Distinguished Seminar Series: "Strategies to preserve the past and shape our collective future: The HBCU Library Alliance – A Sankofa Experience"
In this presentation, Sandra Phoenix, Executive Director, describes the organization’s Sankofa Experience in remembering and embracing the past to make positive progress in the future. Learn about collections, HBCU Library Alliance programs, and how together we can envision a future to strive toward.
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Sandra M. Phoenix
The HBCU Library Alliance, a voice of advocacy and body of knowledge for libraries in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, works to develop library leaders, preserve collections, and plan for the future. In this virtual event, Sandra M. Phoenix, Executive Director, describes the organization’s Sankofa Experience in remembering and embracing the past to make positive progress in the future. Learn about collections, HBCU Library Alliance programs, and how together we can envision a future to strive toward.
About Sandra M. Phoenix
Sandra is Executive Director of the HBCU Library Alliance and is responsible for the overall operations of the organization. She has more than 30 years’ experience at nonprofit organizations and extensive project management experience. Prior to assuming this role, she served as Executive Services Librarian at LYRASIS. Sandra earned her MLS from Florida State University and her Bachelor’s degree from Savannah State University.
Sandra believes in the power of knowledge and the role of the library in strengthening community. She is committed to the goals and vision of the HBCU Library Alliance and its future directions in supporting HBCU libraries.
Sandra also enjoys the phenomenal gift of family, tending to her vegetable garden and the powerful message of the djembe drum.
About the Distinguished Seminar Series
OCLC Research has hosted the Distinguished Seminar Series since 1978, to encourage exchange of ideas and thought leadership on topics that impact libraries, library staff, and librarianship.
If you have questions about this upcoming OCLC Distinguished Seminar Series event, please contact Nancy Lensenmayer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 May 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]