Library
Monticello-Union Township Public Library
Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library
Oakland City-Columbia Township Public Library
Tipton County Public Library
Indianapolis Public Library
Rossville Consolidated Schools
Peabody Public Library
Indiana State Library
Franklin D. Schurz Library, IUSB
St. Vincent Hospital Library
White River Elementary, Noblesville
David L. Rice Library, U of Southern Indiana
University Library, IUPUC
Indianapolis Public Library

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.