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Webinar: Success in tough times: How to re-energize library services

Online Webinar on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6pm – 7:30pm (Pacific)

Presented by Richard Hulser

We are all challenged with limited resources in a changing information services landscape. In this webinar Richard Hulser will talk about strategies and tactics you can use to successfully re-energize your library services. Richard P. Hulser is chief librarian, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (  He will use his library as a practical case study for this enlightening webinar.

Whether you are currently working in a library or not, this will be an interesting session. The Research Library has been an integral part of the Museum since its founding in 1913, and its holdings reflect the breadth of its collections in anthropology, ethnology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, and history – especially as they relate to Southern California history, geography and industry.

Richard has over 30 years of international experience working in and with a variety of library and cultural institutions to enhance their use of technology for information management. Richard is an SIIA Certified Contents Rights Manager, a Fellow of SLA, and has served on the SLA Board of Directors. He has held a variety of other elected and appointed positions in SLA, including Chair of the SLA Museums, Arts & Humanities Division, President of the Connecticut Valley Chapter, and Chair of the Science-Technology Division.

Richard holds an ALA accredited M.A. in librarianship & information management from the University of Denver; M.Ed. in instructional media and instructional product development from Utah State University; and .B.S. in earth & space sciences from Stony Brook University. His blog is

SLA Program Costs:
$15 for SLA members; $30 for non-members/guests; $10 for students/retirees/unemployed.

By phone and online via GoToWebinar, hosted by SLA-SF. You will need a PC with internet access. For the audio, you can use your computer audio or telephone (toll call). The link and call information will be provided after verification of registration payment.

Please register online at or use the mail-in registration form and check provided there. Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

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