Posted on May 10, 2012.
Hi SLA-SD Members – a couple more spots are still available for a program organized by our neighbors to the north – read more below…..
SLA Southern California presents the 2012 Professional Development Program
Brought to you by the generous sponsorship of S&P Capital IQ and EBSCOHost
Measure Up! How Six Sigma Tools Can Improve Your Library
In the morning we’ll be introducing Six Sigma, and showing how it can be used to help you identify processes that can be improved to make work more effective and customer-satisfying.
In the afternoon we’ll be introducing MiniTab: a versatile statistical software program that enables you to organize and graph data to make informed decisions.
Professor Lesley Farmer coordinates the Librarianship program at CSU Long Beach. She earned her MLS at UNC Chapel Hill and her doctorate at Temple University. Dr. Farmer has worked in school, public, special and academic libraries. She serves as SLA Education Chair-Elect, and won ALA’s Phi Beta Mu Award for library education. A frequent presenter and writer for the profession, Dr. Farmer’s research interests include information literacy, assessment, collaboration, and educational technology.
Professor Alan Safer developed the Master of Science in Applied Statistics and the SAS Data Mining Certificate Program at CSU Long Beach. He also directs the campus’s Statistical Consulting Group. Dr. Safer received his PhD in Statistics from the University of Wyoming. He completed the American Society of Quality Six Sigma Black Belt Management Training, and works with local leaders on statistical analysis.
· May 18, 2012, 9:30am – 4:30pm
· California State University, Long Beach
· Registration Fees: SLA members and students – $25 …. Non- SLA members – $50 (Deadline, May 16, 2012)
Continental breakfast, lunch buffet, and afternoon snacks included
Parking is $5.00. Building and parking instructions will be provided with registration confirmation
Register at – http://southerncalifornia.sla.org/professional-development-program-may-18-2012-930am-430pm-csulb-2/
There are some exciting upcoming events… Take a look at http://southerncalifornia.sla.org….Look for the “Upcoming Events” banner on the right side of the pagesl