Cost: $210 (nonmember, $315)
Attendance Maximum: 20
Instructor(s): Deborah H. Charbonneau,
Coordinator, Information Access and Delivery, and Principal Investigator,
Urban Health Partners, Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library, and Carrie
Croatt-Moore, Information Services Librarian, Science and Engineering
Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Offered: Friday, May 16,
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Building strong partnerships is essential for effective
health information outreach and various library programs and services.
The overall goal of this course is to offer concrete skills and
several perspectives that are useful for establishing productive
relationships with a range of potential partners. This course will
discuss issues surrounding the partnership-building process and
identify factors for success to help guide the development of active
and engaged partnerships. In particular, the advantages and challenges
of partnerships, preparing for partnerships and partnership readiness,
organizing and mobilizing, the partnership process, and partnership
troubleshooting will be discussed.