MLS Event Archives

Links to MLS events, webinars & workshops, and MLS media channels.

 Events  / Webinars & Workshops /  Media Channels

Events most recent event listed first

Making Change: Transformation and Creativity in Libraries (June 13, 2013),
DCU Center, Worcester.

  • Photos from the event on the MLS Flickr account HERE.
  • Opening Remarks [MP3 14 min.] – Greg Pronevitz, MLS Executive Director.
  • Morning Keynote:  Reinvention of Libraries [ slides / MP3 53 min.] – Lee Rainie, Director of Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
  • Concurrent tabletalks
    • Building online collections on a shoestring budget using Flickr (handout) –  Molly Stothert-Maurer, Processing Archivist, Perkins Library, Perkins School for the Blind.
    • Community Curators: Using the Community to Create Exhibit (handout) – Nancy Cole, Education Director, Martha’s Vineyard Museum.
    • The Kids Are Driving the Library; the Librarians Just Steer! (handout) – Donna Johns, Library Teacher, Newton North High School.


2012 MLS Annual Meeting (November 5, 2012), College of the Holy Cross, Worcester.

  • Dedicated website, all media & links.
  • Keynote Speaker – David Gerzof Richard, Marketing Recalibrated: Your Library at the Core of the Community [53min].
  • Slides – Afternoon Panel: Stories from the Field  and Closing Speaker, Jennifer Koerber, Living in the Future: Libraries Supporting the Next Wave of Cultural Evolution.

It CAN Happen Here – Library Lessons Learned from the 2011 Tornadoes (June 2012),  Monson Free Library.

MLS Resource Sharing Unbound (May 15, 2012), College of the Holy Cross, Worcester.

  • Dedicated website, all speaker’s media & links.
    • James G. Neal, V. P. for Information Services & University Librarian,             Columbia University – Sometimes a Scream…Is Better Than a Thesis.
    • Jamie LaRue,  Director, Douglas County (CO) Libraries – The Path Forward: A Mass Movement.

Common Goals: New Ideas for Connecting Libraries, News, and Communities (April 27, 2012), MLS-Marlborough.  

The MLS partnered with the New England News Forum and Journalism That Matters for this one day event. Librarians and journalists gathered for a discussion on forming partnerships and sharing information between the two fields.  These sessions hosted by Bill Densmore, co-convenor, Journalism That Matters and director, Media Giraffe Project at UMass Amherst.

MLS media channels

  • Vimeo channel – The primary MLS site for online webinars & workshop videos.
  • UStream channel – The site for live MLS events as well as a collection of previously streamed video events.
  • YouTube channel – In beta, currently our YouTube channel is an avenue to other library and library agency YouTube sites.  Some duplicate videos from our Vimeo channel can be found here as well.