I thought the following news release would be of interest to our Alliance colleagues regarding Rose Nelson.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: May 24, 2012
Rose Nelson recently attended the regional Library Leadership Institute
Denver, CO--Rose Nelson, Systems Librarian, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, was recently selected to attend the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) 2012 Leadership Institute. Only 30 were chosen to attend from over 60 applicants in 12 states.
Rose Nelson has been a Systems Librarian at the CO Alliance of Research for the last six years. She helps to maintain Gold Rush, an electronic resource management system that is licensed to over 60 libraries and also the Prospector union catalog which includes 40 libraries.
She received her MLS degree from Emporia State University and holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has been Chair of the CO Interlibrary Loan Committee for the last two years. She is a member of CAL and the MPLA library associations.
The Institute was held in Estes Park, Colorado, May 6-11, 2012. Institute facilitator was Maureen Sullivan, President-Elect of the American Library Association.
Major sponsor of the Institute is The Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation (Innovative Interfaces, Inc and SkyRiver) with additional funding from the Emporia School of Library and Information Management, the University of Arizona School of Information Resources Library Science, and MPLA.
The Mountain Plains Library Association is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities.
For more information:
Leadership Institute Coordinator
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Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
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