Midwinter Meeting 2016 – Institutes

Reference Interview Institute
Ticket Purchase Required 
Friday, January 8, 9:00am – 4:00pm 
This live and in-person all day workshop will provide you with some techniques that will enable you to better assist your users-and help you figure out what it is that they really need when they ask a question. Two expert reference librarians (one public librarian and one academic librarian) will give you tips that will make you more approachable, a better communicator and help make your users more willing to return. Purchase ticket here.

History Genealogy Institute
Free, but registration is required 
Friday, January 8, 8:00am – 4:00pm
This free workshop will help librarians of all types learn techniques. This can include better understanding of genealogy research methods and sources. It can also include how libraries can leverage their unique holdings to become more relevant to genealogists, who tend to be passionate in their support of libraries that have useful materials. Lunch provided and sponsored by ProQuestRegister here.

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