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Managing and Working in the Collaborative Environment: Techniques & Technology to Make Collaborations Easier

Registration is open for Dr. Mary Stansbury’s April 30th, 2004 Workshop:

 “Managing and Working in the Collaborative Environment: Techniques & Technology to Make Collaborations Easier”

Collaboration isn’t just a great idea, many organizations now find it both a cultural and fiscal necessity.  However, it takes more than good intentions to make sure that collaboration succeeds.  Dr. Stansbury’s workshop features strategies and techniques that increase success in the collaborative environment.  Materials will be presented in a variety of ways, including hands-on exercises, plus both high-tech and low-tech tools to increase effectiveness in the collaborative environment.  Highlights of the morning’s agenda include:

The Nature of Collaborative Work:

  • Characteristics of Collaborative Work, Types of Tasks
  • Group Member Skills & Competencies, Decision-Making Processes

Tools for Collaboration:

  • Interpersonal, Institutional
  • Checklists & Guidelines
  • Software: Groove, ProjectPlace, Microsoft Project and open source

Dr. Stansbury, Assistant Professor in Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science, recently collaborated on “Virtual Inequality: Beyond the Digital Divide”

Date:  Friday April 30, 2004 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 Noon
Where:  Smith Auditorium at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio
Time:   8:30 AM TO 9:00 AM – Continental Breakfast & Registration. Meet fellow participants and enjoy fresh coffee, an assortment of muffins, donuts, bagels, coffee cake, scones & juice.


  • Members of ASIS&T and SLA  $35.00
  • Non-members $45.00
    A $5 discount is applied if payment is received by April 15th

Checks should be made payable to: CO-ASIS&T and sent to the attention of Ginny Browne,
Knowledge Management Librarian, OCLC
6565 Frantz Road
Dublin, OH 43017
ph: +1-614-761-5217
fax: +1-614-718-7460

This program is co-sponsored by the Central Ohio Chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology and the Central Ohio Chapter of the Special Libraries Association.

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